ADN112 – Advance15 – Basics of the Emergency Patient

£497.00 (+VAT)

All of your course materials for this course are available immediately. You have unlimited access to your course materials and the forum for 12 months, however no tutor moderation is now available.

The course will review the basics for nursing the ECC patient including triage and nursing care plans, pain scoring systems and the role of multimodal analgesia, understanding fluid therapy, nursing considerations for specific conditions and how to perform the most effective CPR.

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Learn in your own time with this fully flexible Advance15TM Course.

Through the use of practical application and cases, this course aims to provide a well-rounded approach to emergency and critical care (ECC) nursing. It will focus on practical nursing skills and the critical care thinking skills which benefit these patients, as well as a comprehensive guide on how to implement the treatments for some commonly encountered emergencies.

Enjoy unlimited access to your course materials for a full 12 months. Get the help you need to deal effectively with your small animal emergency patients.

Complete the course and get your CPD / CE Certificate for 15 Hours of learning.

Use your new knowledge and skills straight away in your practice.
Revisit your course materials at any time during your 12 months’ access to refresh your knowledge whenever you have a relevant patient.

Session 1: How do I approach triage 

Webinar 1 and 2: Webinar 1: How do I approach triage both in the emergency room and within the critical care setting using patient scoring systems and an excellent clinical assessment

Webinar 2: How do I care for critical care patients – a thorough discussion of nursing care plans and Kirby’s rule of 20 and its application

Session 2: How do I assess my patient for pain 

Webinar 1: How do I assess my patient for pain – The role of pain scoring, how to implement them in practice and what multimodal analgesia really entails

Webinar 2: Shock and dehydration – How to assess parameters and clinical lab work to understand fluid choices, how to calculate replacement and maintenance fluid therapy, how to assess fluid responsiveness and which catheter placement is most appropriate for the patient

Session 3: Cardio-respiratory emergencies

Webinar 1: Cardio-respiratory emergencies- How to nurse these emergencies, including understanding the treatment modalities and the use of monitoring tools such as auscultation, electrocardiography (ECG) and thoracic point of care ultrasound

Webinar 2: How do I nurse the poly-trauma patient – Considerations for those patients with multiple injuries, covering specific nursing considerations for the head trauma patient and urinary trauma patient

Session 4: A practical guide to wounds and fractures

Webinar 1: A practical guide to wounds and fractures

Webinar 2: Cardio-pulmonary arrest and resuscitation- How to perform the most effective CPR, discussion of crash boxes and team roles and how to utilize all members of the team in a CPA scenario

What do Veterinary Nurses Say About this Course?

‘It was a great course, it helped to refresh my knowledge, and I also learned new skills. I recently moved to AH/emergency field from GP and found this course helpful.’

‘Improved my confidence in dealing with emergencies’

‘I will be able to more confidently triage and stabilise patients in the ECC practice I work in’

‘Great the way the presentation was delivered along with good notes, it has given me a wider knowledge base that would benefit my colleagues’

‘Each module was very informative, notes were handy to have, end of module questions were helpful as set out more as an inpractice example, rather than just relaying facts, also very useful to have the correct answers and reasons for that answer, to help with further learning. Very informative course, useful for all nurses regardless of how long they have been qualified, it is always helpful to recap this area of nursing.’


Chloe Fay BSc (Hons) RVN CertVN ECC VTS (ECC)

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