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Speakers:  Dr Penny Seet BSc BVMS (Hons) MANZCVS (ECC)

Date:  30th November 2019

Time: 9am - 5pm; Registration from 8:30am 

Venue: AVT, Bentley PERTH WA


Platinum Members:  $156, Non-Members:  $195


This full day course will provide you with lots of practical tips and useful information to improve your confidence when dealing with a wide range of emergency situations. Learn from Dr Penny Seet -  a highly experienced emergency clinician, and her colleagues from PVE, in a comfortable and informal environment. This interactive course will use plenty of case examples, and the content will be relevant to nurses in general practice wishing to improve their skills.


Over the course of the day we will cover topics including:

Patient triage: telephone advice and initial patient examination

The first fifteen minutes: understanding and managing shock

Initial orders: baseline diagnostics and pain management

Approach to specific problems: trauma, toxicity and dyspnoea


At the end of the course, delegates will have the knowledge and skills to confidently deal with emergency situations both on the telephone and within the clinic.


Learning Objectives:

  • Increase knowledge and understanding of small animal veterinary emergencies, to enable a more confident approach to both telephone and in-clinic situations.
  • Improve clinical outcomes, by providing exceptional patient and client care, thereby increasing career satisfaction.
  • Appreciate advances in diagnosis and treatment of a range of small animal veterinary emergencies, and know how to incorporate these into clinical practice.
  • Understand how your role as veterinary nurse can have a direct impact on clinical outcomes in emergency situations.


Disclaimer: Minimum delegate numbers are required for this event. Platinum CPD PTY LTD thereby reserves the right to cancel this event if the minimum number is not achieved. In the event of a cancellation, all course fees will be refunded in full.

Emergency and Critical Care for Veterinary Nurses: From Triage to Discharge