Emergency Blood Work: What Makes Sense and What Does it Tell Me?

Emergency patients are unstable and initial diagnostic procedures aim at identification of life-threathening problems and potential complications. Which blood values should be determined in an emergency patient? This webinar will discuss the most important and helpful blood parameters including the interpretation of the result for your patient.
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    Recorded Webinars with Q&A Session
  • Study Time / CPD

    1 hour
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  • Access Duration

    12 months
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    Emergency Medicine Basics

    Online Program

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    You will have access to the recording of the webinar session for a total duration of 1 year.
    This course is part of an Online Program in Emergency and Critical Care consisting of 3 modules. The first module consists of 20 webinars plus Q&A Session. By registering for the full webinar series for module 1 you will get access to an examination leading to the
      IEVS Certificate of Knowledge in Emergency Medicine Basics
    Meet the Instructor

    Dr. Nadja Sigrist

    Dr. med.vet., FVH (small animals), Dipl. ACVECC & ECVECC
      Affoltern am Albis, Switzerland
    • Specialist Small Animal Medicine since 2003 (FVH für Kleintiere seit 2003)
    • Diplomate American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) since 2004
    • EBVS® Specialist in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ECVECC) since 2014
    • Senior lecturer, set up emergency and critical care service Small Animal Clinic Vetsuisse Faculty University of Bern 2005-2010
    • Senior lecturer and head of ICU, set up of the critical care unit of the Small Animal Clinic Vetsuisse Faculty of Zurich 2013-2020
    • Head of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Continuing Education (VET ECC CE) since 2009
    • New since 2021: Head of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Consulting & Education
    • Editor of „Notfallmedizin für Hund und Katze“, Enke Verlag 2017 and „Erstversorgung von Traumapatienten“ Schlütersche 2011

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    Package 2: Fluid Therapy & Diagnostics

    70 € 63 €
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    215 € 155 €
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    Find out more about all webinars of the series

    The first module "Emergency Medicine Basics" is comprised of 20 webinars in veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, which are divided into 3 packages plus Q&A session. The webinars include the following topics:
    • Package 1: Emergency Basics & Respiration

      1) Emergency Equipment
      2) Triage
      3) General Stabilisation of the Patient with Dyspnea
      4) Localization-based Stabilisation of the Patient with Dyspnea (case based)
      5) Dyspnea Cases
      6) Oxygen Supplementation Methods incl. Procedures
      7) Respiratory Emergency Procedures (Tracheotomy, Thoracocenteses, MILA Chest Tube)
    • Package 2: Fluid Therapy & Diagnostics

      1) Fluid Therapy: Where is the Fluid Deficit?
      2) Fluid Therapy: Which Fluids exist and why bother?
      3) Administration of Fluids
      4) What comes beyond Shock? Electrolyte and Glucose Supplementation
      5) Fluid Therapy Case 1
      6) Fluid Therapy Case 2
      7) Emergency Blood Work: What makes sense and what does it tell me?
    • Package 3: Reanimation, Abdomen & Trauma

      1) CPR Basics
      2) Approach to the Acute Abdomen (Case Based)
      3) Stabilisation of the Acute Abdomen
      4) Approach to the Trauma Patient
      5) Initial Wound Care
      6) Trauma Case

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