Anaesthesia for Geriatric Patients

£20.00

 

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Description

Course Summary

This 60 minute eCPD tutorial discusses the physiology and pharmacology of anaesthetic drugs relevant to old age, along with the monitoring, supportive care and recovery from anaesthesia in the geriatric patient.

With improving standards of veterinary care, the number of geriatric patients requiring general anaesthesia is increasing. Whilst age itself is not a disease, geriatric animals have an increased morbidity risk and are likely to be suffering from concurrent illnesses.

Course Tutor

Emma Archer DipAVN (Surgery), VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia), RVN

 

Attendance Certificate

This tutorial is worth 1 hour CPD.

 

Course Notes

Unfortunately course notes are not available with this tutorial

 

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Emma Archer

DipAVN(Surg), VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia), RVN

LOCUM ANAESTHESIA NURSE

Emma qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2001 and spent a further year in general practice before joining The Animal Health Trust in 2002. She gained the Diploma in Advanced Nursing (Surgical) in 2006 and later passed the Veterinary Technician Specialist in Anaesthesia exams (VTS Anaesthesia/Analgesia) and she is also a member of Academy of Veterinary Technician Anesthetists (AVTA). Emma currently works as a locum anaesthesia nurse at Cambridge Veterinary School, where her interests lie in anaesthesia, analgesia, critical care and teaching.

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This eCPD tutorial is worth 1 hour of CPD.

A certificate will be available from the ‘My Courses’ section, for you to download and print, once you have completed the tutorial.  A permanent record of your total CPD hours will also be recorded in your account section.