ARTP Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing and Interpretation 6th – 8th November 2019

Newcastle upon Tyne

25 in stock



Newcastle upon Tyne – Venue TBC

Aims of the Course:
To provide the theoretical background, principles of testing and interpretative strategies for attendees to learn the skills required to provide a quality assured full cardio-pulmonary exercise testing service.

Target Audience:
Clinical Physiologists/Clinical Scientists and other healthcare professionals leading/assisting and/or interpreting a cardio-pulmonary exercising testing service. Consultant and Speciality Registrar medical professionals in Respiratory Medicine, Cardiology, Anaesthetics, Surgery.

Day 1 & 2: Practical Aspects of Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing.
Recommended for anyone required to perform Exercise tests and present data without analysis or clinical interpretation.
Day 3: Clinical Interpretation of Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing
Recommended for anyone required to analyse and clinically interpret Cardiopulmonary Exercise test data.  We offer a realistic balance of experts to delegates in all workshop sessions and provide one-to-one guidance in any areas where it is required.
Learning Outcomes
  • Understand the normal cardiac and respiratory physiological responses to exercise.
  • Knowledge of safe practice, contraindications to testing and recognise when the test should be terminated
  • How to ensure the delivery of a quality assured service
  • How to run an exercise test from pre-setup, protocol selection based on the referral, setting up the patient, running the test, test termination, collection of appropriate data ready for analysis
  • Knowledge of interpretative strategies based on the reason for referral with appropriate outputs
  • Understand what an abnormal response to exercise looks likes
  • How to generate an effective report based on the reason for referral

Course Content to Include

  • Demonstration of running an exercise test on a patient from setting up through to end of test
  • Adult and Paediatric aspects of cardio-pulmonary exercise testing and interpretation
  • Ensuring a quality assured cardio-pulmonary exercise testing service
  • Interactive interpretation through use of real-life case studies
  • An opportunity to ask questions to experts in the field of exercise physiology


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