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20/06/2020 Challenges and recommendations in the management of Chronic Respiratory Diseases in the Pandemic Era: Pearls and Pitfalls

Challenges and recommendations in the management of Chronic Respiratory Diseases in the Pandemic Era:  Pearls and Pitfalls  


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The Hellenic Chest Diseases Society (HCDS), in collaboration with international & national societies have put together a unique resource in this webinar to give to all respiratory team members an update on the clinical consequences and research potential in the Covid-19 disease.


The webinar is under the auspices of World Association of Sarcoidosis and other Granulomatous Disorders (WASOG)Asociación Latino Americana de Tórax (ALAT)Asociación Argentina de Medicina Respiratoria (AAMR)Associazione Italiana Pneumologi Ospedalieri (AIPO)Société de pneumologie de langue Française (SPLF)Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia (SPP)Sociedad Española de Neumología y Cirugía Torácica (SEPAR)


Aim of the webinar is to share the current knowledge in a variety of chronic respiratory diseases such as Interstitial Lung Diseases, Rheumatic Diseases, Pulmonary Hypertension, Airway Diseases (COPD, Asthma) and Interventional Methodology, a variety of aspects such as clinical features, molecular and radiological diagnosis, management and clinical trials during and after the Pandemic Era.

The Chairs of the Webinars have already international experience of a high level live events and the Faculty are distinguished Speakers and Leaders in Respiratory Medicine. 


Webinar Chairs



Dr. Iraklis Titopoulos

President of the Board, Hellenic Chest Diseases Society          


Assoc. Prof. Katerina Antoniou

Assoc. Professor in Respiratory Medicine Dept. of Respiratory Medicine Faculty of Medicine University of Crete, Greece & ERS Assembly 12 Secretary



Prof. Venerino Poletti 

Full Professor of Pulmonary Medicine & Chair, Department of Diseases of the Thorax Ospedale G.B. Morgagni,Forli, Italy & Department of Respiratory Diseases & Allergy Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark ERS Assembly 12 Chair 

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Learning outcomes

Following this webinar, participants will be able to address the multiple challenges encountered in the management of patients with Chronic Respiratory Diseases such as diagnosis, staging and treatment in the COVID-19 disease.

This distance learning series aims to improve knowledge-base and, ultimately, improve the overall quality of patient care. The information disseminated during HCDS International Webinars will introduce the basic concepts and established techniques in combination with the scientific work in progress.


The webinar has been accredited with 3 CME-CPD credits by the Panhellenic Medical Association


Webinar Secretariat



Professional Congress Organizer

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Tel: +30 210 3668895, 854, 892

Email: congress@afea.gr