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Anaesthesia Plans For Clinical Cases

Excel CPD - Vet Nurse CPD

6 months ago
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Date: Monday 6th May, 2024 - Friday 14th June, 2024
Start time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Duration: 15 hour(s)
Cost: £255

Week 1: What is an Anaesthesia Plan?

How to construct an individual anaesthesia plan
Common anaesthesia-related complications
What you need to know about the drugs
Very old and very young patients

After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Construct an individualised anaesthesia plan
Understand common anaesthesia and surgery related complications
Appreciate the important effects and side effects of drugs commonly used in the peri-anaesthetic period
Understand specific considerations for geriatric and paediatric patients


Week 2: The Anaesthetist’s Worst Nightmares!

Brachycephalic dogs
Obese patients
Care! Difficult temperament
Some endocrine and medical conditions

After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Provide safe anaesthesia for brachycephalic and obese patients
Understand how to anaesthetise ‘aggressive’ dogs safely
Understand the priorities for sick patients and those with concurrent disease


Week 3: Let’s get Cutting – Abdominal Surgery

Anaesthetic considerations for laparotomy and laparoscopy
Case examples

After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Provide analgesia and local anaesthesia for abdominal surgery
Understand the effects of laparoscopy on the patient’s physiology and how to manage them
Discuss the considerations for some particular examples of abdominal surgery


Week 4: Heart and Lungs

Anaesthetic considerations for respiratory disease and thoracic surgery
Anaesthetising patients with common cardiac diseases

After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Know the requirements of patients with intra-thoracic disease
Understand how to manage a patient undergoing a thoracotomy
Appreciate the basics of controlled ventilation
Provide analgesia and local anaesthesia for thoracic surgery
Manage patients with common cardiac diseases


Week 5: Eyes, Brains and Spines

Anaesthetic considerations for neurology and ophthalmology patients

After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Understand practical and physiological considerations for ocular surgery
Explain the basics of neuromuscular blockade
Know how to provide analgesia and local anaesthesia for spinal surgery
Identify the pathophysiology of intracranial disease and how to manage it
Understand the particular difficulties of anaesthesia for magnetic resonance imaging


Week 6: Bringing it all Together – Case Examples

Complex procedures and sick patients, plus some orthopaedic procedures

After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Understand how to combine patient and procedure related requirements
Construct advanced anaesthesia plans
Understand how to prioritise the importance of different anaesthetic considerations
Provide analgesia and local anaesthesia for some orthopaedic procedures

Tutor: Colette Jolliffe
Date: 6th May - 14th June 2024
Cost: £255 +vat
Length: 6 weeks
CPD: 15 hours
Level: Intermediate / Advanced

Who is it for?

Veterinary Nurses

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

15 hours

Registration and Booking

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