Emergency Nursing Skills
Emergency cases can be some of the most challenging and rewarding patients you will encounter in practice. Veterinary nurses have a frontline role in assessing an emergency patient and information gained here can be vital in saving the life of the animal. During this course you will learn how to deal with the emergency clinical exam and treatment options, which will improve the chances of a successful outcome.
Specific areas to be covered.
• Triage – prioritising the emergency patient?
• Major body systems assessment
• Vascular access and fluid therapy
• Shock – how to identify and treat it
• Effective CPR