This 2-hour standalone webinar is aimed at healthcare professionals that have already completed training in spirometry and are performing it in clinical practice and require an update.
This webinar will cover:
- The indications and contraindications of spirometry
- Infection control
- Preparing the equipment
- Patient preparation
- Performing spirometry in line with ARTP standards- getting a good result
- Technical acceptability and reproducibility
- Spirometry demonstration
- Reversibility testing
- Recognising errors in spirometry
- Introduction to the measurements obtained from spirometry
- The National register
Spirometry will be discussed in line with the current ARTP guidance with reference to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The webinar will be hosted via Google Meet. The link will be sent out in advance of the meeting by either Cornwall Training Hub or LR Respiratory. Your contact details will be shared with LR Respiratory.
Throughout the webinar you will be expected to contribute to discussion and will be able to contribute and ask questions using the ‘chat feature’.
This meeting will be supported by a pharmaceutical company Orion Pharma Ltd, who will deliver a 10-minute presentation at the start of the webinar. The pharmaceutical company did not initiate these meetings and have had no input into the content or organisation of this educational meeting.
This course is for staff working within the Cornwall healthcare economy. If you work outside Cornwall and are interested in this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org