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Paediatric respiratory infections

Organisers : Juerg Barben, Ricardo Fernandes, Marielle Pijnenburg
Faculty : J. Bhatt, F. de Benedictis, P. Fraaij, R. Masekela, M. Proesmans, T. Semple, A. Warris

This course will present state-of-the-art advances and best practices in the epidemiology, diagnosis, management and prevention of pediatric respiratory infections, both acute, acute-on-chronic and chronic, in distinct settings, in a dialogue across different related disciplines.

An application will be made to EACCME for CME accreditation of this event. The number of credits that you will receive corresponds to your attendance during the course. Please note that you need to sign the register of attendance each day to ensure that you receive the CME credits.

Target audience

  • Paediatric pulmonologists and pediatricians
  • Trainees in the field of respiratory disease

Level of knowledge: Basic to intermediate knowledge/experience in this field.

Format

  • Lectures
  • Workshops including interactive case discussion

Topics

  • Epidemiology, diagnosis, management and prevention of pediatric respiratory infections, both acute, acute-on-chronic and chronic

Learning outcomes

  • Recognize, summarise and apply the state-of-the-art evidence and advances in the epidemiology, diagnosis, management and prevention of acute and chronic pediatric respiratory infections across settings
  • Identify, interpret and make rational use of key diagnostic tests and treatment interventions in pediatric respiratory infections
  • Consider perspectives and input from different disciplines when managing pediatric respiratory infections

A limited number of bursaries are available which provide either full financial support to attend the course or cover the cost of the registration fee. To be eligible to apply you must be:

Please note that only one bursary can be allocated per person per calendar year.

Selection from the pool of applicants will be made by the organising committee based on the submission of:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • A one-page personal statement explaining how you would apply the knowledge gained from this course.
  • Bursaries application deadline:15 July, 2019
  • Notification of selection results:15 August, 2019
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