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EMRG100-0505: Severe Trauma in the Dog: The First 15 Minutes

INSTRUCTOR:
Thomas K. Day, DVM, MS, DACVA, DACVECC

DATES:
May 5th - May 19th, 2005
Interactive Sessions: Thursday Evenings 9:30-11:30 pm ET (US), May 5, May 12.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Topics: Primary assessment, fluid therapy, pain management, secondary assessment

Primary assessment considers clinical signs of shock, etc., ABC of resuscitation

Fluid therapy: What, when and how much? This will cover end-point resuscitation and the fluid types.

Pain management: This considers the types of drugs that can be used, potential side effects, monitoring, continued pain meidcation, etc.

Techniques: jugular catheterization, jugular cut down, stabilization of fractures and open wounds in the first 15 minutes, techniques to relieve pneumothorax, indications for chest tubes

MESSAGE BOARD DISCUSSIONS:
Discussions will begin on the start date of the course and will continue for 7 days following the real time session.

CE HOURS: 4

TUITION:
Member/$61, Non-Member/$108 before April 21st, 2005;
Member/$68, Non-Member/$120 after April 21st, 2005;
VSPN Okay

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Note:"This course has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 4 hours of continuing education credits in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB's RACE approval; however participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call VIN for further information."

(Attendees are encouraged to check with their licensing jurisdiction(s) for information regarding recognition by the board.)


COURSE WITHDRAWAL AND REFUND POLICY: Withdrawal prior to the listed start date of a course entitles the registrant to a complete refund or a credit toward a future VIN CE course, whichever is preferred. Withdrawal within 1 week after the listed start date (i.e. including no more than one real-time session) entitles the registrant to a credit toward any future VIN CE course. (Does not apply to courses with only one real-time session.) After the first real-time session, a registrant may withdraw due to special circumstances and receive prorated credit towards a future VIN course. These requests will be handled on an individual basis. The amount of the prorated credit will be determined based on 65% of the time remaining in the course at the time of withdrawal. It is not possible to withdraw retroactively. Note: To ensure rapid handling of your request for withdrawal, we recommend that you call the VIN office at 1-800-700-INFO.


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Coordinator
Continual Education Division
Veterinary Information Network
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