Nursing the Recumbent Patient

£20.00

 

 

 

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Description

Course Summary

This 80 minute eCPD tutorial will look at the various nursing techniques which encompass recumbent patient care including, respiratory considerations, nutritional support, bladder management, physiotherapy and massage techniques. Caring for recumbent patients can be a challenging and a time-consuming job, despite this it can be hugely rewarding.

Excellent nursing care is a vital factor in the recovery of these patients. Delegates will learn how to prioritise the treatment of these patients and how to prevent complications associated with recumbency such as pneumonia, decubital ulcers and atelectasis.

 

Course Tutor

Louise O'Dwyer MBA, BSc (Hons), VTS (ECC), VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia), DipAVN (Surgical), DipAVN (Medical), RVN

 

Attendance Certificate

This tutorial is worth 1 hour 20 minutes CPD.

 

Course Notes

Course notes written by Louise O'Dwyer are included with this tutorial.

 

Upon purchase, the tutorial will be immediately available to view from ‘My Courses’ (along with your course notes, if available).  The tutorial will be available to view for 7 days, and will be automatically deleted after this time. Please ensure you have watched the tutorial and printed the course notes before your course expires.

If you make any personal notes during the tutorial using ‘take notes’, these will be saved, along with your certificate and CPD record for permanent access in ‘My Courses’.

 

 

This eCPD tutorial is worth 1 hour 20 minutes 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.

 

 

Louise O’Dwyer

MBA, BSc (Hons), VTS (ECC), VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia), DipAVN (Surgical), DipAVN (Medical), RVN

CLINICAL SUPPORT MANAGER, VETS NOW

Louise qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 1999, having previously completed a BSc in Environmental Science. She gained her Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing (Surgical) in 2004, followed by her Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing (Medical) in 2007. She has contributed to numerous journals and has co-authored a book on wound management. She worked as head nurse at Petmedics in Manchester, the largest UK emergency clinic, for nine years, before becoming Clinical Support Manager for Vets Now in 2016. Louise is a double certified Veterinary Technician Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care and Anaesthesia, and is a member of the Academy of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Technicians.

 

Need to buy this tutorial on behalf of someone else?

Maybe you are a practice manager, nursing team leader, accounts or HR manager and need to buy this tutorial for one of your staff.  Click the ‘yes please’ box and you can buy this tutorial using the practice credit card (for example) and automatically send the login details directly to a member of your nursing team for them to complete the course.

You will need to enter your own name and practice billing details into the checkout form, tick the box ‘send CPD vouchers to Delegate’ and enter the delegate name and email address in the boxes provided.  All done!

CPD vouchers must be redeemed on the website within 7 days of purchase.