NIV workshop

Acute NIV application in the hospital setting has become a growing phenomenon in the past 20 years with increasing evidence of improved outcomes when initiated for the right patient at the right time. Philips will be providing delegates with an overview of the acute NIV evidence base, clinical knowledge and technical skills sessions on monitoring, waveform Interpretation, titration, troubleshooting common issues, secretion management.

Course information


Prof Joao Carlos Winck




Skyview 1, level 28, The Gardens – St Giles Signature Hotel, Valley City, Malaysia


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This course will provide guidance on NIV management for COPD patients from AECOPD in hospital setting to chronic stable home setting, and NIV management for OHS & overlap syndrome. This course is also aimed to improve patient care and assist clinical teams for success.


08:00 am - 08:30 am Registration
08:30 am - 09:15 am Basic principles of NIV (when, where and how)
09:15 am - 10:15 am Hands on exposure to NIV and types of interface
10:15 am - 10:30 am Tea Break
10:30 am - 11:00 am Acute NIV application
11:00 am - 11:30 am Chronic NIV application
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Chronic NIV (Initiation, monitoring and weaning in hospital and home/palliative settings)
12:00 pm - 12:20 pm Airway secretion clearance
12:20 pm - 02:30 pm Lunch and Friday Prayers
02:30 pm - 04:30 pm Practical session with case scenarios Station 1 Acute: COPD & CPO Station 2: Chronic: COPD Station 3: Chronic: OSA, OHS Station 4: Chronic: NMD Station 5: Troubleshooting problematic interface Station 6: Airway clearance
04:30 pm Adjourn

About speaker

Prof Joao Carlos Winck

Prof Joao Winck is a consultant of the Northern Rehabilitation Centre, coordinator of the Respiratory Unit of Alfena-Valongo Hospital & Braga Centro Hospital, and an Affiliated Associate Professor, Porto University, Portugal. He is also the Chair of Noninvasive Ventilatory Support of the European Respiratory Society. He has been Speaker/chairman in 119 Medical Conferences (49 International), co-author of 162 presentations in scientific meetings (72 International). Co-author of 101 papers in peer reviewed international journals, 10 book chapters (5 International), winner of 13 Investigation awards.