Does the Clotting Cascade Have the X Factor?
What do children in the playground and free-to-air TV channels have in common? They're both handy metaphors to help you understand, interpret and remember the clotting cascade. Never has the coagulation pathway been so easy to understand as when Simon Plapp summarises it for you in under 15 minutes.
Simon Plapp is currently employed at St Vincent’s Private Hospital as Education Consultant in the Intensive Care Unit. He is the currently President of the Victorian ACCCN Management Committee and Victorian Representative to the ARC and National Board Liaison to the Cardiac Advisory Panel. Despite his incredibly youthful appearance, Simon has been an ICU nurse for over 20 years and an ICU educator for over half that time. He has Masters qualifications in Health Ethics. In his ‘spare time’, he wears lycra (and rides a bicycle) and enjoys watching his 2 children compete in their sporting activities, whilst perfecting his ‘dad jokes’.