Cover image for lecture: The Clotting Cascade - Understanding Coagulation

Lecture Overview

Coagulation is a very complex process which under normal circumstances results in the blood clotting. How does this actually happen and why is it so important? This engaging session from Joanne Reading will help you to understand the series of events that are fundamental to the body's ability to clot.


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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!




47 Total Rating(s)

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Ruth Sommer
22 Mar 2019

A really interesting lecture with easy ways to help you remember the clotting cascade. Probably the only time I have ever reviewed this process and walks away feeling like I would remember it!

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Grainne Lowe
13 Mar 2019

This was a well presented resource. It provided me with an opportunity to revise my knowledge and pause to seek further clarification in other resources as I was making my way through the videl.

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Carey-Ann Sym
06 Mar 2019

Always enjoy learning from this Educator. She explains everything in a non-complex way and makes her tutorials interesting.

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Anna Rhodes
27 Feb 2019

Great lecturer. Very helpful stratagies provided to help us remember difficult knowledge

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alana burns
08 Jan 2019

Great lecture. Easy to understand, engaging speaker.

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Limor Weingarten
26 Dec 2018

I LOVED the way she explains things. What a Great way to remember without saying it in your head thousands of times!

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Trudi Copland-Reid
11 Nov 2018


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01 Nov 2018

excellent lecture - well presented

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Sue Heath
20 Oct 2018

Excellent presentation

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Emma Mincher-Jones
09 Oct 2018

Jo was fantastic and engaing. This was a topic i have struggled to understand in the past.