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CME webinar - 'Breathe easy: all you need to know about interpreting spirometry in primary care' (8pm start)

21 May, 2018

Dr Jo Szram will present a CME webinar (equivalent to 1 CPD point), hosted by Webinars for GPs, entitled ‘Breathe easy: all you need to know about interpreting spirometry in primary care' (at 8pm; log-in from 7.45pm recommended). 

Our OH contacts who are e-mailed details by us can participate free of charge. 

Webinar description:  The webinar will use real-life clinical cases to focus on practical aspects of the use - and abuse - of spirometry in primary care including:

  • key aspects of physiology
  • the practicalities of spirometry
  • simple interpretation of results and clinical application
  • common errors of technique and quality control

Please register via https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_aJiIovPGTWuZShU4VpW_Ug – you will be sent a unique link of your own for accessing the webinar.

By the end of the webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • describe the basic airway and lung physiology utilised in spirometry and identify obstructive and restrictive defects
  • explain how to undertake spirometry
  • interpret spirometry results (numeric and pictorial)
  • list and explain common technique errors and solutions for these and other quality control issues