Shock: Recognition and Management

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Shock is a consequence of trauma and diseases, such as heart failure, inflammatory conditions (e.g., pancreatitis), or sepsis. It is commonly seen in veterinary practice and the veterinary nurse must be able to recognise the possibility that an animal is experiencing shock and take quick and decisive action.

Learning Outcomes

  • Causes and types of shock
  • Effects of shock on the animal
  • First aid actions
  • Treatment and nursing
  • Ongoing monitoring

Course Content:

  • 10 x videos with quiz questions
  • Certificate of Completion

Allow up to 3 hours to complete


  • You have access to the course for
    • 365 days if course bought individually, or
    • for the duration your subscription is active
  • Complete quiz activities to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:

  • 3 AVNAT CPD point

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