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Lecture Overview

This short and sharp refresher is a fantastic overview and update on the topic of sepsis, and will remind you why early recognition is so important. Using stories and anecdotes from her clinical practice, Alexandra Gillian will highlight how a simple infection and some vague symptoms can lead to life-threatening admissions to ICU.


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Alexandra Gillian

Alexandra Gillian has been a Registered Nurse for 29 years and an emergency ambulance paramedic for 13 years, with intensive care qualifications in both fields. She has also obtained a cert IV in training and assessment. As director of, and principal trainer for, Confident First Aid Management Pty Ltd, her extensive experience in acute care settings has laid solid foundations for her delivery of accredited first aid and mental health first aid training conducted nationwide. In addition, she draws on her extensive general and specialised clinical experience when providing workshops and seminars. Alexandra is an engaging presenter with a passion for empowering colleagues to deliver the safest, most appropriate, patient-focused care.




49 Total Rating(s)

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Maygen Comandari
14 Feb 2019

Excellent lecture, the educator was very engaging and knowledgeable. Very relevant for me working in theatres and observing patients pre, during and post procedures.

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Moira Munro
06 Feb 2019

Very interesting topic which was well presented.

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02 Feb 2019

Very good, well delivered, realistic.

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Ranjeeta Bhujel
22 Jan 2019

Very informative.

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Anna kasprzak
13 Jan 2019

Excellent refresher about sepsis, it’s early recognition and life preservation

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Alissa Fitzpatrick
08 Jan 2019

This was helpful in developing knowledge on the early recognition of sepsis

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Anne Baker
06 Jan 2019

A short but excellent information session indicating the need for a perpetual suspicion against sepsis and the confidence to follow act on your clinical findings.

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Rachel Jones
31 Dec 2018

Great presentation. Real food for thought.

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Ruth Curtis
18 Dec 2018

very informative

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Angelique Zaccari
27 Nov 2018