Events and Education


Spirometry Training Course

Brought to you by the National Asthma Council Australia as part of the Asthma Best Practice for Health Professionals Program

The Spirometry Training Course provides comprehensive training in the application, measurement and interpretation of expiratory spirometry in general practice. The interactive workshop includes hands-on components to allow participants to apply their new knowledge in a practical setting

This complimentary course is open to GPs and practice nurses.

Participants will be required to complete pre-reading.

Date and time
Saturday 19 May.  All-day session (9.00am - 4pm with registrations from 8.30am).


Learning Outcomes

  • Increase knowledge and awareness of the role of spirometry in primary care
  • Develop practical skills to recognise and perform high quality spirometry
  • Understand interpretation and clinical implications of spirometry results, including differential diagnosis
  • Increase knowledge and awareness of the importance of spirometer quality assurance and its implementation
  • Learn strategies to incorporate spirometry testing systematically into routine clinical practice
  • Increase confidence in performing, understanding and implementing spirometry



  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP): Allocated 40 Category 1 points in the QI&CPD Program for the 2017-2019 triennium, Activity Number: 95776.
  • Australia Collage of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM): Accredited by ACRRM as an educational event for 30 PRDP points. Activity code: 7813
  • APNA:Completion of this educational activity entitles eligible participants to claim up to 6 CPD hours

Free. There are limited places available for this course so register early.


Further details 
Stephenie Cook
SEMPHN Education Officer
direct: 03 8514 6609  mob: 0417 859 297
Work days: M, T, W, F.

SEMPHN events
Saturday, 19 May 2018
9:00 - 16:00
Atura Hotel Dandenong
General Practitioner, Nurse - Practice Nurse


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