The Essentials of Emergency Nursing

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About the course

This day will look at a number of different emergency procedures and techniques from triage of emergency patients to nursing care of respiratory patients, including assessment of respiratory patients. How to effectively deal with head trauma patients will be covered, which includes videos on how to assess these patients. A session will also be devoted to pain assessment and scoring, including the selection of analgesics.
Specific areas to be covered

  • Assessment and management of respiratory emergencies
  • Dealing with shock and fluid therapy in emergency patients
  • Dealing with head trauma patients
  • Pain assessment and scoring

Louise O’Dwyer MBA BSc(Hons) VTS (ECC) VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia ) DipAVN(Surgical) DipAVN(Medical) RVN
Clinical Support Manager, Vets Now


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