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|Award title||Graduate Certificate in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care|
|Year & campus||2021 — Parkville|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Coursework|
|Credit points||50 credit points|
|Duration||12 months part-time|
Covering the fundamental pathophysiological and clinical aspects of emergency and critical care (ECC) of the dog and cat, this is an in-depth professional development program taught by international experts. It incorporates most of the theory required for preparation for the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Science ECC membership examinations.
The Graduate Certificate in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care covers the techniques necessary to perform emergency and critical care procedures, and the essential knowledge for monitoring of these patients. This includes identifying and addressing life threatening conditions such as:
- Major trauma
- Gastric dilation and volvulus
- Cardiac failure
- Respiratory and ventilatory failure
- Renal failure
- Urethral obstruction.
The course contains didactic course work, use of realistic case studies and assessments that provide immediate feedback. By completing this course, you will gain understanding and confidence when dealing with ECC patients.
Last updated: 25 February 2021