Courses

Basics in Asthma

Target audience

  • The main target audience are trainees in respiratory medicine and young doctors.

Educational aims

The aim of this web-based course is to provide a comprehensive overview of the current internationally accepted definitions of asthma, its diagnosis, pathophysiology and treatment. Some aspects of asthma will be covered by in online live lectures, others by interactive text based modules. A third group of topics will be covered by webcasts recorded previously at an ERS presence course.


Pathophysiological mechanisms of asthma
P. Howarth (Southampton, United Kingdom)
Webcast
Webcast
Clinical presentation of obstructive airways disease in childhood
A. Bush (London, United Kingdom)
CME test or case report
CME test or case report
Viruses and asthma
N. Papadopoulos (Goudi, Greece)
CME test or case report
CME test or case report
Diagnosis of asthma
F. Hargreave (Hamilton, Canada)
Webcast
Webcast
Phenotypes of severe asthma
E. Bel (Leiden, The Netherlands)
CME test or case report
CME test or case report
Assessment and monitoring of asthma
I. Pavord (Leicester, United Kingdom)
Webcast
Webcast
The use of measurement of lung function and bronchial responsiveness in the diagnosis and assessment of asthma and small airway function
P. J. Sterk (Leiden, The Netherlands)
CME test or case report
CME test or case report
Aspirin/NSAID-intolerant asthma
B. Dahlen (Stockholm, Sweden)
CME test or case report
CME test or case report
Allergy and Asthma
T. Platts-Mills (Charlottesville, United States of America)
Webcast
Webcast
Astma and quality of life
P. Chanez (Montpellier, France)
CME test or case report
CME test or case report
Asthma management
M. Gaga (Athens, Greece)
WebcastCME test or case report
WebcastCME test or case report
Exercise testing, exercise-induced asthma and sports: treatment and doping regulations
K-H. Carlsen (Oslo, Norway)
CME test or case report
CME test or case report
Pharmacotherapy
K. F. Rabe (Leiden, The Netherlands)
Webcast
Webcast