Competency information


Perform routine calibration/quality control/verification of full lung function testing equipment, to include printouts of volume verification at different flow rates.


  • Requirements for calibration and quality control.
  • The importance of the calibration log and records, including volume, flow and gas concentration.
  • The importance of volume verification.
  • Current safety standards, including safety testing and routine maintenance.

Relevant learning outcomes

# Outcome
# 6 Outcome Assist in the routine maintenance, calibration and quality assurance procedures on the equipment used to undertake spirometry lung volumes, measurement of overnight pulse oximetry and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) equipment.