About the course
Tutored by Denise Prisk DipAVN (Surgical), VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia), LTCL, LCGI, RVN
High Risk Anaesthesia for Veterinary Nurses
This course will look at anaesthesia of canine and feline patients that are considered to be of higher than normal risk, either because of disease, age or anatomical variation. For example, anaesthesia of brachycephalic patients, geriatric, paediatric, trauma and various disease states will all be covered.
Drug effects on different conditions will be discussed, as will the use of intravenous fluids. Real life case studies will be provided throughout the course.
Aimed at veterinary nurses. The individual modules are:
Module 1. Brachycephalic dog breeds
Module 2. Obesity
Module 3. Geriatric and Paediatric patients
Module 4. Caesarean section
Module 5. Gastric Dilation and Volvulus
Module 6. Renal and Hepatic disease
Module 7. Endocrine Disease
Module 8. Trauma
Module 9. Multiple choice exam at end of course and Certificate of Completion
Vet CPD: High Risk Anaesthesia for Veterinary Nurses, with Denise Prisk
Vet CPD Online Tutored Courses take approximately 8 hours to complete and can be completed at your own pace and at any time over the course’s 3-week period.
There are downloadable course notes and clinical cases to work through, plus – what makes our courses unique – a busy clinical forum where questions and answers are posted and where delegates have access to the instructor for the duration of the course.
This always generates some lively discussions and the idea that no one should leave a course with any unanswered questions.
At the end of the course there is a final exam plus a Certificate of Completion for your CPD records.