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Practical Local Anaesthesia For Vet Nurses 21st April 2022

Central CPD

11 months ago

Date: Thursday 21st April, 2022 - Thursday 21st April, 2022
Start time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Duration: 7 hour(s)
Cost: £295

Local anaesthesia techniques have grown in popularity and are now an important part of anaesthesia in small animal veterinary medicine. Veterinary nurses are key in delivering an array of applications of local anaesthesia, working within the RCVS Code for Professional Conduct.In this course we will cover the pharmacology of commonly encountered drugs and equipment used in local anaesthesia. The anatomy and theory behind nerve blocks and epidurals in cats and dogs will be taught, with particular emphasis on problem solving and dealing with potential complications. Other applications of local anaesthesia such as the management of chest drains, wound catheters, topical local anaesthesia and intravenous regional anaesthesia will be discussed. Wet lab cadaver-based practical sessions specifically designed for veterinary nurses will provide training and skills for the safe application of head and limb nerve blocks.Topics to be covered include:Local anaesthetic equipmentPharmacology of common local anaesthetic drugsThe multiple applications of local anaesthesia in practicePractical cadaver based sessions head and limb nerve blocks

Who is it for?

Veterinary Nurse

The Venue

The Clinical Skills Lab Manor Place,204a Manor Place,Kennington,London. SE17 3BN

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

7 hours

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