About the course
There are many emergencies that require special considerations and nursing care. The first 24 hours in many of these presentations, such as the acute abdomen, are crucial and necessitate in-depth knowledge and advanced nursing skills to increase success rates.
Advanced nursing in the emergency patient’ will help to achieve a better understanding of these disease processes, techniques and procedures that the nurse can undertake to reduce morbidity.
The day will cover initial triage and useful equipment to have in an emergency situation.
It will also cover various emergency conditions and situations relating to various body systems such as:
- Cardiovascular emergencies
- Respiratory emergencies
- Acute abdomen emergencies
- Renal system emergencies
- Neurological emergencies
Guest Speaker Chloe Fay Bsc (Hons) RVN CertVNECC
Chloe qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2012, gaining her ECC certificate in 2016, and is currently working towards her VTS (ECC). She has a strong background in ECC and referral nursing, including working for Vets Now, and as of head of theatre at Pet Medics in Manchester. She is currently the head nurse of the Priory Emergency Treatment Service in Brighton, who also provide cardio-respiratory referral services. Chloe is also on the review board for the RCVS 'inFOCUS' veterinary journal. She is highly experienced and passionate about all aspects of emergency and critical care nursing, but her specific interests include cardiac patients, septic patients, anaesthesia and nutrition.