NIOSH Spirometry Courses

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with TechEd Consultants, Inc.
Hosted at Vitalograph US Offices

Professional Training in Spirometry Testing and Respiratory Health Surveillance (2 days)

December 9th & 10th, 2019 - Kansas City, Kansas

Vitalograph, Inc. | 13310 West 99th St., Lenexa, KS 66215

Vitalograph is delighted to host professional training in Spirometry Testing on December 9th and 10th, 2019. Join us to get hands-on training with enthusiastic lectures packed with the most up-to-date information.

You will learn how to:

  • Perform spirometry to ATS/ERS and NIOSH standards,
  • Know when the test is indicated, what results mean and the relevant OSHA regulations.
  • Ensure data quality and learn skills to manage data effectively.

Practice sessions will demonstrate good testing practices. The pros and cons of flow-based and volume type devices will be discussed without bias or endorsements. You will leave with a clear idea of the products available on the market.

Training by TechEd Cardiopulmonary Diagnostic Specialists

The course is designed specifically for physicians, registered nurses, and other health professionals engaged in spirometric testing in both industrial and clinical settings. It is also perfect for those who design and implement respiratory health screening and/or surveillance programs. There is a final examination, consisting of theoretical and practical sessions. Everyone who successfully completes the course will receive a certificate recognized by NIOSH.

Course Objectives:

  • 1. Apply the required steps to perform spirometry tests correctly.
  • 2. Understand effective coaching strategies during spirometric testing.
  • 3. Apply pattern recognition steps in order to identify poor maneuvers and recognize abnormalities.
  • 4. Categorize data into Obstructive and Restrictive patterns.
  • 5. Understand how data can be used in trend analysis for company surveillance programs.
  • 6. Identify the best trial, and measure and compute the FEV1, FVC and FEV1/FVC values, apply BTPS correction factor and compare to predicted values.
  • 7. Apply quality control criteria to determine test validity.
  • 8. Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of both Flow and Volume based spirometry and the modes of spirogram displays used, i.e., Volume-Time and Flow-Volume.
  • 9. Understand and apply spirometer performance specifications when selecting a new spirometer according to NIOSH requirements.
  • 10. Perform a calibration or calibration check on a spirometer.

Tuition Fee:$550.00

Registration is not refundable but is applicable to another course. The fee includes coffee and pastries and beverages both days. Course fee does not include hotel or transportation costs.

Reserve your place

For more information on registration and course information: Phone TechEd at (517) 676 7018 Or email to reserve a place.

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