Wound Management in Animal Health for Veterinary Professionals

FACTS:

The animal health industry consists of equine, companion, and farm animals. Animal health products currently account for $12.7 billion U.S. consumer dollars spent annually. Much like humans, animals develop wounds that can be difficult to heal. Understanding the healing process will provide the clinician with the information necessary to make the right choices for wound care which will enhance wound healing in animals. This course was created for animal health clinicians to include: veterinarians, veterinarian technicians/technologists, veterinary assistants, veterinary nurses, animal caretakers, and zookeepers.

COURSE CONTENT:

This course provides 16 hours of wound related information for the animal healthcare professionals that includes, but is not limited to:

  •  Industry Overview, Ethics, Regulations
  •  The Skin: Structure & Function
  •  Skin Conditions
  •  Wound Healing, Wound Bed Preparation, Wound  Closure
  •  Acute and Traumatic Wounds
  •  Unusual and Usual Conditions
  •  Nutrition
  •  Dressings: Treatment/Rationale
  •  Course Review

AGENDA:

DAY 1

 
TIME – 8 hours
SESSIONS
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Welcome
8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Industry Overview, Ethics, and Regulations
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
The Skin: Structure and Function
10:15 a.m – 10:30 a.m.
Break
10:30 a.m – 11:30 a.m.
Skin Conditions
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Wound Healing – Wound Bed Preparation
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Wound Closure
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wound Assessment
3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Break
3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Wound Assessment (continued)
4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Day One Course Review

DAY 2

 
TIME – 8 hours
SESSIONS
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Acute and Traumatic Wounds
10:30 a.m – 10:45 a.m.
Break
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Wounds: The Usual and the Unusual
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
What is it? Picture Review
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Dressings: Treatment and Rationale for Selection
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Nutrition
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Break
3:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Course Review

COST:

The program is currently offered live with a fee of $998.00 per participant.