30 Nov 2020

Cardiovascular Emergencies & CPR; Practical Session

Swindon

Cardiovascular Emergencies & CPR; Practical Session

Objectives

Key learning objectives Day One:

  • Understand the cardiovascular assessment and management of patients presented with cardiovascular emergencies
  • Utilise and interpret a range of diagnostic techniques including ECGs, radiographs, echocardiographs and laboratory data
  • Diagnose and manage acute canine congestive heart failure, feline cardiomyopathy and aortic thromboembolism
  • Diagnose and manage pericardial disease and understand how to perform pericardiocentesis
  • Diagnose and manage cardiac arrhythmias
  • Consider the predisposing factors likely to result in cardiac arrest, how this changes the approach to CPR and determining prognosis following CPR
  • Understand the various components of CPR (DABC) and their various importance

This practical session on day 2 will provide you with the opportunity to practise the following techniques in the wet-lab:

  • Tracheotomy and chest drain placement
  • Emergency abdominal surgery including the approach to the acute abdomen and peritonitis, enterotomy and enterectomy
  • Gastric dilatation/ volvulus and gastropexies
  • Urinary obstruction including urethrotomy in the dog and perineal urethrostomy in the cat

Available Dates

Future dates for this course are being developed. If you would like to know when this course becomes available, please fill click below to register your interest.