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Lecture Overview

This short and sharp refresher is a fantastic overview and update on the topic of sepsis, and will remind you why early recognition is so important. Using stories and anecdotes from her clinical practice, Alexandra Gillian will highlight how a simple infection and some vague symptoms can lead to life-threatening admissions to ICU.


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Alexandra Gillian

Alexandra Gillian has been a Registered Nurse for 29 years and an emergency ambulance paramedic for 13 years, with intensive care qualifications in both fields. She has also obtained a cert IV in training and assessment. As director of, and principal trainer for, Confident First Aid Management Pty Ltd, her extensive experience in acute care settings has laid solid foundations for her delivery of accredited first aid and mental health first aid training conducted nationwide. In addition, she draws on her extensive general and specialised clinical experience when providing workshops and seminars. Alexandra is an engaging presenter with a passion for empowering colleagues to deliver the safest, most appropriate, patient-focused care.




59 Total Rating(s)

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Linda McKenna
21 Mar 2019

Very good and relevant lecture

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Karen Kelly
14 Mar 2019

I would definitely recommend this learning education to other health professionals.

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Rebecca Pal
06 Mar 2019

Very good. Easy to follow and very valuable information

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Amy Lewellin
03 Mar 2019

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Pamela Mason
02 Mar 2019

This was a really good lecture from a nurse who knows the realities of nursing and how things can be missed in a not perfect world but how we should all strive for best practice for our patients.

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Andrea Maria Mirabile
27 Feb 2019

Thank you very much for this great opportunity.

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Dianne Walsh
24 Feb 2019

Sepsis lecture provided an up to date evidence based presentation to promote optimal nursing and health care and promoting critical thinking.

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Maygen Comandari
14 Feb 2019

Excellent lecture, the educator was very engaging and knowledgeable. Very relevant for me working in theatres and observing patients pre, during and post procedures.

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Moira Munro
06 Feb 2019

Very interesting topic which was well presented.

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02 Feb 2019

Very good, well delivered, realistic.