Life or Death: Cardiopulmonary Arrest During Surgery Part Two

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About the course

This lecture for vet nurses is the second in a two-part series from Louise O'Dwyer and takes an advanced look at cardiopulmonary arrest during surgical procedures and in the immediate postoperative period.  It continues directly on from Part One of the series with a short refresh on CPR and continues on with a detailed look at advanced life support techniques and post-resuscitation care.


Learning Outcomes

  • An understanding of CPR, basic life support, and advanced life support
  • Confidence in responding to cardiopulmonary arrest during surgery and in the postoperative period.
  • Knowledge in life support and post-resuscitation care


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

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