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Lecture Overview

In this lecture, popular Ausmed presenter Joanne Reading explains the pathophysiological changes, key symptoms and reasons why valvular heart disease occurs. Come away feeling confident in your knowledge of key terminologies such as stenosis and regurgitation. Known for her engaging teaching style and ability to simplify complex topics, don't miss Jo's lecture on valvular heart disease.


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Joanne Reading Visit

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!


17 Total Rating(s)
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Alicia White
07 Sep 2019

Clear and easy to understand

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Teresa Dempsey
21 Aug 2019

Again, Jo gives a very clear approach & explanation of these disease processes and helps us to relate cause & effect. How these problems will effect our patients and how we can best manage them early by understanding the A&P of the heart valves.

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Geraldine McBean
07 Jul 2019

This was an interesting well presented program which definitely reinforces my knowledge in our environment where TAVI procedures are performed every week.

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jessica sharpe
07 Jul 2019

Interesting but very fast paced. I think it would benefit those with a solid background knowledge more than beginners.

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Lynette Felix
28 Jun 2019

It was a vital reinforcement of the knowledge that I knew. The presenter Joanne Reading , left me feeling more confident in the anatomy and pathophysiology of Valvular Heart Disease. Excellent and clear presentation. Captivated from the onset.I would recommend this to other health professionals .

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Catherine Papadopoulos
21 Jun 2019

Good presentation for cardiac knowledge