Courses

Hot topics in the management of non-CF bronchiectasis

Target audience

All the health and sciences professionals who are involved in the cure of this disease including the following:

  • Pulmonologists
  • Respiratory
  • Physicians
  • Clinical researchers
  • Research fellows
  • Nurses
  • Thoracic surgeons
  • Physiotherapists
  • Trainees surgeons

Educational aims

Following the course participants will be able to:

  • Improve their knowledge on epidemiology, pathophysiology and causes of NCFBE
  • Be able to prescribe microbiological investigations and other diagnostic techniques in patients with bronchiectasis
  • Have the knowledge in order to evaluate microbiological findings in NCFBE patients
  • Be able to define strategies for eradication and long-term oral and nebulised antibiotic therapy in NCFBE patients
  • Improve their skills on chest physiotherapy, pulmonary rehabilitation and patient education
  • Improve their management of an exacerbation of NCFBE

Programme

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Educational Materials

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Introduction to the course and Investigating underlying causes of bronchiectasis
S. Aliberti (Milan, Italy), D. Bilton (London, United Kingdom)
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Microbiology of NCFBE
J. D. Chalmers (Dundee, United Kingdom), E. Polverino (Barcelona, Spain)
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Antibiotics strategies in NCFBE: challenges and concerns
E. Polverino (Barcelona, Spain), F. Blasi (Milan, Italy)
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Nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in NCFBE
J. D. Chalmers (Dundee, United Kingdom), A.Floto (Cambridge, United Kingdom)
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Chest physiotherapy and patient education in NCFBE
E. Polverino (Barcelona, Spain), J. Bradley (Beslfast, United Kingdom)
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How do I manage a NCFBE patient in my clinic every day?
R. Wilson (London, United Kingdom)
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The management of NCFBE exacerbation
S. Aliberti (Milan, Italy), T. Welte (Hannover, Germany)
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