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The motto of the Royal College of Pathologists is: 'pathology is medicine', for without pathology, our jobs as healthcare professionals would be meaningless. In fact, these two professions are so tightly interwoven that they are completely dependent on each other. Dr Joan Faoagali presents an animated and modern talk in which she proposes that we need to make the pathology labratory our new BFFs (best friend forever).


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Joan Faoagali

Joan Faoagali qualified as a specialist pathologist in Dunedin, NZ, and held roles including Director of Microbiology at Christchurch Hospital, Royal Brisbane Hospital, and the Princess Alexandra Hospital. She held a high interest in the prudent use of antibiotics, prevention of cross-infection, vaccination and the appropriate use and interpretation of pathology tests. She sadly died in January, 2017. See Educator Profile


3 Total Rating(s)
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Susannah Maher
20 May 2018

Well presented and informative

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Alisdair Mackenzie
09 May 2018


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Michele Selby
26 Mar 2018