Emergency and Critical Care

Emergency Critical Care II

held

 

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

Principal Course Master:

Dr. Nadja Sigrist DACVECC/ECVECC (CH)

Course Master:

Dr. Katja-Nicole Adamik DACVECC/ECVECC (CH)

Instructors:

Dr. Esther Hassdenteufel DACVECC/ECVECC (CH), Dr. Thierry Francey DACVIM(SAIM) (CH), Dr. Simona Vincenti DECVS (CH), Dr. Arianna Maiolini DECVN (CH),
Dr. Imke Henning Res.ECVECC (CH), Dr. Laureen Peters DACVP (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
08:15 – 08:45 Room opening – Covid-19 Test
08:45 – 09:00 Welcome and course start
09:10 – 10:00 ICU patient management Sigrist
10:15 – 11:00 Advanced Fluid therapy Sigrist
11:10 – 11:55 Colloids, Plasma and albumin Adamik
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:00 Blood gas: acid base Sigrist
14:10 – 15:00 Blood gas: oxygenation and ventilation Sigrist
15:15 – 16:00 Hematology/cytology Peters
16:10 – 17:00 Hematology/cytology interactive cases Peters
Icebreaker/Drinks
Tuesday, 7 September 2021
08:00 – 09:00 ARDS Sigrist
09:10 – 10:00 Mechanical ventilation of the critically ill patient Sigrist
10:15 – 11:00 Management of the intubated patient Sigrist
11:10 – 11:55 Weaning from mechanical ventilation Sigrist
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:00 Management of Hypo-/Hypernatremia Sigrist
14:10 – 15:00 Case discussion Sigrist / Henning
15:15 – 16:00 Case discussion Sigrist / Henning
16:10 – 17:00 Blood gas discussion Henning
Wednesday, 8 September 2021
08:00 – 09:00 The neurological critical patient – Tetanus case Maiolini
09:10 – 10:00 Hemo-/Peritoneal dialysis Francey
10:15 – 11:00 Postoperative management of acute abdomen Adamik
11:10 – 11:55 Enteral nutrition Adamik
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:00 Parenteral nutrition Adamik
14:10 – 16:00 Blood groups, blood donation, storage and administration in dogs and cats Adamik
16:15 – 17:00 The septic abdomen: when to cut again Vincenti
Thursday, 9 September 2021
08:00 – 09:00 Placement and management of central venous lines Adamik
09:10 – 10:00 Management tracheostomy tubes Henning
10:15 – 11:00 CPR – advanced Sigrist
11:10 – 11:55 Video session procedures Sigrist
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:00 CPAP and high-flow oxygen therapy Hassdenteufel
14:10 – 15:00 CPR Lab – Group 1 Hassdenteufel / Henning Tubes/central venous line, peritoneal catheter, tracheostomy, chest tubes, NG tubes,
thoracocentesis – Group 2 Sigrist / Adamik
15:15 – 17:00 CPR Lab – Group 2 Hassdenteufel
Tubes/central venous line, peritoneal catheter, tracheostomy, chest tubes, NG tubes,
thoracocentesis – Group 1 Sigrist / Adamik / Henning

Dinner together

Friday, 10 September 2021
08:00 – 10:00 Management of sepsis Sigrist
10:15 – 11:00 Hyper and Hypocoagulability – Diagnostics Hassdenteufel
11:10 – 11:55 Management of the bleeding patient Hassdenteufel
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:00 Coagulopathy (interactive case discussion) Hassdenteufel
14:10 – 15:00 ICU case discussion Sigrist / Hassdenteufel
15:15 – 16:00 Final discussion

Course location

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