Emergency and Critical Care

Emergency Critical Care II

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Bern / Switzerland

06.09.2021 – 10.09.2021

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 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.

Course Program (subject to change)

Monday, 6 September 2021 - Sepsis and fluid component therapy
08:45 – 09:00 Welcome
09:00 – 09:45 ICU patient management
09:45 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:00 Advanced Fluid therapy
11:00 – 12:00 Management of electrolytes imbalances
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:00 Management of the patient with sepsis I
14:00 – 14:45 Management of the patient with sepsis II
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 – 16:15 Synthetic colloids, Plasma, and albumin
16:15 – 17:00 Blood gas: acid base
Icebreaker / Drinks
Tuesday, 7 September 2021 - Mechanical ventilation and management
08:00 – 09:00 Blood gas: oxygenation and ventilation
09:00 – 09:45 Mechanical ventilation of the critical ill patient
09:45 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:00 Management of the intubated patient
11:00 – 12:00 Weaning after mechanical ventilation
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:00 ARDS case
14:00 – 14:45 Case discussions (sepsis, fluid tx, mech. ventilation)
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 – 17:00 Case discussions (sepsis, fluid tx, mech. ventilation)
Wednesday, 8 September 2021 - The critically ill patient
08:00 – 09:00 Management of feline uretral obstruction
09:00 – 09:45 Hemo-/Peritonealdialysis
09:45 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:00 Placement of peritoneal catheter and cystotomy tubes
11:00 – 12:00 The ICU patient with peritonitis – when to cut again
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:00 Postoperative management of acute abdomen
14:00 – 14:45 Vasopressors and critical illness related corticoid insufficiency
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 – 16:15 Enteral nutrition
16:15 – 17:00 Parenteral nutrition
Thursday, 9 September 2021 - Lab day – Tubes and CPR
08:00 – 09:00 Placement and management of central venous lines
09:00 – 09:45 Placement and management tracheostomy tubes
09:45 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:00 CPR – advanced
11:00 – 12:00 Post-resuscitative care
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:00 Dry lab CVC/ CVP/ invasive arterial BP
14:00 – 15:30 CPR Lab group 1
Tubes/ central venous line, peritoneal catheter, cystotomy catheter, tracheostomy group 2
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:00 CPR Lab group 2
Tubes/ central venous line, peritoneal catheter, cystotomy catheter, tracheostomy group 1
Dinner together
Friday, 10 September 2021 - Hematologic emergencies and transfusion
08:00 – 09:45 Blood groups, blood donation, storage and administration in dogs and cats
09:45 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:00 Hyper and Hypocoagulability – Diagnostics
11:00 – 12:00 Management of the bleeding patient
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:00 Coagulopathy (interactive case discussion)
14:00 – 14:45 Hematology/cytology
14:45 – 15:15 Hematology/cytology (interactive cases)
15:15 – 16:00 Final discussion

Course location

Vetsuisse Faculty / University of Berne, Länggasstrasse 124, Bern, Switzerland