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Lecture Overview

This concise but informative presentation will remind you just where to place the stethoscope on the chest when conducting a respiratory assessment. Why should we listen above the clavicle? What does a tracheal breath sound versus a peripheral breath sound, sound like? Learn all this and more in this fascinating refresher.


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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.




31 Total Rating(s)

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Sharon Treasure
16 Feb 2019

The tutorial provided good assessment knowledge and practical skills.

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Katie O'Flynn
14 Feb 2019

Always enjoy listening to this lecturer he’s easy to understand and very informative.

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Sarah Morphett
09 Feb 2019

Knowledgeable lecturer, beneficial to my practice.

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Sara Castelijn
08 Feb 2019

Clear, simple, informative, 5 stars.

30 Jan 2019

excellent resource in a relax presentation

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Christine Alderson
11 Dec 2018

I found this course engaging

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Rebecca Noble
14 Nov 2018

Very informative and engaging, highly recommend!

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Sheryl Gruhn
11 Nov 2018

Very good. Up to date knowledge that a nurse can use daily

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Lorna Ghanim
09 Nov 2018

Better use of stethoscope

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Kathryn Brady
17 Oct 2018

Great straightforward teaching by the presenter.