2012 VAM Course 1608: Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests

Virtual Annual Meeting Recording

Course 1608: Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests

CE Units: 3.60

CME Credits: 3.00

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to: Discuss basic lung physiology and pathophysiology and mechanics relating to restrictive and obstructive disease; Discuss ATS/ERS criteria for diagnosis of simple and complex restrictive and obstructive defects; Discuss criteria for technically acceptable PFTs and corrective measures for technical problems; Define lung volumes, capacities and the effect of restrictive and obstructive diseases thereupon; Identify flow volume loop patterns in restrictive/obstructive/mixed and variable obstructive conditions; Independently interpret spirometry and complete PFTs, demonstrating skill in flow-volume loop pattern recognition.

Summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 3.60 CE
    CE credit.
  • 3.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
04/30/2012
Course expires: 
04/30/2014
Cost:
$15.00

Available Credit

  • 3.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 3.60 CE
    CE credit.
  • 3.00 CME
    CME credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/30/2012
Course expires: 
04/30/2014

Price

Cost:
$15.00
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