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Recognising and managing community-acquired pneumonia

Recognising and managing community-acquired pneumonia

Recognising and managing community-acquired pneumonia

Vanessa Gibson
Vanessa Gibson
on behalf of ICNus

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Launch date: 02 Oct 2018
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Last updated: 31 Oct 2018

Reference: 192726

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Description

Pneumonia remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the UK and yet the seriousness of the disease is underestimated. Pneumonia can be life-threatening because the delicate tissues of the alveoli and pulmonary capillaries are susceptible to damage from the inflammatory response. This damage leads to consolidation that prevents the diffusion of oxygen and carbon dioxide, and this in turn can lead to respiratory failure. This learning module summarises guidance on the diagnosis and management of community-acquired pneumonia, and also includes information on the prevention of pneumonia. This information should be valuable to nurses working in a variety of clinical areas since patients with community-acquired pneumonia are encountered in primary, intermediate, secondary and critical care.

Objectives

This module is aimed at nurses who care for patients with community-acquired pneumonia. It provides information on the potential severity of pneumonia since this is often underestimated.

On completion of this course you will be able to:
Explain signs and symptoms of community acquired pneumonia and the treamtent.
Vanessa Gibson

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Vanessa Gibson
on behalf of ICNus

Teaching fellow, Department of Healthcare, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 0.50 Hours

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