Valvular Heart Disease

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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

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

CPD38m of CPD
First Published17 June 2019
Updated17 June 2019
15 July 2021
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