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WNSW PHN: Spirometry Training Course (Orange)

Date: 18-08-2022 08:30:00 to 16:00

When 18 August 2022, 8.30am for 9.00am start to 4.00pm
Where Orange Aboriginal Medical Service, Units 4&5, 9 Gateway Crescent, Orange

Spirometry Training Course
Part of the National Asthma Council Australia's Asthma Best Practice for Professionals Program, supported by the Australian Government Department of Health

Orange Presenters:

Trevor Borgas & Phillip Munoz

Respiratory Scientists


John Fardy, GP

The Spirometry Training Course provides comprehensive training in the application, measurement and interpretation of expiratory spirometry in general practice. This 6-hour (excluding breaks) interactive workshop includes hands-on components to allow participants to apply their new knowledge in a practical setting. The course is the result of an extensive consultation and development process involving members of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science (ANZSRS) and the NAC's GP Asthma Group as well as expert asthma and respiratory educators.

Learning outcomes

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


  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners: Allocated 40 Category 1 points in the CPD Program for the 2020–2022 triennium - Activity Number: 253579
  • Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM): Accredited by ACRRM as an educational event for 30 PRPD points - Activity code: 23748
  • This activity has been endorsed by APNA according to approved quality standards criteria

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