Develop your knowledge and understanding of critical care monitoring in the neonate. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Equine critical care course bundle.
This module looks at general concepts, basic monitoring, and monitoring the sick neonate, including:
General concepts – normal care, intermediate care, intensive care, low dependency, high dependency, and critical care management.
Basic monitoring – behaviour/mental state, heart rate, respiratory rate, temperature, umbilical cord, defecation, urination, neurological/muscle tone, bodyweight, on-going medication/fluid therapy.
Monitoring the sick neonate – initial assessment, repeat clinical examination and neurological scoring, blood pressure measurements, urine output and urine specific gravity, monitoring associated with nutrition, ultrasonography, radiography, and sepsis scoring.
Support and Resources
This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Equis followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
This course was written and peer reviewed by:
This module is worth approximately 30 minutes of CPD.