Emergency Nursing

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Professional Development Course

AVNAT Registration Points: 5

Non-Accredited

Emergency nursing can be exciting and very daunting. This subject will teach students about how to effectively triage cases over the phone, and in clinic; first aid advice to provide to owner, how to prepare for the arrival of the emergency patient and how to assist the Veterinarian in the management of these cases. Setting up and maintaining crash carts is also covered along with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

 

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This course has been accredited for 5 points under the AVNAT Scheme.

What topics will we cover?

  • Topic 1 – Triage
  • Topic 2 – Arrival at the Clinic
  • Topic 3 – Shock
  • Topic 4 – The Emergency Crash Cart
  • Topic 5 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Topic 6 – Common Abdominal Emergencies
  • Topic 7 – Trauma
  • Topic 8 – Snail Baits
  • Topic 9 – Rodenticide Toxicity – Anticoagulants
  • Topic 10 – Chocolate Toxicity
  • Topic 11 – Other Toxicities
  • Topic 12 – Snake Bites
  • Topic 13 – Seizuring Animals
  • Topic 14 – Heat Stroke/Stress
  • Topic 15 – Paralysis Ticks