John Serginson
29 April 2018

Oxygen - the Good and the Bad, the Pink and the Blue

When is oxygen therapy, and when is it not? You may be surprised. Recent evidence shows that there are now some conditions where oxygen therapy is contraindicated, and may even cause harm. Use this session to update your knowledge on why, when, and how oxygen therapy is administered.


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.


Judy Richmond01 Aug 2018
I would recommend this education to other health professionals:

Leanne Whyte24 Jul 2018
Interesting and informative although I did get a little confused at times.

Deborah Kandic19 Jul 2018
five stars

Kate Ayling17 Jul 2018
Critical oxygen nursing usage paradigm shift that nurses MUST know lest you add to the 75% mortality rate. Really grateful for this updated knowledge! WOW

Lei Zhang24 Jun 2018
very useful presentation.

Theresa Diane Johnson18 Jun 2018
Great information thank you

Maureen Huggins06 Jun 2018
Easy to listen to and informative

Susana Ave04 Jun 2018
Very interesting topic that enhances my knowledge for the benefit of patient health.

Annette richards03 Jun 2018
Very informative. Certainly opened my eyes to the over use of oxygen therapy.

Katherine Louise Koenig02 Jun 2018
Good Information

Jane Crowther31 May 2018
Very interesting presentation

Patricia Hurst31 May 2018
Good detailed imformation & updated policy on O2thetapy

Melissa Borowski31 May 2018

Gabriella stuart31 May 2018
Great presentation. Important new information. So glad I saw this, it’s life saving.

Danyelle Cronan31 May 2018

Brenda Wilson31 May 2018
Great, new evidence based material.

Patricia Hurst31 May 2018
Excellent presentation

Sally-Anne Heath31 May 2018
Excellent review of current knowledge with new evidence on O2 use

Arleta Roszkowski30 May 2018
Very interesting

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