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Lecture Overview

"Sepsis" is a word potent enough to strike fear into the hearts of even the most experienced health professionals, so it is no wonder that there have been concerted efforts in recent times to improve early detection and management measures for this condition. Join Joanne Reading as she presents an easy-to-understand and thorough talk on the recent updates to sepsis management.


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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!




26 Total Rating(s)

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Christine Hardy
22 Mar 2019

Very clear guidance on why new guidelines were needed, and using qSOFA and SOFA in escalating care.

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Bethany Stacey
21 Mar 2019

Interesting. I would like to hear a lecture on caring for a patient post surviving a septic episode.

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Jennifer Wallis
18 Mar 2019

helpful, thorough, informative

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Olivia Collins
16 Mar 2019

This course was very good for filling any gaps in knowledge, and will help with being able to detect sepsis early.

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jennifer hutchinson
14 Mar 2019

Excellent presentation

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Carol Gaik cheng
14 Mar 2019

Presentation is very easy to understand as she explains it so well.

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Jody Ward
13 Mar 2019

I found this lecture very interesting and the educator was very easy to listen to and understand. Set out in step by step solutions made it easy to follow

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Bev Murtha
12 Mar 2019

Excellent presentation that reinforced the seriousness of sepsis. The video has given me a better understanding of the signs, symptoms and management of septic shock.

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georgia Smith
12 Mar 2019

Informtative and great knowledge included. Presented very well and kept it interesting.

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Suzanne Beekman-Cheney
12 Mar 2019

I loved this. We all know how serious sepsis is, but this video has given me a better understanding of signs, symptoms & management of sepsis.