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Details
CPD45m of CPD
Rating
4.4
Total Rating(s)245
Published17 April 2019
Updated17 April 2019
Reviewed12 January 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

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

Topics

  • What is the difference between ventilation and oxygenation?
  • How do you recognise a pneumothorax?
  • When is non-invasive ventilation required?
  • Assessing respiratory failure and much, much more ...

Need

There is a 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 health professionals are to maintain knowledge and confidence of how to identify, assess and prevent clinical deterioration.

Purpose

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

Learning Outcomes

  • Relate pathophysiology principles that occur in acutely ill patients to prioritise assessment in a patient who is deteriorating.
  • Apply a range of appropriate and timely evidence-based interventions for a person who is acutely ill and whose condition is deteriorating.
  • Recognise and respond to early signs of respiratory failure by implementing evidence-based interventions, thereby improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience

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

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Educator

Portrait of Sue de Muelenaere
Sue de Muelenaere

Sue de Muelenaere is a registered nurse with more than 20 years’ experience as a nurse educator. Sue completed a five-year bachelor of nursing degree in South Africa, which included training in psychiatric and community nursing and midwifery. Since then, Sue has worked extensively in the intensive care environment, during which she has presented various courses, including an honour’s degree, a diploma in intensive care, and various short cardiac and ECG courses. Sue also holds an honour’s degree in advanced nursing science (intensive care nursing) and diplomas in nursing education and nursing administration. She was the education manager in a specialised heart hospital where she was responsible for the education of all hospital staff, including non-nursing staff members. Sue is passionate about teaching. She maintains a special interest in all aspects of nursing the critically ill patient.

Details
CPD45m of CPD
Rating
4.4
Total Rating(s)245
Published17 April 2019
Updated17 April 2019
Reviewed12 January 2020
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topic Tags
Respiratory
Clinical Assessment
Mechanical Ventilation
Intensive Care
Critical Care
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Learner Reviews

4.4

245 Total Rating(s)

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Brooke Nilsen (Ross)
22 May 2019

I found this easy to listen to and very informative. It made complex content simple to take in and the way it was delivered was easy to follow.

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alison Laird
21 May 2019

Enjoyed presentation Very informative and well presented Appreciated the questions to answer and reflection included in the presentation Also the "key points" that were shown

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Jiawei Yang
21 May 2019

Very professional and easy to follow

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Mini Jipi
21 May 2019

It was really helpful to improve my knowledge.

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Andrea Easter
21 May 2019

Overall very interesting and informative.

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Leisa Jayne Bisschops
21 May 2019

Good learning regarding pneumothorax, apo and types of respiratory failure

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Philip Garcia
20 May 2019

Great to refresh my knowledge.

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Luke Surman
20 May 2019

Very informative

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Rochel Dumaguin Gealon
20 May 2019

This course is very essential to my workplace as it provides me the knowledge and skills to be able to recognize and respond to early signs and symptoms of respiratory failure by implementing evidence-based interventions and thereby improving patient outcomes.

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Loretta boyd
20 May 2019

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