Curriculum for all classes is developed by licensed veterinary professionals using veterinary industry standard methods of emergency medical care as it pertains to animals.
All classes are 3 hours in duration
The method of animal CPR that we teach in our classes is based on the most current industry standard method developed by emergency veterinarians through the RECOVER Initiative. **
The PetCPR+ Certification program is designed to train the participant in canine and feline CPR and First Aid. It is our foundation animal CPR training that is ideal for anyone who loves animals including animal professionals, obedience trainers, kennel staff, pet retailers, pet sitters, animal shelter staff/volunteers, rescue personnel, groomers, First Responders, Fire/EMT and pet owners. It provides the participant an overview of what to do in an emergency situation with their pet prior to getting veterinary care.
Topics covered in this class will include safe handling, restraint and transportation of sick and/or injured pets, obtaining vital signs and assessing an emergency situation, how to determine if an animail is experienceing a medical emergency, how to manage common medical emergencies including shock, allergic reactions, burns, wounds and bandaging, trauma, poisoning, choking and more. Participants will learn how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation using the most current veterinary endorsed methods.
Class qualifies for continuing education through the following agencies; Veterinary state boards, Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers, International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, National Association of Dog Obedience Trainers and Pet Sitters International
Upon completion of this class participants will be certified in Canine and Feline CPR and First Aid**
PetCPR+ Advanced Certification*
The PetCPR+ Advanced Certification program is designed for veterinary professionals specifically. Veterinary Technicians, Assistants, Veterinarians and support personnel will find that the material covered in our advanced program better suited for their needs.
Topics covered in this class will include; how to communicate effectively during an emergency situation both with clients and other staff members, how to triage a patient and determine medical need, develop an emergency plan for your hospital, how to function as an ICU team during an emergency, how to recognize and manage a variety of emergency conditions, how to properly use monitoring equipment in the ICU, fluid therapy, how to perform manual and ventilated CPR and more. The class includes a hands on experience performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation using industry standard methods. Veterinary professionals will receive 3 CEU for attending this class. Our certification classes are becoming the choice for veterinary hospitals and clinics to validate their staff training for accreditation.
This class awards 3 CEU to veterinary professionals.
Upon completion of this class participants will be certified in Canine and Feline Advanced CPR and Emergency Care**
*Our PetCPR+ Advanced class is taught exclusively by credentialed veterinary technicians and licensed veterinarians. This class will only be available in areas where there is a qualified instructor. Please contact our office for more information
EquiAid Emergency First Aid for Horses Program
Our EquiAid Emergency First Aid for Horses provides an introductory overview of how to manage common medical emergencies when they happen to horses. This does not include any advanced veterinary medical content regulated by law and the state veterinary practice act. The training combines lecture and demonstration on models in a classroom setting. NO live horses will be used.
This class in no way will teach how to administer veterinary care and is an introductory emergency first aid course for horse owners and equine professionals to learn how to manage a medical emergency until veterinary care can be ascertained.
Class Qualifies for CEU with the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International
Upon completion of this class, participants will receive a certificate of completion Equine Emergency First Aid.
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**Although our programs are based on veterinary endorsed methods of animal CPR we are in no way affiliated with the RECOVER training by VECCS and eCornell. For more information about their program Click Here