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Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease Short Course, Sheffield
12 March, 2019
This BTS one day short course on Occupational & Environmental Lung Disease is organised by Dr Chris Barber, Centre for Workplace Health, Sheffield and Professor Paul Cullinan.
The course will be entirely case-based, with interactive voting. It will be delivered by a faculty of experts and is aimed at newly-qualified consultants, trainees and other healthcare professionals with an interest in Respiratory Medicine.
The principal learning objectives will be:
- To be aware of the causes and pathophysiology of the most common acute and chronic occupational and environmental lung diseases
- To understand the importance of taking a detailed history of possible environmental and occupational exposures for patients with respiratory disease
- To be aware of how occupational and environmental lung diseases are investigated, including interpretation of lung function testing and the role of challenge testing
- To understand the management principals in occupational and environmental lung disease, particularly the importance of early diagnosis and exposure avoidance where appropriate
- To understand the curricular requirements for occupational and environmental lung disease, and test knowledge with interactive case-based questions
Location: Mercure Hotel, Sheffield
Further details available soon.
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