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Agenda

The 2018 Clinical Platform Roadshow agenda is in development.

The Clinical Platform Roadshow agenda is based on feedback from past participants, as well as primary care respiratory experts, to deliver a meeting full of ever more insightful clinical sessions and interactive workshops. Check back here to see the new programme when available.

Below is the 2017 agenda for illustration purposes:


08:30

Registration and coffee


09:00

Welcome and introduction


Session 1: Fundamentals of getting the diagnosis right

09:10

Symptoms

09:40

Asthma diagnosis

10:00

COPD diagnosis


Practical session 1: Spotlight on spirometry – quality matters

10:20

Practical advice on conducting spirometry

10:30

Can I use this spirometry trace to be sure of the diagnosis?

10:50

Facilitated case study breakouts

11:10

Feedback: common themes from groups


11:30

Coffee


Session 2: Hot topics in asthma

11:45

Essentials of a good review

12:15

Treatment options (non-pharma and pharma)


Hot topic: Smoking cessation and the role of e-cigarettes

12:45

Smoking cessation and the role of e-cigarettes


13:05

Lunch


Practical session 2: Spotlight on inhaled medication – safety and practice

13:55

Hot issues in inhaled corticosteroid safety

14:05

Demonstration of inhaler technique (metered dose and dry powder)

14:25

Hands-on facilitated case study breakouts

14:45

Feedback: common themes from groups


Session 3: Hot topics in COPD

15:05

Essentials of a good review

15:35

Treatment options


16:15

Summary and close



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