The training of young pneumologists must be dynamic, interactive and participatory

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Date: 27/02/2019


  • Chiesi Spain and SEPAR recreation for third-year residents in which topics are addressed in a dynamic and agile way.
  • The training methodology based on clinical cases proposed by the residents themselves and a dynamic of interactive groups, and participatory is an important part of the training success.


Valencia, 27 February 2019. Valencia hosted during February 16 and 17 the "11th Meeting for Residents (R3): present and future in Pneumology". To this meeting, fantasy by Chiesi Spain and counted by the scientific endorsement of the Spanish Society of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR), has attended a hundred young people athird resident of Pneumology from all over Spain Spain and with large concerns on the various topics that make up the Training Program of The Residents of Pneumology, as well as those currently pneumological, such as the most advanced therapies or the new inhaler devices.

The 2019 edition has been coordinated by Dr. Vicente Plaza, Head of Pneumology Service at the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau in Barcelona and new Director of the Training and Teaching Committee of SEPAR; and Dr. Alberto Fernández-Villar, head of the Pneumology Service of the Hospital Alvaro Cunqueiro de Vigo, who in this edition ceded the resignation to Dr. Vicente Plaza as Director of Training of SEPAR.

The "Meeting for Residents (R3): present and future in Pneumology" is a course, both for its program and its teaching appeal. "This course is a teaching action that escapes the typical masterful talk. The program includes the 10 10 respiratory plus penalties. Each topic is assigned to a resident and the resident prepares one or more clinical cases with the advice of an expert-guardian. During the exhibition, the expert-guardian intermediaries and encourages the attendees to intervene. This system is very attractive. In fact, much of the success of resting is an agile and dynamic method. Residents gain a view of the respiratory vision of the most prevalent families. They come out with clear and very valuable ideas to apply in clinical practice," says Dr. Plaza. 

As director of SEPAR's Training and Teaching Committee, Dr. Plaza states that this scientific society "values this course very positively". "It is an easy and effective form of teaching that reaches the resident very well. He's got all the friends of SEPAR. The meeting is one of our strengths." 



A new interactive, competitive and participatory group dynamic that fosters collaboration, team spirit and personal relations

The "Resident Meeting (R3): present and future of Pneumology" has established itself as one of the most annual quotes most stars by the residents of Pneumology. Year after year, it has been reaping success and forging a very solid reputation both at the formative and relational level. Yes, this meeting allows establishing those professional and personal links necessary for future specialists in Pneumology. 

One of this year's great contributions has been a new competitive, participatory interactive group dynamic. "It's been a success. Residents in 15 teams in the only criteria was that there was the maximum possible geographical mix, should be to command decisions based on the pneumology clues they were receiving to solve the clinical case as an enigma. It was a very good competition and that I have such a ", details Dr. Vicente Plaza.

For Chiesi, the training of young pneumologists is key. In addition, the company is committed to new training strategies based on the concept of gamification that each of the students achieves and teaches them to a program of values of greater commitment, teamwork, and improvement. In addition, the exchange of knowledge and active participation in these courses is very very useful. However, and, without a doubt, the success of these meetings is due to and dedication of all professionals who share their knowledge and experience.

During this meeting, the main challenges of respiratory diseases have been put on the table, including asthma, COPD, sleep apnea, bronchiectasis or interethical pneumopathy. In the case of Asthma, Dr. Vicente Plaza stressed the importance that the preparation of the diagnosis must be protocolized and using objective diagnostic techniques, while the essential management.essential that the patient has adequate adherence as well how to assess and correct in case of deficiencies. Whereas, in the case of COPD, the convenience of use with the Clinical Practice Guides (GOLD and GesEPOC) has been used for better treatment in each case