Creating a healthier, better connected Gippsland.

Spirometry Training Course

                       

Gippsland Primary Health Network in partnership with the National Asthma Council Australia, invites all Gippsland based General Practitioners and Practice Nurses to participate.

The Spirometry Training Course provides comprehensive training in the application, measurement and interpretation of expiratory spirometry in general practice.

The six-hour interactive workshop includes a practical, hands-on component to allow participants to apply their new knowledge in a practical setting.

This complimentary course is open to all GPs and Practice Nurses.

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify the clinical indications where spirometry is recommended
  • Demonstrate the ability to correctly perform a spirometry test, using role play and peer review
  • Interpret spirometry results to differentiate between respiratory conditions, such as asthma and COPD
  • Assess your own practice quality assurance procedures for spirometry

 

Accreditation:

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Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP): Allocated 40 Category 1 points in the QI&CPD Program for the 2020-2022 triennium.

Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM): Accredited by ACRRM as an educational event for 30 PRDP points.

Completion of this educational activity entitles eligible participants to claim up to 6 CPD hours.

 

There are limited places available for this workshop, so register early to secure your place, and avoid disappointment.

Both morning tea and lunch will be provided.

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