Chris O'Callahan

Section Head

Professor Chris O'Callaghan


Respiratory, Critical Care and Anaesthesia section (Portex Unit)
Infection, Immunity, Inflammation and Physiological Medicine Programme
Institute of Child Health
30 Guilford Street
London WC1N 1EH

Infant Lung Function Testing Training Course

  • Date: 19th March - 21st March, 2014
  • Location: Institute of Child Health, UCL, London, UK
  • Course Directors: Prof Janet Stocks, Dr Ah Fong Hoo, Dr Sooky Lum

Course details

A 1,2 or 3-day training course on infant lung function testing.

This course will cover:

  • Basic paediatric respiratory physiology
  • Quality control and calibration of equipment
  • Techniques for measurement of paediatric spirometry
  • Measurement of bronchodilator response and inhaler technique in children
  • Presentation and interpretation of results
  • Overview of spirometry across the ages and the importance of measuring lung function throughout life

For more information about this course, please see course programme (pdf).

Course programme

Wednesday 19th March:

Introduction to Infant and Preschool Lung Function Testing

Thursday 20th March:

Theoretical background and practical tips for Infant Lung Function Testing

Friday 21st March:

Detailed analysis and interpretation of Infant Lung Function Tests

Further information and registration:

For information about this course, please see course flyer (pdf) and programme (pdf).

To register for this course, please go to UCL online store.

Last date for registration: 5th March, 2014

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