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Lecture Overview

This revision session provides a great foundation for understanding more complex cardiac disorders. Take an opportunity to reflect on your current level of knowledge relating to cardiovascular system anatomy and physiology, and brush up on the electrical events taking place in the heart, cardiac output, and more.


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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!




65 Total Rating(s)

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Pinyi Chen
23 May 2019

Very informative but the writing on whiteboard is not visible

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Lily Francis
23 May 2019

Very informative and engaging.

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Veronika Morrison
20 May 2019

Very long but excellent resource.

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Margaret Smith
19 May 2019

A very interesting resource presented by an extremely knowledgeable, well experienced educator. This will require a few more views for details to click into their places.

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Gillian Carne
19 May 2019

Very good information but too much of it, went for a long time.

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Rochelle Philip
17 May 2019

Excellent information and engaging presentation. Might need to watch a few times to cement information if you only have basic understanding.

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Jane O'Reilly
17 May 2019

Great lecturer using examples to help understand the more complex cardiac mechanics was very useful.

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Camilla Maree Govan
16 May 2019

Good lecture although it was a shame that we couldn’t see the examples the presenter was drawing on the whiteboard.

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ranjit thomas
12 May 2019

very good

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Nicolla Parr
11 May 2019

Very well presented, covering a lot of material, disappointing I could not follow her drawing on white board