Title: POST-ASM Workshop
Paediatric Home Non-invasive Ventilation Workshop
Date: 2013-10-07
Venue: Kwong Wah Hospital
Description: This workshop is co-organized with the Department of Paediatrics at Kwong Wah Hospital. It provides theoretical and practical training for paediatricians and allied health professionals on paediatric non-invasive ventilation (NIV) in home setting. Focus will be placed on the use of NIV in children with sleep-disordered breathing and chronic ventilatory insufficiency.

The objectives of the workshop are to enable participants to i) understand different modes of NIV and their clinical applications; ii) successfully initiate NIV in paediatric patients; iii) follow-up patients on NIV and trouble-shoot; and iv) enhance patient adherence to NIV.

The format of this workshop is interactive. Case studies will be used throughout the course. Participants will benefit from interacting with local and world-renowned experts in lectures, discussions and hands-on workshops.


08:30 – 08:50


08:50 – 09:00

Welcome Address
- Dr. Daniel Ng (President, HKSPR)

09:00 – 09:45

Respiratory Physiology for NIV
- Dr. June Chan (Hong Kong)

09:45 – 10:30

NIV Modes and Ventilators – How to Choose?
- Professor Narong Simakajornboon (USA)

10:30 – 11:15

Interfaces – How to Get it Right for Kids?
- Dr. Eric Chan (Hong Kong)

11:15 – 11:45

Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:30

NIV in Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndromes
- Professor Carole Marcus (USA)

12:30 – 13:15

NIV Acclimatization and Adherence
- Professor Carole Marcus (USA)

13:15 – 14:30

Lunch Break

14:30 – 15:15

NIV in Chronic Respiratory Insufficiency
- Professor Aroonwan Preutthipan (Thailand)

15:15 – 16:00

Titrating and Monitoring NIV Use
- Professor Clete Kushida (USA)

16:00 – 16:15

Coffee Break

16:15 – 17:00

Troubleshooting Common Paediatric Scenarios
- Dr. June Chan (Hong Kong)
- Professor Clete Kushida (USA)
- Professor Carole Marcus (USA)
- Professor Aroonwan Preutthipan (Thailand)
- Professor Narong Simakajornboon (USA)

(Food & beverage will be provided for coffee and lunch breaks. )

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