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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


50 Total Rating(s)
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Suzannah Tonkin
19 Jan 2020

The knowledge gained will help in my assesment of children who have asthma.

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Hannah Zamora
16 Jan 2020

Pretty good

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Helen Jennings
15 Jan 2020

Excellent presentation - easy to understand, user friendly style and detailed in examples

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narelle windle
09 Jan 2020

Very good insight into asthma pathphysiology and prevalence. Interesting to know physiological impacts when not treated properly. Interesting to know description, triggers, phenotypes, chronicity, prevention and management plans.

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Natalie Josefski
08 Jan 2020

I enjoy this type of presentation. Overall it was relatively comprehensive, and delivered in a way I could easily understand.

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Catherine Papadopoulos
20 Dec 2019

Engaging concise lecture

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Levena Leslie West
13 Dec 2019


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Pauline Webber
12 Dec 2019

A comprehensive and easy to understand coverage of current asthma management

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Dallas Campbell
02 Dec 2019

Informative and well presented.

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Patrick Francis Berry
28 Nov 2019

This was a brilliant overview and exceptionally well presented.