The cardiovascular system is an important structure within the human body. Cardiovascular disease is one of Australia’s largest health problem and accounts for 1 in 4 of all deaths. 1 in 6 Australians self-report as living with cardiovascular disease accounting to more than 4 million Australians. (Ref: https://www.heartfoundation.org.au/)
Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system
Pathology and common disorders of cardiovascular system
Common investigations and common medications
Health professionals involved
Important medical terminology (including Latin and Greek Root words)
Interpreters at all levels of knowledge of clinical medicine who are interested in gaining basic understanding of the cardiovascular system.
Interpreters who are preparing for the NAATI Certified Specialist Health Interpreter (CSHI) Test
Interpreters who are pursuing to become a healthcare interpreter.
Dr Bee Yen Ooi (MBBS)
Dr Bee Yen Ooi graduated with a MBBS from Peking University Health Science Centre in 2007 and has successfully passed Medical Qualifying Exams in China, Malaysia and Australia. Dr Bee Yen is a registered Medical Doctor with Ministry of Health, Malaysia since 2009 and is eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in Australia. With more than 10 years of clinical experience she has a special interest in diagnostic radiology and teaching.
The anatomy of the cardiovascular system.
How the cardiovascular system works.
Common disorders involving the cardiovascular system and their causes.
The names and utility of common investigations, medications and health professionals in relation to the cardiovascular system.
Easy ways to remember relevant cardiovascular terminology.
Provide high quality and professional interpreting of complex and specialised spoken language from the health domain.
Understand, remember and recall cardiovascular terminology efficiently.
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