Clinical Deterioration: Respiratory

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Updated 20 Sep 2023 Certificate ANCC Accredited

How confident are you that you could recognise and rapidly respond to changes in your patient’s condition? Start this Ausmed Course now to gain an essential update on how to identify, assess and prevent respiratory deterioration.

Content

5 Video Units • 15 Questions
Introduction
2m
Pretest
3 Questions
Atelectasis
2 Questions
4m
Pre-reflection
1 Question
Acute Pulmonary Oedema
2 Questions
5m
Pneumothorax
3 Questions
3m
Respiratory Failure
3 Questions
13m
Post-reflection
1 Question

What you'll learn:

1

Relate pathophysiology principles that occur in acutely ill patients to prioritise assessment in a patient who is deteriorating.

2

Apply a range of appropriate and timely evidence-based interventions for a person who is acutely ill and whose condition is deteriorating.

3

Recognise and respond to early signs of respiratory failure by implementing evidence-based interventions and thereby improving patient outcomes.

Who it's for:

Registered nurses and other healthcare professionals will gain confidence from undertaking this Ausmed Course, given the prevalence of and harm associated with respiratory deterioration.

Why it's needed:

There is significant potential for patients across any clinical setting to rapidly become unwell. The ability to recognise and interpret clinical cues and implement timely appropriate, evidence-based interventions has a significant, positive impact on patient outcomes.

Education is essential if registered nurses and other healthcare professionals are to maintain knowledge and confidence of how to identify, assess and prevent clinical deterioration.

Purpose

The purpose of this Ausmed Course is to provide healthcare professionals with education relating to respiratory deterioration in order to assist in the prevention of disability and premature death.

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Last updated20 Sep 2023

Published17 Apr 2019

Due for review29 Mar 2025
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This course has been published with the American Nurses Credentialing Center Accreditation.
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