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Lecture Overview

A rare reaction with a potentially fatal outcome, Erin Wakefield describes the genetic condition that is malignant hyperthermia. This crucial lecture draws awareness to the life-saving knowledge health professionals need to have in time-pressured situations.

Educators

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Erin Wakefield

Erin Wakefield has recently completed a Master of Nursing via Research and is preparing to commence PhD. She holds Post Graduate qualifications in Clinical Simulation and Perioperative Nursing. Erin has been a perioperative nurse for over 20 years, and is currently enjoying teaching in the tertiary sector. She has worked in the private, public, remote and metro perioperative settings, and counts as a career highlight working in northern Kenya for Red Cross as a theatre manager. Erin has a true passion for empowering nurses through education. She is a strong advocate for graduate nurses in the perioperative setting, in particular through development of an invested preceptorship team, and creation of a safe learning environment. Her other professional interests include multi-disciplinary simulation, research, and creating a positive learning culture through interactive, hands on and engaging educational initiatives. See Educator Profile

Reviews

4.5
48 Total Rating(s)
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Bronwyn Wilson
18 Feb 2020

great quick and straight to the point.

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Joan Coll
01 Feb 2020

Precise and clearly explained

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Mara D'ROSARIO
30 Jan 2020

fine

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K.Frances Sofo
30 Jan 2020

Thorough and well presented

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Donna Marguerite Murnane
27 Jan 2020

Very informative lecture.

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Donna Patterson
27 Jan 2020

Very interesting & well presented.

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Carol Austin
27 Jan 2020

Clear and simple

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Lynley Macleod
27 Jan 2020

very informative

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narelle windle
09 Jan 2020

Interesting and updating of information given as I work in the PACU and am responsible for maintaining guidelines for MH

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Rachelle Yao
07 Jan 2020

very good resource because this help me boost my knowledge on how to properly handle pt who suffers from malignant hyperthermia. And this video taught me on how to easily and properly assess the patient who is having signs and symptoms of malignant Hyperthermia. In regards with medications,this video taught me what should be the proper management of malignant hyperthermia.