Emergency patient online

Key Information

CPD Hours: 42 hours

Course Length: Six weeks

Course Format: An intensive tutor-moderated learning experience. Course resources include electronic course notes, videos, case assessments, self-assessment quizzes and discussion forums in which participants review and discuss cases with their colleagues and the tutor

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16 Sep - 27 Oct 19
£725.00

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Loved it – very practical, love the interaction and opportunity to ask questions. I particularly like how you build each week on the basics from the start

Course Information

Key Areas
  • The “shocked” patient
  • The approach and stabilisation of the trauma patient
  • The dyspnoeic emergency – assessment and stabilisation
  • A rational approach to fluid therapy in the emergency patient
  • The “acute” abdomen
  • Bleeding emergencies and transfusion therapy
  • Nutritional support of hospitalised patients
  • Sepsis and new advances in management of critically ill patients
About this course

Emergencies are common in all practices, not just after hours!

Emergency cases can be some of the most fun and rewarding patients seen in veterinary practice. However, they can also be some of the more challenging and stressful patients to treat. This course will provide practitioners with a rational and logical approach to the assessment of the emergency patient.

Why do this course?
You will learn diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to common emergency and trauma cases to increase your confidence and reduce your stress levels.

Tutors

Dominic Barfield, BSc BVSc MVetMed DipACVECC DipECVECC FHEA MRCVS
Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
The Royal Veterinary College

Dan Chan, DVM DipACVECC DipECVECC DipACVN FHEA MRCVS
Professor of Emergency Critical Care Medicine and Clinical Nutrition
The Royal Veterinary College

Karen Humm, MA VetMB MSc CertVA DipACVECC DipECVECC FHEA MRCVS
Senior Lecturer in Emergency and Critical Care
The Royal Veterinary College