Practical session at a 'Lung Function Testing in the Workplace - Introductory Level' course

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A key part of our mission is the sharing of our knowledge, to raise awareness of occupational lung disease through education and training, so that what we learn can help patients and clinicians everywhere.

We run a variety of scheduled educational events, courses and workshops to support these aims. Please see our Events Newsletter and sign up to receive it here

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All courses are recorded and available for delegates to access after the event

Certificates of attendance are provided

Our events are accredited as CPD with the Faculty of Occupational Medicine or Royal College of Physicians

Registration fees are VAT-exempt

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 Spirometry Training Courses for Occupational Health

Lung Function Testing in the Workplace - intermediate level

A one-day course (accredited for 5 CPD points) for OH professionals with an interest in the use of spirometry in the workplace. Please note this is not a practical spirometry course and a working knowledge of spirometry is required.

Topics:

• individual variation, interpretation, abnormalities, longitudinal changes

• case-based discussions

• the role of spirometry in health surveillance

• use in pre-placement screening/fitness to work, its use and utility

 

Dates:

• 16 June 2022 (online) Fully Booked

• 29 September 2022 (online) For booking, please click here

• 3 November 2022 (online) For booking, please click here

Cost:

• £175 (VAT exempt)

 

 

 

Lung Function Testing in the Workplace - Introductory level

A one-day practical course (accredited for 5 CPD points) for OH advisors and technicians with limited, or no, experience of spirometry. Suitable for ARTP accreditation.

Topics:

• introduction to respiratory physiology

• hands on practicalities of spirometry

• simple interpretation of results

• principles of surveillance in the workplace for short and long latency respiratory diseases

• quality control

 

This is a face-to-face course and we hope to release dates for this in the latter half of the year. We will notify everyone on our mailing list when dates are confirmed.

 

Current Topics in Occupational Lung Disease - Lungs At Work Evening Webinar Series

A series of three webinars each covering different contemporary aspects of occupational lung disease of interest to OH and respiratory professionals. The webinar is from 18:00-19:30; RCP Approved for 2 CPD points per webinar.

Dates:

• 30 June 2022 6:00-7:30 p.m. (online) For booking, please click here

• 1 December 2022 6:00-7:30 p.m. (online) For booking, please click here

Cost:

• £30 per webinar (or £80 if book for 3 webinars at the same time) (VAT exempt)

 

 

 

 


Regional Training Days for Respiratory and Occupational Medicine trainees

We continue to support specialty trainees in respiratory and occupational medicine by delivering one day regional training days in Occupational Lung Disease. These are usually held on rotation on a three-yearly basis.

Dates for 2022 regional training days: TBC


Further courses and workshops

Bespoke, offsite training sessions in topics related to our formal events and tailored to the audience are also available on request; please contact us to discuss your learning needs.

We are not running courses on statistics but our colleagues are doing so; if you are interested in finding out more or registering for a course please contact James Potts.

 

 

Feedback from recent Intermediate Lung Function Course

"Thank you for an excellent day"

"Thank you for the wonderful training"

"This has been a great workshop and [I] feel much more confident in interpretation"

"Thank you for a very informative day"

"Excellent workshop"