Emergency Medicine Immersion… A practical day of emergency techniques

This practical attendance day is designed to equip you with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to effectively handle prevalent medical emergencies in everyday small animal practice. Through engaging with clinical case examples, you’ll enhance your decision-making abilities. The practical segment of the session allows you to practice vital techniques in a comfortable learning environment. Key takeaways include:

  • The placement and management of central lines
  • How to perform pericardiocentesis safely and effectively
  • How to manage and retrieve gastric and oesophageal foreign bodies
  • Thoracic cavity disease – sampling, draining and the placement of thoracic drains
  • How to place oesophagostomy tubes, naso-oesophageal tubes and PEG (percutaneous endoscopically placed gastrotomy) tube placement

 

This cadaveric practical day will provide you with 14 hours of CPD (including 5 hours of pre-programme webinar content released prior to the practical day session).

(Discounts available for group bookings. Please contact us directly: info@vtx-cpd.com)

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Programme schedule08:15 - 18:00

Registration

08:15-08:45

Introduction

08:45-09:00

Lecture - Disease of the pericardial and pleural space

09:00-10:00

Scott Kilpatrick

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Break

10:00-10:15

Practical Session - Placement of thoracic drains, pericardiocentesis and central line placement

10:15-12:15

Scott Kilpatrick

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Lunch

12:15-13:00

Lecture - Gastrointestinal considerations in emergency practice

13:00-14:00

Scott Kilpatrick

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Practical Session - Endoscopic retrieval of gastric and oesophageal foreign bodies

14:00-15:30

Scott Kilpatrick

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Break

15:30-16:00

Practical Session - Placement of feeding tubes in emergency practice

16:00-17:30

Scott Kilpatrick

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Q&A Session to end the day

17:30-18:00

Scott Kilpatrick

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Additional webinar lessons (watch from 01/08/2024)23:46 - 23:46

Diseases of the pleural space

Scott Kilpatrick

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Pericardial disease

Liz Bode

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Central venous catheters: How, when, why?

Scott Kilpatrick

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Feeding tubes

Scott Kilpatrick

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Advanced nutrition

Scott Kilpatrick

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speaker biographies

Scott Kilpatrick

Director, Internal Medicine Specialist

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Scott graduated from Edinburgh Vet School in 2007. Initially, he worked for the PDSA, before taking a Senior Veterinary Surgeon position with Vets Now in Edinburgh in 2010. Scott started his residency in internal medicine at the University of Edinburgh in 2012 after completing a year as a Teaching Fellow in Anatomy and Physiology. He completed his residency in 2016 after finishing his Masters in the pathogenesis of canine liver disease and has since been working in referral practice. Interventional radiology is something that really interests Scott, and he spent some time in 2018, working in this area at UC Davis in California. Scott has created and delivered a Post-graduate Certificate in Small Animal Emergency Medicine in association with the University of Chester. In 2023 he was awarded Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (FRCVS) for his meritorious contribution to clinical practice.

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