Recorded E-CPD: Difficult Births, Sick Foals And Other Equine Emergencies For Nurses
Royal Veterinary College
Duration: 6 hour(s)
Key Areas Care for pregnant mares and sick neonatal foalsPreparation for a dystocia Quick and efficient teamwork to deliver the foal during a dystociaFoal resuscitationFirst aid for wounds and fracturesPain assessment and management in hospitalised patientsAbout this course We are offering the opportunity to purchase this fully recorded course at any time of the year to suit your schedule. Equine emergencies can be stressful and often require a coordinated team approach to ensure the best outcome. This is particularly true for foaling emergencies where the life of mare and foal are at risk and time is of upmost importance. Nurses play a key role in assessing and treating a wide variety of injuries, accidents and diseases and their expertise and patient care is indispensable when dealing with new-born foals. This course will refresh and expand your knowledge on key principles of foaling complications, foal care and other common equine emergencies. A key component of the course will focus on working effectively together as a team of veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses. Why do this course?This course is aimed at veterinary nurses working in equine general practice or a hospital setting. It will discuss how nurses and vets can work as a team to achieve the best outcome. The course focusses on practical aspects, highlighting tips and tricks how to deal with these challenging situations most effectively.This course last ran in February 2019 and contains all of the learning material (webinars, reading material, slides, self assessment exercises) from then, but is not tutor moderated.You have six weeks in which to view the course. The course can be purchased in advance and activated as and when you are ready to start. Your six weeks will start from the point of activation. When you have finished the course you may request a CPD certificate. If you require any assistance please contact the CPD Unit at [email protected] or 01707 666865. Tutors David Bolt, Dr.med.vet MS DipACVS DipECVS ECVDI LAIA FHEA MRCVS Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery The Royal Veterinary College Bettina Dunkel, DVM PhD DipACVIM DipACVECC DipECEIM FHEA MRCVS Senior Lecturer in Equine Medicine The Royal Veterinary College Andy Fiske-Jackson, BVSc MVetMed DipECVS FHEA MRCVS Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery The Royal Veterinary College Mike Hewetson, BSc BVSc CertEM DipECEIM MRCVS Senior Lecturer in Equine Medicine (Clinical Educator Track) The Royal Veterinary College Melanie Perrier, Dr.med.vet DipDACVS DipDECVS CERP MRCVS Lecturer in Equine Surgery The Royal Veterinary College Kata Veres-Nyeki, Dr.med.Vet, DipECVAA, PhD, FHEA Lecturer in Anaesthesia and Analgesia The Royal Veterinary College
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