Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests
Friday, February 20, 2015: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Houston Methodist Hospital, Dunn Conference Center
3.00 CME/ 3.50 CE
To be announced.
Primary Instructors:
Donald W. Cockcroft , MD FAAAAI
Meredith C. McCormack , MD
Riccardo Polosa , MD PhD FAAAAI
Mark F. Sands , MD FAAAAI
Donald P. Tashkin , MD
John M. Weiler , MD FAAAAI

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the components of pulmonary function testing with proper technique
  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
  • PFT Case Handout_2015 AAAAI course 1210_Final for upload.pdf (2.3 MB)
  • 9:00 AM
    Introductory Remarks
    9:05 AM
    Pathophysiology and the PFT
    Mark F. Sands, MD FAAAAI
    9:40 AM
    Performing the PFT: A Video Demonstration
    John M. Weiler, MD FAAAAI
    9:50 AM
    Interpretation of the PFT: Putting it All Together
    Donald P. Tashkin, MD
    10:25 AM
    10:30 AM
    Hands-On Learning
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