July 2012 webinar: Pulmonary Function Test

Overview

Pulmonary Function tests (PFT's) are commonly encountered investigations in Life and Health Underwriting Understanding the fundamentals of lung functions and the types of Pulmonary Function tests would help underwriters in differentiating how to interpret these test results in different settings, ranging from abnormal PFT's  found at screening stage vs significance of abnormal PFT's in those who are smokers or suffer from respiratory disorders. We will also look at some case studies to highlight the above points.

Target group

Being a specialized medical topic, this webinar is targeted mainly at individuals involved in L& H Underwriting and Claims.

Content

  • Basics of lung function  /Types of PFTs
  • Spirometry Interpretation simplified
  • Limitations of Spirometry
  • Case studies

Agenda

  • Presentation – 45 mins
  • Question and answers – 15 mins

Presenter

Dr. Asha  Sapre
M.D  .(Internal Medicine )
External Medical Consultant 
Swiss Re

Date

12 July 2012 (Thursday)

Time

2 pm, AWST

(Hong Kong time)

Duration

1 hour

Level

Intermediate

Language

English

Registration

If you are interested in attending this webinar, please contact your Client Manager.