Ultrasound Triage for the Emergency Patient

Aims

A one-day course suitable for qualified veterinary nurses in general practice and referral centres – learn how 'FAST' ultrasound scanning can help you triage and support your emergency and critical patient by becoming adept at POCUS (Point of Care Ultrasound), AFAST™ and TFAST™.

This course would also be suitable for candidates working towards an NCert in ECC.

Objectives

  • Learn how to rapidly triage the emergency patient using ultrasound – and save lives!
  • Emergency assessment of the acute abdomen – with confidence
  • Quick and safe evaluation of the dyspnoeic dog and cat
  • Is this cardiac or respiratory? – In seconds!
  • Rapidly identify abdominal fluid/ internal bleeding/ pleural effusion/ pneumothorax/ pulmonary oedema
  • Interactive, case-based approach to real emergencies and critical patients

This highly practical scanning course will help you triage those emergency patients that come in when the vet is already busy.

Summary

Comprehensive course notes, refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Available Dates

Ultrasound Triage for the Emergency Patient
31 Jan 2020
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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
David MacKenzie

Price: £395.00 + VAT

Ultrasound Triage for the Emergency Patient
17 Nov 2020
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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
David MacKenzie

Price: £395.00 + VAT

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ultrasound Scanning

How are dogs sourced for ultrasound courses?
Will the dogs be sedated?
Will the dogs have any abnormalities?
Are the dogs clipped?
Are cats used for any of the ultrasound courses?

Please Bring a Dog

£100 voucher if you bring a dog to scan

In order to create the optimum learning environment and as the course has a large practical element, we kindly ask that delegates booking onto our Practical Ultrasound courses bring a friendly dog with them for the duration of the course. It is important that the dogs can be clipped as appropriate for a complete ultrasound scan, and ideally have had either no breakfast or only a very light meal first thing in the morning. All our venues are dog-friendly and treats are available to give to the dogs during the scanning process. It is preferable to have at least 1 dog between 2 delegates, therefore if you are able to bring a dog/s we will give you a £100 voucher (one voucher per person).  

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What do our customers think of our training?

I thoroughly enjoyed the course and the practical skills of the day. The course was very helpful with my job and found it to be the best so far. The practical side of this course was brilliant and I found this really helped my skills. Read more... Ellie Parry

RVN

ABOUT IMPROVE

Improve International was established in 1998 by a group of veterinary surgeons from across the UK. We run Continuous Professional Development training for veterinary professionals to help develop the skills and knowledge required in practice. Our programmes utilise a combination of review lectures, case-based discussion and, where applicable, hands-on practical sessions. We are an international organisation with offices in the UK and Portugal.

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