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Medcast’s team of educators include Masters, Professors and Chief Examiners. They also happen to be brilliant at making the complicated easy and memorable.

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Crystal Smith

Crystal Smith RN, BN, GradCert(CritCareNurs), GradCert(ChnNurs), M.Ed, has been working in clinical and tertiary settings for over 15 years. She has a range of experience in both Adult and Paediatric Critical Care areas including...

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