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

08:45 – 09:00 Welcome and course start
09:00 – 09:50 ICU patient management 
09:50 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:00 Fluid therapy: refresher 
11:10 – 12:15 Advanced fluid therapy 
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:00 Blood gas: acid base Sigrist
14:10 – 15:00 Blood gas: oxygenation and ventilation
15:00 – 15:20 Coffee Break
15:20 – 16:05 Hematology / cytology
16:10 – 17:00 Hematology / cytology interactive cases

Tuesday, 30 August 2022

08:00 – 08:50 Postoperative management of acute abdomen
09:00 – 09:50 The septic abdomen: when to cut again
09:50 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:00 Hemo- / Peritoneal dialysis
11:10 – 12:00 Colloids and albumin
12:00 – 12:15 Q&A
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:00 Enteral nutrition
14:10 – 15:00 Parenteral nutrition
15:00 – 15:20 Coffeee Break
15:00 – 17:00 Blood groups, blood donation, storage and administration in dogs and cats

Wednesday, 31 August 2022

08:00 – 08:50 ARDS
09:00 – 09:50 Mechanical ventilation
10:15 – 11:00 Management of the intubated patient
11:10 – 12:15 Respiratory case discussion
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 15:00 Management of Hypo- / Hypernatremia
15:00 – 15:20 Coffee Break
15:20 – 17:30 Case discussion fluid therapy
18:30 Social Dinner

Thursday, 1 September 2022

08:00 – 08:50 Placement and management of central venous lines
09:00 – 09:50 Placement and management of tracheostomy tubes
09:50 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:00 DKA case discussion
11:10 – 12:00 CPAP and high-flow oxygen therapy
12:15 – 13:15 Q&A
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:00 CPR – Review
14:10 – 17:30 CPR Lab
CVC Lab
CASUS case

Friday, 2 September 2022

08:00 – 09:50 Management of sepsis
09:50 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:00 Hyper and Hypocoagulability – Diagnostics
11:10 – 12:00 Management of the bleeding patient
12:15 – 13:15 Q&A
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:00 Coagulopathy – Interactive case discussion
14:10 – 16:05 ICU case discussion
16:05 – 17:00 Final discussion

Course location

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