Animal First Aid and Emergency Triage for Veterinary Support Staff

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About the course


This 1-Day attendance CPD, written and presented specifically for the Veterinary Receptionist and support staff, Will allow you to examine your current skills and help you to provide an informed, professional and confident service to your clients. Improving both your clinical knowledge and customer service. 

Would you like to enhance your Telephone and Face-to-Face Triage skills and learn how to better support the emergency client?  

Our popular Veterinary Receptionist Accredited CPD will give you enhanced skills to better support Pet Owners, the Clinical Team and Yourself during which can be a stressful time for all concerned.

Veterinary Receptionists are such an integral part of the practice team, and as front of house staff, and the interface between Veterinary Surgeons, Practice Nurses and the Client, we at Innovet-CPD, fully support and honour the importance of your role. Come join us for a fun, practical and informative day in a relaxed learning environment (No Role Play).    

Rachel Bean is a Qualified Veterinary Nurse and has worked in Veterinary Practice for 18 years. Besides many other roles,Rachel has been teaching Canine First Aid for around 8 years to Dog Owners and Dog Businesses all over the UK and abroad. She often Volunteers in Asia with Street Dogs  

Unit 1:  Triage and the Veterinary Receptionist

  • RCVS Guidelines on administering and advising Companion Animal First Aid.
  • The important role of the Receptionist in effective Triage.
  • The Art of Telephone Triage
  • Effective communication for crucial information.

Unit 2:  Emergency! How to keep waiting clients happy

  • First Impressions Count
  • Effective management of the anxious client
  • Keeping the emergency client informed

Unit 3:  Emergencies

  • The Biology of Common Veterinary Emergencies
  • Normal/Abnormal Vital Signs
  • Haemorrhage Control and Bandaging Techniques
  • Shock Management.

 Unit 4:  Circulation and Terminology

  • Heart, Circulation and Breathing
  • CPR (Recover Guidelines 2012)
  • Veterinary Terminology



Rachel Bean – RVN BVNA MCFBA MTGODT NCert (AnBeh)

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