Emergency and Critical Care

Emergency & Critical Care I

held

 

Online Course

15.04.2024 – 19.04.2024

EURO 2.640.-*

EURO 2.540.-*(early registration deadline: 31.10.2023)

* 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)

Instructors:

Dr. Arianna Maiolini, DECVN (CH); Dr. Christina Precht, DECVDI (CH);
Dr. Marta Kantyka, DECVAA (CH); Dr. Thierry Francey, DACVIM-SAIM (CH);
Dr. Ariane Schweighauser, DACVIM-SAIM (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

Course Program (subject to change)

Monday, 15 April 2024

08:00 – 09:00 Welcome Sigrist
Emergency facility and triage Sigrist
09:00 – 09:10 Coffee Break
09:10 – 11:15 Stabilization of the dyspneic patient Sigrist
11:20 – 12:20 Diagnostic imaging chest Precht
12:20 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 15:15 Shock and fluid therapy Sigrist
15:15 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00 Video cases: respiratory distress Sigrist

Tuesday, 16 April 2024

08:00 – 09:00 Addison crisis Sigrist
09:10 – 10:10 DKA Sigrist
10:10 – 10:25 Coffee Break
10:25 – 11:15 Congestive heart failure Sigrist
11:20 – 12:10 Pericardial effusion Sigrist
12:10 – 12:20 Q&A
12:20 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:15 Fluid tx case in 4 groups Sigrist
14:15 – 14:30 Coffee Break
14:30 – 17:00 Anesthesia and analgesia of the emergency patient – Case discussion Kantyka

Wednesday, 17 April 2024

08:00 – 09:00 Addison crisis Sigrist
09:10 – 10:10 DKA Sigrist
10:10 – 10:25 Coffee Break
10:25 – 11:15 Congestive heart failure Sigrist
11:20 – 12:10 Pericardial effusion Sigrist
12:10 – 12:20 Q&A
12:20 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:15 Fluid tx case in 4 groups Sigrist
14:15 – 14:30 Coffee Break
14:30 – 17:00 Anesthesia and analgesia of the emergency patient – Case discussion Kantyka

Thursday, 18 April 2024

08:00 – 09:00 Anemia and IMHA Sigrist
09:10 – 10:10 ITP Sigrist
10:10 – 10:25 Coffee Break
10:25 – 11:15 Heart stroke Adamik
11:15 – 12:20 Head trauma Adamik
12:20 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 15:45 Paresis and paralysis case discussion Maiolini
15:45 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:00 The seizuring patient – Case discussion Sigrist

Friday, 19 April 2024

08.00 – 09:00 CASUS mock exam
09:10 – 10:10 AKI Francey
10:10 – 10:25 Coffee Break
10:25 – 11:15 Obstructive FLUTD Schweighauser
11:20 – 12:20 Intoxications including lipid therapy Adamik
12:20 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 15:15 Video session – Emergency procedures Sigrist
15:15 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:45 CPR Sigrist
16:45 – 17:00 Final discussion