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Details
CPD45m of CPD
Rating
4.4
Total Rating(s)372
First Published
Updated17 April 2019
Expires17 April 2021
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 registered nurses and 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 Visit

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)372
First Published
Updated17 April 2019
Expires17 April 2021
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Topics
Respiratory
Clinical Assessment
Mechanical Ventilation
Intensive Care
Critical Care
Learning Tools
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Learner Reviews

4.4
372 Total Rating(s)
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Ronicka Kramer
16 Sep 2019

Very good. Very interesting.

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Gary Macreadie
13 Sep 2019

A good overview of respiratory complications and recognising the deteriorating patient

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Nicole Woodfield
12 Sep 2019

good

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Ann McCabe
11 Sep 2019

Very interesting, well presented resource.

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Allison Chafer
11 Sep 2019

A very good lecture and this has been very valuable and good revision which will enable me too assess any of my patients when admitted to the OPMHIPU in the future. This has given me the confidence of being able to recognise any deterioration within my patients who have any respiratory problems.

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jennifer Brown
09 Sep 2019

I found this a very worthwhile module of study and would recommend it to others.

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David Mangan
06 Sep 2019

Good basic review of respiratory system, problems and treatment.

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Jessica Desley Groves
03 Sep 2019

Great presentation

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SHARYN MCKEAHNIE
31 Aug 2019

Very complex subject

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Chloe Blumentals
31 Aug 2019

My knowledge was increased