The Canine Urinary Patient

£15.00

Description

Course Summary

This 50 minute eCPD lecture for veterinary nurses covers all the aspects of urinary care in dogs. We will start by looking at urolith formation, and the factors that affect it. Emergency first aid care for those dogs that are presented with blocked bladders, including diagnosis and imaging methods will be covered, along with the use of antibiotics and cystotomy surgery. Retrograde hydropulsion will be explained and how it may be utilised to unblock the dog. Care of the patient, monitoring post blockage and fluid therapy care will be discussed. Each different types of urolith will be explored along with their individual treatments and nutritional management. We will also look at urinalysis and sediment analysis.

 

Course Tutor

Nicola Ackerman BSc (Hons), Cert SAN, Cert ECC, VTS (Nutrition), A1 V1 C-SQP Hons, RVN

 

Attendance Certificate

This tutorial is worth 50 minutes of CPD.

 

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This eCPD tutorial is worth 50 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.

 

 

Nicola Ackerman

BSc (Hons), Cert SAN, Cert ECC, VTS (Nutrition), A1 V1 C-SQP Hons, RVN

HEAD MEDICINE NURSE, THE VETERINARY HOSPITAL GROUP LTD, PLYMOUTH

Nicola works as the Head Medicine Nurse at The Veterinary Hospital in Plymouth. Nicola is past officer of the BVNA and editor of Veterinary Nursing Journal, and is currently the chair of The Pet Obesity Taskforce. Nicola sits on the Veterinary Products Committee for the VMD. Nicola has written for many veterinary publications and textbooks, and has won several Veterinary Nursing Awards. Nicola gained the VTS in Nutrition in the summer of 2014.

 

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