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Critical Care Monitoring

21st October 2020 - 21st October 2021


Develop your knowledge and understanding of critical care monitoring 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 useful equipment, basic monitoring, blood work, the ventilated patient, and foal sepsis, including:

Basic monitoring – behaviour, heart rate, respiration rate, mucous membranes, rectal temperature, defecation, urination, water and food intake, medication, auscultation of abdomen, reflux, and catheter site.
Blood work – blood samples, blood gas analysis, and other monitoring.
The ventilated patient – blood gas analysis, end-tidal CO2, Hb saturation with O2, tidal volume, respiration rate, and normal values.
Foal sepsis – diagnosis, other tests, and scoring systems.
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:

  • Gayle Hallowell
  • Mark Senior
  • Elena Wawra
  • Nicola Menzies-Gow

CPD Hours
This module is worth approximately 30 minutes of CPD.

Use Code “WN10” to get 10% off the list price

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21st October 2020
21st October 2021
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