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Cover image for lecture: A Heart-to-Heart About Cardiovascular Disease

Lecture Overview

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an umbrella term used to describe a variety of conditions related to the cardiovascular system. Recent media coverage has made it abundantly clear that in our community, the risks of CVD is rapidly increasing. Watch this session to increase your understanding of CVD, the conditions that fall under this term and the associated risk factors.


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Muthanna Al-Kaabi

Dr Muthanna Al-Kaabi is an international general practitioner and an Australian Endeavour Leadership Program recipient and alumni, currently lecturing pharmacology and pathophysiology for the Bachelor of Nursing, Midwifery, and Biomedicine students at Victoria University. He previously completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Tasmania on top of his academic achievements, as well as finalising a degree in Leadership and Management. He has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years, gaining experience in common chronic diseases especially those related to the cardiovascular system. He also worked overseas as an assistant professor in academic and health institutes where he carries a mission in teaching medicine and biomedical sciences as well as in active involvement in charity medical services for humanitarian projects to provide relief for vulnerable people. See Educator Profile


40 Total Rating(s)
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Amanda Raddatz
23 Feb 2020

Very good, easy to understand information.

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Patricia Booth
23 Feb 2020

Very well articulated and informative lecture

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Trevor Smith
05 Feb 2020

Statistically very informative

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Mini Uthuppu
04 Feb 2020

This resource is addition to revise information. Refreshing knowledge and memories the process.

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Amfrid Gomes
21 Jan 2020


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Michael Howard
18 Jan 2020

Very informative and interesting

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Catherine Hill
06 Jan 2020

Very interesting

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bronwyn ann beecroft
27 Dec 2019

Good presentation

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Jessica Bauer
21 Dec 2019

East to understand. Informative.

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Allison Chafer
16 Dec 2019

This was activity was very good and I have been able to revise and reflect on what have been able to remember from my practice as a Registered Nurse and my university time. With the activity I watched I have gained more confidence. The activity was conducted really well too.