Lower Respiratory Infections: Prevention and Management - Canada

Lower Respiratory Infections:  Prevention and Management - Canada 

When disorders occur in the lower respiratory system, they can be deadly. Infections within this system are common and are encountered in all healthcare settings. Prevention and management of lower respiratory infections are critical to the health of the individuals under your care. Nurses must understand the pathophysiology of lower respiratory infections in order to properly assess and manage individuals with these conditions and prevent hospitalization.

$15.00

Hours: 0.75
REL-PAC-CA-LRPPM

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-CA-LRPPM
Hours: 0.75
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 11/30/2024
Learning Objectives:
Identify the classifications, pathophysiology, and risk factors for pneumonia.
Recognize the classic symptoms of pneumonia.
List the abnormal assessment findings in an individual with pneumonia.
Identify the medical management of an individual with pneumonia.
Explain the nursing care required for an individual with pneumonia.
Describe the strategies used to prevent pneumonia.
Identify how acute bronchitis is prevented.

Outline:

Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Understanding and Managing Pneumonia

Introduction

Classifications of Pneumonia

Review

Pathophysiology of Pneumonia

Clinical Manifestations

Assessment

Management

Nursing Care

Prevention

Acute Bronchitis

Review

Summary

Section 3: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributor

Resources

References

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Instructor: Lynda Welch, RN

Lynda Welch is a registered nurse with an extensive career history in long-term care management. She provides general administrative and clinical nursing consultative services to staff in long-term care homes. Lynda is also a legal nurse consultant. Her understanding of operational and clinical issues related to long term care, combined with her ability to read and interpret government standards and legislation, provides plaintiff, defense and labour lawyers with an objective, evidence-based opinion related to relevant standards of care.

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