Diagnosis of COPD online training

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Health Professional Conferences & Training, Training

  • Single training: $30

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This 1 – 2 hour course provides an overview of screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) risk, identifying a person at risk of COPD using a screening device, and how to confirm a diagnosis with spirometry.

By the end of this module, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss who is at risk of COPD and identify issues surrounding misdiagnosis/under-diagnosis
  • Outline the steps involved in delivering a COPD targeted case finding activity
  • Interpret results from a test using a COPD screening device and recognise those people that you would recommend for a spirometry test
  • Outline the measures collected during a spirometry test and identify how a diagnosis of COPD is confirmed
  • List the common problems in performing spirometry.