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Lecture Overview

There are many different types of anaesthetics and many special surgical considerations that need to be respected prior to administration of invasive medical procedures. This session will answer questions about selecting medications and what to monitor during surgery.


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Suzanne Querruel

Suzi Querruel has been working in the perioperative field for the past decade. Her passion lies in perianaesthesia nursing, and she has been seeking to advance the field over the past few years. She is a tutor and lecturer for Western Sydney University [WSU] in the Bachelor of Nursing program and WSU The College in their Academic Pathways Programs. She is the unit coordinator at WSU The College for the subjects 'health communication' and 'skills in health science'. She was previously anaesthetic coordinator at Westmead Private Hospital and also has held sessional nurse educator positions at the Australian College of Nursing, Wesley Health Management, and the University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney University, and the University of Tasmania. She has been a nurse educator for Ausmed Education for the past three years and has collaborated on the program development for the perianaesthesia, perioperative, day surgery, and surgical nursing seminars. She has held the position of national vice president and NSW/ACT president of the Australian Society of Post Anaesthesia & Anaesthesia Nurses [ASPAAN] for two years and has recently seen the transition of ASPAAN to the Australian College of PeriAnaesthesia Nurses [ACPAN]. Suzi holds a bachelor of nursing, graduate diploma in nursing (anaesthetics & PACU), masters of nursing education), certificate IV in workplace training & assessment, and a neuro-linguistic programming [NLP] practitioner certificate. See Educator Profile


43 Total Rating(s)
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Dalya Holowinski
14 Nov 2019

great but video sound was off so hard to llok at

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Emma Kearton
11 Sep 2019

Very informative

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Margaret Baltais
31 May 2019

Very good lecture.

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Debra Ambrosini
26 May 2019

A great lecture. Very informative. The lecturer was easy to listen to and so informative.

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Brandon Nguyen
26 May 2019

Good overview of common anaesthetic used

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Alix White
11 Apr 2019

Very happy with the lecture easily explained and nicely detailed on each topic.

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Nathanael Britton
07 Mar 2019

Heavy going for someone who has not had contact with the field for a while but relevant and essential information.

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Samantha Arnold
25 Feb 2019

Good topic. Good speaker.

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Catherine Tume
22 Feb 2019


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Nigel Bateman
18 Feb 2019

Easy to listen to and understand most concepts discussed.