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Basic Cardiology for Nurses

Aims

This one day course will allow you to triage small animal cardiac patients more efficiently by improving your clinical examination skills, helping you acquire representative BP measurements and diagnostic ECGs. Heidi will guide you during lectures through the practical techniques you need to perfect and with interactive case discussion, you will gain a huge amount from this highly applicable course.

Objectives

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the structure and function of the heart and what goes wrong in heart failure
  • Perfect your examination of the cardiac patient using 'hands-off' techniques -observing and understanding signs.
  • Enhance your examination of the cardiac patient using 'hands-on' techniques - physical exam, including lung and heart auscultation.
  • Acquire repeatable blood pressure measurements by choosing the right system and measurement techniques
  • Record a good ECG trace and recognise common abnormalities.
  • Obtain and read thoracic radiographs
  • Explain the aim of echocardiography and assist in patient preparation for a scan
  • Nurse the cardiac patient - Acute and chronic cardiac disease

Summary

This course includes notes, refreshments during the day and a buffet lunch.

Payment Terms & Conditions

  1. Payment for the course can be paid by credit card or bank transfer.
  2. Please contact us for pricing relating to corporate veterinary groups and multiple booking discounts.
  3. Full details regarding the course cancellation procedure can be found here: https://www.improveinternational.com/uk/terms-and-conditions/

Registration Information

  1. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first served basis.
  2. Where all available places are full, applicants will be offered first refusal for the next available date.
  3. Confirmation and enrolment details will then be sent to confirm your booking.

Available Dates

Basic Cardiology for Nurses
15 Jun 2021
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1 Day Course
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09:00 Registration
09:30 Course starts
17:00 Course finishes
6 CPD hours
Swindon
Heidi Ferasin
£349.00 + VAT