Globally recognised respiratory physician, Professor Henri Colt, will visit The University of Western Australia's Clinical Training and Education Centre (CTEC) to share his expertise on international advances in the treatment and diagnosis of chronic lung disease and respiratory disorders.
Professor Colt will be the international keynote speaker at the three-day Medical Thoracoscopy Course to be held at UWA's CTEC on September 24 - 26.
Respiratory physicians from around Australia will attend the unique CTEC Course to practice sophisticated and complex respiratory medicine techniques under Professor Colt's guidance in CTEC's innovative simulated hospital environment.
Advancements in diagnostic procedures will ultimately lead to earlier detection of life threatening respiratory disorders.
While in Perth, Professor Colt will deliver the Raine Lecture, "Educational Aspects of Teaching and Assessing Medical Procedural Skills". The free, one-hour lecture will take place at CTEC on Wednesday September 24, at 5.30pm, and is open to all members of the public. For more information or to reserve a seat, please phone 6488 8044. RSVP essential.
Professor Colt is the Director of Clinical Programs at the Pulmonology and Critical Care Unit of the University of California, Irvine. Professor Colt is a recognised authority in pulmonary endoscopic procedures who lectures internationally on topics ranging from bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy and novel optical technologies for the diagnosis of lung cancer, to medical ethics, spirituality, cultural diversity, and humanitarian aid. He is Associate Editor for the Journal of Bronchology and past President of the American Association of Bronchology.