📅 PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

March 11th, 2021

 

13.00 - 14.00h
Non Invasive Strategies. Past, Present and Future 

 

Learning objectives

> Strategies on NIV

> Changes in the role of patients

 

Presentation 1
NIV strategies: where do we come from? What have we learned?

 

Presentation 2
NIV strategies today

 

Presentation 3
Strategies for the future


14.00 - 15.30h
Years in review adults: COPD, NMD & Obesity (in the last 3 years)  

 

Learning objectives

> Identifying key papers 

> Describing benefits for the patient

> New skills needed for professionals

 

Presentation 1
COPD

 

Presentation 2
NMD

 

Presentation 3
Obesity


Ventilatory support in children  

 

Learning objectives

> Management of the ventilator dependent child

> Ethical implications

 

Presentation 1
How to manage newborn with an immaturity of the respiratory center

 

Presentation 2
Suggested: NIV in children: to trigger or not to trigger?

 

Presentation 3
When it gets tricky, do we have to tracheostomize?

 

Tools for chronic NIV  

Learning objectives

> Masks, ventilators, protocols, monitoring…

 

Presentation 1
Choosing the right interface for NIV in patients

 

Presentation 2
Choosing the right ventilator for NIV in patients

 

Presentation 3
What are the main outcomes to monitor during NIV?

 

16.00 - 17.30h
Emerging therapies in NMD  

 

Learning objectives

> Interesting session for both pediatrician and adult healthcare professionals

 

Presentation 1
Gene and pharma therapies in NMD

 

Presentation 2
Impact of new therapies on breathing in NMD

Presentation 3
Emerging respiratory strategies in NMD

 

Respiratory muscle training: physiology and new applications  

Learning objectives

> Respiratory muscle training

> Respiratory muscle re-education

> Swallowing

 

Presentation 1
Respiratory muscle training and re-education 

 

Presentation 2
Dysphagia

 

Presentation 3
Ultrasound and assessment of respiratory muscles

 

Supporting patients, families and carers  

 

Learning objectives

> How to manage difficult conversations

> Phychological support and safe places

> Testimonials (video)

 

Presentation 1
Supporting patients and carers: what is necessary?

 

Presentation 2
Communication strategies - How to manage difficult conversations

 

Presentation 3
Support after diagnosis: a practical example 

March 12th, 2021

 

08.30 - 10.00h
Beyond NIV in COPD  

 

Learning objectives

> Integrated care in COPD

 

Presentation 1
Role of High Flow Therapy in COPD

 

Presentation 2
Nutrition in severe COPD

 

Presentation 3
Non-pharmacological management of breathlessness in COPD

 

Mouthpiece ventilation (What, where and how: Mouthpiece ventilation)  

 

Learning objectives

> What, where and how: Mouthpiece ventilation

> Impact on users

 

Presentation 1
Physiological indications; timing  for MPV and other options

 

Presentation 2
Practicalities;  ventilators, modes, alarms, accessories

Presentation 3
Patient benefits for MPV

 

Years in Review Pediatrics in the last 3 years  

 

Learning objectives

> Identifying key papers 

> Describing benefits for the patient

> New skills needed for professionals

 

Presentation 1
Worldwide evolution of pediatric patients under NIV at home 

 

Presentation 2
OSAS and NMD

 

Presentation 3
NIV in other diseases (BPD, CF, other lung diseases)

 

What is new in Airway Clearing Techniques  

 

Presentation 1
New strategies 

 

Presentation 2
New technologies 

 

Presentation 3
ACT in severe lung diseases 

 

10.30 - 12.00h
Acute NIV
 

 

Learning objectives

> Limits of NIV

> Equipment choice

 

Presentation 1
How to predict NIV failure?

 

Presentation 2
Modes and settings

 

Presentation 3
Choice of equipment (machine, interface, humidification)

 

The transition from pediatrics to adult care  

 

Learning objectives

> How to transition the NMD patients

> What can be learned from transitions in other pediatric conditions

> What anxieties arise from the transition

> Patient testimonials

 

Presentation 1
Little patients grow up: chronic lung diseases versus NMD

 

Presentation 2
Transition and anxiety: the young patients, the parents and the health professionals

 

Presentation 3
Organizing the transition: overcoming the challenge

 

ALS, current and future management strategies 

 

Presentation 1
How, where and when to introduce NIV in ALS patients?  

 

Presentation 2
Tracheostomy and ALS? Never?

 

Presentation 3
Future treatments in ALS: What is new?

14.00 - 15.30h
Apnea in children  

 

Learning objectives

> Why is the treatment cut-off different for children than for adults?

> When is CPAP enough in non-OSAS children

 

Presentation 1
When it is (diagnostic) - Is it too late to start?

 

Presentation 2
Pediatric adherence to treatment. Are kids more compliant?

 

Presentation 3
When is CPAP enough in central apneas?: Different cut offs in children and adults

 

Cardiovascular lung interactions in Chronic Respiratory Failure  

 

Presentation 1
Cardiovascular consequences of sleep-disordered breathing and their treatment

 

Presentation 2
Chronic hypoventilation and right heart disease

 

Presentation 3
Ventilatory support and cardiopulmonary exercise performance in chronic respiratory diseases

 

Patient perspectives  

 

Learning objectives

> Traveling

> Patient’s journeys: home - hospital, hospital-home, hospital-hospice

> Names matter / Language matters

 

Presentation 1
Sexuality & me - debunking the myths about disability/life-limiting conditions and sexuality, helping to maintain relationships and taking care of sexual identity and health 

 

Presentation 2
Communication matters - how to start and keep communicating

 

Presentation 3
When to push the boundaries of hospital policy

 

Ethics for patients and their care

 

Learning objectives

> When to start ventilation?

> When to withdraw ventilation?

> How do you prepare parents for their child’s death?

 

Presentation 1
When to start ventilation 

 

Presentation 2
How do you prepare family and caregivers for the patient’s death? 

 

Presentation 3
How to withdraw ventilation 


16.00 - 17.30h
NMD in children  

 

Learning objectives

> How to manage secretions?

 

Presentation 1
Secretion management: How do we do it? What do we do when our techniques fail?

 

Presentation 2
Management of the ventilator-dependent child, ethical implications

 

Presentation 3
Growing up on ventilation

 

Weaning in the real world  

 

Learning objectives

> Models of weaning

> Models of long-term care

> What is needed for successful weaning

 

Presentation 1
The importance of being proactive: ventilation strategies to favor weaning

 

Presentation 2
Barriers and facilitators to early rehabilitation and weaning in mechanically ventilated patients. (the patient, the team and the “weaning center”)

What are the recipes for successful weaning? Is there a recipe? (strategies)

 

Presentation 3
New technologies to drive weaning from mechanical ventilation (EIT, ultrasound imaging...)

 

Automated versus respiratory physiotherapy-driven weaning from mechanical ventilation

 

Round Table: Management of central apnea

 

Learning objectives

> Is there a role for adaptative servo-ventilation?

> Electrical stimulation

> NIV role in unknown cause of central apnea

 

Presentation 1
Should I treat non-cardiac Central sleep apnea?  

 

Presentation 2
Central apnea in heart failure: where we are

 

Presentation 3
Advances in the treatment of Central apnea

 

Sleep and breathing in ALS  

 

Presentation 1
Upper airway evaluation

 

Presentation 2
Sleep and ALS

 

Presentation 3
Ventilation strategies for unstable upper airway

March 13th, 2021

 

08.30 - 10.00h
Procedures in respiratory support  

 

Learning objectives

> Gastrostomy

> Surgery: general - spinal

 

Presentation 1
Gastrostomy in ventilated patients

 

Presentation 2
Preventive ventilation and Spinal Fusion Surgery

 

Presentation 3
Emergency procedures: weaning management for patients on long-term ventilation

 

Social media: friend or foe

 

Learning objectives

> Benefits & Limitations

> Patient perspective

> Fake news

 

Presentation 1
Using social media to empower clinicians and patients

 

Presentation 2
The social Network: the patient perspective 

 

Presentation 3
Pitfalls and powerlessness in the social media age


Clinical trial on HMV  

 

Learning objectives

> Sharing the results

> Sharing methodologies

 

Presentation 1
Pickwick Study 

 

Presentation 2
OPIP

 

Presentation 3
Geneva Lake

 

Big Data: The bigger the better?  

 

Learning objectives

> How data changes decision making processes

 

Presentation 1
The bigger the better 

 

Presentation 2
Small and select 

 

Presentation 3
The real world 


10.30 - 12.00h
Telemonitoring
 

Presentation 1
Telemonitoring versus usual care

 

Presentation 2
Devices for respiratory care and “wearable” technology: technology integration to monitor adherence to therapy and to prevent exacerbation

 

Presentation 3
What is the evidence?

 

Advances in pulmonary rehabilitation  

 

Learning objectives

> Technology in rehabilitation

> Cardiopulmonary rehab

> Respiratory muscle training

 

Presentation 1
Respiratory Muscle training. Why and For whom?

 

Presentation 2
Strategies to decrease dyspnea in COPD

 

Presentation 3
Technology in rehabilitation (telerehabilitation)

 

Multidisciplinary management of Obesity-hypoventilation  

 

Presentation 1
Non-invasive ventilation for OHS: how to choose the best ventilatory strategy?  

 

Presentation 2
Multimodal therapeutic for weigh loss in OHS

 

Presentation 3
Cardiometabolic comorbidities in OHS

 

Pregnancy and childbirth in Chronic Respiratory Failure  

 

Learning objectives

> Pregnancy and HMV

> Caregiving the pregnant patient

> Managing the pregnant patient on ventilation

 

Presentation 1
The patient experience: 2 patients (CF & NMD)  

 

Presentation 2
Pre-pregnancy counseling

 

Presentation 3
Managing pregnancy in chronic respiratory failure


14.00 - 15.30h
ICU Induced weakness
 

 

Learning objectives

> Center/Unit

> Secretions / Rehabilitation

> MDT


Presentation 1
Definition of ICAMW: Who and why?

 

Presentation 2
Physiopathological mechanisms

 

Presentation 3
Early mobilization: Do it or not?

 

Sleep in chronic respiratory failure and under NIV

 

Presentation 1
Sleep-related changes in chronic respiratory failure

 

Presentation 2
Monitoring efficacy of NIV during sleep

 

Presentation 3
Asynchronies during nocturnal NIV: are they important? The SomnoNIV proposal

 

Aging in patients with long-term HMV  

 

Learning objectives

> Start of ventilation > 75 years

 

Presentation 1
Long-term HMV: a challenge in an aging society  

 

Presentation 2
Which outcomes matter in HMV in the elderly

 

Presentation 3
Home NIV and multi-morbidity

 

Controversies in the end of life and palliative care 

 

Presentation 1
Is there a place for assisted suicide?  

 

Presentation 2
When worlds collide, How to manage different views on care

 

Presentation 3
Advance care plans, How to ensure better patient understanding?


16.00 - 17.30h
Hot topics  

 

Presentation 1
Impact of pandemics, like COVID-19

 

Invasive ventilation: Pros & cons  

 

Presentation 2
Pros

 

Presentation 3
Cons