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iPET Network Level 4 Award in Canine First Aid in the Workplace

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iPET Network Level 4 Award in Canine Emergency First Aid in the Workplace – 2 day – £245.00

Entry requirements Candidates need to have achieved one of the following recognised professional qualifications to demonstrate their knowledge and experience prior to registration on this qualification:

• the iPET Network Level 3 Award in Canine Emergency First Aid;

or

• Accredited Canine First Aid course;

OR..

The following Dog Grooming Diplomas that include Canine First Aid:

• iPET Network Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming and Salon Management

• City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming

• OCNWM Level 3 Diploma in Dog Grooming

AND/OR

• Veterinary / Veterinary nurse related regulated qualification

Minimum age requirement 18 years

The aim of this course is to provide the knowledge, skills and understanding the role of the Canine First Aid person and the Vet.

To be able to manage first aid situations in the workplace and maintain accurate records in accordance with relevant legislative and organisational requirements.

1. Analyse the roles and responsibilities of a Canine First Aid person in the workplace and a Vet

2. Demonstrate knowledge and skills to maintain health and safety in the workplace and in emergency situations.

3. Understand and demonstrate a primary survey.

4. Be able to record key elements of canine vital statistics and conduct dog resuscitation (CPR)

5. Determine the correct documentation required for canine emergency first aid incidents. Complete an Accident Report Form for the workplace. Understand the term Consent and identify the purpose of an emergency first aid consent form. Complete a Prompt Incident Form for accident or emergency situations

6. Understand the effective equipment and resources available for a canine first aid person.

7. Understand the requirements for transporting an injured canine following an emergency

8. Know and understand canine vitals and health status.

9. Analyse and evaluate the anatomy and physiology of the canine and understand injuries, trauma and associated behaviours

10. Analyse and evaluate different types of haemorrhages and wounds.

11. Understand the causes of road traffic accidents, prevention and first aid procedures involving canines.

12. Analyse shock and the first aid procedures that can be administered in canines

13. Analyse seizures, potential causes and first aid procedures that can be administered in canines.

14. Evaluate scenarios and understand prevention, injuries and procedures to manage canine fights.

15. Determine the correct action and reporting procedures to take if a human is bitten by a canine.

Also included:

  • Poisons – Giant Hogweed, Alabama Rot, Blue Green Algae, Bread Mould, to name but a few
  • Recovery Position
  • First Aid kit – INCLUDE PIRITON, BURNS GEL, SALINE, SHOCK BLANKET, TICK REMOVER, TORCH and so much more
  • Stomach Torsion/Bloat
  • Burns – Degree of Burn and how to treat – burns gels – SCALD – Size, Cause, Age, Location Depth
  • Heatstroke – including dog in hot cars and the rules to follow to save the dog
  • Snake bite
  • Stings
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Stressed dog – signs and symptoms
  • Health check – top to toe
  • Emergency muzzle – to stop a pained frightened dog from biting the first aider
  • First Actions on scene – START – Stop Stay Calm Think Before You Act Assess the scene Remove any dangers and Time to act – Telephone vets and/or police
  • Bleed rule - SEEP – Still Examine Elevate Pressure
  • Stick injuries
  • Drowning
  • .. and so much more


    Price: £245.00


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