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.
- 3.00 AttendanceAttendance credit.
- 3.60 CECE credit.
- 3.00 CMECME credit.