3701: Reviewing the 2017 ATS Updates to the 2005 ATS/ERS Guidelines: How to Perform, Interpret and Report Spirometry
In this seminar, the discussion leaders will review the updated material from the December 2017 ATS Recommendations for a Standardized Pulmonary Function Report and use cases to discuss and demonstrate the new guidelines for grading acceptability, newly preferred reference nomograms, and the new format including use of Z scores. Cases will also be used to discuss and demonstrate the new aspects added to the ATS/ERS guidelines for acceptability, reproducibility, and performance of spirometry, and to discuss and demonstrate the new methods for interpretation, classification, and reporting of spirometry results.
Credit claiming for this activity will be available through December 31, 2021. Requests to claim credit on or after January 1, 2022 will be subject to an administrative fee.
- Nurse Practitioners
- Allied Health Professionals
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify the most recent ATS/ERS guidelines for spirometry including the 2017 updates from the ATS
- Apply ATS/ERS standards for performing acceptable and reproducible spirometry, including the new grading guidelines from the 2017 ATS Update
- Discuss and utilize ATS/ERS guidelines to interpret and report spirometry and classify abnormalities including use of Z scores newly recommended by the ATS in December 2017
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CE Designation Statement
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- 1.00 AttendanceAttendance credit.
- 1.00 CECE credit.
- 1.00 CMECME credit.
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