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THE ARTP/BTS FOUNDATION & FULL CERTIFICATE IN SPIROMETRY

30 - 31 March 2017

Location: St George's University Hosptials NHS Foundation Trust, St George's University Of London, Cranmer Ter
Contact: Sara Parsons, Chief Physiologist for Respiratory Physiology sara.parsons@stgeorges.nhs.uk 0208 725 1667

 Foundation Spirometry Course - A one day course (first day only) for the ARTP/BTS Foundation Certificate in Spirometry is a national qualification for those practitioners who regularly perform spirometry without interpreting the results. This is a Level 1 Practical competence Certificate.
The assessment consists of the following elements: 
1) Portfolio of evidence 
2) Practical and oral assessment

The primary target is:
nurses (district, practice-based, respiratory nurse specialists)
nursing assistants
physiotherapists (especially respiratory specialists)
 
Full Foundation Course - A two day course for the ARTP/BTS Full Certificate in Spirometry is a recognised national qualification for those practitioners who regularly perform spirometry with interpreting the results (includes short acting bronchodilator response). This is a level 3, practical competence certificate.

 The assessment consists of the following elements: 
1) Portfolio of evidence 
2) Worked-based assignment 
3) Practical and oral assessment 
 
The primary target is:
 
nurses (district, practice-based, respiratory nurse specialists)
physiotherapists (especially respiratory specialists)
Doctors (general practitioners)

Please see ARTP Spirometry Courses for further information. 
 

 

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