This 60 minute eCPD tutorial discusses nursing the critical patient, which requires the veterinary nurse to be familiar with monitoring techniques. It is vital that the veterinary nurse is able to identify changes in clinical parameters and bring them to the attention of the case veterinary surgeon. The aims of this lecture are to cover the following aspects of critical care nursing:

  • What is critical care nursing?
  • The type of patients we monitor
  • Environment
  • Monitoring equipment
  • Parameters that we monitor

This CPD tutorial is worth 60 minutes towards your RCVS requirements.