january, 2022

17jan(jan 17)9:00 am11feb(feb 11)5:00 pmEquine NursingOnlineCPD Type:Tutored CPDSubject:EquineCPD Hours:10 hoursCost:£200 *Will run when 1 more delegate books

Course Details

Week 1
Broodmares : Dystocia, Caesarean and Post-op Care

Define dystocia and recognise the stages of labour

Maternal causes of dystocia

Surgical and non-surgical interventions

Post-operative care of the mare

Post op complications and preventative measures

Learning objectives
After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Know the definition of dystocia and be able to recognise the stages of labour.

Understand the causes that can be attributed to the broodmare regarding disease status and/or anatomy

Understand when emergency treatment is required and what forms of intervention are recommended.

Understand what critical care treatment and monitoring is needed to assist the mare in recovery.

 

Week 2
Neonates :  Post Dystocia Resuscitation and Intensive Care Nursing

Foetal causes of dystocia

Emergency monitoring and treatment of the foetus in utero

Post dystocia neonatal resuscitation

Follow up intensive care nursing

Emerging therapies for the post dystocia neonate

Learning objectives
After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Know the foetal causes of dystocia and understand how they occur

Understand how foetal monitoring and treatments can help neonatal survival rates

Describe the resuscitation techniques used to revive foals

Become familiar with neonatal critical care techniques

 

Week 3
Colic: The Nurse’s Role in the Assessment Workup

Diagnostic procedures

Laboratory analysis

Differential diagnosis – surgical or medical treatment?

When colic is not an intestinal condition

Preparing the patient for an exploratory laparotomy

Learning objectives
After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Recognise the signs of colic and the reasons they occur

Understand the techniques the nurse can perform to assist in a diagnosis

Understand how to perform laboratory tests for colic patients

Understand what tasks are carried out to prepare the patient for surgery

 

Week 4
Colic: Emergency Surgery and Post-op Care

Preparation of the patient in theatre

Anaesthetic risks in the seriously ill colic patient

Common surgical conditions of the small and large intestine

The immediate recovery period following colic surgery

Post op critical care nursing

Learning objectives
After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Recognise how to prepare a colic patient in the theatre

List the common intestinal conditions that require surgical correction

Understand the steps required to safely recover a patient from colic surgery

Recognise how nurses provide intensive care to the post op colic patient

 

The course will be fully tutored by Bonny Millar and will consist of 10 hours of CPD given in various formats, including tutorials, tasks, case studies, forum discussions and quizzes.

 

 

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Time

January 17 (Monday) 9:00 am - February 11 (Friday) 5:00 pm

Location

Online

Speaker

Bonny MillarCVT(USA), REVN, RVN

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