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This lecture will start by discussing the triage process including how to identify and prioritise patients and why a rabbits blood glucose measurement is important. Next, we will focus on the most severe conditions including respiratory and cardiac arrest then moving on to shock and hypothermia. The importance of fluid therapy and multimodal analgesia will be explored along with the best options to use in ECC scenarios.

This session is part of the Veterinary Nursing Day, available to Veterinary Nurses only. Tickets for the Nursing Day only are available for £180.00.

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This lecture will start by discussing the triage process including how to identify and prioritise patients and why a rabbits blood glucose measurement is important. Next, we will focus on the most severe conditions including respiratory and cardiac arrest then moving on to shock and hypothermia. The importance of fluid therapy and multimodal analgesia will be explored along with the best options to use in ECC scenarios. There will be a brief overview of the types of drugs available and the lecture will conclude with the recovery period including intensive care & nutrition.

This session is part of the Veterinary Nursing Day, available to Veterinary Nurses only. Tickets for the Nursing Day only are available for £180.00.

Speakers

Speakers to be confirmed
  • Jo Hinde
    Jo Hinde
    RVN
    Jo has worked in the veterinary industry since 2007 and has always had a special interest in rabbits. She owns and runs LagoLearn, providing rabbit specific CPD to veterinary professionals in both the UK and internationally. She also spends a significant amount of voluntary time working with charities and parliamentary groups to highlight animal welfare and is proud to be Junior Vice President of the British Veterinary Nurse Association. Jo attends many events, gives lectures and writes articles for the veterinary industry as well as the general public and schools. She has received several awards over the years including the Blue Cross Veterinary Nurse of the Year in 2014, an RCVS Innovation Award winner in 2017 and the IFAW Animal Advocate Award in 2017.
ICARE 2019
London, UK