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On-Demand Webinar

Race/Ethnicity & Predicted Equations

For Pulmonary Function Tests


Presenters: Gregg Ruppel, MEd, RRT, RPFT FAARC and David Kaminsky, MD
Credits: Approved by the AARC for 1.0 continuing education hours (attendees must complete the combined post-test/survey at the end of the webinar to receive credit).

This On-Demand webinar will focus on the concept of race, and specifically how it influences predicted values for pulmonary function testing.

In this AARC accredited webinar, hosted by MGC Diagnostics and presented by Gregg Ruppel, MEd, RRT, RPFT, FAARC and David Kaminsky, MD topics to be discussed with include:

  • The origins of race and its use in pulmonary function testing

  • “Race corrections” and race-specific predicted equations

  • The problems associated with using race as a variable in predicteds

Approved by the AARC for 1.0 continuing education hours.

This webinar is non-refundable. In order to receive 1.0 hours of continuing education credit from the AARC you must complete the combined post-test/survey at the end of the webinar (no partial credit will be given).




This webinar utilizes GoToWebinar, a web-based application. To have the best viewing experience and to ensure you are able to access all of the available features, your computer must meet certain System Requirements.


Gregg Ruppel

  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine

David Kaminsky

  • MD
  • University of Vermont Medical Center

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