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Lecture Overview

Join popular Ausmed presenter, Joanne Reading for an engaging update on heart failure. Refresh your knowledge of the causes and types of heart failure, how the severity of heart failure is classified and symptoms of heart failure. Finally, Jo shares a case study to help tie in the current management of heart failure.


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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! See Educator Profile


85 Total Rating(s)
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Angela Wessling
13 Nov 2019

Interesting thank you

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jennifer Brown
12 Nov 2019

I found this to be a great learning resource. Joanne Reading is a great lecturer, who makes complex subjects very easy to understand.

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Natalie Barnes
03 Sep 2019

Fantastic, although some of the content in the case study was beyond my current. More learning for me I guess

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Kristina Adams
11 Aug 2019

Excellent education session, made dynamic even though a complex subject.

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Bethany Bethany
03 Jul 2019

Excellent clear resource. Gives a great visual of assessing the patient with heart failure.

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Loraine Pennycuick
14 Jun 2019

This is a fantastic lecture from which I learnt a great deal.

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Amy Hopper
11 Jun 2019

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Joy Hills
06 Jun 2019

I found this resource very informative and she explained things in an easy way to remember details.

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Jenny Turton
01 Jun 2019

Great talk, thank you.

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Sarah Cusack
31 May 2019

Interesting look at all the different types of heart failure

CPD51m of CPD
Total Rating(s)  85
Published12 May 2019
Expires15 July 2021
Heart Failure
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