Practical Skills In The Critical Care Environment
University of Liverpool
Date: Wednesday 20th September, 2023 - Saturday 23rd September, 2023
Start time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Duration: 1 hour(s)
Essential practical skills for vets working with emergency cases are presented during a morning of theory followed by an afternoon of cadaver-based wet-lab training. Lectures cover the theory behind, and indications for:
Cardiopulmonary cerebral resuscitation,
Central vascular access and intraosseous techniques,
Analgesia for critical cases,
Tracheotomy, tracheostomy, thoracocentesis and chest drain placement.
These skills are then put into practice during the wet-lab session in the afternoon.
Develop the knowledge and skills required to implement practice-appropriate protocols for cardiopulmonary cerebral resuscitation (CPCR), analgesia for critical cases and ventilation
Advance knowledge of the indications for, and management of cases requiring chest drain placement, thoracocentesis, tracheotomy, intraosseous cannulation and placement of central venous catheters
Demonstrate the surgical skills and techniques required for chest drain placement, thoracocentesis, tracheotomy, intraosseous cannulation and placement of central venous catheters.
Rachel Burrow BVetMed CertSAS CertVR DipECVS MRCVS
Who is it for?
This workshop is suitable for vets in first opinion practice wishing to get to grips with the core skills in critical care and those working towards an RCVS CertAVP in Critical Care.
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