Nursing Care of the Geriatric Patient

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  • Speciality Nursing
  • Course type Online
  • Skill level Introduction, Intermediate, High
  • CPD Hours 5
  • Price £35 + VAT

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A 6 part series with Claire Roberts from Synergy CPD.

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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