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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


60 Total Rating(s)
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Kylie Trotter
18 Jan 2020

Great resource tool .

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Shelley Moug
12 Sep 2019

brief and incomplete

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Christine Gill
08 Sep 2019

Better care outcmes for the resident. Improved documentation

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Craig Braden
30 Jul 2019

Great lecture concise easy to follow and understand. An Important topic concerning an all too common and serious affliction.

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Gertrude Manyota
04 Jul 2019

Very informative and clear information.

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Kelly Davis
05 Jun 2019

A fantastic up to date lecture on the presentations of pneumonia in patients. It offers both information on the pathophysiology, assessment requirements, resources and management strategies. Very informative.

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Claire Louise Jackson Jackson
31 May 2019

Very informative

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Louise D'Cruze
30 May 2019

Excellent presentation, full of really useful & relevant information for nursing assessment.

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Jade Dwyer
29 May 2019

Good source of information

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Loris Muir
21 May 2019

very good