Pulmonary Function Tests and Office Spirometry


May 20th, 2022 - May 20th, 2025
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points

Description

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

This webcast will discuss the indications, performance technique, and interpretation of office spirometry. In addition, this presentation will also discuss the basic interpretation of other pulmonary function tests performed in a pulmonary function lab including lung volumes and diffusing capacity. This webcast covers information required for credentialing non-pulmonologists for office spirometry.

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Dates and Times

End Date: 5/20/2025

Objectives

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to do the following:

  • Understand the indications for office spirometry
  • Understand the definitions of obstruction
  • Recognize common errors with data entry and performance of testing
  • Recognize common flow volume loop patterns
  • Understand the clinical significance of restriction and a low diffusing capacity

 

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Speakers

  • Dr. James Allen, 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.