Asthma – What Is It? Types, Triggers and Treatment

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Lecture Overview

Know someone who has asthma? It's likely you do. Asthma is one of the most common respiratory conditions, and in some cases, can be life-threatening. But just how across this condition are you? Join John Serginson for a refresher and update on asthma, it's pathophysiology, clinical signs and symptoms (including spirometry patterns), and what to do when you have a patient that seems surgically-attached to their puffer...

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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

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CPD46m of CPD
First Published25 June 2018
Updated25 June 2018
Expires
31 October 2022
Topics
Respiratory
Emergency
Clinical Assessment
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Critical Care
COVID-19 Coronavirus
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