Recognised spirometry refresher training
Spirometry refresher training for those that have completed the the initial full day spirometry workshop.
The performance of spirometry is undertaken in a wide range of areas to measure thoracic health and includes health assessments for workplace monitoring and pre-employment medicals. This spirometry refresher training program offered by KINNECT Training should be completed within 12 months of attending an initial full day spirometry workshop.
There is strong evidence that the quality of spirometry improves with regular performance, and where the operators have access to ongoing support and feedback after completion of training. Refresher training ensures the operators remain abreast of changes in technology and research in the field. KINNECT’s spirometry refresher training will ensure you are up to date with any changes in guidelines issued by the American Thoracic Society (ATS)/European Respiratory Society (ERS). Whilst ensuring you are meeting requirements documented in the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand – Standards for Delivery of Spirometry for Coal Mine Workers. July 2017
KINNECT can also help in ensuring you are meeting your Quality Assurance (QA) requirements documented in the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand – Standards for Delivery of Spirometry for Coal Mine Workers. July 2017
Successful completion of this program also allows you to maintain your recognised qualification and ensures you continue to meet the requirements to undertake assessments for the Queensland Coal Mining Industry as required by Queensland Health.
Flexible Industry Leading Training
- Blended program – online theory and comprehensive face to face practical program
- Start immediately on approved payment
- Australia wide delivery – in class and on site
- Face to face component at your place or ours
The KINNECT Training Guarantee
KINNECT Training wants you to be confident and capable in your role in spirometry testing. If in the following 12 months of completing your refresher course, you would like to confirm your knowledge and skills you are welcome to come to any scheduled public face to face course for this refresher course in Spirometry – it’s on us! (subject to course seat availability).
Class enrolment can be made directly through this website by following the links below. With this method immediate access is provided to the online theory learning components and we will be in contact to confirm your practical session attendance.
Company and large group pricing is available. Please contact us through the links below or call 1300 591 548 for more information. We are able to provide training around Australia and on-site in your business or clinic.
Blended Delivery Program
Get started now and study when it suits you!
This course is available in a blended format by completing online course theory through our learning management software. Once ready, either book a time for a face to face practical session or we can arrange to come to you (minimum numbers apply). This method of delivery allows you to get the valuable theoretical background at your own pace and get to apply your knowledge in a practical way.
- Online Theory – 2 hours
- Face to face practical session – 6 hours
All course materials and equipment are provided by KINNECT Training.
Award / Qualification
Course in Spirometry
Successful completion of this course will result in the issue of a Statement of Completion for attending a Refresher Spirometry Training Workshop that meets Standards for the Delivery of Spirometry for Coal Mine Workers as outlined by the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand.
What you will Learn
A program to reinforce your skills.
The following describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare a client for spirometry, complete the spirometry test and to provide a report as an aid to the diagnosis and management of ventilatory impairment.
This unit applies to any health worker who takes spirometry measurements. Spirometry measurement is commonly conducted in hospitals, respiratory physicians’ rooms, general practitioner (GP) rooms, pharmacies and pathology collection centres.
The skills in this unit is applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice which includes Standards for the Delivery of Spirometry for Coal Mine Workers as outlined by the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand in 2017.
At the completion of this program it is expected that the students can demonstrate their knowledge and apply the practical skills in the following areas as necessary to meet the standards of the Nationally Recognised unit of competency and the required standard for performing spirometry for the assessment and monitoring of coal mine workers’ lung function noted by the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand.
To be eligible to attend a refresher training workshop, all students must provide evidence of the following:
- Certificate of completion of accredited spirometry course within the previous 12 months
- Logbook documenting that 100 spirometry assessments or more have been completed since completion of the initial spirometry course
This program is directed at medical and allied health professionals required to perform spirometry assessments and contribute to the interpretation of results. Successful completion of this program allows you to maintain your nationally recognised qualification and meet the requirements to undertake assessments for the Queensland Coal Mining Industry as required by Queensland Health.
Dates & Availability
The below dates and availability only relate to Face to Face bookings
Start Date End Date Location Book 10:30am Wed 15/04/2020 4:30pm Wed 15/04/2020 MELBOURNE (South Melbourne) Book Now 10:30am Thu 16/04/2020 4:30pm Thu 16/04/2020 BRISBANE (Woolloongabba) Book Now 10:30am Fri 17/04/2020 4:30pm Fri 17/04/2020 MACKAY Book Now 10:30am Wed 22/04/2020 4:30pm Wed 22/04/2020 SYDNEY (Mascot) Book Now 10:30am Tue 28/04/2020 4:30pm Tue 28/04/2020 PERTH Book Now 10:30am Thu 07/05/2020 4:30pm Thu 07/05/2020 MELBOURNE (South Melbourne) Book Now 10:30am Sat 09/05/2020 4:30pm Sat 09/05/2020 TOWNSVILLE Book Now 10:30am Fri 29/05/2020 4:30pm Fri 29/05/2020 EMERALD Book Now 10:30am Sat 30/05/2020 4:30pm Sat 30/05/2020 BRISBANE (Woolloongabba) Book Now 10:30am Tue 02/06/2020 4:30pm Tue 02/06/2020 SYDNEY (Mascot) Book Now 10:30am Wed 03/06/2020 4:30pm Wed 03/06/2020 MELBOURNE (South Melbourne) Book Now 10:30am Fri 12/06/2020 4:30pm Fri 12/06/2020 PERTH Book Now 10:30am Tue 30/06/2020 4:30pm Tue 30/06/2020 BRISBANE (Woolloongabba) Book Now 10:30am Wed 01/07/2020 4:30pm Wed 01/07/2020 ROCKHAMPTON Book Now 10:30am Tue 14/07/2020 4:30pm Tue 14/07/2020 MELBOURNE (South Melbourne) Book Now 10:30am Tue 21/07/2020 4:30pm Tue 21/07/2020 BRISBANE (Woolloongabba) Book Now 10:30am Wed 22/07/2020 4:30pm Wed 22/07/2020 MACKAY Book Now 10:30am Sat 08/08/2020 4:30pm Sat 08/08/2020 TOWNSVILLE Book Now 10:30am Tue 11/08/2020 4:30pm Tue 11/08/2020 SYDNEY (Mascot) Book Now 10:30am Wed 12/08/2020 4:30pm Wed 12/08/2020 BRISBANE (Woolloongabba) Book Now 10:30am Thu 13/08/2020 4:30pm Thu 13/08/2020 EMERALD Book Now 10:30am Thu 27/08/2020 4:30pm Thu 27/08/2020 PERTH Book Now 10:30am Thu 17/09/2020 4:30pm Thu 17/09/2020 MELBOURNE (South Melbourne) Book Now 10:30am Wed 23/09/2020 4:30pm Wed 23/09/2020 BRISBANE (Woolloongabba) Book Now 10:30am Thu 24/09/2020 4:30pm Thu 24/09/2020 ROCKHAMPTON Book Now 10:30am Tue 20/10/2020 4:30pm Tue 20/10/2020 SYDNEY (Mascot) Book Now 10:30am Wed 21/10/2020 4:30pm Wed 21/10/2020 MELBOURNE (South Melbourne) Book Now 10:30am Thu 29/10/2020 4:30pm Thu 29/10/2020 PERTH Book Now
Face to FaceSingle Person Booking$550 ppComprehensive blended program - online theory and face to face practicaltart immediately!
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Delivered Australia wideFace to FaceMultiple Person Booking$495 ppComprehensive blended program - online theory and face to face practicalStart immediately!
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Delivered Australia wideOn-SiteDelivered in-house from$395 ppComprehensive blended program - online theory with face to face practical delivered at your workplaceImmediate online student access
Ongoing trainer support
Delivered Australia wide
Minimum numbers apply
Travel related costs may apply in some circumstances