The Clotting Cascade - Understanding Coagulation

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Lecture Overview

Coagulation is a very complex process which under normal circumstances results in the blood clotting. How does this actually happen and why is it so important? This engaging session from Joanne Reading will help you to understand the series of events that are fundamental to the body's ability to clot.

Educators

Portrait of Joanne Reading
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! See Educator Profile

Details
CPD37m of CPD
First Published24 January 2018
Updated24 January 2018
Expires
12 November 2020
Topics
Blood
Cardiovascular
Thrombosis
Clinical Assessment
Critical Care
Haematology
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