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193007 - Spirometry

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To improve GPs and nurses skills to perform ‘best practice’ spirometry in the work-place,

Relevance to General Practice

General Practice plays a key role in optimising the diagnosis and management of asthma in Australia and can assist in reducing hospitalisation rates by pursuing recommended patient monitoring and follow up plans that recognise the importance of regular lung function monitoring via spirometry (National Asthma Council 2018), (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2019)).

Learning outcomes
  • Demonstrate ‘best practice’ spirometry in the work-place
  • Assess and interpret results effectively
  • Implement strategies for spirometry quality assurance in clinical practice
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Children and young people health
    • General practice teaching
    193007 - Spirometry
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    7 hours
    Start Date
    CPD Points
    14 cpd
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