Respiratory Physiotherapy Course ’19 – ATHENS

--Spaces available: 24

Information & Registration

LLLC1, “epimorfosis”, intends to organize a Respiratory Physiotherapy course on “Airway Clearance Techniques” with Filip Pyl as instructor.

The course lasts 2 days and will take place

in Athens on November, 30 – December, 01 2019

The course fee is 250€

An invoice will be issued by the full payment.

To register, please fill in the registration form electronically.

In order to finalize your registration and ensure a placement to this seminar, a down payment of 100€ must be deposited to one of the following accounts:

National Bank of Greece: IBAN GR6801102170000021744103439 SWIFT(BIC): ETHNGRAA or
Piraeus Bank of Greece: ΙΒΑΝ GR5501722380005238070348955 SWIFT(BIC): PIRBGRAA or
Alpha Bank of Greece: ΙΒΑΝ GR4801407080708002002013410 SWIFT(BIC): CRBAGRAA or
Eurobank of Greece: ΙΒΑΝ GR4502600370000010201090153 SWIFT(BIC): ERBKGRAA


You can also make your payments via DEBIT or CREDIT CARD (free of charge) from the below links:

money-coinDEPOSIT (100€) money-coinPAYMENT (150€) money-coinPAYMENT OF THE ENTIRE AMOUNT (250€)



Deadline date for registrations: October, 30 2019

The rest amount of 150€ must be deposited in our bank account or via credit card, at least 2 days prior to the beginning day of the course.

In case of course cancellation, because of «epimorfosis» decision, the deposit will be refunded immediately.

The realization of the course will be confirmed by email or/and sms to be sent to participants.

It is advised to not buy your flight tickets until you receive this confirmation email (or/and sms).

epimorfosis_logoAthens’s Venue:
Seminar Room «epimorfosis»
105 Karaoli & Dimitriou Str. (ex Eleftherias), 18345 – Moschato – Athens Tel. : +30 210 4829303


LLLC1, “epimorfosis” keeps the right to change the seminar venue and the Lecturers depending on their availability.

Number of Participants: The number of participants will not exceed 24 people. If stakeholders are more than 24 will be kept, waiting list based on the date of the closing of participation (date of down payment).

At the end of the seminar, a certificate of attendance will be issued.

Printed material (handouts) will be provided.

The course is addressed to Physiotherapists and other Health Professors.

Course language will be English with simultaneous translation to Greek.


RCFCP2Objective – Contents of the course

  • Terminology
  • What is chest physiotherapy  Definition
  • Pathology
  1. Cystic fibrosis
  2. Primary ciliary dyskinesia
  3. Bronchiectasis
  4. bronchiolitis
  5. COPD
  6. Pneumothorax
  • Pathophysiology
  1. Lung anatomy
  2. Volume and ventilation (Healthy/ disease)
  3. Pulmonary gas exchange (Healthy/ disease)
  4. Lung mechanics (Healthy/ disease)
  • Evaluation of patient with lung disease
  1. Lung function
  2. Lung Auscultation
  3. Oxygen saturtion
  4. Heart rate
  5. Six minute walking test
  • Evidence for Chest physiotherapy?
  • Inhalation
  1. Lung deposition
  2. Mucolytica and corticosteroïds
  3. Inhalation thechnique
  4. Jet nebuliser
  5. MDI
  6. DPI
  • Airway Clearance Techniques
  1. Autogenic drainage
  2. Positive expiratory pressure
  3. Oscillating positive expiratory pressure
  4. Active cycle of breathing
  5. Postiaux: ELTGOL, EDIC
  6. Intra pulmonary percussive ventilation
  7. strapping

 Aims of the course:

1) to understand the lungmechanics in healthy.

2) to know the changes in lung physiology and lung mechanics related to lung pathology.

3) to understand how to interpret lungfunction test.

4) to know how to evaluate a lung patient before, during and after airway clearance.techniques (inspection, hyperinflation, lung auscultation, pulse oximetry, dyspnea).

5) to know all the available airway clearance techniques and to know how to individualize chest physiotherapy.

6) to develop and to practice the specific skills under supervision of the instructor.

7)to understand the differences in lung physiology and mechanics between children and adults and to know how to adapt airway clearance techniques to the age of the patient.



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Filip Pyl PT,  MSc

Filip Pyl is a specialised physiotherapist in internal disorders. He completed his Master degree in  2006  at the University of Ghent (department of movement and rehabilitation) . The first year of his career he had the chance to gain professional experience at an unique institute for people with cystic fibrosis and obesity. (Zeepreventorium De Haan). Between 2008 and 2012 he worked in the adult cystic fibrosis center of Antwerp. Since 2012 he is a team member of the cystic fibrosis center at the University hospital of Ghent. There he has the chance to write abstracts, accepted by the European CF society, about exercise capacity, physical activity and muscle force in adults with cystic fibrosis. In 2016 and 2017, he was a tutor in cardio and respiratory physiotherapy at the  University of Ghent. In 2008 he started his own private practice and since few years he is the owner of a group practice for general physiotherapy, revalidation and respiratory physiotherapy.

Time Schedule

Day 1
08.30 Registrations
09.00 Lung physiology and lung mechanics theory
11.00 Break
11.15 Practice
12.15 Break
13.30 Measure and evaluate lung patients theory
15.30 Break
16.00 Practice
17.00 End of day 1

Day 2
09.00 Respiratory physiotherapy airway clearance techniques
12.30 Break
14.00 Practice
17.00 End of the course

Suggested Hotels

You can make your own reservation declaring the name of epimorfosis.


Hotel Delfini** single room B&B 45 €. More information:
Tel.: +30 210 9415364 & 9415373