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Spirometry Principles & Practice (Aug17)
From Monday, 14 August 2017 -  09:00am
To Tuesday, 15 August 2017 - 05:00pm

Overview

Endorsed by the Australia and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science (ANZSRS) and The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ), this extensive 2 day course is for health professionals who care for people with asthma, COPD and other respiratory conditions.

Course Objective

To develop skills to enable particpants to perform spirometry to internationally recognised best practice.

Outline

The course combines practical and self assessment (50%) and lectures to maximise learning. Components of the course are:

  • Introduction to spirometry - respiratory, physiology, history, parameters, international standards
  • Purpose of spirometry - indications and contraindications to testing
  • Test performance - instruction to patient, acceptability and reproducibility criteria, reversibility assessment, troubleshooting (equipment and patient)
  • Selection of best test
  • Quality assurance - equipment (calibration, quality control), staff, documentation, infection control
  • Choosing a spirometer
  • Predicted reference equations - normal range, selection, limitations
  • Interpretation - diagnostic pattern, severity, reversibility, trending

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Hours

This course has 14 CPD hours

Facilitators

Expert Respiratory Scientists from the Physiology Service, Respiratory Medicine, The Alfred.

Course dates

Monday 14 - Tuesday 15 August 2017

(Other dates in 2017)
Thurs 16 - Fri 17 February
Thurs 27 - Fri 28 April
Mon 5 - Tues 6 June
Mon 23 - Tues 24 October

Course times

9.00am - 5.00pm

Venue

AMREP Education Centre
The Alfred
Commercial Road
Melbourne Vic 3004

Cost

$760 (inc GST)

Course Discounts

Early Bird Discount:
$695 (inc GST) if paid in full on or before 17/7/17.


Location : AMREP Education Centre, The Alfred, Melbourne
Contact : Lung Health Promotion Centre - 03 9076 2382 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Cost: $760 (EB-$695)
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