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Lecture Overview

This short and sharp presentation will refresh your knowledge and skills on how to interpret an Arterial Blood Gas result. Join John Serginson for this relevant and informative discussion on the basics of ABG interpretation. A good refresher for all health professionals involved in the collection and interpretation of blood gas results.


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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.




29 Total Rating(s)

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Tracey Nasveld
25 Mar 2019

Concise presentation that is a complex issue that was simplified for a better understanding.

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Andrea Tozer
25 Mar 2019

Very useful

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Warren Peterson
25 Mar 2019

Good speaker Good use of screen shots and speaker and questions asked

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Lisa pearse
12 Mar 2019

Thank you, very easy to understand, a great re-cap!!

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Ai Shan Ho
07 Mar 2019

Systematic approach to perform accurate blood gas analysis independently. Good recap for me!

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Jillian McCluand
25 Feb 2019

Was informative and practical

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Katie O'Flynn
14 Feb 2019

The educator was easy to understand and very knowledgeable

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Kristine Webster-Lawson
19 Nov 2018

Information on first slide was confusing saying high ph caused acidosis and low alkalosis

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Sue Heath
03 Nov 2018


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Kirsty Hall
25 Aug 2018

Very informative. Great refresher.