Emergency Equine Response Unit

Animal First Aid and CPR

1st aid

Animal First Aid, Field Triage, Packaging & CPR

Customizable class in basic animal first-aid and CPR skills that can be applied in both disaster and non-disaster situations.

 

 

 

 

Animal First Aid and CPR Training

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ASAR Veterinary Services Division offers classes ranging from 1-hour sessions to full-day training events – we can tailor a class to your specific needs and time requirements.

Whether you are a disaster response agency looking to enhance your ASAR team triage skills, or if you are a pet owner enhancing your personal skills; this training is worth your time.

 

Course Topics Could Include
  • Pet CPR
  • Pet first aid
  • Common Emergencies and interventions
  • Heat stroke
  • Hypothermia
  • Toxicities
  • Bone fractures
  • Burns
  • Smoke inhalation
  • Vital signs
    • Normal values
    • Causes and Interventions for abnormal values
  • Basic Restraint and handling techniques
    • Dogs
    • Cats
    • Horses
    • Goats
    • Exotics
  • Basic behavioral assessments and Behavioral posturing
  • Packaging and transport
  • Oxygen therapy – can tailor to level of audience
    • 1st responders – intubation and o2 delivery
    • Shelter volunteers – flow-by and mask delivery

 

Any one topic can be discussed in a one-hour session. A minimum of 2 hours is required for CPR and 1st Aid course to allow for hands-on training in addition to lecture. Example class packages:

  • 1-hour CPR
    • CPR for dogs and cats
    • 10-15 minutes of hands-on practice
  • 2-hour CPR/1st Aid
    • Topics covered
      • CPR for dogs and cats
      • Basic vital sign normal ranges
      • How to evaluate a patients vital signs
      • Interventions for abnormal findings
      • Basic  restraint and packaging and transport for injured animals
    • Approximately ½ hands-on
      • CPR
      • Packaging and transport
  • 3-hour
    • Topics covered
      • CPR for dogs and cats
      • Basic vital sign normal ranges
        • How to evaluate a patients vital signs
        • Interventions for abnormal findings
      • Basic  restraint and packaging and transport for injured animals
    • Approximately ½ hands-on
      • CPR
      • Packaging and transport
    • Intervention for common emergencies
      • Hypo and hyperthermia
      • Burns
      • Fractures
      • Smoke inhalation

Contact Us if you are interested in scheduling a class in your area.

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