Nursing respiratory patients can often be very difficult with the animals requiring careful nursing to avoid their deterioration. This 1 hour 45 minute eCPD tutorial looks at dealing with these patients effectively in order to achieve a positive outcome. We will look at preparing for and dealing with the emergency respiratory patient. It will also look at when and how to intervene, and the equipment we are likely to require. The tutorial will cover oxygen supplementation methods, intubation, tracheostomy and chest drain placement and nursing care.

This CPD tutorial is worth 1 hour 45 minutes towards your RCVS requirements.