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Train the Trainer: Interactive Asthma Inhaler Therapy Workshop


  • This workshop will provide full details about currently available aerosol delivery devices.

  • Criteria for selection for each patient, infection control, educating patients on the correct use of the device, as well as pediatric and neonatal aerosol delivery considerations.

  • This workshop introduce step-by-step application of all available devices, choosing the correct device to the patient will increase your patient’s chances for better compliance and improvement.



Date: 10-13 April 2019

Duration: 2 hours

 Workshop moderator:

Hala Gouda Elnady, Professor of Child Health – National Research Centre.

 Head of Pediatric Pulmonary Function Unit-MRCE.

Workshop SPEAKERS:

  • Eman Fouda, Professor of Pediatrics -Ain Shams University.

 Head of Pediatric Pulmonology Unit.

                   Speaking about:

  1. Advantages and Disadvantages of Inhaled Aerosol Drugs.
  2. Advantages and disadvantages of holding chambers or spacers (“add-on” devices).
  3. Steps for Correct Use of pMDI with Spacer/VHC.
  4. Patient Adherence.
  • Hala Hamdy. Professor of Pediatrics- Cairo University.

                     Speaking about:

  1. Where Does an Inhaled Aerosol Drug Go?
  2. Advantages and Disadvantages of DPIs.
  3. Types of DPIs.
  4. Criteria for Selecting an Aerosol Delivery Device.
  • Mohamed Rashad. Professor of Pediatrics- Benha University.

                    Speaking about:

  1. Types of Aerosol Generators.
  2. Advantages and Disadvantages of pMDIs.
  3. Factors Affecting pMDI Performance and Drug Delivery.
  4. Steps for Correct Use of pMDIs.
  5. How to Know the pMDI Is Empty.
  • Nabil EL Essawy. Professor of Pediatrics -Tanta University.

 Head of Pediatric Department.

                    Speaking about:

  1. Hazards of Aerosol Therapy.
  2. Currently Common Available Aerosol Drug Formulations in Egypt.
  3. Equivalence of Aerosol Device Types.
  4. Aerosol Drug Delivery in Distressed or Crying Infants.
  • Shahinaz Hussein, Professor of Pediatrics -Al Azhar University.

Speaking about:

  1. Advantages and Disadvantages of SVNs.
  2. Types of SVNs.
  3. Steps for Correct Use of Nebulizers.
  4. Cleaning and Maintenance of Aerosol Generators.