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Unit of Study VTEC3005 Veterinary Nursing Care: Medical Procedures, Emergency and Critical Care (2025)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

integrate well-developed knowledge and skills to proficiently triage emergency patients across a range of veterinary species

demonstrate proficiency in planning and performing emergency first aid across a range of veterinary species

demonstrate proficiency in the assessment, monitoring, and management of hospitalised critical care patients

demonstrate proficiency in assessing factors impacting on end of life decisions and care, and communicating these to a range of clients while engaging in reflective practice.

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