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Lecture Overview

In order to manage asthma and provide comprehensive and relevant education for patients and families, it is essential to understand the underlying pathophysiology. In this presentation, Jayde Cesarec reviews the characteristics of asthma, the physiological impacts it has on an individual and what treatment is available. She also delves into asthma's long-term effects on quality of life.


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Jayde Cesarec

Jayde Cesarec is the Health Projects and Partnerships officer at Asthma Australia and has worked at the organisation since 2015 across a wide variety of projects. Her most notable work is on the Epidemic Thunderstorm Asthma Community Education sessions delivered over 2017 and 2018 providing support and education to Victorians following a major health emergency in Melbourne 2016. Jayde is in her final year of a Master of Public Health and Business, building on her Post Graduate Diploma Health Promotion and Bachelor of Health Science, Nutritional Medicine. Jayde enjoys connecting with the community through education and increasing understanding of chronic disease and self-management practices for improved health See Educator Profile


67 Total Rating(s)
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Allan Maguire
02 Apr 2020

very good

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Martine Woods
26 Mar 2020

Simple and informative

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Kendra Hinds
20 Mar 2020

Concise informative and well presented, with examples.

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Lynda Wright
18 Mar 2020

Very interesting

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Anita fraser
10 Mar 2020

Good resource.

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Tina Gray
03 Mar 2020

Very interesting and informative.

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Bev Brown
02 Mar 2020

Lecture broken up into clear sections. Jande was easy to listen to and her information was interesting

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Gloria Nolan
10 Feb 2020

Great overview on Asthma to read handbook

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Gloria Nolan
10 Feb 2020

Great overview on asthma to be followed by reviewing handbook.

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Gary Macreadie
21 Jan 2020

Good review on asthma pathophysiology and for assisting in educating patients