Emergency Critical Care: Practical Techniques for the Respiratory Patient

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About the course

This online Veterinary nursing lecture focuses on nursing of respiratory patients, looking at examination and stabilization of the dyspnoeic patient, Oxygen supplementation, Intubation and Tracheostomy in detail. It then examines a case study of upper airway obstruction to provide an example of dealing with an emergency respiratory case in practice.


Learning Outcomes

  • An in-depth understanding of the examination and stabilization of the dyspnoeic patient.
  • An in-depth understanding of oxygen supplementation and intubation.
  • The confidence in nursing tracheostomy patients.


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

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