Free Mainpro Accredited Spirometry Interpretation Courses

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Free Mainpro Accredited Spirometry Interpretation Courses

28-Feb-2018

Three sessions available. Attendees will be eligible to receive five Main Pro+ credits with the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

The Saskatchewan Health Authority, Regina Area, in collaboration with the Lung Association of Saskatchewan will be facilitating a series of spirometry interpretation courses in April and May of this year, with instruction by Dr. Brian Graham and Dr. Zenon Belak. Family physicians are encouraged to attend, and attendees will eligible to receive 5 Main Pro+ credits with the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

COPD remains the biggest reason for admissions to hospital in Regina for ambulatory care sensitive conditions. Early diagnosis and appropriate management are key to reducing death and illness resulting from COPD, and spirometry is the gold standard for diagnosis. Following physician requests these courses are designed to help physicians and other health professionals become more confident and comfortable in interpreting spirometry results. Details are as follows:

WHEN: April 14, April 28, May 12. All sessions are 9 am - noon. Note: All three sessions are the same. Physicians are encouraged to attend one session, and then practice what they have learned. Attending another session/s is optional as a refresher.

WHERE: Wascana Rehab Centre Auditorium

HOW TO REGISTER: Email Michael Poulin at michael.poulin@saskhealthauthority.ca or call (306) 552-8285.

The deadline to register for the April 14 session is March 16.

Submitted by: Michael Poulin, PHC Developer, Quality, Strategy, Engagement Business Unit