Respiratory Oncall made easier with Dr Paula Agostini 29th June 2019, West Midlands

Respiratory Oncall made easier with  Dr Paula Agostini 29th June  2019



  • Improve ‘on-call’ clinical reasoning skills, formulation of accurate problem lists and treatment plans.
  • Improve knowledge of physical treatment application.


You will improve background knowledge of;

respiratory anatomy and physiology

pulmonary pathologies and pathophysiology, inc CXR &Ax

breathing patterns

respiratory problems amenable to physiotherapy

range of treatment skills relevant to each problem & rationale- choosing

respiratory failure- Type I or II? What to do? ABGS

physiology associated with ventilation/ NIV/ CPAP


Practical elements within above;

              positioning- lung vol, VQ, during chest clearance

suction- nasal demo + open, closed, use of airways

                NIV/CPAP/ cough assist

ALL breathing techniques and modifications

early mobility/ exercise- when appropriate




Tutor: Dr. Paula Agostini PhD MSc MCSP,

( Now working in Wolverhampton University as a Physiotherapy Senior lecturer, Paula  has worked  as a Clinicial Specialist in Thoracic Surgery in Birmingham Heartlands Hospital. She is a recognized expert in respiratory physiotherapy having multiple peer reviewed publications in impact rated Journals and having presented at numerous conferences. She has extensive experience of delivering high quality respiratory CPD courses in the UK and Ireland. She is an External Guest lecturer for Birmingham University and University of Central England. She has just completed her PHd in Respiratory Physiotherapy in Coventry University )

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