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Lecture Overview

CPAP, BiPAP, IPAP, EPAP, AutoPEEP...?? Sometimes we all need a refresher on what the acronyms we use in healthcare actually mean, and more importantly, what this means for our patients. NIV is an area of practice that can seem daunting, but you are likely to need these skills at some point during your career. Includes some fantastic tips and tricks for using these devices and how to calm your patients.


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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.




25 Total Rating(s)

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Amanda Tyers
09 Mar 2019

fantastic lecture!!

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Jenna He
06 Mar 2019

This is an excellent resource on NIV that I have been searching for. Thank you!

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Jomy Kuriakose
28 Feb 2019

Excellent teaching

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Catherine Tume
20 Feb 2019


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Joanne Joanne
18 Feb 2019

Efficient and well received

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Katie O'Flynn
28 Jan 2019

Very easy to understand.

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Kate Sloan
22 Jan 2019

Great teacher. Very practical

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Stephen Trimble
14 Jan 2019

great lecture

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Robyn lee berry
22 Nov 2018

lecture was very informative and easy to understand

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LindiStaehle LindiStaehle
18 Nov 2018

Interesting and iformative.