Emergency and Critical Care

Emergency & Critical Care I

registration open

 

Online Course

15.05.2023 – 24.05.2023

EURO 2.640.-*

EURO 2.540.-*(early registration deadline: 15.12.2022)

* eLibrary access is included in the course fee

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

Principal Course Master:

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

Course Masters:

Dr. Katja-Nicole Adamik, 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

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, 15 May 2023
08:50 – 09:00 Welcome
09:00 – 10:00 Emergency Facility and Triage (NS)
10:15 – 12:00 Stabilization of the dyspneic patient (NS)
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 – 14:00 Diagnostic Imaging Chest** (ChP)
14:10 – 16:55 Video cases respiratory distress (NS)
Tuesday, 16 May 2023
8:00 – 10:00 Shock and fluid therapy (NS)
10:15 – 11:00 Congestive heart failure (AK)
11:10 – 12:00 Pericardial effusion (AK)
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 – 14:00 Intoxications including lipid therapy (KA)
14:10 – 14:55 Heat stroke (KA)
15:00 – 16:45 Anesthesia and Analgesia of the emergency patient Case discussion** (MK)
Wednesday, 17 May 2023
08:00 – 08:50 Diagnostic approach to the acute abdomen** (KA)
09:00 – 10:00 Diagnostic Imaging Abdomen** (ChP)
10:15 – 11:00 Stabilisation of GDV (NS)
11:10 – 12:00 Hemoperitoneum (NS)
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 – 14:00 Surgical thoracic trauma** (SV)
14:10 – 14:55 Abdominal emergency surgery Video presentations (SV)
Thursday, 18 May 2023
08:00 – 08:50 Addison crisis (NS)
09:00 – 10:00 DKA (NS)
10:15 – 11:00 AKI (NS)
11:10 – 12:00 Obstructive FLUTD (NS)
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 – 14:00 Fluid tx case in 4 groups (NS)
14:10 – 16:45 Fluid tx case discussion (NS)
Friday, 19 May 2023
08:00 – 08:50 The seizuring patient** (NS)
09:00 – 10:00 Head trauma (KA)
10:15 – 12:00 Paresis and paralysis case discussion (AM)
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 – 15:50 Video session – Emergency procedures (NS)
Wednesday, 24 May 2023
19:00 – 21:00 Paresis and paralysis case discussion
21:00 Course evaluation and CASUS training case