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Lecture Overview

CPAP, BiPAP, IPAP, EPAP, AutoPEEP...?? Sometimes we all need a refresher on what the acronyms we use in healthcare actually mean, and more importantly, what this means for our patients. NIV is an area of practice that can seem daunting, but you are likely to need these skills at some point during your career. Includes some fantastic tips and tricks for using these devices and how to calm your patients.


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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.




20 Total Rating(s)

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Joanne Joanne
18 Feb 2019

Efficient and well received

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Katie O'Flynn
28 Jan 2019

Very easy to understand.

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Kate Sloan
22 Jan 2019

Great teacher. Very practical

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Stephen Trimble
14 Jan 2019

great lecture

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Robyn lee berry
22 Nov 2018

lecture was very informative and easy to understand

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LindiStaehle LindiStaehle
18 Nov 2018

Interesting and iformative.

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Sheldon George
16 Nov 2018

Great job love the content

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Edgardo boncales
20 Oct 2018


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Penny Lalor
19 Oct 2018

I really liked the inclusion of the mixed study about patient and nurse collaboration.

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narelle windle
11 Oct 2018

Very good anat and phys lecture , especially the social aspects of patient care while they are require NIV