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Respiratory Assessment

Respiratory Assessment

Respiratory Assessment

Industry Specialist
Industry Specialist
on behalf of The Skilled Nurse International

$5.15 $ 5.15 $ 5.15

$5.15 $ 5.15 $ 5.15

$ 5.15 $ 5.15 $ 5.15
$ 5.15 $ 5.15 $ 5.15
Normal Price: $5.15 $5.15

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Launch date: 22 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 03 Apr 2017

Reference: 173661

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

We know that for many general nurses, there may not have been many opportunities to further their knowledge on conducting a comprehensive physical assessment. So we’ve designed this course to develop the participant’s current knowledge of the principles and practice of respiratory assessment and management.

We give you a quick revision of the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system, as well as the foundation physical assessment strategies of inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation as they relate to respiratory assessment. This comprehensive course also includes a section on the management of the patient receiving oxygen therapy.

Objectives

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Name the anatomical structures of the respiratory system.
- Identify appropriate strategies to assess airway and breathing in a variety of situations.
- Recognise the differences between a routine respiratory assessment and an emergency respiratory assessment.
- Relate characteristics of normal and abnormal breath sounds to likely causes.
- Identify uses and clinical considerations of oximetry.
- Identify appropriate interventions when airway and breathing is ineffective.
- Determine the most appropriate method of oxygen administration for a variety of patient presentations.
- Outline management of a patient receiving oxygen therapy.
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Industry Specialist
on behalf of The Skilled Nurse International

We specialise in online training, and offer our extensive range of courses to nurses internationally. Our courses are written by nurse educators with vast clinical and university experience, so you can be sure that our courses are based on the highest Australian nursing standards.
Australian nurse education is recognised as some of the best in the world, and our understanding of current practices and knowledge is key to our success.

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