Keep up to date with the standards in spirometry interpretation.

Does your role involve interpretation of spirometry to assist in illness diagnosis or as a monitoring tool in the pre-employment/occupational health setting?

This online training package is designed for health professionals that are required to interpret spirometry test results. The new Spirometry Interpretation Course, is a comprehensive program designed to delve into the latest advancements in spirometry interpretation based on the ERS 2021 European Respiratory Society (ERS) Interpretative Strategies paper. Spirometry is a vital diagnostic tool in respiratory medicine and the pre-employment assessment area, and understanding its nuances is crucial for healthcare professionals. It is important to firstly understand the indications for spirometry and ensure that the data you are interpretating meets quality standards.

This training program will take you through a step-by-step guide on spirometry interpretation including how to interpret post bronchodilator testing using updated calculation methods to determine a significant response and assist in identifying obstruction with a bronchodilator response. Let us help you to understand the requirements that are outlined in the Standards so that your spirometry interpretation skills reflect your business’s commitment to ensuring you are operating using the up-to-date standards.

The program inlcudes –

  • 4 hours of online training
  • 10 case study assessments
  • Access to a downloadable step by step guide to spirometry interpretation
  • Access to spirometry errors table

Join us on this educational journey to enhance your expertise in spirometry interpretation and make a meaningful impact on your patient/client’s care.

Testimonials

Kelly is a great educator and very approachable. Good pace and tone when teaching. Good coaching to assist with interpretation.


Chantal J.
September 2022

I really appreciate the blended course option. It gives me enough time to read through the theory and prepare for the practical. Thank you.


Hazel N.
 January 2023

The course is excellent. It is a well-structured course with a good mix of theory and practical learning.


Yingxin X.
March, 2023

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This program is fully self-paced online so you can start straight away and complete at any time that suits you. Study at your own pace and return to the program at any stage without losing your spot. In addition, there is access to a recognised spirometry Trainer through the message function at any time for any clarification you may need.

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What You Will Learn

In this course, we will explore the updated guidelines and strategies outlined in the ERS, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to accurately interpret spirometry results, ultimately aiding in the diagnosis and management of respiratory conditions.

  • How to interpret spirometry using Lower Limit of Normal (LLN) as specified in the American Thoracic Society Standardisation of Spirometry 2019 update.
  • The use of z-scores to classify severities allows a better consideration of the larger variation within normality in the older population leading to milder classification of obstructive cases.
  • Global lung Initiative (GLI) reference values and the requirements for your spirometry reports.

5 Critical Factors for High Quality Spirometry Testing

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This program is completed online. The program includes –

  • 4 hours of online reading and activities
  • 10 online assessments

Successful completion of this program will result in the issue of a Statement of Completion.

Students will be knowledgeable in ensuring that the spirometry they interpret meets ATS 2019 standards and will also be proficient in delivering spirometry interpretations using the latest standards and guidelines.

The target audience for this program includes –

  • General Practitioners, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Exercise Physiologists and other Allied Health Professionals involved in the interpretation of lung function assessments.

There are no specific qualification pre-requisites for participation in this program but a sound knowledge of spirometry performance and interpretation is recommended.

WHY STUDY WITH US?

Industry Relevant Programs

Rigorous industry consultation and independent audit ensure the programs we deliver give you the outcome needed to be effective at work and in your career and meet strict industry standards.

Flexible Delivery Options

Choose your preferred delivery style and get started straight away. If you need to change between modes, no problem.

Driven for Results

Great Trainers with recognised industry qualifications, extensive real world experience and a passion in their field means you’ll have the best introduction possible.

FAQ’s

Do I need access to a spirometer to complete this course?

No, there is no requirement to use a spirometer for this training course.

How will I be assessed?

Your interpretation skills will be assessed at the end of the course using 10 spirometry tests. You will be required to select the correct answers from a number of multiple choice questions.

How long will it take to complete the course?

The reading material, videos and course assessment will take approximately 4 hours to complete.

Is there support available when completing the course?

Absolutely. You can access a trainer at any stage via the message feature in the learning management system, by direct email or phone support is available.

Do you sell spirometry testing equipment?

We can assist with the purchase of spirometry testing equipment. This includes spirometers, calibration syringes and consumables. Please follow the ‘Shop’ link in the menu for more product information. KINNECT Training partners with leading equipment suppliers for the sale of equipment. We can even make sure the equipment is available in the training program so you are confident with the exact equipment you’ll be using in the clinic.

HOW TO GET STARTED

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To enrol, go to the enrol now section, select your course type, location, and date, and then fill out all your details. Or you can call us on 1300 591 548 or email support@kinnecttraining.com.au.

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After you enrol, we will contact you to confirm your details, your access to the online component and any queries about completing the course and accessing all the materials.

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Work your way through the content and complete the activities as needed. A trainer is always available for any issues you have and you’ll be given access to our knowledge base so you can stay updated with all the relevant industry information.

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