About this event

  • Date and time Thu 14 Oct 2021 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Respiratory Medicine

This webinar focuses on highlighting the management of respiratory conditions in patients who push their respiratory health to the limits. World experts will deliver talks in various niches of respiratory medicine such as space medicine and sports medicine. 

Delegates will learn about the most cutting-edge advances in this field of respiratory medicine and will learn more about what careers in these fields entail. 

Aims for this webinar include:

  • To highlight the importance of optimizing respiratory health in astronauts
  • To evaluate the latest advances in the management of respiratory conditions in elite athletes, and how this differs from the general population
  • To demonstrate the effects of extreme weather on respiratory health, and strategies clinicians can use to mitigate this 

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This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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Key speakers

Dr James Hull

Consultant Respiratory Physician at the Royal Brompton Hospital and the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH) 

Speaker's biography

Dr James Hull PhD, FRCP, FACSM is a Consultant Respiratory Physician at The Royal Brompton Hospital. He has a specialist interest in Sports Respiratory Medicine, leading a dedicated clinic at the ISEH, UCL. He is also a specialist advisor to the English Institute of Sport and the International Olympic Committee. 

Professor Gennaro D’Amato

Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Naples Federico II

Dr Beth Healey

Deputy Head of the Emergency Department at Hospital du Valais; Former MD Student at the European Space Agency

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction
Respiratory Health and Space Medicine

Dr Beth Healey, Deputy Head of the Emergency Department at Hospital du Valais; Former MD Student at the European Space Agency

Respiratory Disease in Elite Athletes

Dr James Hull, Consultant Respiratory Physician at the Royal Brompton Hospital and the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH)

Extreme Weather Events and Respiratory Allergy/Asthma

Professor Gennaro D’Amato, Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Naples Federico II

Panel discussion
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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.

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