ADN116 – Advance 15 – Cardiology for Nurses

£497.00 (+VAT)

This Online course starts on Monday 7th October 2024, with the last session taking place on Wednesday 30th October 2024.


This online course in Cardiology for Nurses is designed to provide attending nurses with cardiology skills that can be integrated into their everyday practice, whether they work in general practice or in the referral setting.


Log on at any time – suitable for all time zones.

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

Enjoy unlimited access to your course materials for a full 12 months. Get the help you need to deal effectively with your small animal cardiology 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: Canine heart disease and heart failure

In this first session, we will discuss acquired and congenital heart diseases diagnosed in dogs. This will start with the most common, myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD), and then move on to other acquired diseases such as dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy (AC). We will move on to the common congenital heart diseases in dogs, like patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), pulmonic stenosis (PS), aortic stenosis (AS) and Tetralogy of Fallot.
In the second session, we will look at how heart failure occurs and how it can present.


Session 2: Feline heart disease and heart failure

In the first session, we will discuss acquired and congenital heart diseases diagnosed in cats. We will discuss the latest terminology and how this has affected the diagnosis of acquired heart disease in cats.
In the second session, we will look at how heart failure occurs and how it can present in the cat, including thrombus formation.


Session 3: ECG interpretation

This week will focus on how to obtain a good quality ECG and recognising sinus rhythm. Common arrythmias will be explained and nursing and treatment options discussed.
It will also cover why life threatening arrhythmias occur, how to recognise them, and what action to take.


Session 4: Diagnostic tests and pharmacology

The first session will look at what diagnostic tests might be needed for the cardiac patient, and how the nurse can perform them in a reliable and repeatable manner, without causing unnecessary stress.
The second session will discuss drugs commonly used in the management of heart disease and the treatment of heart failure.


What do Veterinary Nurses Say About This Course?

‘I believe that every Veterinary Nurse should strive to do as many continuous developments as possible. After all, you can never know enough.’

‘Easy to follow webinars, able to engage throughout. All content provided is relevant to everyday working life as a Veterinary Nurse.’


Tutor 

Charlotte Pace BA (Hons) RVN VTS (Cardiology) PG Cert (Vet Ed) FHEA

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