What will I study?
Topics covered include preventing illness, wounds and infection, parasites, bleeding, shock, bone and joint injuries, eye and ear injuries, artificial respiration and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Hands-on activities with our animals include bandaging and giving medication. Participants will discuss which injuries can be safely treated at home and learn how to assemble a pet first aid kit.
How will I be taught?
Practical demonstrations led by the tutor. One-to-one tuition within the group. Individual/group discussion/evaluations of the practical work achieved.
How will I be assessed?
No formal assessment required.