Emergency and Critical Care

Emergency Critical Care I

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Online Course

31.05.2021 – 04.06.2021

EURO 2.500.-

Total hours: 40
ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): TBA
ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5

Program Director/
Principal Course Master:

Dr. Katja-Nicole Adamik, Dipl. ACVECC/ECVECC (CH)

Course Masters:

Dr. Nadja Sigrist, Dipl. ACVECC/ECVECC (CH)

Course Overview

This veterinary course in emergency and critical care is organized with the following emphasis: veterinarians that are actively integrated in an emergency service need continuous education and training. This course should give the candidates an introduction into the state of the art of emergency medicine and at the same time it is the first basic part followed by an advanced course for veterinarians involved in ESAVS continuing education.

At the end of the course the student should be able to:

– Recognize a life threatening problem and prioritize actions
– Recognize different forms of shock and know how to treat it
– Assess the needs of fluid therapy and know how to give it
– Recognize and treat the most common medical and surgical emergencies
– Have a basic knowledge on cardiopulmonary resuscitation
– Use narcotics and analgesics in critically ill patients

The course is divided in classical lectures, interactive case discussions in small groups, practical labs and surgical exercises.

Topics

– Triage/ Emergency Facility
– Respiratory Assessment and stabilization of the patient with respiratory distress
– Diagnostic Imaging Thorax
– Chest Trauma
– Fluid therapy
– Shock
– Analgesia and Anesthesia of the Critically Ill
– Status epilepticus
– DKA/Hyperglycemia
– Addisonian crisis
– IMHA and ITP
– Paraplegia and Paralysis
– Head Trauma
– Aproach to the acute Abdomen
– Diagnostic Imaging Abdomen
– GDV
– Hemoabdomen
– Cardiac Emergencies
– Treatment of arrhythmias
– FLUTD
– Acute renal failure
– Emergency blood work
– Heat stroke
– Dystocia and neonatal resuscitation
– CPR

Case Discussions
– Respiratory Distress
– Fluid Therapy
Practical Labs
– IV Access
– Airway Access
– Abdominal emergency surgery
– CPR

Course Program (subject to change)

Monday, 31 May 2021
8.30 – 9.00 Welcome and Certificate infos
9.00 – 9.45 Emergency Facility and Triage
9.45 – 10.15 Break
10.15 – 11.45 Shock and fluid therapy including cases
11.45 – 12.00 Q&A
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch break
13.00 -14.00 Localization and specific stabilization of the dyspneic
patient
14.00 – 14.45 Video cases respiratory distress
14.45 – 15.15 Break
15.15 – 16.00 Surgical thoracic trauma
16.00 – 16.45 Diagnostic Imaging Chest
16.45 – 17.00 Q&A
Tuesday, 1 June 2021
8.15 – 9.00 Diagnostic approach to the acute abdomen
9.00 – 9.45 Management of GDV
9.45 – 10.15 Break
10.15 – 11.00 Diagnostic Imaging Abdomen
11.00 – 11.45 Management Hemoperitoneum
11.45 – 12.00 Q&A
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch break
13.00 – 14.00 Emergency blood work
14.00 – 14.45 Fluid tx case in 3 groups
14.45 – 15.15 Break
15.15 – 17.00 Fluid tx case discussion
Wednesday, 2 June 2021
8.15 – 9.45 Anesthesia and Analgesia of the emergency patient (SA) Case discussion**
9.45 – 10.15 Break
10.15 – 11.00 Addison crisis
11.00 – 11.45 DKA
11.45 – 12.00 Q&A
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch break
13.00 – 14.00 Obstructive FLUTD
14.00 – 14.45 AK I
14.45 – 15.15 Break
15.15 – 16.45 IMHA and ITP
16.45 – 17.00 Q&A
Thursday, 3 June 2021
8.15 – 9.00 Congestive heart failure
9.00 – 9.45 Pericardial effusion
9.45 – 10.15 Break
10.15 – 11.00 The seizuring patient
11.00 – 11.45 Video session – Emergency procedures
11.45 – 12.00
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch break
13.00 – 14.00 Video session emergency procedures
14.45 – 15.15 Break
15.15 – 17.00 Abdominal emergency surgery
Video presentations
Friday, 4 June 2021
8.15 – 9.00 Heat stroke
9.00 – 9.45 Management of the down dog
9.45 – 10.15 Break
10.15 – 11.00 Head trauma
11.00 – 11.45 Intoxication and lipid tx
11.45 – 12.00 Q&A and course evaluation
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch break
13.00 – 14.00 CPCR theory
14.00 – 15.15 CPR case
15.15 – 16.00 Casus training case
16.00 – 16.45 final discussion