Asthma is one of the most common respiratory conditions in our community, yet people who have asthma expect to have symptoms because they have asthma, so never seek to gain good control of their symptoms. One of the uphill battles health professionals face is enabling and educating patients to gain good control of their condition. Join John Serginson for this succinct and practical overview, as he covers some of the major concerns of health professionals caring for those with asthma.
John Serginson has been a Nurse Practitioner employed in 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.