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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!



81 Total Rating(s)

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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

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Danielle Wohling
31 May 2019

Great listening

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Shuai Ma
31 May 2019

Excellent and clear

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Jess Lipp
30 May 2019

Excellent resource. Highly recommend. Provides the sound knowledge and skills of identifying a person with heart failure.

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Virpal Kaur Dhaliwal
30 May 2019

this lecture is more beneficial for me and provides knowledge about heart failure which is more useful