Introduction to Spirometry Performance and Interpretation (Study Day)
Who is it for?
This study day is suitable for all healthcare practitioners including GP’s who wish to have an introduction on how to perform spirometry and/or interpretation. It is suitable for Healthcare professionals wanting to learn about spirometry as well as an update for more experienced practitioners. It will serve as experience for those wanting to go on to do accredited spirometry to register with the A.R.T.P.
Overview of content:
What is it about?
The day will focus on the practical application of performing spirometry and understanding the complexities of the resulting trace and how to interpret the results in line with the current guidance. Performing spirometry will look at why we perform spirometry, documentation, cleaning, calibration and patient preparation. We encourage you to bring your portable spirometer to the session to ‘have a go’. Interpretation will feature 10 Top Tips for ensuring the spirometry you are interpreting has been performed correctly, examining a case history and a chance for you to have a go at interpreting spirometry results. The day will be interactive, fun and a safe learning environment for what many find a difficult subject.
How does it enhance practice?
Health care practitioners will be equipped with the skills of how to perform spirometry and, on a structured approach to interpretation. By understanding spirometry, developing confidence in the ability to perform and recognise poor spirometry, will enhance patient care.
1 x day study day 09.00 - 16.00
Application and Funding
To apply for this course, please select the "apply" link at the top right of this page. For information on funding options please see here.
If successful in your application for the course you will receive a confirmation email with the exact details of the location of teaching, closer to the start date.
For details of current tuition fees for self funded or sponsored applicants please click here.
Programme Leader/Contact Name:
Tel: 0114 222 2072; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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