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Lecture Overview

What do post-graduate students running a ward in a hopsital have to do with the electrical conduction pathway of the heart? Join Joanne Reading for this entertaining discussion on the anatomy and physiology of the organ close to all of our chests. A back-to-basics refresher for all healthcare professionals.


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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! See Educator Profile


83 Total Rating(s)
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Marika Latianara Rika
08 Oct 2019

Easy to understand. Lecturer very engaging.

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Gonda van Baarsen
05 Sep 2019

Great explanation in simple terms and easy to understand

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Emma hall
21 Jul 2019

Very good presentation on the basic A&P of the heart.

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Lindy Marie
09 Jun 2019

Very well explained.

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30 May 2019

Very helpful

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Ann Simpson
15 May 2019

Excellent refresher of cardiac anatomy and function, presented in an easy to understand format by a knowledgeable and pleasant lecturer.

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Morgane Hunt
13 May 2019

Simple and engaging. Fantastic refresher.

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Jennifer Olson
07 May 2019

Good A & P refresher of the Heart

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Anna Carter
01 May 2019

A fun review of heart anatomy and physiology.

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Stephanie Zettl
16 Apr 2019

Excellent and engaging overview

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Published05 March 2018
Expires 19 February 2021
Anatomy and Physiology
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