Nursing Medical Emergencies

Day course

Course Date and Venue:

Hardwick Hall Hotel Sedgefield Co.Durham, Thursday 21st Apr, 2016, 10am to 4.30pm

Cumbernauld, Westerwood Hotel, Thursday 28th Apr, 2016, 10am to 4.30pm


Lecture Summary:

Course Summary:

Emergency patients need to be rapidly assessed and measures taken to stabilise them as quickly as possible.

This course will look at some of the medical emergencies that commonly present at all veterinary practices, and the veterinary nurse’s essential role in stabilisation, monitoring, and ongoing care of these challenging cases.

From presentation to discharge, intensive nursing is essential to maximise patient welfare and improve prognosis. Emphasis will be given to how these requirements can be met in a general practice situation.

Learning Objectives:

· Triage and assessment

· Formulating Fluid Therapy plans

· Nursing the parvovirus patient

· Endocrine emergencies

· Approach to the poisoned patient

Course Tutor:

Paul Aldridge BVSc CertSAS MRCVS

Course Fee:

£180 +VAT (total £216.00) Includes tuition, course notes, refreshments and lunch.

dog in kennel with drip

Thursday 29th Sept 2016

Orthopaedic Referral Service

Our orthopaedic service, with state-of-the-art facilities, including MRI and CT scanning, and expert nursing care, provides the highest level of veterinary orthopaedic care available.  

We use the highest quality equipment and perform minimally invasive techniques where appropriate from Chihuahuas to Great Danes.  

We have special miniature fracture systems for cats and small dogs.

Contact Us

Broadleys Veterinary Hospital
Craig Leith Rd

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