Cover image for lecture: Identifying and Managing Unstable Tachycardias

Lecture Overview

Unstable tachycardias have the potential to lead to cardiac arrest. Feel comfortable identifying and managing SVT, rapid AF and atrial flutter rhythms; SVT with aberrancy; why bundle branch blocks alter the QRS complex, 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!




9 Total Rating(s)

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Leonie Macpherson
13 Mar 2019

Informative and well explained

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Teresa Dempsey
01 Mar 2019

Excellent presenter, knowledgeable and engaging.

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Jomy Kuriakose
01 Mar 2019

Superb teaching

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Donna Hope
28 Feb 2019

A systematic and engaging video.

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Teresa Barclay
21 Feb 2019

Well informed presenter

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Merrilyn Lambert
19 Feb 2019

This was a wonderful lecture which was presented with great enthusiasm and in a very accessible format. I have learnt a great deal and it has greatly enhanced my future practice.