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Continued Professional Development
This course counts for 8 hours CPD
1 Day Canine First Aid Course
This 1 day Canine First Aid course is of relevance for anyone working with dogs in a veterinary, animal charity or private business capacity as well as for interested dog owners. First Aid training must be kept up to date and this course can also be undertaken as a refresher/update course for professionals or CPD training.
It covers the principles and rules of first aid for dogs as well as the Animal Welfare Act. Learn how to improvise items such as stretchers, splints & muzzles and restrain, carry and transport injured canines.
You will about the principles of First Aid and the main purpose of First Aid. The course covers many types of injury/illness, what should be done in the event of heavy bleeding, electrocution, broken limb, heat stroke, hypothermia, resuscitation, CPR, road traffic accidents, choking, drowning, shock etc. In this comprehensive first aid course, students will learn how to transport an injured dog, canine bandaging, muzzling, common sources of poison in the house and garden, bites and stings, fits and much more. This intensive course also includes information about wounds and how to apply dressings.
The course provides theory and an opportunity to practice what you would do in the event of an emergency. A graded certificate will be issued on successful passing of the assessment at the end of the course.
(Course cost is all inclusive of tutoring fees, assessments, materials and course registration)