Lecture Overview

Brief

In this informative discussion, Sue Querruel continues her series on perioperative nursing with an insight into one of the most feared surgical consequences - malignant hyperthermia. This potentially fatal condition occurs rarely but is a critical medical emergency when it does. There are however 3 signs, that when observed together, can only be MH. Learn what they are, and how you can spot this condition before it progresses to dire consequences.

Educators

Suzanne Querruel

Suzi Querruel has been working in the perioperative field for the past decade. Her passion lies in perianaesthesia nursing, and she has been seeking to advance the field over the past few years. She is a tutor and lecturer for Western Sydney University [WSU] in the Bachelor of Nursing program and WSU The College in their Academic Pathways Programs. She is the unit coordinator at WSU The College for the subjects "health communication" and "skills in health science". She was previously anaesthetic coordinator at Westmead Private Hospital and also has held sessional nurse educator positions at the Australian College of Nursing, Wesley Health Management, and the University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney University, and the University of Tasmania. She has been a nurse educator for Ausmed Education for the past three years and has collaborated on the program development for the perianaesthesia, perioperative, day surgery, and surgical nursing seminars. She has held the position of national vice president and NSW/ACT president of the Australian Society of Post Anaesthesia & Anaesthesia Nurses [ASPAAN] for two years and has recently seen the transition of ASPAAN to the Australian College of PeriAnaesthesia Nurses [ACPAN]. Suzi holds a bachelor of nursing, graduate diploma in nursing (anaesthetics & PACU), masters of nursing education), certificate IV in workplace training & assessment, and a neuro-linguistic programming [NLP] practitioner certificate.

Reviews

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5 Total Rating(s)

Very well presented.

Kerrianne McGahey
16 May 2018

Great refresher. I feel confident again to manage MH

Wendy Noye
14 May 2018

Great lecture

Joana Kusi
25 Mar 2018

Will watch again

Kym Cunningham
23 Mar 2018

Will watch again

Kym Cunningham
23 Mar 2018