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2023 Programme

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Respiratory Professional Care and Best Practice Birmingham events are sponsored by the pharmaceutical and Med Tech industries via Grants, Sponsorship, and Exhibition packages. Pharmaceutical companies have solely provided sponsorship through the purchase of exhibition space and/or sponsored speaker sessions with no further input into the arrangements or agenda of the meeting. Sessions delivered with input from our sponsors will always be marked on the programme.

A full list of confirmed sponsors for Respiratory Professional Care is available here.

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Respiratory Professional Care and Best Practice Birmingham conference programmes are brought to you by CloserStill Media Limited (Organisers of both events), in association with our partners and sponsors. The views and opinions of the speakers are not necessarily those of CloserStill Media Limited or of our partners and sponsors. 

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11 Oct 2023
  1. Respiratory Keynote Theatre
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    COPD treatment: Time for change
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    Lunch and Learn: Transforming COPD Care: Shifting the treatment paradigm to protect COPD patients and prevent exacerbations.
    This is a promotional symposium sponsored and organised by AstraZeneca
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    To summarize the GOLD 2023 recommendations
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    To support primary care and the wider health system manage demand of acute respiratory infections (ARI) during winter 2022, over 350 ARI hubs were set up at pace across England with over 200,000 addit ...
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12 Oct 2023
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    Greener prescribing of inhaler devices is a key target for the NHS, and can be achieved through responsible prescribing of inhaler devices
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    Overview of 2019 ATS/ERS Spirometry standards, considerations for choosing the right spirometer
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    Lunch and Learn: Reduce over-reliance on SABAs in asthma: Time to take action
    This is a promotional symposium sponsored and organised by AstraZeneca
  7. Respiratory Keynote Theatre
    Asthma and FeNO Testing: What it means for different patients?
    The FeNO presentation aims to raise awareness of the importance of FeNO testing for patients with asthma. It aims to provide health care professionals with an overview of where FeNO is recommended in the diagnosis and ongoing management of asthma in a clinical setting.
  8. Respiratory Keynote Theatre
    AI risk stratification and clinical decision support offer the potential to transform models of care from reactive and demand driven to proactive, predictive and personalised. Learn how AI risk strati ...
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11 Oct 2023
  1. Respiratory Clinical Theatre
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  3. Respiratory Clinical Theatre
    Which pharmacological treatment approaches should we use to manage breathlessness for those living with progressive lung disease?
  4. Respiratory Clinical Theatre
    Meeting the needs of a broad population of severe asthma patients
    This is a promotional symposium sponsored and organised by AstraZeneca
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    Lunch and Learn: Inhalers, Patients and the Planet
    This session has been sponsored by Chiesi Ltd and contains promotional content. Understanding the key issues affecting patients related to inhaler use Reflecting on the relationship of inhalers with our ecosystem Putting our patients first: choosing the right device for the right patient in everyday clinical practice
  7. Respiratory Clinical Theatre
    This presentation will cover: 1) The concept of person-centred care 2) Patient support needs 3) The evidence-based Support Needs Approach for Patients (SNAP) and how it can be applied in clinical practice to enable person-centred care
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    How do NMAHPS contribute to research and develop and sustain clinical academic practice?
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    Using a case-based approach, the session will cover how occupational lung diseases can present in primary care, why it is important to identify them, how to to diagnose them and unique aspects of management.
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12 Oct 2023
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    This session takes a holistic view to explore breathing pattern disorder and chronic breathlessness in respiratory disease including assessment and management strategies in order to support patients. It will include overview of the national breathlessness pathway
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    Impact of Allergic Rhinitis on Respiratory Medicine
    This is a promotional symposium sponsored and organised by Glenmark This session will look at the impact of allergic rhinitis on Asthma and other respiratory conditions with a focus on using diagnosti ...
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    This session will consider the different asthma guidelines, the differences between them and how we apply evidence based care to the individual patient.
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    This session will cover the rollout of safe discharge & safe use of salbutamol in a diverse, deprived and highly populated area.
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    Group clinics – both F2F and video - work especially well for asthma, COPD and Long COVID patients – for both adults and children, This session provide the opportunity to hear directly from NHSE’s pri ...
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11 Oct 2023
  1. Respiratory Skills Theatre
    Pulmonary Rehabilitation: What, Who, Why, When?Gain an insight and further your knowledge and understanding of the referral, assessment and enrolment process of a patient into Pulmonary Rehabilitation ...
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    Home telemonitoring in COPD
    To present 20 years of home telemonitoring for COPD experiences
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    Innovation in Asthma Care - How testing for allergic triggers has helped improve asthma care in the West Midlands
    Allergic asthma forms the commonest form of asthma and its associated comorbid allergic rhinitis. House dust mite sensitisation for example is associated with asthma onset and severity. Patients with hay fever are also at risk of severe asthma attacks. Sensitisation to allergens also forms large part of occupational asthma. This talk will aim to highlight the burden of allergy in asthma, its investigation and management
  4. Respiratory Skills Theatre
    The Buteyko Breathing Association (BBA) is an organisation of healthcare professionals trained in Buteyko techniques to treat breathing pattern disorders. We aim to promote and sharing the evidence-based practice of Buteyko breathing techniques in healthcare settings. We provide breathing re-education/ re-training for adults and children with or without asthma and other breathing related conditions e.g. long covid. The BBA provide an online teacher training course for healthcare professionals to become accredited in this technique.
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    Proactive Ventilation Management with Transcutaneous CO2 Monitoring
    The purpose of this presentation is to help clinicians understand how tcPCO2 monitoring can be a valuable parameter in the adult respiratory population, from their stay in a critical care unit to the ...
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    You are the key to getting to a diagnosis of occupational lung disease early. Workers have a much better prognosis if the cause of their disease can be removed within a year of the first symptom. It's a simple question that needs to be added to the clinical history: "does your breathing feel better away from work or on holidays" This can then be the key to finding a cause and removal of that cause, which may lead to resolution of symptoms and a halt to disease progression.
  7. Respiratory Skills Theatre
    Managing severe COPD remains a key challenge within the NHS, despite improvements in the delivery of inhaled therapy, pulmonary rehabilitation and non-invasive ventilation. NIV plays an increasingly i ...
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    The Musical Breath : Singing for Lung Health – a creative toolkit to manage breathlessness
12 Oct 2023
  1. Respiratory Skills Theatre
    ONIRIS Clinically Proven Oral Appliance: a complementary/alternative therapy to CPAP for snoring and OSA
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    -      During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has addressed a significant public health concern by releasing a medical device safety update regarding pulse oximeters. ...
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    Smoking Cessation: Developing conversations to support behaviour change
    Increasing opportunities to encourage a quit attempt
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    A point-of-care testing (POCT) system is a medical diagnostic approach that allows healthcare professionals to perform rapid, on-site diagnostic tests at or near the location where patient care is pro ...
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    Optimising the management of malnutrition in COPD patients