Cancer Treatment Options Part One – Chemo & Surgery

Abstract

This lecture is the first in a two part series that takes a detailed look at veterinary cancer treatment options, with this one focusing on chemotherapy and surgical options.

 

 

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Nursing the Portosystemic Shunt Patient

Abstract

This lecture takes a detailed look at nursing portosystemic shunt patients. It discusses presenting clinical signs of portosystemic shunt, and the diagnosis of it, and the medical and surgical options for treatment.  It then focuses on surgical treatment in detail, going through surgical preperation and anaesthesia, the surgery itself, and post operative nursing care.

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Scrubbing up for Orthopaedic Procedures: Preparation and Role of the Scrub Nurse

Abstract

This lecture looks at the duties of the scrub nurse in detail in orthopaedic theatre nursing. It discusses scrubbing up and gloving and also draping and assisting in theatre. It takes a close look at instruments used in orthopaedic surgery and orthopaedic surgery itself.

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Life or Death: Cardiopulmonary Arrest During Surgery Part Two

Abstract

This lecture is the second in a two part series and takes an advanced look at cardiopulmonary arrest during surgical procedures and in the immediate post operative period.  It continues directly on from Part One of the series with a short refresh on CPR and continues on with a detailed look at advanced life support techniques and post resuscitation care.

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Life or Death: Cardiopulmonary Arrest During Surgery Part One

Abstract

This lecture is the first in a two part series and takes an advanced look at cardiopulmonary arrest during surgical procedures and in the immediate post operative period.  It discusses anaesthetic complications and why they occur, and examines how to work to minimise risk.  It looks at signs of cardiopulmonary arrest and how to be prepared if it does happen and to confidently react.

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