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Understanding Spirometry

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

The day is aimed at health professionals who are familiar with performing spirometry and develops an understanding of the data and common problems that are encountered.

 

"I really enjoyed the course. Would recommend it to anyone who would like to learn about COPD."

"Fantastic course, fully recommend."

"Thoroughly enjoyed!"

Past course delegates, May 2016

Course Content

Applied anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology - lung volumes, common disorders

Performing spirometry including care and use of equipment

Interpretation including

  • lung function terminology
  • calculations and their significance

Equipment calibration & maintenance

Patient preparation and current guidelines

Reporting results

Common errors

Flow/volume and volume time curves

Forced and relaxed blows

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • Perform spirometry to get accurate and reproducible results
  • Recognise and rectify errors in a patients performance
  • Understand the need and have the ability to perform routine calibration and quality control
  • Effectively report the findings of spirometric testing
  • Recognise the most common contraindications to testing
  • Understand and recognise patterns of lung disease in relation to the patients clinical history

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