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Practical Spirometry Skills for HCAs

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £160.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

A study day designed for health care associates who are conducting spirometry in a primary care setting. This day provides evidence based information on the preparation and performance of spirometry, and includes a practical session to help delegates gain the necessary skills to perform accurate spirometry tests.

Spirometers will be available on the day but delegates are encouraged to bring their organisations spirometer if possible.

Course Content

What is spirometry/an overview of the measurement of lung function and basic anatomy and physiology of the lungs

Why spirometry is performed including diagnosis and review of asthma and COPD patients

Patient preparation, cautions and contraindications Maintenance of equipment

Technically acceptable and reproducible results (including group work)

Recognising common errors

Practical session

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • Understand how to perform technically accurate and reproducible spirometry
  • Understand how to prepare a patient for spirometry and to recognise contraindications
  • Recognise and rectify errors in performance
  • Understand the maintenance and quality control of spirometry equipment

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Course Venues and Prices

  • London - Venue to be confirmed, - £160.00 - 03/10/2018

  • Manchester - Venue to be confirmed, - £160.00 - 10/10/2018

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