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Spirometry Skills for HCAs

Duration: 1 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 8
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 16:30

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 video demonstrations on spirometry and peak flow to help delegates gain the necessary skills to perform accurate spirometry tests.

"An absolute must. Tutor very knowledgeable Loved it."

"I am 100% confident on understanding spirometry. Great teacher."

"Loved this course, so informative!"

Past course delegates

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

 

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

ATTENDED BY

  • Healthcare Assistants

COURSE VENUES / PRICES

Live Online Instructor Led Course

Zoom
29/05/2024
£ 170.00
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