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Surgical Emergencies

Excel CPD - Vet Nurse CPD

6 months ago
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Date: Monday 29th April, 2024 - Friday 24th May, 2024
Start time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Duration: 10 hour(s)
Cost: £205

Week 1: Approach to the Caesarean Patient
Brief overview of parturition
Complications of parturition
Caesarean section

Learning objectives
Explain complications that might occur in parturition
Explain the reasons for intervening in these cases in order to perform a C section
Understand nursing of the caesarean patient

Week 2: The GDV Patient
Physiology of GDV
Diagnosis
Stabilisation of the GDV
Anaesthesia considerations
Post-operative nursing

Learning objectives
Understand the physiology of a GDV and list some of the common risk factors associated with this condition
Describe how a GDV is diagnosed and which tests can help us to identify this condition in the emergency patient
List the common stabilisation techniques in the emergency patient including management of shock and commonly used gastric decompression techniques
Discuss anaesthesia considerations and how to make the patient a safe candidate for surgery
Describe the nursing considerations for the post-operative GDV case and the factors which need to be included in the care plan of the hospitalised patient

Week 3: Nursing the Septic Abdomen Patient
What are SIRS and sepsis?
Recognising sepsis
The use of diagnostic tools in the veterinary practice to help recognise a septic abdomen
Nursing management of a septic abdomen

Learning objectives
Describe SIRS and sepsis and the difference between them
Understand how to recognise sepsis in veterinary patients
List the different tests we have available in practice that can be used to help identify a septic abdomen
Explain how patients with a septic abdomen can best be nursed in practice, pre-, peri and post operatively

Week 4: Haemoabdomen
Physiology of haemoabdomen
Diagnosis
Stabilisation of the haemoabdomen
Anaesthesia considerations
Post-operative nursing

Learning objectives
Understand the physiology of a haemoabdomen and list some of the common causes associated with this condition
Describe how a haemoabdomen is diagnosed and which tests can help us to identify this condition in the emergency patient
List the common stabilisation techniques in the emergency patient including management of shock
Discuss anaesthesia considerations and how to make the patient a safe candidate for surgery
Describe the nursing considerations for the post-operative haemoabdomen case and the factors which need to be included in the care plan of the hospitalised patient

Tutors: Elle Haskey & Katie Gray
Date: 29th April - 24th May 2024
Cost: £205 +vat
Length: 4 weeks
CPD: 10 hours
Level: Intermediate

Who is it for?

Veterinary Nurses

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

10 hours

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