Aims : • To explore why patient involvement is important in the development of clinical practice guidelines and research studies, and the evidence that shows it is effective
• To understand the strengths and challenges of involving patients in ERS Task Forces and CRCs, through the experiences of professionals and patients working together in current projects
• To explore the different ways in which patients can provide input, and how to select the most appropriate method to maximise impact
• For participants to plan, through practical discussions, patient involvement in their current or proposed Task Force, CRC or other research project.
Target audience :
Allergologist, Allied health professional, Anaesthesiologist, Cardiologist, Clinician, Educationalist, Emergency medicine doctor, Epidemiologist, Fellow, General practitioner, Immunologist, Intensivist/critical care physician, Junior member, Lung function technician, Microbiologist, Neonatologist, Nurse, Occupational therapist, Oncologist, Otolaryngologist, Paediatrician, Pathologist, Patient, Pharmaceutical industry representative, Physiologist, Physiotherapist, Psychologist, Public health official, Pulmonologist, Radiologist, Researcher, Resident, Respiratory physician, Respiratory therapist, Scientist, Sleep specialist/technologist, Social worker, Student, TB specialist, Thoracic endoscopist, Thoracic surgeon, Trainee