Lung Function (Peak Flow) Online Training

Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our Lung Function (Peak Flow) online Training. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to Lung Function (Peak Flow) online training module:

1. Introduction to Peak Flow Measurement
• Understanding the basics of lung function and its importance in respiratory health
• Introduction to peak flow measurement and its role in assessing lung function
• Overview of the different types of peak flow meters available in the UK market

2. Indications and Contraindications
• Identifying the appropriate indications for peak flow measurement
• Recognizing contraindications and precautions for peak flow testing
• Understanding the importance of patient cooperation and technique in obtaining accurate results

3. Performing Peak Flow Measurement
• Step-by-step guide on how to perform peak flow measurement correctly
• Demonstrating the correct technique for patients to follow during testing
• Common errors and troubleshooting tips for accurate measurements

4. Interpreting Peak Flow Results
• Understanding the significance of peak flow values and their interpretation
• Recognizing normal and abnormal peak flow values
• Linking peak flow measurements to asthma severity and control

5. Peak Flow Monitoring in Asthma Management
• Exploring the role of peak flow monitoring in asthma management
• Understanding peak flow variability and its implications in asthma control
• Developing an action plan based on peak flow readings and symptoms

6. Communication and Education
• Effective communication strategies when discussing peak flow results with patients
• Educating patients on self-monitoring techniques and the importance of regular peak flow measurements
• Providing practical tips for patients to improve their peak flow readings

7. Documentation and Record Keeping
• Guidelines for proper documentation of peak flow measurements
• Maintaining accurate records and utilizing digital tools for tracking
• Recognizing the importance of regular review and follow-up

The learning outcomes are:

1. Understand the basics of lung function and its significance in respiratory health.
2. Explain the purpose and role of peak flow measurement in assessing lung function.
3. Identify the appropriate indications and contraindications for peak flow testing.
4. Demonstrate the correct technique for performing peak flow measurement.
5. Recognize common errors and troubleshoot issues to ensure accurate peak flow readings.
6. Interpret peak flow results and differentiate between normal and abnormal values.
7. Understand the relationship between peak flow measurements and asthma severity/control.
8. Utilize peak flow monitoring as a tool in asthma management and develop action plans based on readings and symptoms.
9. Communicate effectively with patients when discussing peak flow results and educate them on self-monitoring techniques.
10. Document peak flow measurements accurately and maintain proper records.
11. Utilize digital tools for tracking and reviewing peak flow measurements.
12. Recognize the importance of regular review and follow-up in managing respiratory conditions.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in Lung Function (Peak Flow) online training module.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.