11/13/21 11am PST, 12pm MST, 1pm CST, 2pm EST Virtual Live EquiAid Emergency First Aid for Horses Certification Class

$69.95$164.95

Live Virtual Training Via Zoom

Hosted by True Blue Equine

11am PST, 12pm MST, 1pm CST, 2pm EST

Our EquiAid Emergency First Aid for Horses certification program provides an introductory overview on how to provide initial emergency first aid to a horse until veterinary care can be ascertained. It also educates participants on helping horses in a disaster situation utilizing the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster plan curriculum for livestock. This class combines lecture and demonstration.
FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE CLASS SEE A FULL CLASS DESCRIPTION BELOW

Registration fee is $69.95 with E-book, $94.95 with printed book

Add a Deluxe Equine Veterinary Approved First Aid Triage Kit to your Registration for an additional $69.95.

Orders containing more than one retail item may arrive in multiple shipments and take about 5-7 business days to be received.

Pre-registration ends 3 days prior to the class. A $5 late fee will be charged on any registrations received after the pre-registration date.

**Participants are required to have a stuffed animal to practice on, a good internet connection, video and audio access. This is an interactive class with a live instructor.

Zoom login information will be sent via email 24-48 hours prior to the class.

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Description

Registration Includes: An official certificate, a 2 year membership to our online Animal Emergency Resource Center, your choice of the 88 page full color class manual either as an E-book (View Only/Cannot be Printed) or a printed copy  (additional $24.95), businesses, organizations and groups may request a professional, frame-able certificate to hang in their place of business to promote that their staff is trained. Certificates are available for downloading and printing within 72 hours after the class is held in your membership account. Our office must confirm with the instructor that you did attend and pass all of the requirements for certification.

This class in no way will teach how to administer veterinary medical care or how to perform any skills restricted by law to licensed veterinary professionals. It is an introductory emergency first aid course for horse owners and equine professionals to learn how to manage medical emergencies involving horses how to  until veterinary care can be ascertained.

This class is a classroom style course, taught via Zoom with some demonstration of first aid skills.
Topics include:
  • Transporting and restraining sick and/or injured horses including cast and down horses
  • How to perform triage and physical examinations, including obtaining vital signs
  • How to manage traumatic injuries such as wounds and fractures
  • How to apply an emergency leg splint
  • What to do if you encounter an emergency while on the trail or at a horse shows/event
  • How to prepare an emergency plan and equine first aid kit for your farm
  • How to provide first aid for the following emergencies:
    • Severe Bleeding/wounds
    • Traumatic Injuries/lameness
    • Burns
    • Eye injuries
    • Digestive Issues
    • Heatstroke
    • Snake bites
    • Poisoning/Toxicity
  • Using the FEMA curriculum for disaster management, learn how to do the following:
    • Manage horses in a disaster such as floods, fire and loss of power
    • Determine the farm’s susceptibility to hazards
    • Identify actions to take in order to reduce animal and human harm
First aid supplies such as equine first aid kits, specialized equine thermometers, stethoscopes, etc are available to purchase with your registration.  Visit our online store for a list of items.
*Participants will receive a certification in equine emergency first aid and Emergency Response*
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“This program 779-35881 is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 0.00 CE Credits (0.00 max) being available to any one veterinarian: and/or 4.00 Veterinary Technician CE Credits (4.00 max). This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: Category Three: Non-Scientific-Practice Management/Professional Development using the delivery method of Seminar/Lecture. This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board’s CE requirements. RACE does not “accredit” or “endorse” or “certify” any program or person, nor does RACE approval validate the content of the program.” 

3 Professional CEUs to licensed veterinarians (click here to read our continuing education policy for veterinary professionals)

Class qualifies for CEU with the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International

Additional information

Select the total number of participants you are registering below and the type of registration package you are purchasing

E-Book, Printed Book, E-Book w/ Equine Triage/First Aid Kit, Printed Book w/Equine Triage/First Aid Kit