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First Aid

Level 2 Award in Pet First Aid (VTQ)

Assessment type

Integrated training and assessment (ITA)

Minimum duration

0.5 Day

Course delivery

Integrated training and assessment (ITA)


This course is designed for pet owners or animal professionals alike. On this half day session we will cover topics such as: Pet first aid and the law The vet and your role in first aid Keeping your pet safe in an emergency Car Accidents Pet Proofing your home How pets show pain Checking your pet's health and finding out what is normal Taking a Pulse Pet First Aid Kits Breathing and respiratory problems Pet CPR Drowning and Treatment Shock Pet fractures treatment Spinal injury and moving an injured pet Medical Conditions Types of Bleeding Dressings, bandages and controlling bleeding Nail and Claw Injuries Dog Digestive Process Vomiting in Animals Dehydration in pets High Temperatures and Heatstroke Hypothermia Treatment Choking Bites and Stings Fleas and Ticks Seizures and Epilepsy Diabetes

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