TU39: Occupational Lung Diseases and Spirometry Workshop, 13 September 2020 @ Kota Kinabalu

TU39: Occupational Lung Diseases and Spirometry Workshop, 13 September 2020 @ Kota Kinabalu


13 Sep 2020    
08:00 - 17:15


Marriott Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Lot G, 23A, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000

Event Type

Call Sherry

The AOEMM will be organising the 39th Technical Updates on “Occupational Lung Diseases and Spirometry Workshop” which will be held on Sunday, 13 September 2020 – 8.00 am to 5.00 pm at Marriott Hotel Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.


Spirometry test is one of the important investigation tools in diagnosing Occupational Lung diseases. It is also used as biological effects monitoring for medical surveillance purposes due to exposure to chemicals hazardous to health.

In view of the importance of spirometry in occupational health practices, the Academy of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Malaysia (AOEMM) is organizing this Workshop, which we hope will be beneficial to all Occupational Health Practitioners in understanding the principles and technical aspects of spirometry testing. This Workshop will consist of both theoretical, practical spirometry and case discussion sessions facilitated by experienced Occupational Health Practitioners.

Who should attend the course?

Occupational Health Physicians, Public Health Physicians, Occupational Health Doctors, Medical Specialists, Medical Practitioners, Occupational Health Nurses, Assistant Medical Officers, Safety and Health Officers and Assistant Environmental Health Officers.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Points

  • Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) CEP points
  • Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) CPD points
  • National Specialist Register (NSR) CPD points


0800–0830 REGISTRATION AOEMM Secretariat
0830-0845 Opening Remarks Dr Abu Hasan Samad
AOEMM President
0845-0930 Introduction to Occupational Lung Diseases Prof Dr K. G. Rampal
Professor of Community & Occupational Medicine
University of Cyberjaya
0930-1015 Work-relatedness determination for Lung Diseases Dr Abu Hasan Samad
Occupational Health Physician
1015-1030 Tea Break
1030-1115 Overview of Spirometry in Clinical Practice Dr Arfian Ibrahim
Pulmonologist, Gleneagles Hospital KK
1115-1200 Basic Spirometry – Indications & Contraindications Dr Arfian Ibrahim
Pulmonologist, Gleneagles Hospital KK
1200-1245 Quality Control based on ATS Guidelines Dr Arfian Ibrahim
Pulmonologist, Gleneagles Hospital KK
1245-1345 Lunch
1345-1445 Practical Session on Spirometry Ms Betsy Harry
RFT Technician, Gleneagles Hospital KK
1445-1530 Occupational Lung Diseases – Case Discussion Prof Dr KG Rampal
Occupational Health Physician
1530-1545 Tea Break
1545-1700 Data Interpretation – Case Discussion Dr Arfian Ibrahim
Pulmonologist, Gleneagles Hospital KK
1700-1715 Open Discussion & Closing Remarks Dr Abu Hasan Samad
AOEMM President


Registration Fees:

  • RM350.00 – AOEMM Members
  • RM350.00 – Government Medical Doctors
  • RM450.00 – Others
  • USD200.00 – International

Payment can be made by bank transfer or cheque:

Bank transfer details are as follows:

Hong Leong Bank Acc No: 29500009155

If you have problem uploading the payment receipt in the registration form, kindly email transaction slip to
Email: aoemm.trg@gmail.com
Fax : 03-4050 8211

The cheque must be made in favour of the ‘Academy of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Malaysia’.


  • The registration for this event is on a first-come-first-served basis, there are only limited spaces available.

Registration Form

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We would like to apologise that the registration is now FULLY BOOKED. Kindly contact aoemm.trg@gmail.com for any inquiries.


For further information, please contact AOEMM Operating Officer:

Academy of Occupational & Environmental Medicine Malaysia

Room 11th, Fifth Floor, MMA House,
124, Jalan Pahang,
50300 Kuala Lumpur
Tel/Fax: +603-40508211