Veins, Valves and Arteries

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Sometimes we all need a little refresher on the basics. Veins, valves and arteries really are the lifeblood of our bodies. These structures are crucial to ensuring homeostasis is maintained, and that our bodies function optimally. Join Sue de Muelenaere as she takes you through this back-to-basics refresher on your A&P.


Portrait of Sue de Muelenaere
Sue de Muelenaere

Sue de Muelenaere is a registered nurse with more than 20 years’ experience as a nurse educator. Sue completed a five-year bachelor of nursing degree in South Africa, which included training in psychiatric and community nursing and midwifery. Since then, Sue has worked extensively in the intensive care environment, during which she has presented various courses, including an honour’s degree, a diploma in intensive care, and various short cardiac and ECG courses. Sue also holds an honour’s degree in advanced nursing science (intensive care nursing) and diplomas in nursing education and nursing administration. She was the education manager in a specialised heart hospital where she was responsible for the education of all hospital staff, including non-nursing staff members. Sue is passionate about teaching. She maintains a special interest in all aspects of nursing the critically-ill patient. See Educator Profile

CPD35m of CPD
First Published06 December 2017
Updated06 December 2017
22 June 2020
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