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Pulmonary Function Testing-Spirometry


This spirometry course will discuss obstructive and restrictive disease processes, basic measurements, reference values, repeatability and acceptability, and how to perform a quality procedure. Also discussed is calibration of the spirometer and patterns of abnormal results.

Participants should read the ATS/ERS Task Force Standardisation of Lung Function Testing: Standardisation of Spirometry guideline, the GOLD Spirometry Guide, and the GOLD Spirometry Quick Guide (included for convenience).

Successful completion of this course includes earning a score of 70% or higher on the course post-test.

**Please note that all programs require the participant to view the entire program prior to taking the final quiz and obtaining a course certificate.**
2022

Approved for 2.00 CRCE Hours.


SEMINAR OBJECTIVES


Define obstructive and restrictive disease characteristics
Describe the importance of spirometry in the identification and management of lung disease
Describe the spirometry technique
Discuss quality measures associated with spirometry
Identify and correct common spirometry mistakes


CHAPTERS

Pulmonary Function Testing - Spirometry


Speaker Information

Curt Merriman, BA, RRT, CPFT


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