“Breathing Room: A Crash Course in Triaging the Dyspneic Small Animal Patient”
Presented by, Emiliana R. Hennelly, DVM, DACVECC, Wednesday, November 8th, 2023 from 6:30PM – 9:00PM.
In this engaging and informative presentation, we will delve into the science and art of triaging dyspneic dogs and cats. Dyspnea, or labored breathing, can be an immediately life-threatening condition in veterinary medicine, and prompt and effective triage is essential for successful patient outcomes.
- Recognize signs of dyspnea in small animals
- Prioritize triage of the dyspneic patient
- Conduct a rapid but thorough initial assessment
- Utilize diagnostic tools while minimizing patient stress
- Differentiate etiologies (respiratory, cardiac, and non-cardiopulmonary conditions)
- Implement appropriate treatment strategies including oxygen therapy, medication administration, and interventions specific to the underlying condition
- Communicate effectively with pet owners, team members, and referring specialists with clarity and empathy
- Understand and apply best practice guidelines in a clinical setting ensuring consistent and evidence-based patient care
- Enhancing emergency preparedness to respond confidently and competently to dyspneic emergencies
Lecture provides 1 credit of complimentary CE* to veterinarians and veterinary technicians through RACE. (*Pending RACE approval)
160 N Gulph Rd Suite 101
King of Prussia, PA 19406
RSVP by Wednesday, November 1st, 2023