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Asthma and COPD: An Overview

17-18 Apr 2018 London, UK Price: GBP 2,880 (+VAT/Taxes)

This is an Asthma course taught face-to-face by leading, expert physicians.

What is Asthma and COPD: An Overview?

Asthma and COPD: An Overview is a 2-day Asthma & COPD short course led by specialist practising physicians. It provides the opportunity to gain sound knowledge of the theories behind Asthma and COPD rapidly and progressively. The asthma & COPD short course equips delegates with information to discuss Asthma and COPD credibly. Patients with asthma and COPD present a unique insight into their daily lives and reveal the reality of living with respiratory disease. Our speakers offer an introduction to asthma and COPD, review current treatment and management techniques and present new developments and explore the direction of future research. The program is developed specifically for the pharmaceutical industry, medical technology and biotechnology industries.

What will I learn from this asthma training?

This asthma and COPD course:

  • Provides an introduction to asthma and COPD
  • Reviews current treatment and management techniques
  • Presents new developments and explores the direction of future research

Topics included in this asthma programme:

  • The respiratory system
  • Lung function assessment
  • Asthma
  • Drugs used in the treatment of asthma
  • Paediatric asthma
  • Drug delivery devices in adults and children
  • COPD
  • Assessment of COPD
  • Treatment and management of COPD
  • Asthma and COPD in general practice

Faculty includes:

Dr John Hurst, Reader / Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, University College London (UCL), London, UK
Professor Ratko Djukanovic, Professor of Medicine, Honorary Consultant Physician, Director – Southampton NIHR Respiratory Biomedical Research Unit,
Southampton University Hospital, UK
Dr Irem Patel, Consultant Respiratory Physician and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Kings College Hospital, London, UK

asthma & COPD short course

Is this asthma and COPD course for me?

This Asthma & COPD training overview is designed to meet the broad information and education requirements of a range of pharmaceutical and biotech personnel from R&D, medical affairs, regulatory, strategic marketing and many others from both science and business functions.