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Lecture Overview

Know someone who has asthma? It's likely you do. Asthma is one of the most common respiratory conditions, and in some cases, can be life-threatening. But just how across this condition are you? Join John Serginson for a refresher and update on asthma, it's pathophysiology, clinical signs and symptoms (including spirometry patterns), and what to do when you have a patient that seems surgically-attached to their puffer...


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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.




18 Total Rating(s)

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Leonie Macpherson
16 Mar 2019

Great Informative with good concrete advise and reccommendations

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Cait Codyre
24 Feb 2019

This was a great lecture. Well presented, informative and interesting

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Ranjeeta Bhujel
12 Feb 2019

Well presented.

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Claire Parry
15 Jan 2019

Well informed speaker.

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Lorna Ghanim
11 Nov 2018

Excellent clinical teacher, very engaging and informative lecture

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Julie Grosse
05 Nov 2018

This was great presented in a relaxed but informative style.

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Elaine elizabeth bechaz
05 Sep 2018

Excellent refresher, easy to understand and the educator was engaging.

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Elizabeth oconnor
22 Aug 2018

Very good presentation

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Ingrid Scouller
21 Aug 2018

Good, clear presentation. Particularly helpful that the audience questions were typed on the screen so those watching the recording could understand the questions asked.

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Elizabeth derwin
17 Aug 2018

Excellent presentation