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Lecture Overview

Pneumonia is a complicated condition characterised by several red flags, many of which are well known but some of which are more subtle. This comprehensive presentation will cover all the essential information that you as a health professional need to care for someone experiencing this sometimes life-threatening condition. Learn about the pathophysiology, how to spot issues on a chest x-ray, and common treatments. A well-rounded refresher for all health professionals.


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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


110 Total Rating(s)
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Dallas Coutts
30 Mar 2020

another excellent review of pathophysiology and medical interventions by thislecturer.

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30 Mar 2020

the topic was easy to follow and the Presentator was easy to listen to with interesting facts and information.

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Lorraine Robertson
30 Mar 2020


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karen good
28 Mar 2020

provided information on how a patient with pneumonia presents , what is causing the symptoms What the treatment will be according to the severity of the infection

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Judy Berry
27 Mar 2020

Excellent resource. I would like to gain further knowledge and will endeavour to put more time into reviewing what I have learned here. Thank you.

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26 Mar 2020


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Maia Sadirov
25 Mar 2020

It did increase my scope of practice and knowledge.

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Patricia Camacho
24 Mar 2020

Very interesting and educative lecture

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23 Mar 2020

Very good, very timely and relevant to my ED practice

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Julie Vincent
21 Mar 2020

Short but relevant information to understand different types of pneumonia and their treatment.