Barrett McGrath Education Mentoring Services

Spirometry 3 yearly Revalidation (Certified) 19th Sept 2023

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There are NO DOH funded places left for practice nurses. All funding has been allocated. You can still book a place and pay at checkout.

This course begins on Tuesday 19th September 2023 at 9:00am. Once registered you will receive a notification ahead of the course start date with important links and content. This is a face to face course unless otherwise advised. 

About this course

This is a one-day facilitated, interactive session suitable for all registered healthcare professionals who have completed their accredited spirometry course 3 years plus via any provider and have not completed their three-yearly update.

The training will be delivered by an accredited, experienced spirometry trainer

The day will cover:

  1. Revision
    1. On the care and Maintenance of the equipment
      1. Gaining good reproducible readings EVERY TIME - using the four-point rule:
        1. Demographics
        2. Reproducibility
        3. Technical Acceptibility
        4. Actual interpretation of the readings
  2. Update on COVID-19 regulations - latest cross- infection regulations
  3. How to achieve an accurate diagnosis
  4. Looking beyond the FEV1 for additional clues:
    1. Maximum Mid-Expiratory Flows (MMEFs)
    2. Lower Limit of Normal (LLN)
    3. Upper Limit of Normal (ULN)
    4. Forced Expiratory Time (FET)
  5. Accurately interpret complex spirometry readings in conjunction with complex patient presentations - group work
  6. Long COVID-19 presentations amongst other respiratory complex cases

Students are encouraged to send though their own challenging readings and cases in advance of the training day to be critiqued and analysed on the day.

Venue & Parking

Dame Cicely Saunders Seminar Room
NI Hospice Education Centre
Somerton Road

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Lunch and snacks can be purchased from the hospice cafe ( a good way of supporting this charity), local cafes or you can bring your own lunch.

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