Fri, 13 Sept | Somerford Business Court

Be a better Rabbit nurse (1)

After the huge success of our rabbit day last year, we will be welcoming Jo Hinde back from LagoLearn.
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Be a better Rabbit nurse (1)

Time & Location

13 Sept 2019, 09:30 – 13:30
Somerford Business Court, Holmes Chapel Road, Congleton CW12 4SN, UK

About The Event

Speaker: Jo Hinde from Lagolearn

'Be A Better Rabbit Nurse'

(1hr) Holistic anaesthesia - going beyond the vitals. This would explore the importance of husbandry and how diet, enclosure & behaviour can all affect anaesthesia. It would also include a brief recap of anatomy & physiology.

(1hr) Airway Management - is there a gold standard? This will discuss the pro's and con's of current options and a range of scenarios.

(40mins to 1hr) Airway Management Practical. Hands on teaching where the delegates learn how to intubate a rabbit using a visualisation method.

(1hr) The Hospitalised Rabbit - keeping them hoppy. This covers a range of info including kennel set up, assisted feeding & IVFT.

(30 mins) IV Catheter Practical. Hands on teaching where the delegates learn how to place an IV catheter in a rabbits marginal ear vein.

(1hr) How To Set Up Successful Rabbit Clinics. This discusses what types of clinics are suitable for nurses to run, how to body condition score & how to conduct a top to tail health check. It also covers key information that owners need and a range of posters and options for waiting room displays and owner education packs.

(1hr) Common Conditions & Infectious Diseases. This will cover the most commonly seen problems and treatment options. It will also cover up to date information about Myxomatosis, RVHD1 & RVHD2 including vaccination, testing and treatment options.

(1hr) How To Be A Rabbit Friendly Practice. This discusses ways that a clinic & its rabbit protocols can be improved to make them more rabbit friendly. This includes waiting room, consults & kennel set ups, rabbit specific forms, analgesia protocols and information about the RWAF Vet Scheme.

  • Rabbit day - Nurses

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