This course by Rachael Birkbeck is an all feline day to cover how emergencies in cats can be diagnosed and treated and how the different systems are affected. The feline only approach allows in-depth coverage of the ongoing care of cats in a critical care setting.
This full day course will cover the diagnosis and treatment of common feline emergencies and subsequent critical care.
We will review the approach to, and treatment of, common causes of life-threatening feline illness and injury affecting the neurological, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems. This course will also cover the important aspects of critical care in cats, focusing on optimising homeostasis and preventing complications.
Topics to be covered include:
- Review of pathophysiology: mechanisms of shock
- Triage and major body systems assessment
- Neurological disorders: diagnosis and treatment
- Respiratory system disorders: diagnosis and treatment
- Cardiovascular system disorders: diagnosis and treatment
- Critical care: Kirby’s rule of 20