june, 2025

02junAll Day27Tubes, Drains and LinesOnlineCPD Type:Tutored CPDSubject:Emergency & Critical CareCPD Hours:10 hoursCost:£205Length:4 weeksAVNAT points:10

Course Details

 

Week 1

Vascular Access
Indications for IV placement
Different types of IV catheter
Different placement techniques
IV catheter management
Complications

 

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

List the indications and contraindications for IV catheter placement
Understand the difference between peripheral and central venous catheterisation
Describe the different IV catheter options currently on the veterinary market and their placement technique
Discuss how to manage IV catheters – both peripheral and central
Describe the common complications associated with IV catheters and how to minimise them

Week 2

Urinary Catheters
Indications for placing urinary catheters
Different types of urinary catheters
Placement of urinary catheters
Urinary catheter management
Complications

 

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

List the indications and contraindications for urinary catheter placement
Describe the different urinary catheter options currently for veterinary use
Explain how urinary catheters are placed
Discuss how to manage urinary catheters in practice
Describe the common complications associated with urinary catheters

Week 3

Chest Drains
When chest drains are placed
Different types of chest drain
Different placement techniques
Chest drain management
Complications

 

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

List the indications and contraindications for chest drain placement
Describe the different chest drain options currently on the veterinary market and their placement techniques
Explain how to drain the chest drain and what options are available should the patient have a continuous pneumothorax
Discuss how to manage the chest drain and how to identify a drain that is ready for removal
Describe the common complications associated with chest drains and how to minimise them

Week 4

Tracheostomy Tubes
Indications for tracheostomy tube placement
Different types of tracheostomy tubes
Placement of tracheostomy tubes
Management of tracheostomy tubes
Complications

 

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

List the indications and contraindications for placing tracheostomy tubes
Understand the different types of tracheostomy tubes available for veterinary use
Describe how tracheostomy tubes are placed
Explain how to manage tracheostomy tubes in situ
Describe the common complications associated with tracheostomy tubes in practice

 

The course will be fully tutored by Elle Haskey and Katie Gray, and will consist of 10 hours of CPD given in various formats, including tutorials, tasks, case studies, forum discussions and quizzes.  This course is tutored for 4 weeks, followed by a two week extension of untutored ‘catch up’ time, before the course officially ends.

 

All delegates will then have unlimited lifetime access to the learning material for future reference

Time

june 2 (Monday) - 27 (Friday)

Location

Online

Speakers for this event

  • Elle Haskey

    Elle Haskey

    BSc(hons), VTS(ECC) VPAC A1, RVN

    HEAD EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE NURSE, ROYAL VETERINARY COLLEGE

    BSc(hons), VTS(ECC) VPAC A1, RVN

  • Katie Gray

    Katie Gray

    Dip AVN, RVN

    SENIOR EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE NURSE, ROYAL VETERINARY COLLEGE

    Dip AVN, RVN

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