Pulmonary Function Tests and Office Spirometry


December 21st, 2018 - December 21st, 2021
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points

Description

Today on MedNet21, we're going to Pulmonary Function Tests and Office Spirometry.

Learners should expect to learn the indications for pulmonary function testing, the basic equipment and requirements for accurate spirometric testing, and how to interpret the results of pulmonary function testing.  

After this activity, the viewers will know the indications for different pulmonary
function tests and be able to interpret office spirometry.

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Dates and Times

End Date: 12/21/2021

Objectives

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:  DESCRIBE the indications for spirometry, lung volumes, and diffusing capacity; INTERPRET office spirometry results including
common flow volume loop patterns; UNDERSTAND the indications for pulmonary function testing as well as the requirements for accurate testing; and ACCURATELY interpret pulmonary function studies and apply these interpretations to real-life patient scenarios.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Components of PFTs
  • Interpreting office spirometry
  • Various case examples

Webcasts Files

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Speakers

  • Dr. Michael Wert, MD
    • Pulmonary Function Tests and Office Spirometry

Accreditation

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.