eCPD Nursing Care of the Geriatric Patient

Provided by

  • Speciality Nursing
  • Course type Online
  • Skill level Introduction, Intermediate, High
  • CPD Hours 5

About the course

A 6 part series with Claire Roberts from Synergy CPD.

***The cost of this course (£35 + VAT) also includes unlimited access to for 1 full month, allowing you to view hundreds of hours of certified CPD lectures on a huge variety of topics!**

This series of videos is aimed at veterinary nurses who want to provide their senior patients with the best care possible. Old age is not a disease in itself, but it is a time when many disease processes occur. The following topics will be covered:

-The implementation of geriatric screening in practice, what is involved and why is it so important
-Anaesthetic considerations for the senior patient
-How multi modal anaesthesia can help your senior patients, focusing on a dental protocol and introducing the concept of local anaesthesia techniques
-Treatment and management of the hyperthyroid patient
-Treatment and management of polyuria and polydipsia
-Blood pressure monitoring, how to do it correctly and why it is so important
-Treatment and management of chronic pain

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