Rapid Review: Components of a Respiratory Assessment

 

The purpose of this introductory course is to understand and to be able to effectively describe the common components and findings of a respiratory assessment.

$25.00

Hours: 0.25
REL-C2L-P1283

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-C2L-P1283
Hours: 0.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 4/30/2022
Learning Objectives:
Describe the common components of a respiratory health history
Describe the common components of a respiratory physical exam
Identify common abnormal findings of a respiratory assessment

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Respiratory Assessment
A. Components
B. Review
C. Summary
Section 3: Health History
A. Dyspnea
B. Cough
C. Sputum Production
D. Chest Pain
E. Hemoptysis
F. Exposure to Smoke and Pollutants
G. Review
H. Summary
Section 4: Physical Exam
A. General Appearance
B. Inspection of the Head and Fingers
C. Thoracic Inspection
D. Breathing Patterns
E. Review
F. Summary
Section 5: Conclusion
A. Summary
B. Course Contributors
C. References
D. Congratulations!

Instructor: Cheryl Swann, RN-BC, BSN, WCC, LNHA
Cheryl Swann, RN-BC, BSN, WCC, LNHA has worked in long-term care for 20 years. Mrs. Swann has worked in many positions including Director of Nursing, Medicare Nurse Coordinator and Nursing Home Administrator. Cheryl is certified in both Gerontological nursing and wound care. In the past, she has assisted in the operations of multiple nursing facilities, including staffing, payroll, public health concerns, family member issues, management of consultant relationships (e.g. pharmacy, dietary, etc.), and as an intermediary between long-term care facilities and doctors. Mrs. Swann worked closely with federal monitors and the Office of Inspector General in developing an effective Continuous Quality Improvement and compliance program in her organization. Mrs. Swann has presented nationally regarding effective Quality Assurance, Restraint Reduction, Wound Prevention, CMS Five Star Quality Rating System and Developing a Corporate Compliance Program. Her expertise includes staff training and development, Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement initiatives, and policy development.  Disclosure: Cheryl Swann, RN-BC, BSN, WCC, LNHA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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