Emergency Care of Alpacas
Smithy Wood Drive,
About this course
THIS NEW COURSE FOR 2017 will provide tools for the approach to, and decision making in, the emergency patient.
From management of dystocia (including caesarean section) and other problems in the peri-parturient female to the neonate, looking at resuscitation, common congenital problems, and dealing with failure of passive transfer and septicaemia. First aid for orthopaedic emergencies and wound care will be covered, as well as working up the colic patient and the neurological patient (with case examples). Plus a look at upper respiratory tract problems (including tracheotomy).
- Gain confidence in a dealing with emergencies in alpaca patients
- Attain decision making skills in dystocia and neonatal care
- Form a diagnostic plan to distinguish medical from surgical colic
- Unravel neurological parameters to narrow down your differential diagnoses