15/07/2019 - 19/07/2019 | Bern, Switzerland

registration open

Course Masters:
Dr. Katja-Nicole Adamik DACVECC/ECVECC (CH)
Dr. Nadja Sigrist DACVECC/ECVECC (CH)
Instructors:
Dr. Ariane Schweighauser DACVIM,ECVIM-CA (CH)
Dr. Miguel Campos Dipl. ECVIM-CA (CH)
Dr. Cristina Perez DACVIM, DECVIM (CH)
Dr. Bianca Hettlich Dipl. ACVS (CH)
Claudia Iannucci, Resident ACVECC
Dr. Isabelle Iff DECVAA (CH)
Prof. Dr. Daniela Schweizer DECVDI (CH)
Dr. Alan Kovacevic DECVIM-CA (CH)
Andreas Hermann, Resident ECVS
Dr. Ivayla Yozova DACVECC (CH)
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Please note

It is mandatory to take Emergency and Critical Care I before continuing on to the next course. Participants with an advance knoweledge and experience may apply directly to the second module by submitting their detailed CV and a letter of motivation addressed to the principal course master for revision.
Overview
This 2019 advanced course in Emergency and Critical Care in Small Animals will focus on intensive care with main topics on Sepsis /Septic Shock / SIRS, advanced fluid therapy and monitoring in the ICU, respiratory failure and mechanical ventilation. Practical work will include an advanced wet lab in emergency surgery and much more.
Topics
• Fluid therapy – advanced (crystalloids, collloids)
• Transfusion medicine
• Sepsis – advanced
• Rule of 20/ monitoring the ICU patient
• Blood gas: acid-base
• Blood gas: oxygenation and ventilation
• Introduction to mechanical ventilation
• Mechanical ventilation: cases
• Lab: thoracic procedures
• Emergency management of the patient with ARF
• Peritoneal dialysis
• Hemodialysis
• Lab: urinary catheter, peritoneal catheter, CVC
• Parenteral nutrition
• Acute abdomen: surgical indications
• Lab: abdominal surgery
• DIC / coagulation
• Hematology
• CPCR theory
• Lab: CPCR
Preliminary Program (Subject to change)
Monday, 15 July 2019
08:00 – 09:00 Welcome
09:00 – 09:45 Management of critically ill patients
09:45 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:00 Fluid therapy
11:00 – 11:45 How to treat the hypoalbuminemic patient
12:00 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:00 Blood gas: acid-base
14:00 – 14:45 Blood gas: oxygenation and ventilation
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 – 16:00 Cardiovascular monitoring
16:15 – 17:00 Demo and dry lab CVC

17:00 Welcome Drinks

Tuesday, 16 July 2019
08:00 – 09:00 The neurologic critical patient
09:00 – 09:45 Respiratory monitoring
09:45 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:00 Mechanical ventilation
11:00 – 11:45 ARDS (case)
12:00 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:00 CPAP Ventilation
14:00 – 14:45 Case discussion
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 – 16:00 Case discussion
16:15 – 17:00 Case discussion
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
08:00 – 09:00 Review of hemostasis
09:00 – 09:45 DIC
09:45 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:00 Transfusion medicine – how to
11:00 – 11:45 Electrolyte imbalances
12:00 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:00 Ureteral obstruction
14:00 – 14:45 Hemodialysis
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 – 16:00 Hematolgy/cytology
16:15 – 17:00 Cases: Cytology
Thursday, 18 July 2019
08:00 – 09:00 Acute abdomen: surgical indications
09:00 – 09:45 Peritonitis: open vs closed abdomen
09:45 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:00 Antibiotics in the ICU
11:00 – 11:45 Enteral nutrition
12:00 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:00 Parenteral nutrition
14:00 – 14:45 Sepsis and septic shock
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 – 17:00 Case Sepsis
Social Evening
Friday, 19 July 2019
08:00 – 09:00 Analgesia in the critical care patient
09:00 – 09:45 CPCR – update
09:45 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:00 Local block/ epidural/ Lab
11:00 – 11:45 Lab: CPCR case
12:00 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 15:30 Lab: CVC, Tubes
(PEG tube, E-tube, naso-oeso/naso-gastric), urinary catheter
15:30 – 15:45 Final discussion
 

Total hours: 40

ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): 33

ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5

 

Registration and fees
Tuition fee: Euro 2.450.-
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Early registration: Euro 2.350.-

(deadline for early registration payment: 14th January 2019)
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