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Lecture Overview

Another excellent presentation in John Serginson's series on the topic of 'respiratory'. Enjoy this comprehensive and practical session on different types of acute respiratory failure, with stories and anecdotes to highlight issues that patients with these conditions face on a daily basis. Covers: normal and abnormal spirometry, the mechanisms behind dyspnoea, and signs and symptoms of acute respiratory failure.

Educators

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John Serginson

John Serginson has been a Nurse Practitioner: respiratory care at the Caboolture Hospital since 2010. He completed his nurse practitioner master's degree at the University of Queensland (UQ) with clinical training at The Prince Charles Hospital. He is an adjunct lecturer in the UQ School of Nursing and Midwifery. With 29 years’ experience as a nurse (16 in respiratory care), his research interests include domiciliary oxygen, inhaled therapy and COPD models of care. See Educator Profile

Reviews

4.7
34 Total Rating(s)
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NICK PEARSON
22 Sep 2019

Good module, very interesting

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Virginia Dixon
19 Aug 2019

A really good resource. Thank you with a wonderful presenter who makes complicated things so simple and brings you back to basics and empowers you with things you can do to help in a general nursing setting.

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Matthew lawrence
22 Jun 2019

Excellent Review.

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Louise D'Cruze
30 May 2019

Excellent presentation, engaging and easy to follow. Lots of great nursing assessment related information & terrific presenter.

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Alice jackson
27 May 2019

This lecture looks at abnormal ventilation both restrictive and obstructive. It also outlines normal spirometry verses abnormal spirometry patterns, the signs and symptoms of acute respiratory failure including dyspnoea and couch. The red flag features are also outlined including haemoptysis, smoking, dyspnoea, substantial sputum production, fever, weightless, fatigue, GORD, feeding difficulties and reoccur ant pneumonia. It is also important to identify a patients triggers- allergens, irritants, reflux, medications, stress, exercise, cold air/weather.

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ranjit thomas
12 May 2019

very good

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APEL MAHMUD
01 May 2019

Very helpful and lively discussion.

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Jenna He
06 Mar 2019

This is the knowledge that I have been searching for to support my work! It is very empowering! Thanks.

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Fleur Harlock
07 Feb 2019

Excellent presenter. Great refresh of the physiology and anatomy Of airway problems.

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Maygen Comandari
05 Feb 2019

Very informative

Details
CPD53m of CPD
Rating
4.7
Total Rating(s)  34
Published14 June 2018
Expires30 April 2020
Topics
Respiratory
Critical Care
Emergency
Clinical Assessment
Learning Tools