POSTGRADUATE COURSES

POSTGRADUATE COURSES

COURSE 1: Polysomnography (PSG) and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS)

Course Moderators: Tansu Ulukavak Çiftçi, Levent Karasulu
• PSG indications Ahmet Demir
• Patient preparation, recording protocols Remzi Altın
• Sleep scoring in PSG Selma Fırat Güven
• Respiratory scoring in PSG Turan Acıcan
• Clinical findings and other diagnostic methods in OSAS Ahmet Ursavaş
• Complications of OSAS Özen Kaçmaz Başoğlu
• General measures and medical treatment in the management of OSAS Banu Gülbay
• PAP treatment in OSAS Hikmet Fırat
• The use of oral appliances in the treatment of OSAS Filiz Keyf
• Surgical treatment in OSAS Metin Yılmaz


COURSE 2: Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation (NIMV)
Course Moderators: Emel Eryüksel, Nalan Adıgüzel
• NIMV Experience in Turkey Turgay Çelikel
• Basic principles, indications, contraindications, selection of the location of application Akın Kaya
• The modes and settings used in noninvasive mechanical ventilation Kürşat Uzun
• Starting NIMV, evaluation of its efficacy and weaning Sait Karakurt
• NIMV in hypercapnic respiratory failure Begüm Ergan Arsava
• NIMV in hypoxemic respiratory failure and ARDS Tekin Yıldız
• The use of NIMV to facilitate weaning and early extubation Emel Eryüksel
• NIMV in post-op respiratoryfailure Feza Bacakoğlu
• NIMV in chronic respiratoryfailure, restrictive and neuromuscular diseases Erhan Tabakoğlu
• NIMV complications and solutions İrfan Uçgun
• Palliative NIMV applications in end stage respiratory failure Levent Kart
• NIMV application, case presentations
Practice
Operational principles and settings ofthe devices, masks
Nalan Adıgüzel


COURSE 3: Home Care in Respiratory Diseases
Course Moderators: Pınar Ergün, Michele Vitacca
• The definition of home care In chronic respiratory diseases and the application models Pınar Ergün
- Application models in the world
 
- Application models in Turkey  
• Mechanical ventilation at home Tülay Yarkın
• The role of integrated care and pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic respiratory diseases Sema Savcı
• Nutritional support in chronic diseases; nutrition at home Tanju Besler
• Pulmonary rehabilitation at home Deniz İnal İnce
• Palliative home care in patients with terminal stage lung malignancies Hülya Bayız
• Evaluation of the efficacy of home care in chronic respiratory diseases Dicle Kaymaz
- Mortality, quality of life, hospital visits, exacerbations, cost effectiveness  
• Tele-home care in chronic respiratory diseases Michele Vitacca


COURSE 4: Management of Malignant Effusions
Course Moderators: Pınar Çelik, Ahmet Erbaycu
• Etiopathogenesis of maiignant effusions Atila Akkoçlu

Diagnostic approach

 
- Cytoiogy, ciosed pieurai biopsy and medicai thoracoscopy Güntülü Ak
- maging modaiities Ragıp Özkan
- VATS Kutsal Turhan
• Treatment approach  
- The roie of prognostic factors in treatment Sedat Altın
- Pleurodesis Hüseyin Yıldırım
- Permanent and temporary catheterization Hüseyin Yıldırım
- Surgicai palliative management Hasan Batırel
- The role of systemic treatment approach Meltem Tor
- Management of malignant pericardial effusions Cemil Gürgün


COURSE 5: Applications and Techniques in Thoracic Surgery
Course Moderators: Mustafa Yüksel, Salih Topçu
• Sleeve techniques in lung resection Hakan Kutlay
• Tracheal reconstruction M.Ali Bedirhan
• Pleurodesis and shunts in malignant pleural effusion Onur Genç
• Thoracic sympathectomy Tuba Liman
• Treatment of chylothorax Aydın Şanlı
• VATS lobectomy Erdal Okur
• Mediastinal masses and VATS İrfan Yalçınkaya
• Diaphragm plication Akın Eraslan Balcı


COURSE 6: Diagnostic Methods in Chronic Lung Diseases in Children
Course Moderators: Refika Ersu, Ebru Yalçın, Yıldız Camcıoğlu, Derya UfukAltıntaş
• Chest X-ray and other radiological studies Pilar Garcia Pena
• Bronchoscopy and BAL Fazilet Karakoç
• Lung biopsy Robin Deterding
• Spirometry, bronchodilation and bronchoprovocation Gülbin Karakoç
• Lung volumes and diffusion tests Deniz Doğru
• Pulmonary function tests with case examples Arzu Bakırtaş
• Allergy tests Nermin Güler
• Inflammatory markers Derya Ufuk Altıntaş
• Evaluation of the immune system Yıldız Camcıoğlu
• Sweat test and measurement of the nasal potential difference Ebru Yalçın
• Gastroesophageal reflux Gürsu Kıyan
• Genetic diagnosis Bülent Karadağ


COURSE 7: Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases
Course Moderators: Gül Öngen, Özlem Özdemir Kumbasar
• Definition, classification and epidemiology Gül Öngen
• Clinical evaluation Göksel Kıter
• Radiological evaluation Atadan Tunacı
• The role of bronchoscopy Gülfer Okumuş
• Other diagnostic methods Güngör Çamsarı
• General treatment principles Füsun Topçu
• Sarcoidosis Özlem Özdemir Kumbasar
• Idiopathic interstitial pneumonia Levent Tabak
• Occupational lung diseases Fatma Sema Oymak
• Collagen diseases Gündeniz Altıay
• Eosinophilic lung diseases Enver Yalnız
• Vasculitides Oğuz Uzun
• Rare pulmonary diseases Benan Müsellim


COURSE 8: Pulmonary Function Tests
Course Moderators: Ertürk Erdinç, Gaye Ulubay
• Spirometric measurement; validity, reproducibility, the criteria for end of test, the importance of deep inspiration, how should the measurement be done and what should be measured Funda Coşkun
• Spirometric flow measurement, flow-volume loop and obstructive patient examples Mehmet Polatlı
• Reversibility, provocation tests Yavuz S. Demirel
• Spirometric data in restrictive lung diseases and patient examples Birsen Mutlu
• Spirometry practice Eğiticiler eşliğinde
• Volume measurement by gas purification and gas dilution methods Sema Umut
• Plethysmography measurements of V, V, Pmouth and volume Elif Şen
• The importance, measurement method and clinical evaluation of diffusion Füsun Eyüboğlu
• PFT with examples Gaye Ulubay,
Atilla Uysal

COURSE 9: Evaluation of Respiratory Diseases with Thoracic Tomography
Course Moderators: Macit Arıyürek, Çetin Atasoy
• Lung nodules Hüdaver Alper
• Atelectasis Nevzat Karabulut
• Bronchiectasis Çetin Atasoy
• Pulmonary vascular diseases Atadan Tunacı
• Ground glass and consolidated opacities Macit Arıyürek
• Hilar pathologies Figen Demirkazık


KURS 10: Bronchoscopic Diagnostic Methods is Mediasttinal Diseases
Course Moderators: Erdoğan Çetinkaya, Demet Karnak
• Conventional TBNA Bahadır Üskül
• Endobronchial Ultrasound Guided TBNA Erdoğan Çetinkaya
• Electromagnetic Navigation Guided TBNA Deme tKarnak
• Transthoracic Needle Aspiration/Biopsy Metin Özkan
• Practical Training Eğiticiler eşliğinde


COURSE 11: Tobacco Control Concept and Smoking Cessation Treatment

Course Moderators: Leyla Sağlam, Osman Elbek
• Epidemiology of tobacco use in Turkey, from past to present Nazmi Bilir
• The concept of tobacco control and its Importance Elif Dağlı
• Responsibilities of the physician in tobacco control Osman Elbek
• Nicotine dependence, smoking cessation process and definition of cases Pınar Pazarlı
• 5As and 5Rs in smoking cessation Funda Öztuna
• Pharmacological treatment Esra Uzaslan
• Behavioural-cognitive methods in smoking cessation Pınar Pazarlı
• Infrastructure of outpatient smoking cessation clinics, patient evaluation Leyla Sağlam
• Non-evidence based smoking cessation methods Cengiz Özge
• Interactive session: Osman Örsel,
Leyla Sağlam
- Practical management of cases in the process of smoking cessation  
- What a person witnessing a violation of the Smoke-Free Air Act should do  


KURS 12: The diagnosis and treatment of asthma in adults, with case examples
Course Moderators: Münevver Erdinç, Füsun Yıldız
• Epidemiology and risk factors Emel Kurt
• Diagnosis ilknur Başyiğit
• Chronic treatment Arzu Yorgancıoğlu
• Treatment of exacerbations A.Berna Dursun
• Inhalation techniques, device uses-case presentations Fuat Kalyoncu
• Asthma and consultation Berrin Ceyhan
• Case presentations (Diagnosis - Treatment) Dilşad Mungan