ERS School Course on Spirometry Training, Amsterdam 2007

Target audience
All health professionals engaged in Spirometry testing in both primary and secondary care, as well as those involved in screening and surveillance programs (and in particular from European countries where no vocational training programme exists) 
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Educational aims

This course aims to provide state of the art knowledge in the following:

  • Provide a comprehensive training in the practical aspects of Spirometry
  • Understand the physiological mechanisms and rationale
  • Recognise the indications and the protocols used in clinical settings (i.e. when to use which test)
  • Increase the understanding and interpretation of spirometry test results in a systematic fashion
  • Provide familiarity with the new ATS/ERS Standardisation of Spirometry
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files Introduction and rationale for spirometry testing
M. Miller (Birmingham, United Kingdom)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files Spirometers
F. De Jongh (Enschede, The Netherlands)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files Respiratory physiology and anatomy
C. Roos (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files Volume-time and flow-volume curves
V. Brusasco (Genova, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files Definitions and calculations of spirometric indices
M. Agnew (Dublin, Ireland)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files Reversibility testing
P. M. A. Calverley (Liverpool, United Kingdom)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files Predicted reference values
V. Brusasco (Genova, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files How to report spirometry
C. Roos (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files How to interpret spirometry
M. Miller (Birmingham, United Kingdom)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files 10 Delivery of therapeutic aerosols
F. De Jongh (Enschede, The Netherlands)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files 11 International standards for spirometry
M. Miller (Birmingham, United Kingdom)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files 12 Examples of poor performance
I. Steenbruggen (Zwolle, The Netherlands)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files 13 Hygiene and infection control
N. Verhey (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files 14 Peak flow measurments
M. Agnew (Dublin, Ireland)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files 15 Spirometry in primary care
N. Chavannes (Rotterdam, Netherlands)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Slide presentation Webcast Multimedia files 16 Does technician training effect spirometry quality
E. Derom (Ghent, Belgium)
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