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Diagnosis of COPD

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Diagnosis of COPD

$30.00

SKU: PT022 Categories: ,

Product Description

This course will cover how to identify a person at risk of COPD and to confirm a diagnosis.

  • 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.

Activity number: 89855. Allocated 2 Category 6 points in QI &CPD Program for the 2017-2019 triennium.