Basic Spirometry Training

Course Information

Course Code


Instruction Method

Online and In Class


Variable depending on the customized contract. Not available for individual registration.


½ day workshop with online pre-reading preparation


Andrea White-Markham RRT, CRE

Learner Outcomes

This hands-on workshop is tailored to the needs of your lab/office and staff required to conduct spirometry tests. We deliver the workshop at your facility at a time that suits your schedule. It will provide you with the assurance that the testing methods in your facility meet the current standards and can be used as professional development at an independent health facility. The faculty assigned to this course will work with you to develop an agenda that best meets your needs.

Upon completion of the workshop learners will be able to:

  • Understand ATS/ERS standards for spirometry
  • Classify pulmonary defects identified with spirometry
  • Identify the indications and contraindications for spirometry
  • Demonstrate calibration procedure
  • Discuss quality assurance requirements
  • Discuss bronchodilator delivery method
  • Demonstrate pre/post bronchodilator procedure
  • Demonstrate knowledge regarding spirometry procedure

Evaluation Method

  • Practical evaluation during the workshop
  • Written test at the end of the workshop

Intended For

Any staff performing spirometry tests in clinical lab or medical office setting

This course is offered on a customized contract basis only for lab/office groups and is available for onsite delivery. This course is not available for individual registration. Please email for information.

Text Book

Not Required


On site location as per contract

Certificate Program

Certificate of Completion

Basic Spirometry Training – BSTR110

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COVID Vaccine Requirement:

Proof of full vaccination (2 doses) for all learners is required for all onsite attendance at Michener.
Fully online courses do not require proof of vaccination.

Instructions to upload proof of COVID vaccination to Self Service