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Lecture Overview

A rare reaction with a potentially fatal outcome, Erin Wakefield describes the genetic condition that is malignant hyperthermia. This crucial lecture draws awareness to the life-saving knowledge health professionals need to have in time-pressured situations.

Educators

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Erin Wakefield has recently completed a Master of Nursing via Research. She holds Post Graduate qualifications in Clinical Simulation and Perioperative Nursing. Erin has been a perioperative nurse for over 20 years, and is currently enjoying teaching in the tertiary sector. She has worked in the private, public, remote and metro perioperative settings, and counts as a career highlight working in northern Kenya for Red Cross as a theatre manager. Erin has a true passion for empowering nurses through education. She is a strong advocate for graduate nurses in the perioperative setting, in particular through development of an invested preceptorship team, and creation of a safe learning environment. Her other professional interests include multi-disciplinary simulation, research, and creating a positive learning culture through interactive, hands on and engaging educational initiatives.

Reviews

4.5
28 Total Rating(s)
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Dianne Paddock
23 Sep 2019

Excellent presentation

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Chris Gaddes
14 Sep 2019

MH is Rarely seen in the paramedical setting, however with rapid deterioration possible and patients having increased RSI in the field by helicopter doctors it is becoming a more relevant area on road Paramedics May be exposed too.

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Lynette Felix
11 Sep 2019

Good presentation,well worth recommendation to other health professionals .

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Alison McKeough
30 Aug 2019

Very engaging!

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Trixie Dutton
12 Aug 2019

Good brief overview of malignant hyperthermia

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Mary Anne Mercado
02 Aug 2019

Highly recommended; good source information

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Linda Williscroft
02 Aug 2019

This was a very interesting topic of education. Something I was very unaware of

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Kate Danielle Thomas
25 Jul 2019

very clear and conscise.

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Matthew lawrence
20 Jul 2019

Excellent- VERY useful

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Breanna Batham
14 Jul 2019

Succinct. Informative.

Details
CPD12m of CPD
Rating
4.5
Total Rating(s)  28
Published02 July 2019
Expires24 February 2020
Topics
Hypertension
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