Occupational Respiratory Diseases – Prevention and risk factors

13th – 15th of September 2022
NB! Preliminary date
Sweden

Date and place will be confirmed later.

The registration will open later.

About this course

Occupational respiratory diseases (asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease, different pulmonary fibrosis and rhinitis) are still important and prevalent occupationally caused diseases. Prevention is the cornerstone in the treatment, and there is a strong need to disseminate current scientific knowledge in this field to occupational physicians, allergists, ENT-physicians, chest physicians and researchers in the field.

Course Summary

13th – 15th of September 2022
NB! Preliminary date
Sweden

Price information

The price of the course consists of the course fee of EUR 500
and the day package of choice.

More information about our day package prices to be published later.

Day package I

This package includes:

  • conference facilities and technical equipment
  • course material
  • coffees, lunches
  • dinners and the social program on Wednesday.

We strongly encourage you to take part in the social program, as this is a vital part of the NIVA course experience. We believe in the power of networking and strive to create an inspiring possibility for that through the social program.

Day package II

This package includes:

  • conference facilities and technical equipment
  • course material
  • coffees and lunches.

Kindly note that the day package II does not include dinners nor the social program.

Accommodation

More information about the accommodation to be published later.

Course objectives

To disseminate current scientific knowledge about prevention and risk factors for occupational respiratory diseases to occupational physicians, allergists, chest physicians, ENT-physicians and researchers in the field.


Main topics

  • Lectures about diagnostics and epidemiology of asthma, COPD and lung fibrosis.
  • Exacerbations of asthma and COPD in relation to environment. Genetic aspects.
  • Occupational risk factors for Pulmonary Fibrosis, pneumoconiosis and alveolitis.
  • Prevention of occupational asthma
  • Occupational rhinitis

Target group

  • Physicians, residents in occupational medicine, allergology or chest medicine.
  • Specialists in occupational medicine, allergology or chest medicine.
  • Occupational hygienists

General course fee and cancellation information

The courses and workshops vary in price. Please note that the course fee does not cover meals or accommodation. The course fee and day-package fee are invoiced after the registration deadline.

Travel arrangements

Please refrain from booking any travel tickets until we have confirmed the course. The confirmation, which will be sent at the latest after the registration deadline, will include detailed information on the payment of the course fee and day-packages, as well as information on practical arrangements.

Please note that you are not insured by NIVA.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations received by the last registration date: full refund
Cancellations received after the last registration date: no refund

The total price of the course will be invoiced after the registration deadline.

The price is subject to minor changes.


Contact person

Course leader

Anna-Carin Olin
MD, PhD, Professor/ Chief Physician
School of Public Health and Community Medicine,
University of Gothenburg, Sweden
email: anna-carin.olin@amm.gu.se

In practical matters, please contact:

info@niva.org

Course leader

Anna-Carin Olin

  • Professor/ Chief Physician, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Gothenburg, SE

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