After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Review the history of race correction factors in spirometry
2. Evaluate critically the evidence for continuing to use race-specific reference populations in spirometry
3. Discuss & understand the consequences of adjusting for race in medical decision making
Kevin Hachey, MD
Internal Medicine Chief Resident, UMMS-Baystate
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.
None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. .
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours