Blood cultures are an essential part of diagnosis in healthcare, and understanding how to improve your technique when collecting samples is vital to ensuring accurate results are returned from the pathology laboratory. Joanne Reading presents practical, easy-to-implement tips in this informative lecture that will immediately help you in your practice.
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 in education, and 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!