Triage and Initial Treatment of the Emergent Patient (1822)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Emergency/Critical Care
Saturday |  3:00 PM -  3:50 PM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||302BC



Aratana Therapeutics

Todd Duffy, DVM, DACVECC graduated from University of Illinois – College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. Graduation was followed by an internship and an Emergency and Critical Care residency at the Animal Emergency Center in Glendale, WI. In addition to having worked in several large, emergency and multi-specialty hospitals, Dr. Duffy remains active with manuscript reviews, lecturing, and was a contributor to the first ever RECOVER CPR guidelines. Dr. Duffy has special interests in fluid therapy, antibiotic stewardship, patient safety, as well as analgesia and managing anesthesia for critical patients. He currently works for Aratana Therapeutics, is a consultant for Compassionate Heart, and provides locum clinical work.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 2


Learn how to prioritize and manage those with acute injuries and illness. The first hour of care can greatly influence patient outcome. This lecture reviews some dos and don'ts of common presentations. This session is relevant to both Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians.

Learning Objectives

1. Learn what is most important during triage.

2. Learn how to minimize contributing to patient decline.

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