Spirometry Testing

This course is for the interdisciplinary healthcare team and provides an overview of spirometry testing. 

Estimated time for completion: 0.75 hour

Target Audience

Advanced Practice Providers, Doctors, EMS, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists

Learner Outcome

After viewing this presentation, participants will self-report increased knowledge related to performing and interpreting spirometry testing for the purposes of treating patients with pulmonary disease.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how to perform spirometry
  • Review basic spirometry interpretation
  • Describe how to use spirometry to assess and manage pulmonary disease

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 Attendance
  • 0.75 Colorado State EMS
  • 0.75 NCPD
Course opens: 
01/14/2021
Course expires: 
01/30/2023
Rating: 
5

Presenting Faculty:

  Melanie Gleason, MS, PA-C, AE-C
  Senior Instructor, University of Colorado School of Medicine
  Children's Hospital Colorado

  Krystal Mesenbrink, BS, RRT, RPFT, AE-C
  Associate Clinical Manager, Pulmonary Diagnostic Lab
  Children's Hospital Colorado

  Naomi Miyazawa, MS, PA-C, AE-C
  Senior Instructor, University of Colorado School of Medicine
  Children's Hospital Colorado

 
Peer Reviewed By:
 

  Monica Federico, MD
  Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  University of Colorado School of Medicine
  Medical Director, Asthma Program
  Children's Hospital Colorado

  Bridget Raleigh FNP-BC, AE-C
  Associate Medical Director of Asthma Programs
  The Breathing Institute/Pulmonary Medicine
  Children's Hospital Colorado

Medical 

Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Nursing 

Children’s Hospital Colorado is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity for 1 nursing contact hour(s) is provided by Children’s Hospital Colorado. 

EMS 

Children’s Hospital Colorado is a State of Colorado recognized EMS Training Group (CO-049) and will provide 1 continuing education credit(s) for all pre-hospital providers. 

Attendance 

A certificate of attendance will be provided upon completion of this course. 

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 Attendance
  • 0.75 Colorado State EMS
  • 0.75 NCPD
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