Spirometry Training

This can be individually tailored to meet your needs.

'Basic Introduction to Spirometry' Training

This involves a ˝ day workshop (3 hours) covering the theory and practical elements of carrying our safe, reliable, accurate spirometry.

‘Advanced’ Spirometry’ Training

This is aimed at staff who have some experience of carrying out and interpreting spirometry. It is a whole day workshop (3hours am/3hours pm). The aims and outcomes of the course are:

  • To be able to correctly identify which patients require spirometry
  • To be able to perform an accurate test
  • To be able to achieve reproducible results
  • To be able to instigate appropriate follow up


Theoretical Training

  • Definition of indices
  • How to achieve a quality assured and safe measurement
  • Contra indices
  • Reversibility Testing
  • Trouble shooting
  • Preparation of the equipment, clinic and patient
  • Competent performance of the test
  • Interpretation
  • Case Studies/Trouble shooting