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28 May 2019 09:00 - 28 May 2019 17:00

Vet Nurse Merit Award in ECC and Anaesthesia

Village Hotel, Warrington, 110 Centre Park Square, Warrington Cheshire, WA1 1QA

Speaker: Louise O'Dwyer
Fees: BSAVA Member £525.00; Non Member £787.50

Venue for practical attendance day: Village Hotel, Warrington
Date for practical attendance day: Saturday 26th October 2019

The BSAVA Vet Nurse Merit Award in ECC and Anaesthesia is a structured CPD course which counts for 30 hours CPD.

The programme consists of 10 webinars (each will been run live and recorded so you can catch up if you are not able to make the live event), An online resource which will encourage support in your learning through online activities including a discussion forum.

A practical attendance course will take place at Village Hotel, Warrington and will give you chance to meet the colleagues who have been studying at the same time as you and to get your hands on experience in various practical sessions. Attendance at this day is essential to completing the award.

The course will be finished with an online MCQ assessment and case study which if you complete to a passing grade will be rewarded with a certificate and badge.

You will find the programme below

Webinar sessions

Tuesday 28th May - 13:00
Triage and initial patient assessment                                              

Wednesday 19th June - 16:00

Shock and fluid therapy                                                              

Monday 1st July - 19:00
Pre-Anaesthesia Planning and Considerations                              

Tuesday 23rd July - 13:00
Respiratory patients – emergency presentation and anaesthesia

Thursday 8th August - 13:00                                                                             

Cardiac patient – emergency presentation and anaesthesia        

Thursday 22nd August - 19:00

Head Trauma - Emergency presentations and anaesthesia  

Monday 2nd September - 16:00
Emergency care and anaesthesia of the renal and urinary emergency 

Thursday 19th September - 13:00
Emergency care and anaesthesia of the endocrine patient     

Monday 30th September - 13:00

Analgesia and Pain Scoring                                                           

Friday 11th October - 10:00


Practical day Saturday 26th October at The Village Hotel, Warrington

To include:

Chest drain placement and care

Central (jugular) catheter placement and care

Tracheostomy placement and care

Feeding tube placement and care

CPR practical session

Qualified vet nurses interested in ECC and Anaesthesia


Terms and Conditions: All courses must be paid for in full at the time of booking. Cancellation of a booking must be received in writing. Cancellation will incur a charge of 20% of the registration fee if received more than 30 days before the course, 50% for cancellation between 15-30 days and 100% for cancellation within 14 days of the course. Delegates must telephone 01452 726700 to ensure their cancellation has been received. BSAVA reserves the right to alter the programme or the speaker and/or to impose a surcharge should this become necessary due to unavoidable circumstances. BSAVA reserves the right to cancel a course due to unforeseen circumstances. Registrants should note that the BSAVA member's rate applies only when the person attending the course is a member of the Association. To qualify for the reduced member's rate for courses, non-members must join BSAVA prior to the course.

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