MS265 – Dystocia, neonatal and paediatric emergencies – Nurses

£297.00 (+VAT)

Join Emma Donnelly BSc. (Hons), BVMS, DipECVECC, MRCVS for three 2-hour sessions. Includes 12 months access to all of your course materials.

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  • Join Emma Donnelly BSc. (Hons), BVMS, DipECVECC, MRCVS for three 2-hour online sessions
  • Comprehensive notes to downloaded
  • Self-assessment quizzes to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification (don’t worry, you can take them more than once if you don’t quite hit the mark first time)
  • A whole year’s access to recorded sessions for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – learn without travelling
  • Watch the recordings on your iPad!



Session 1

Approach to dystocia and neonatal resuscitation

In this session we will discuss the stages of labour, recognising dystocia, when we can consider medical management and when surgical management is indicated. We will cover the importance of APGAR scoring and neonatal resuscitation. We will discuss common post-whelping complications in the dam and treatment of these.

What you’ll learn:

  • Recognition of dystocia
  • Medical and surgical management of dystocia
  • Recognising foetal distres
  • Neonatal resuscitation
  • Post-whelping complications in dam
Session 2

Paediatric patients are not small adults- differences in diagnostic testing and treatment

In this session we will cover the different haematological, biochemical and electrolyte differences in paediatric and adult patients, we will review their developing sympathetic nervous system and differences in imaging findings. We will also cover differences in drug metabolism, drug dosing and fluid requirements that we must be aware of when treating these patients.

What you’ll learn:

  • Serum biochemistry and haematology interpretation differ between paediatric and adult patients.
  • Differences in volume resuscitation and ongoing fluid requirements for paediatric patients compared to adults
  • Nutritional management of the paediatric patient
  • Drug selection and dosing for the paediatric patient
Session 3

Treating the paediatric patient; a case-based discussion of common emergency presentations

In this session we will cover the common cases by which neonatal and paediatric patients present; hypoglycaemia, diarrhoea, canine parvo viral infection, aspiration pneumonia, neonatal isoerythrolysis and management of the paediatric trauma patient.

What you’ll learn:

  • Treatment and investigation of the hypoglycaemic patient
  • Management of the canine patient with parvo virus
  • Treatment of the patient with neonatal isoerythrolysis
  • Stabilising the paediatric trauma patient


The price includes all 3 sessions, notes and quiz – 8 hours of CPD

*No traffic jams, accommodation hassles, pet or childcare, rota clashes, locum fees ……….. just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource.

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