Fri 9 Jul 2021
Video & Slides

Featuring presentation videos and accompanying slides: find out what is happening and delve into your common challenges of setting up ventilators, patient engagement and promoting best practice. Through engaging educational presentations you will come away with practical solutions that will work for you and your service.

Best Practice for Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV)
On-demand 3.5 hours £249 + VAT

3.5 hours Continuing Professional Development: what you will learn

Specific case study examples will be addressed in detail, led by a host of experienced speakers. Come together to improve your competencies and gain a new understanding of:

  • Progressing ventilation care: tackle common set-up challenges and stay up-to-date with the CPAP and PAP NIV techniques to improve patient outcomes
  • Refining assessment protocols: building a safe plan of care and streamlining your MDT approaches to ensure a smooth patient pathway
  • Promoting staff wellbeing: shining a light on the importance of your teams’ welfare and building a plan to drive forward additional support to reduce burnout and improve staff retention

Meet your education and training needs in your own time

Delve into case study presentations, share best practice advice and discuss the solutions to your common challenges in delivering respiratory care, plus benefit from:

  • 3.5 CPD hours of presentation and speaker Q&A
  • Featuring engaging video and accompanying slides
  • Available at £249 + VAT for NHS and public sector professionals
  • Immediately accessible to download and view
  • CPD Certificate issued to you after viewing the video
7 presentations | 12 parts | 3.5 CPD hours | Filmed on Friday 9th July 2021
Introduction, instructions and chair’s opening remarks
Rachael Moses, Consultant Respiratory Physiotherapist and President Elect of British Thoracic Society
Driving forward best practice: Enhancing education for NIV practices to improve patient safety
Ema Swingwood, Clinical Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of the West of England; Respiratory Pathway Lead/Physiotherapist at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust; Chair of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care
Provision of respiratory support for SARS-CoV-2 related respiratory failure
Shruthi Konda, Respiratory Consultant, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Q&A session with Ema Swingwood & Shruthi Konda
Progressing from the pandemic: taking the next steps to equip your service for the future
Rachael Smith, Specialist Respiratory and Critical Care Physiotherapist, Luton & Dunstable Hospital Foundation Trust
Adapting the role of respiratory physiotherapists in the post Covid-19 environment
Laura Swanton, Clinical Lead Physiotherapist in Respiratory, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Q&A session with Rachael Smith and Laura Swanton
Delivering effective collaboration to ease transitions from HDU and respiratory wards
Vicki Austin, Critical Care Outreach Nurse, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Domiciliary care and NIV: Building a ‘Treat and Return’ service to facilitate safe discharge
Sharyl James, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Q&A session with Vicki Austin and Sharyl James
Delivering education and adapting practice in NIV in acute respiratory care
Katharine Dalton, Critical Care Outreach Nurse, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
Q&A session with Katharine Dalton

First-hand speaker experiences

Come together with our expert speakers to benchmark your best practice and develop new strategies to improve NIV care:

Job Title:
President Elect of British Theoretic Society and Consultant Physiotherapist
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Rachael is a Consultant Respiratory Physiotherapist by background with areas of expertise including complex ventilation, airway clearance techniques and advanced care planning for patients with long term conditions for which she lectures and presents both in the UK and internationally. More recently Rachael has taken up Allied Health Professional Leadership roles and is passionate about raising awareness regarding equity, diversity and inclusion.

Rachael is very proud to be the first non-medic BTS President-Elect taking her tenure in December 2020 and hopes this encourages others to apply for such roles. She is also fortunate to sit on a number of national organisations, including the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Council and Honorary Student President, Co-Chairs the national HMV-UK committee, is a Placement Co-ordinator for Medical Aid for Palestinians, Multimedia editor for Thorax BMJ and member of the CSP LGBTQIA+ Network.

Job Title:
Clinical Doctoral Research Fellow, Respiratory Pathway Lead/Physiotherapist, Chair
University of the West of England, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust, Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care

Job Title:
Respiratory Consultant
Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Shruthi Konda is a Consultant Respiratory Physician and specialist in Sleep Medicine and Respiratory Failure at the Royal Brompton Hospital. She is also an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute. 

Dr Konda graduated from Imperial College in 2007. She continued with her postgraduate training in Respiratory and General Medicine within London, working in the Imperial College Hospitals, St. George’s and the Royal Brompton Hospital. Dr Konda also has a Bachelors degree with Honours in Management and Medical Sciences from Imperial College, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education under her belt. 

She was first appointed as Consultant in Respiratory and General Medicine at West Hertfordshire NHS Trust in 2017. Here, she was the Lead for Ventilation. Within a year she had gained approval to create and run an Acute Respiratory Care Unit, an 8 bedded Respiratory HDU. This unit allowed her to shape the Trust’s policy and response to COVID in early 2020. She has also run numerous QI projects to improve care of patients receiving Non Invasive Ventilation, which have been recognised by the British Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society. 

Alongside her role as a Consultant Physician, she is a MRCP PACES examiner and has hosted examinations herself, on behalf of the Royal College of Physicians. A dedicated educator, Dr Konda has worked as Foundation Training Programme Director and as a Royal College of Physicians Tutor, overseeing around 130 post graduate medical trainees within her Trust. She also founded and is a Course Director for ‘Stepping Up’, a popular bi-annual course helping Trainees transition into Consultancy. Dr Konda has been elected to the New Consultants Committee at the Royal College of Physicians, and is working to develop their New Consultant Toolkit. 

Given her considerable clinical and educational experience, Dr Konda is often invited to speak and chair at national and international conferences. She is adding to her academic portfolio by authoring book chapters and publishing in peer reviewed journals. When not pursuing her clinical, educational, or academic interests, Dr Konda can be found researching the next book to read, the next restaurant to go to, or the next country to explore.

Job Title:
Specialist Respiratory and Critical Care Physiotherapist
Luton & Dunstable Hospital Foundation Trust

Job Title:
Clinical Lead Physiotherapist in Respiratory
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Critical Care Outreach Nurse
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

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Clinical Nurse Specialist
Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Job Title:
Critical Care Outreach Nurse
University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

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  • £249 + VAT for you to download and view in your own time
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Past attendee feedback

Held as an interactive online forum and now available to you as a series of video presentations, here is some feedback on the excellent content from the professionals who attended:

"Really lovely interact way to meet other clinical staff in respiratory and to share ideas and how we can develop our services"

“Excellent networking learning"

"Informative and educational across a wide range of experiences"

“Really enjoyed this study day, I think the entire faculty team have done a great job of ensuring this was interactive and informative! Thank you"

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