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Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Online course: NIV/OSA

Primarily for respiratory consultants, physiologists, senior trainees and any physician with an interest in NIV/Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, this online course will provide an update on current hot topics and controversies. There will be supplementary resources and videos to go alongside the live events, and these will be made available to delegates for 12 months.

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Obstructive Sleep Apnoea is a growing problem. This section of the course covers: • CPAP: telemedicine • CPAP: know your machines • CPAP: compliance • Bimaxillary surgery • Mandibular advancement devices • Driving and the DVLA • Perioperative management • Drugs and sleep • Overlap syndrome

Non-Invasive Ventilation The course will describe and discuss the technical aspects of NIV to ensure that the procedure is successful. Topics covered include: • Acute hypercapnic respiratory failure update • Non COPD acute respiratory failure • Pitfalls in its use • Predicting outcomes in acute NIV • Weaning from mechanical ventilation • Domiciliary NIV in COPD • Trachesotomy in neuromuscular conditions • Cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis. We will also have a session on discharge planning for complex patients on home ventilators

This course will have a maximum attendance of 50 delegates and the RCPE would encourage you to book soon to confirm your place.

Further details of the course can be found on these links:

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) & Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) – Part 1 | RCPE Events

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) & Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) – Part 2 | RCPE Events

 

Event Date: 
Friday, 15th October 2021
Organiser: 
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Contact Name: 
Shona Costa
Email: 
s.costa@rcpe.ac.uk
Category: 
Event information
Derivation: 
Other organisation/charity produced
Clinical Area: 
Other
Listing Status: 
Current