ECC : Fluid Therapy 2: Introduction to Fluid Therapy and Fluid Therapy Types

Provided by

About the course

This vet nurse CPD online course is the second in the series of Fluid Therapy lectures by Louise O Dwyer and introduces fluid therapy and fluid therapy types.  Beginning with the history of fluid therapy and then moving on to look at parenteral fluid types available it gives an interesting and in depth introduction to fluid therapy. It then looks at indications for and contraindications against using different fluid types.  It then ends with a short discussion of subcutaneous fluid therapy.

Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge of the history of fluid therapy
  • An understanding of different fluid types and using fluid therapy


Louise O’Dwyer MBA BSc(Hons) VTS(ECC) DipAVN(Medical, Surgical) RVN

Related article

Adam Bernstein explains why CPD is so important and explores the various ways vets and vet nurses can maintain and develop their knowledge and skills.