Nursing CPD Institute

Assessment of a Deteriorating Patient with Respiratory Compromise – Lung Auscultation

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 08 July 2022
In this session, we are going to explore the significance of advanced respiratory assessment by the Registered Nurse /Paramedic.

“We will examine the chest landmarks and demonstrate the auscultation technique”

Course Content

In this session, we are going to explore the significance of advanced respiratory assessment by the Registered Nurse /Paramedic.

We will examine the chest landmarks and demonstrate the auscultation technique. The general respiratory assessment of a deteriorating patient with respiratory compromise will be explained.

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Outline the anatomy of the lung fields, examining the lobes and landmarks for auscultation
  • Explain the auscultation technique
  • Discuss the general respiratory assessment of a deteriorating patient with respiratory compromise
  • Identify the two normal lung sounds and normal characteristics 

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