Nursing Emergency Cases: From Blocked Bladders to GDVs

Elizabeth Bradley-Covey

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Emergency cases can be stressful, especially in a busy first opinion practice where it is difficult to deal with cases that often require intensive nursing and treatment. This course of eight videos with Elizabeth Bradley-Covey will present an overview of the common emergencies encountered in first opinion practice using case-based discussions to further your knowledge and understanding of the physiology, causes, treatment, complications, and management of these challenging and rewarding cases.

3.5 Hours CPD

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  • Description

    Topics to be covered include:

    • The blocked cat: causes, adverse reactions, treatment, long term management & client education
    • GDV: physiology, pre-op stabilisation and monitoring, long term management and prevention
    • The collapsed patient: triage, primary assessment, monitoring and investigation
    • Acute renal failure: chronic vs acute onset, ruling out pre/post-renal, acute on chronic, causes of ARF, monitoring and management
    • Diabetic ketoacidosis: physiology, causes, diagnosis, insulin protocols, monitoring, long term management and client education
    • Anaemia/IMHA: accurate history taking, examination, diagnosis, treatment and management of IMHA and infectious, toxic, congenital and haemorrhagic causes of anaemia. As well as identifying primary and secondary coagulopathies and treatment options
    • The parvo puppy: physiology, diagnosis, rates of infection and transmission, treatment, nutritional support and owner education and future prevention
    • Fading neonate: definition and prevention, the big three killers, infectious & non-infectious causes, treatment, and prevention

  • In association with...

    Langford Vets

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