Develop your knowledge and understanding of hospitalization and nursing care in horses. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Equine critical care course bundle.
This module looks at monitoring, nursing care and analgesia in hospitalized horses, including:
Monitoring – basic monitoring, peripheral pulses, capillary refill time, packed cell volume, total protein, biochemistry and hematology, electrocardiograph, blood gases, and level of comfort/pain.
Nursing care – nutrition, medications, analgesia care of veins, fluid therapy, evaluation for ileus, bedding and environment, bandaging and casts.
Analgesia – systemic and regional.
Support and Resources
This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Equis followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
This course was written and peer reviewed by:
This module is worth approximately 30 minutes of CPD.