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Cover image for lecture: The Lungs and Cannabis

Lecture Overview

Is inhalation an appropriate route of administration for medicinal cannabis? This session will explore the evidence on the relationship between smoking cannabis and respiratory diseases (COPD, lung cancer, and others).


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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


24 Total Rating(s)
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Michele Selby
01 Nov 2019

Excellent presentation. In all the debates about cannabis, the respiratory effects are never mentioned.

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Craig Broomhall
29 Aug 2019

Interesting to know what is in these substances and the result on the body.

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Kelly Davis
15 Jul 2019

This topic was very informative providing excellent data research showing insightful statistics on the concerns of smoking and its effect on the respiratory system. Speaker for this topic is engaging and very easy to listen too. Great topic, thank you!

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Craig Peters
02 Jun 2019


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Veronica Hemmings
30 Apr 2019

Good informative lecture about the effects of cannabis on the lungs .

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Dianne Walsh
14 Apr 2019

This was a very good presentation.

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Laura Holt
03 Feb 2019

Great video

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Renae Pegg
29 Jan 2019

Unfortunately I did not find the presenter very engaging, however he did present the facts.

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Jacky Robson
29 Nov 2018

The presenter was knowledgeable and able to transfer information easily. The education was supported with statistical evidence. Interesting topic.

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Jayde Constable
25 Nov 2018

Great delivery