Inpatient Nursing – Techniques, Tips and Therapies

Veterinary Nurse Day Meeting

Course Date and Venue:

Thursday 2nd February 2017, Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld
Thursday 11th May 2017, Hardwick Hall Hotel, Sedgefield

Lecture Summary:

Good inpatient nursing skills are one of the most important duties for any veterinary nurse.

Close attention to dealing with, and monitoring of patients well-being are paramount in providing good nursing care.

This course will look at the assessment and monitoring of hospitalised patients, as well as record keeping, pain scoring, nutrition, fluid therapy, infection control and practical procedures such as blood pressure measurement, wound management and indwelling device care.

Key areas that will be covered will include:

* Assessment of the patient – the approach to the major body systems

* Monitoring the Inpatient including recumbent patient care

* Nutrition of the hospitalised patient

* Pain Scoring and Analgesia

* Fluid Therapy and Blood Transfusions

Course Tutor:

Louise O’Dwyer DMS,BSc(Hons), DipAVN(Medical & Surgical), RVN

Course Fee:

£180+VAT (total £216) Includes tuition, course notes, refreshments and lunch

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Westerwood Hotel Cumbernauld
Thursday 2nd February 2017

Hardwick Hall Hotel Sedgefield
Thursday 11th May 2017

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