Running in 2016 at Birmingham University
This new 2 day course offers training to those working in respiratory physiology/medicine with an interest in occupational asthma, or those currently working in occupational health. It is open to helthcare scientists, specialist nurses, specialist registrars, general practitioners and allied health professionals.
You should have a good foundation knowledge of spirometry. if you do not have this, you will need to do an ARTP Foundation Spirometry course before attending the occupational asthma course.
To apply, please download the booking form and send to the course administrator: email@example.com
Booking Form: Occupational Asthma Course Booking Form 2016
OASYS is a free award winning computer program that plots and interprets serial peak expiratory flow (PEF) readings of patients suspected as having occupational asthma or work-related asthma. The computer generated score has a 94% specificity for occupational asthma diagnosis and a 75% sensitivity.
Available via: http://www.occupationalasthma.com/oasys.aspx