Cover image for lecture: Arryhthmias with a Fast Rate - Tachyarrhythmias

Lecture Overview

This session follows on from Jo Reading's initial introduction to arrhythmias in the presentation entitled "A Simple Approach to Arrhythmia Interpretation". Extend your learning of arrhythmias with this informative session on what happens when the heart beats too fast, and how you can recognise these variations on an ECG tracing.


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Joanne Reading

Joanne Reading is a clinical educator within the 42 bed ICU at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, which also services critically ill patients from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Royal Women’s Hospital. Joanne holds a critical care graduate certificate and a master of health science with a focus on education. She is also the author of her own nursing education website called “Blogging for your Noggin”. With a special interest in all things cardiac and respiratory. Joanne is passionate about ensuring that education not only fosters critical thinking but is entertaining in the process!




39 Total Rating(s)

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Riafe Cartajenas
26 Apr 2019

Well explained in a easy manner

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Rui Shi
17 Apr 2019


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Stephen Brian Smith
28 Mar 2019

Very well presented and delivered in a way that makes it easy to understand.

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Kellie clement
22 Mar 2019

very informative and presented in a way I could easily understand.

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Jacqueline Nicole van Driel
13 Feb 2019

I love this educator. Even though I have studied arrthymias and the heart in the past. She makes it so easy to understand and enjoyable to watch. Well done. I always seek out her presentations on Ausmed

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Trudi Copland-Reid
26 Jan 2019

Excellent lecture.

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Limor Weingarten
28 Dec 2018

I now understand better the difference of what each arrhythmia originate and looks like on an ECG. Thank you

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Stewart morris
02 Nov 2018

Very informative

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Tracy Kiddle
09 Oct 2018

It was a great lecture thankyou for the chance to watch it and the speaker was easy to understand and explained what she was talking about.

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Sue petitt
07 Aug 2018

The heart is a amazing organ every day we do observations check vitals identifying a heart that is fast or slow if this is evident check to see what is happening is the blood pressure compromised what is the patient telling you report it do a ECG and try to identify the rhythm diagnose the underlying cause treat it and continue to observe checks do bloods optimise potassium and magnesium also check troponin this lecture was extremely informative the lecturer was very good