EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE

Emergency & Critical Care II

registration open

 

Bern / Switzerland

29.08.2022 – 02.09.2022

EURO 2.650.-*

EURO 2.550.-*(early registration deadline: 22.3.2022)

* additional mandatory 50 euro eLibrary fee will be applied

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:

Esther Hassdenteufel, Dr. med. vet, Dipl. ACVECC/ECVECC
Simona Vincenti, Dr. med. vet., Dipl. ECVS
Thierry Francey, Dr.med.vet., Dipl. ACVIM
Imke Hennink, Dr.med.vet, ECVECC Resident
Laureen Peters, Dr. med. vet., MVetMed, FHEA, Dipl. ACVP

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, 29 August 2022
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, 30 August 2022
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, 31 August 2022
08:00 – 09:00 Postoperative management of acute abdomen Adamik
09:10 – 10:00 The septic abdomen: when to cut again Vincenti
10:15 – 11:00 Hemo-/ Peritoneal dialysis Francey
11:10 – 11:55 Colloids and albumin Adamik
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:00 Enteral nutrition Adamik
14:10 – 15:00 Parenteral nutrition Adamik
15:15 – 17:00 Blood groups, blood donation, storage and administration in dogs and cats Adamik
Thursday, 1 September 2022
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, 2 September 2022
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