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Lecture Overview

This session pulls together the threads of crisis management involved in perianaesthesia nursing as well as provide a comprehensive review of the ACORN Standards, and standards, policies, procedures, and guidelines from state health services, too.


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Suzanne Querruel

Suzi Querruel has been working in the perioperative field for the past decade. Her passion lies in perianaesthesia nursing, and she has been seeking to advance the field over the past few years. She is a tutor and lecturer for Western Sydney University [WSU] in the Bachelor of Nursing program and WSU The College in their Academic Pathways Programs. She is the unit coordinator at WSU The College for the subjects 'health communication' and 'skills in health science'. She was previously anaesthetic coordinator at Westmead Private Hospital and also has held sessional nurse educator positions at the Australian College of Nursing, Wesley Health Management, and the University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney University, and the University of Tasmania. She has been a nurse educator for Ausmed Education for the past three years and has collaborated on the program development for the perianaesthesia, perioperative, day surgery, and surgical nursing seminars. She has held the position of national vice president and NSW/ACT president of the Australian Society of Post Anaesthesia & Anaesthesia Nurses [ASPAAN] for two years and has recently seen the transition of ASPAAN to the Australian College of PeriAnaesthesia Nurses [ACPAN]. Suzi holds a bachelor of nursing, graduate diploma in nursing (anaesthetics & PACU), masters of nursing education), certificate IV in workplace training & assessment, and a neuro-linguistic programming [NLP] practitioner certificate. See Educator Profile


22 Total Rating(s)
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Raven Budarick
11 Jun 2019


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Pui Yee Mundy
25 May 2019

Great information

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Sophie Liu
12 May 2019

good lecture

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Lisa Johnson
03 May 2019

I found this video very useful, the information provided was perfectly pitched without being too simple or complicated.

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Jane Crowther
02 May 2019

Very interesting presentation

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Judith Chapman
29 Apr 2019

This was very informative and structured in a way that made sense and engrossed you in what she was telling you. Her knowledge and confidence in imparting the information was very evident. The material was also extremely relative.

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betty jose
28 Apr 2019

this topic was very interesting and helpful in my clinical practice.

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louise ann mackie
26 Apr 2019

beneficial.Grading anaphylaxis 1-4 good for further learning

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24 Apr 2019


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Gina Sartor
19 Apr 2019

good overall summary of intraoperative management of complications