About this event

  • Date and time Wed 12 May 2021 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Cardiology

This webinar will provide cardiology trainees with an overview of the management and mechanisms of breathlessness, including when to involve other specialties. The content is aligned to the core curriculum requirements.

Delegates will understand the pathophysiology, causes, and investigation of breathlessness. There will be case-based discussions to cover topics of this webinar.

During this webinar you will:

  • Understand the indications for non-invasive and invasive ventilation 
  • Learn the management of cardiac and non-cardiac diseases presenting with acute and chronic breathlessness.  
  • Understand the causes of acute and chronic breathlessness and how to use appropriate investigations to determine the cause, including physiological assessment of exercise capacity. 

A CPD certificate with CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording. 

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Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Key speakers

Dr Andrew Marshall

Consultant Cardiologist, East Sussex Healthcare Trust

Speaker's biography

Dr Marshall is a consultant cardiologist with subspecialty interests in heart failure and multimodality cardiac imaging. He trained in NW London, including a period of clinical research at Harefield hospital, for which he obtained an MD from the University of Cambridge. He currently works at Eastbourne DGH and Conquest Hospitals in East Sussex, where he leads the Heart Failure and Echocardiography services.

Dr Panagiotis Spanos

Consultant Cardiologist, East Sussex Healthcare Trust

Dr Phil Marino

Consultant in Pulmonary Hypertension and Respiratory Failure, St Thomas’ Hospital 

Dr Samuel Clarke

Consultant in Anaesthetics and Critical Care, University College London Hospital 

Dr Gulam Haji

Consultant Pulmonologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 

Dr James Hull

Consultant Respiratory Physician at Royal Brompton Hospital

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Andrew Marshall, Consultant Cardiologist, East Sussex Healthcare Trust and Dr Panagiotis Spanos, Consultant Cardiologist, East Sussex Healthcare Trust

Mechanisms of breathlessness and lung causes

Dr Phil Marino, Consultant in Pulmonary Hypertension and Respiratory Failure, St Thomas’ Hospital 

Q&A
Indications for non-invasive and invasive ventilation

Dr Samuel Clarke, Consultant in Anaesthetics and Critical Care, University College London Hospital 

Q&A
Physiological assessment of breathlessness using cardiopulmonary exercise testing

Dr Gulam Haji, Consultant Pulmonologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 

Q&A
How to investigate the breathless patient

Dr James Hull, Consultant Respiratory Physician at Royal Brompton Hospital

Q&A
Comfort break
Echocardiographic assessment of breathlessness

Dr Anna Marciniak, Consultant Cardiologist at St George’s Hospital, London

Breathlessness in acute and chronic heart failure
Q&A
Closing remarks

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Special rates for difficult times
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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