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Agenda

The 2020 Clinical Platform Roadshow agenda has been developed by the PCRA team, based on feedback we received from attendees at the 2019 events and the expert faculty at PCRS.




08:30

Registration and coffee

09:00

Welcome and introduction

09:15

Session 1: Asthma diagnosis and management

Adults and children

Can we really treat asthma with bicycles, pineapples and cat food?

Paradigm shifts ICS, SABA and MART therapy, inhaler technique optimisation, stepping up/down and patient education

What if my patient doesn’t want to do what I say?


11:00

Coffee

11:30

Session 2: A crash course in COPD diagnosis

Making sense of CT and spirometry reports

Common challenges in establishing a diagnosis


12:00

Hot Topics

Vaping and e-cigarettes

How is the situation in the UK different to the USA?

Selling pulmonary rehabilitation

How to improve the uptake of pulmonary rehabilitation

What if my patient doesn’t want to go?


12:45

Lunch

13:30

Session 3: COPD

Management

Interpreting the guidance in real life practice

Pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches

Ongoing review

Supported self-management


14:30

Session 4: Something’s not quite right

Patient cases to highlight the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of bronchiectasis, pulmonary embolus and ILD


15:45

Fact or fantasy

What do you think you know?

16:10

Summary and close



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