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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.




16 Total Rating(s)

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Moira Munro
07 Feb 2019

Well presented education.

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Emily Skinner
24 Jan 2019


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Ranjeeta Bhujel
22 Jan 2019

Well presented

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Claire Parry
15 Jan 2019

Informative speaker. I feel I learnt new information regarding pneumonia

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Alissa Fitzpatrick
08 Jan 2019

This was helpful to learn the basics for recognising, diagnosing and managing/ treating pt's with pneumonia

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Marjorie Herbert
04 Jan 2019

Very informative session

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Zoe hanna
14 Oct 2018

Was helpful information

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Felix Adegaye
22 Sep 2018

Great lecture, succinctly delivered.

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Wendy Boehringer
05 Sep 2018

The educator was interesting and spoke well

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Liz Flack
03 Sep 2018

very easy to listen to and understand