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Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests (PFTs)
Friday, February 28, 2014: 2:00 PM-5:00 PM
Convention Center, Upper Level, Room 33C
3.00 CME/ 3.50 CE
Moderator:
Mark F. Sands , MD FAAAAI
Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the components of pulmonary function testing
  2. Recognize simple and complex obstructive and restrictive pulmonary abnormalities
  3. Interpret PFTs from asthma and COPD to fixed and variable obstructive abnormalities, as well as interstitial and other restrictive diseases
2:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
2:05 PM
Pathophysiology and the PFT
Mark F. Sands, MD FAAAAI
2:30 PM
Performing PFT Video Demonstration
John M. Weiler, MD FAAAAI
2:40 PM
Interpretation of the PFT: Putting it All Together
Donald P. Tashkin, MD
3:10 PM
Question & Answer
3:25 PM
Break
3:30 PM
Hands-On Workshop
Instructor
Donald W. Cockcroft, MD FAAAAI
Instructor
Meredith C. McCormack, MD
Instructor
Riccardo Polosa, MD PhD FAAAAI
Instructor
Mark F. Sands, MD FAAAAI
Instructor
Donald P. Tashkin, MD
Instructor
John M. Weiler, MD FAAAAI
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