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SingHealth Interstitial Lung Disease Course

Introduction

Interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) are a group of disorders of known as well as unknown causes. Diagnosis is often fraught with difficulty and uncertainty, and this course aims to help participants overcome these challenges, enabling them to diagnose ILDs correctly, particularly highlighting various pitfalls and limitations of investigations, and emphasizing the benefits of multidisciplinary discussions. Latest advances including transbronchial cryobiopsy, a new bioptic approach, and therapeutic options such as pirfenidone and nintedanib will also be covered. The course will include lectures, interactive workshops with case presentations and multidisciplinary discussions.

Course Objectives

This course aims to provide participants with an overview of the current classification of interstitial lung diseases, discuss diagnostic approaches, and review management and therapeutic strategies available for this complex group of patients.

Target Audience
This workshop is strongly recommended for:
- Physicians and trainees from Respiratory Medicine, Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
- Radiologists with an interest in thoracic imaging
- Pathologists with an interest in thoracic pathology

Duration
2 days

Course Dates
3 – 4 June 2016
Day 1: 8:30am –5:00pm
Day 2: 8:00am –4:00pm

Course Fees
S$500
(payment details will be advised upon successful registration)

Payment Method
“Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd”.
(Please indicate “SIMS-SSSC: SingHealth Interstitial Lung Disease Course” on the reverse side of the cheque).

SIMS-SSSC Secretariat
Surgery Academic Clinical Program
Academia
20 College Road, SGH Campus, Level 2
Singapore 169856

Venue
Seminar Room L2-S3 Expanded
Level 2, Academia
20 College Road
Singapore 169856

Registration
To register, please email the following information to sims.sssc@singhealth.com.sg  -
Name:
(Name indicated above will be reflected in the certificate upon course completion)
Institution:
Department/Designation:
MCR No/Identification No:
Address:
Tel:
E-mail:

Any cancellation or replacement must be conveyed to the Organizer in writing. A cancellation charge of 50% of the fee will be levied if the cancellation is received before 13 May 2016. There will be no fee refund if the cancellation is made thereafter.
The Organizer reserves the right to cancel the workshop and fully refund the participants should unforeseen circumstances necessitate it..

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