The Collapsed Dog
35 Hartlebury Road
Stourport on Severn
This course is suitable for nurses who want to feel more at ease with how they approach an acute emergency situation. A dog presents at your practice acutely collapsed – where do you start? What nursing considerations should you give to this patient? What areas do you assess first? This course will cover possible causes of collapse, how to assess your patient and monitor their parameters and how you can use your skills and knowledge to benefit these types of patients.
Specific areas to be covered.
• Different types of shock and possible causes
• Triage of your patient
• Assessment and monitoring of major body systems
• Stabilization of patient and nursing care