Pulmonary rehabilitation, Athens 2017

Target audience
  • Clinicians
  • Pulmonary physicians
  • Respiratory physiologists
  • Respiratory physiotherapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Nutritionists
  • Nurses
  • Social workers and carers
  • Healthcare managers
  • Health educators
  • Trainees in the above specialities
  • Research fellows
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Educational aims

Following this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the optimal implementation of comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation strategies for patients with chronic obstructive and restrictive lung diseases.
  • Describe the different components of pulmonary rehabilitation and the necessary tools to assess the efficacy of this intervention.
  • Introduce in clinical practice novel patient reported outcomes and methods for assessing daily physical activity in patients with chronic obstructive and restrictive lung diseases.
  • Implement physical activity measurements to evaluate the patient's functional performance before and after pulmonary rehabilitation.
  • Appreciate the important adverse effects on functional capacity caused by abnormal haemodynamic function in patients with chronic obstructive and restrictive lung diseases.
  • Design a comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation programme, taking into account patients' abilities and preferences, within a health care system.
  • Adapt programmes to accommodate comorbidities and other non-respiratory problems.
  • Propose strategies to enhance physical activity in individuals with lung disease.
  • Appreciate the barriers that prevent patients to enrol and complete pulmonary rehabilitation programmes.
  • Learn how to increase awareness and knowledge of benefits associated with pulmonary rehabilitation among health professionals and patients.
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 [+]  Slide presentation Increasing awareness and knowledge of pulmonary rehabilitation in a clinical environment and communities
C. Rochester (New Haven, United States of America)
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Differences in content and organisational aspects of pulmonary rehabilitation
M.A. Spruit (Horn, Netherlands)
 [+]  Slide presentation Effects of early inpatient rehabilitation after acute COPD exacerbation
E. Clini (Pavullo, Italy)
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 [+]  Slide presentation Tele-rehabilitation in chronic lung diseases
I. Vogiatzis (Newcastle, United Kingdom)
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Changes in physical activity and all-cause mortality in chronic lung disease
M.A. Spruit (Horn, Netherlands)
 [+]  Slide presentation Effect of pulmonary rehabilitation on daily physical activity
F. Pitta (Londrina, Brazil)
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 [+]  Slide presentation Effect of telecoaching on daily physical activity
T. Troosters (Leuven, Belgium)
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 [+]  Slide presentation Effects of exacerbation and comorbidities on daily physical activity
S. Singh (Leicester, United Kingdom)
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 [+]  Slide presentation Assessment of efficacy of pulmonary rehabilitation: which outcomes do we need to focus on?
T. Troosters (Leuven, Belgium)
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 [+]  Slide presentation 10 Assessment of physical activity: concepts and techniques
F. Pitta (Londrina, Brazil)
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 [+]  Slide presentation 11 The utility and choice of exercise testing in the evaluation of the efficacy of pulmonary rehabilitation
P. Laveneziana (Paris, France)
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 [+]  Slide presentation 12 Measurement properties of field walking tests in chronic respiratory diseases
S. Singh (Leicester, United Kingdom)
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 [+]  Slide presentation 13 Body plethysmography to assess static lung volumes
N. Koulouris (Athens, Greece)
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 [+]  Slide presentation 14 A practical approach to the assessment of body composition in lung disease
F. Franssen (Horn, Netherlands)
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 [+]  Slide presentation 15 Why and how should cardiac function be assessed in patients referred for pulmonary rehabilitation
C. Chrysohoou (Athens, Greece)
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 [+]  Slide presentation 16 Assessment of peripheral muscle force in chronic lung disease
C. Nolan (London, United Kingdom)
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 [+]  Slide presentation 17 Interactions of pharmacotherapy and exercise training
P. Laveneziana (Paris, France)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides 18 Effects of O2 supplementation during exercise training in COPD
I. Vogiatzis (Newcastle, United Kingdom)
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 [+]  Slide presentation 19 Effect of heliox on exercise capacity in COPD
Z. Louvaris (Leuven, Belgium)
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 [+]  Slide presentation 20 Nutritional and hormonal supplementation during pulmonary rehabilitation
F. Franssen (Horn, Netherlands)
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 [+]  Slide presentation 21 Pulmonary rehabilitation for interstitial lung disease
C. Rochester (New Haven, United States of America)
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 [+]  Slide presentation 22 Exercise training for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
C. Nolan (London, United Kingdom)
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 [+]  Slide presentation 23 Pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
M. Panagiotou (Athens, Greece)
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 [+]  Slide presentation 24 Rehabilitation in the intensive care unit
S. Zakynthinos (Athens, Greece)
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 [+]  Slide presentation How to enhance delivery of pulmonary rehabilitation through increased program access and capacity
C. Rochester (New Haven, United States of America), M. Spruit (Horn, Netherlands), C. Nolan (London, United Kingdom)
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 [+]  Slide presentation Slide presentation Future research to advance evidence-based efficacy of pulmonary rehabilitation
I. Vogiatzis (Newcastle, United Kingdom), F. Pitta (Londrina, Brazil)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides PDF journal article, handout or slides PDF journal article, handout or slides PDF journal article, handout or slides PDF journal article, handout or slides PDF journal article, handout or slides PDF journal article, handout or slides PDF journal article, handout or slides European Lung Foundation Factsheets
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