Lecture Overview

When is oxygen therapy, and when is it not? You may be surprised. Recent evidence shows that there are now some conditions where oxygen therapy is contraindicated, and may even cause harm. Use this session to update your knowledge on why, when, and how oxygen therapy is administered.


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.




15 Total Rating(s)

Important evidence based thinking to challenge old assumptions and practice re oxygen therapy.

Karen Bourke
09 Oct 2018

I would recommend this education to other health professionals:

Judy Richmond
01 Aug 2018

Interesting and informative although I did get a little confused at times.

Leanne Whyte
24 Jul 2018

five stars

Deborah Kandic
19 Jul 2018

Critical oxygen nursing usage paradigm shift that nurses MUST know lest you add to the 75% mortality rate. Really grateful for this updated knowledge! WOW

Kate Ayling
17 Jul 2018

very useful presentation.

Lei Zhang
24 Jun 2018

Great information thank you

Theresa Diane Johnson
18 Jun 2018

Easy to listen to and informative

Maureen Huggins
06 Jun 2018

Very interesting topic that enhances my knowledge for the benefit of patient health.

Susana Ave
04 Jun 2018

Very informative. Certainly opened my eyes to the over use of oxygen therapy.

Annette richards
03 Jun 2018

Good Information

Katherine Louise Koenig
02 Jun 2018

Very interesting presentation

Jane Crowther
31 May 2018

Good detailed imformation & updated policy on O2thetapy

Patricia Hurst
31 May 2018


Melissa Borowski
31 May 2018

Great presentation. Important new information. So glad I saw this, it’s life saving.

Gabriella stuart
31 May 2018


Danyelle Cronan
31 May 2018

Great, new evidence based material.

Brenda Wilson
31 May 2018

Excellent presentation

Patricia Hurst
31 May 2018

Excellent review of current knowledge with new evidence on O2 use

Sally-Anne Heath
31 May 2018

Very interesting

Arleta Roszkowski
30 May 2018