Respiratory examination and Chest Auscultation (Certified)
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This course begins on Tuesday 20th June 2023. You will receive a notification ahead of the course start date with important links and content.

About this course

This is a one-day facilitated session suitable for all registered healthcare professionals who wish to gain or update their skills in respiratory examination. The session will be led by an experienced facilitator who is a clinical specialist in primary or secondary care.

The day will cover:

  1. Revision
    1. Landmarks on the chest – how to locate findings
    2. Lobes of the lungs – where we listen to
    3. The control of breathing
  2. Examination of the respiratory system
    1. Inspection
    2. Palpation
    3. Percussion
    4. Auscultation – listening to various chest sounds and their meaning