Allergic airways disease
February 2018 (dates to be confirmed)
This module will cover the normal structure and function of the lung and how this is altered by allergic disease.
It will develop knowledge of the immunological and physiological mechanisms of airway disease and provide experience of the skills and techniques required to diagnose and monitor respiratory problems and deliver appropriate management plans in both adult and paediatric situations.
Current research themes with a potential impact on diagnosis and treatment will be explored.
The course will describe the basic science behind both adult and paediatric allergic lung disease and demonstrate the investigative techniques used in the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of allergic lung disease.
Who should attend?
The course is suitable for GPs, consultants, nurses and all healthcare professionals.
Allergy short courses are delivered in a blended format through a mixture of face-to-face and online teaching. You will attend 2 days teaching at Imperial College London, and for a limited time after the course, have access online to all lecture notes and presentations, lecture recordings and other resources.
Participants have the option of completing an assessment component and on completion will be provided with an official Imperial College London transcript of results. Details of the assessment and deadline for submission will be given during the course. Please note that there is an additional assessment fee payable in full prior to submission date. Please contact us for further information.
Comments from past participants
"Excellent course and content"
"Informative, interesting, inspiring and relevant"
"Presenters were highly competent and excellent"