3701: Reviewing the 2017 ATS Updates to the 2005 ATS/ERS Guidelines: How to Perform, Interpret and Report Spirometry

February 28, 2021

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.


Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Allergists/Immunologists
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Allied Health Professionals

Learning Objectives

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

 

Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.00 CE
    CE credit.
  • 1.00 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
12/01/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
02/28/2021 - 3:45pm
Event ends: 
02/28/2021 - 4:45pm
Cost:
$20.00
Rating: 
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ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

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.

DESIGNATION STATEMENT

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

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology (AAAAI) is a Provider, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #10704, for up to1.00 Contact Hours.

CREDIT CLAIMING PERIOD

Credit claiming for this activity will expire at 11:59 pm on December 31, 2021. Requests to claim credit on or after January 1, 2022 will be subject to an administrative fee.

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.00 CE
    CE credit.
  • 1.00 CME
    CME credit.

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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