2279P1006X Taxonomy Code - Pulmonary Function Technologist

Taxonomy Code

Code: 2279P1006X

Type: Respiratory, Developmental, Rehabilitative and Restorative Service Providers

Classification: Respiratory Therapist, Registered

Specialization: Pulmonary Function Technologist

Level: Level III - Area of Specialization

Definition: An individual who is trained and qualified to perform pulmonary diagnostic tests. In the course of conducting these tests, the Pulmonary Function Technologist is able to setup, calibrate, maintain, and ensure the quality assurance of the pulmonary function testing equipment. In the laboratory, clinical or patient care setting the technologist instructs patients, elicits cooperation, performs procedures, monitors patient response, and evaluates patient performance. Tests results are calculated, compared with predicted normal ranges, and evaluated for reliability. The technologist collects clinical history data and evaluates the clinical implications of the test results.

Version: NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 18.0

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