Don't just collect spirograms! Build confidence in your ability to use NIOSH-approved techniques for obtaining the best spirometric test results with a variety of clients. This 2 day workshop covers the most current standards and recent developments in pulmonary function testing. If you are an occupational health nurse, physician, industrial hygienist, technician, medical assistant, or employee health practitioner responsible for performing accurate pulmonary function testing, you will greatly appreciate this course. All participants will have ample opportunity to practice pulmonary function testing utilizing a variety of spirometry equipment with one-on-one instruction from the faculty.

Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety - 1.5 CEUs

Nurses - 19.2 (50 minute) contact hours

Safety Professionals - This course is designed to meet the criteria for Continuance of Certification (COC) as specified by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).


As a result of this learning activity, I am able to:

  • Use standardized methods to obtain acceptable and repeatable spirograms
  • Correctly perform calculations for basic spirometric parameters
  • Implement appropriate quality assurance procedures for spirometry equipment
  • Recognize the applications, strengths, and limitations of spirometry in the occupational health setting

This course will be held at:

2221 University Avenue SE, Suite 114/116

Minneapolis, MN 55414


For questions regarding this course, please call 612-626-7306 or email cwestern@umn.edu


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Section Title
NIOSH-Approved Spirometry Training
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8:00AM to 5:00PM
Oct 21, 2019 to Oct 22, 2019
Twin Cities
University Office Plaza
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Full Pay non-credit $450.00
Drop Request Deadline
Oct 14, 2019
Transfer Request Deadline
Oct 14, 2019
Section Details

Final registration for the program will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, October 21st.   The class location is Rooms 114/116 in the University Office Plaza building, located at 2221 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN, 55414. Course hours are from 8:00 am to 5:15 both days with lunch and refreshments provided.

If you have any questions or need further details, please contact Chris Western at cwestern@umn.edu or 612-626-7306.  For parking and directional information visit the University of Minnesota Parking and Transportation Services website at http://www1.umn.edu/pts/.  


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