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Lecture Overview

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.


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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!




29 Total Rating(s)

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Leanne Whyte
29 Jan 2019

Informative and easy to understand and relate to.

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Limor Weingarten
30 Dec 2018

simple resource of understanding what to look for in a pathology report when looking for infection.

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Emma Mincher-Jones
27 Nov 2018

Very informative and engaging. Definiately keeping this in my bank for future referal.

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Sara Castelijn
21 Nov 2018

Five stars!

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Rebecca Noble
18 Oct 2018

Excellent presentation highly recommend!

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Kellie McLucas
14 Oct 2018

Engaging presentation

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Jessica Davis
13 Sep 2018

I enjoyed this lecture.

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Wendy Tattam
13 Jun 2018

Excellent presentation

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Kelly Bidlake
07 Jun 2018


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Nicole Gregory
31 May 2018

Really easy to understand.