Registration Includes: An official certificate, a 2 year membership to our online Animal Emergency Resource Center, your choice of the 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, frameable 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.
- 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
- Eye injuries
- Digestive Issues
- Snake bites
- 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
Although emergency first aid can improve the outcome of an animal that is experiencing a medical emergency, our company and our instructors will recommend that owners/caregivers seek veterinary care in all instances.
This program 20-742677 is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 0.00 CE Credits (3.00 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 categorie(s) of: Category One: Scientific using the delivery method(s) of: Non-Interactive-Distance. This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board’s CE requirements”