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CME ACTIVITY OVERVIEW
 
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this educational activity, the learner should be able to:

•    Recognize clinical situations in which spirometry testing is indicated
•    Educate office staff in spirometry administration and equipment maintenance
•    Employ steps needed to ensure accurate spirometry testing by staff and patients
•    Interpret spirometry results in the context of clinical findings

Faculty: David M. Mannino, MD
Medical Writer:  Katherine Wandersee
Editor:  Zalman S. Agus, MD
 
Original Date of Release: November 1, 2010
Last Review Date:
July 1, 2011
Expiration Date: July 1, 2014

Estimated Time to Complete: 30 minutes

Amount of credit: Maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Accreditation: The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation of Credit: The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Supported, in part, by educational grants from Abbott Laboratories,  Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., Genentech, Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Lilly USA LLC, and Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.

 

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