Cat Nursing 101: Introducing the Elderly Cat
9 South Gyle Crescent
With elderly cats forming an increasing proportion of our caseload, it’s more important than ever to provide ‘gold standard’ care.
This course is aimed at VNs keen to improve their standards of elderly cat care. Feel confident in identifying subclinical illness and have an understanding of how to help confirm the diagnosis or start treatment.
10.00-10.45 Introducing the older cat and importance of ‘wellcat’ checks
10.45-11.30 Collecting and analysing urine samples in cats
11.45-12.30 Measuring and interpreting blood pressure in cats
13.30-14.15 General advice for owners of elderly cats – maintaining optimal health and welfare
14.30-15.00 Tips for establishing successful elderly cat clinics in your practice
15.00-15.30 Cat friendly tips for restraint, examination, hospitalisation and handling of older cats
15.30-16.00 Case study