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Fluid Therapy

Fluid Therapy

Fluid Therapy

James Barr, DVM, DVCECC; Medora Pashmakova, DVM, DVCECC; Heather Wessell, CVTECC
James Barr, DVM, DVCECC; Medora Pashmakova, DVM, DVCECC; Heather Wessell, CVTECC
on behalf of Animal Care Technologies Online Training

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Launch date: 17 May 2017

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Last updated: 17 Aug 2017

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Fluid Therapy
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david dion (4 May 2017)
excellent training, concise yet complete

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Course Availability

This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

In this comprehensive training series, you will learn about the importance and function of fluid administration for veterinary patients. Discover what happens to the body during dehydration and methods of evaluating hydration status. You will gain an understanding of the types of fluids commonly used and routes of administration; including intravenous and subcutaneous fluids. We also discuss how to calculate fluid rates for re-hydration, maintenance and ongoing losses. This is a perfect series for veterinary technicians and assistants wanting to gain a further understanding of these essential topics.

Objectives

At the end of this E-learning, the learner will gain an in-depth understanding of fluid therapy
The program consists of 10 videos from our small animal library.

- Calculating Fluid Requirements
- Evaluating Hydration Status
- Indications for Fluid Therapy
- Intravenous Fluid Therapy
- Physiology and Water Balance in the Body
- Routes of Administration
- Setting Up and Mixing Fluid Bags
- Subcutaneous Fluid Therapy
- Types of Fluids
- Using Fluid Pumps
James Barr, DVM, DVCECC; Medora Pashmakova, DVM, DVCECC; Heather Wessell, CVTECC

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James Barr, DVM, DVCECC; Medora Pashmakova, DVM, DVCECC; Heather Wessell, CVTECC
on behalf of Animal Care Technologies Online Training

Dr.Barr earned both his undergraduate degree (1997) & Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (2001) from Louisiana State University. After completing his residency at the world renowned Angell Animal Medical center in Boston, MA, Dr.Barr received board certification as a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2007. He serves as Assistant Professor of Emergency and Critical Care at Texas A&M University, where he joined the faculty in 2009. Dr.Barr teaches in the professional veterinary curriculum and lectures to veterinarians in Texas and arounf the world. He has won several teaching awards with the most recent being the Texas A&M Association of Former Students Distinguished Teaching Award that recognizes the most outstanding teacher in the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Medora Pashmakova is a 2009 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University. She completed her internship and residency at Texas A&M University and is board certified in Emergency and Critical Care. Following her training, Dr. Pashmakova stayed at Texas A&M University, where she enjoys active involvement in critical cases as both a primary clinician and consultant to other services. Her clinical and research interests include snake envenomations, transfusion medicine, and sepsis. She also has a special interest in parvoviral enteritis and fluid therapy in shock. In addition to clinics, Dr. Pashmakova coordinates weekly intern rounds, is actively involved in resident and intern training, wet-lab coordination, and state and national continuing education events. She participated as a race veterinarian in the 2015 Iditarod and is looking forward to many more opportunities in sled dog medicine

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • AAVSB-Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE)
  • 1.50 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
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    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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david dion (4 May 2017)
excellent training, concise yet complete

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