9 Jun 2021

Ultrasound Triage for the Emergency Patient

Swindon

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.

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Learn with your best friend

In order to get the most from our programmes, please bring your dog, if possible.

Please contact Improve International or our Programme Tutors for further information.

Your help is much appreciated.

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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.

Alternative Dates

Ultrasound Triage for the Emergency Patient
30 Mar 2023
Sheffield
Ultrasound Triage for the Emergency Patient
4 Aug 2023
Swindon
Ultrasound Triage for the Emergency Patient
24 Oct 2023
Swindon

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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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