Respiratory System Assessment

12m of CPD
Renee Di Giuseppe
16 May 2016

Ventilation and perfusion: two different but equally as important concepts involved in assessing respiratory function. Would you know how to differentiate between these functions? This easy-to-understand overview will fill you with confidence for when you next perform a respiratory assessment on your patient.


Renee Di Giuseppe


Renee Di Giuseppe is a Registered Nurse: critical care. She works in the intensive care unit at a large private hospital in Melbourne and holds a master of health science (critical care). Renee has a great passion for nursing, with experience as a clinical teacher for undergraduate nursing students. She is heavily involved in clinical teaching in the intensive care unit.


Wendy Tattam12 Jun 2018
Good explanation and I like the fact that 'the basics' were highlighted.

Wilma Barnes23 May 2018
Learnt a lot

Kerry Mac22 Apr 2018
I just wish there was more, its obvious she kept talking why were we cut short

Kelly Bidlake19 Apr 2018
Great info

alisdair Mackenzie19 Apr 2018

Michele Selby21 Mar 2018

Sue petitt23 Feb 2018
Very good informative dont forget the basics do that first and if you need to aid extra treatment plan as needed respirationq is the one observation i beleive we do poorly

Anne Smith (Mudge)21 Feb 2018
As our practice engages in attending, frequent Spirometery, i am interested in many aspects of the respiratory system.

Richelle Ann Panugot19 Feb 2018
Simple and engaging lecture. Easy to remember points made.

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