Left Heart Failure

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Lecture Overview

Snap, crackle and pop! Listening to rice bubbles at breakfast can actually help you with your assessment of left heart failure. This short and practical talk explains why auscultation (listening) of the lungs is a critical assessment technique to assess for left heart failure.


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Kerrie Davies

Kerrie Davies has extensive nursing experience within the critical care arena, including 24 years in education. She has been a clinical educator of intensive care, coronary care and emergency care as well as working as a Graduate Coordinator and Education Manager. Kerrie has a Critical Care certificate, a Graduate Diploma in Education, a Certificate IV in Workplace Training, a Certificate IV in Advanced Cardiac Technology and a Certificate in Diabetes Education. She has a passion for cardiology and teaching ECG interpretation. She currently works in the Emergency Department of Maroondah Hospital as Clinical Nurse Educator. See Educator Profile