Trauma Patient Management
Have you ever had a trauma patient arrive, and all you can think of is ‘where do I start?’
This course is designed for emergency veterinarians as well as general practitioners around how to deal with traumatic emergencies.
There are many layers of managing trauma patients, from the initial triage and stabilisation through to advanced surgery; monitoring critical patients; and dealing with associated complications. This will be an intensive course where you will develop a broad range of skills and knowledge that you can also apply to many of your other patients as well. We promise it will be challenging but rewarding!
By successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
- Stabilise critical trauma patients and tackle complex cases with multiple injuries
- Perform safe anaesthesia in the trauma patient, and deal with trauma associated complications
- Manage complex injuries including orthopaedic, spinal and major soft tissue wounds
- Perform emergency surgery on trauma patients including penetrating thoracic and abdominal injuries and urinary tract injuries.