Course details

One day workshop


Vet Nurses

This training day is designed to build on day 1 and is for veterinary nurses looking to advance their knowledge of anaesthesia in the compromised patient. The focus of day two is advanced monitoring techniques and the equipment utilised in compromised and high-risk anaesthesia patients, with a practical focus on anaesthesia protocols for multiple compromised patient scenarios and procedures.

Please note that we also offer an Anaesthesia for Veterinary Nurses I (day 1) workshop to complement this session. We highly recommend completing day 1 in addition to day 2.

Key learning areas:

  • ECG rhythms and cardiac arrhythmia analysis
  • Capnography and the different capnography traces
  • Direct arterial blood pressure monitoring techniques
  • Compromised anaesthesia patients and their management
  • High risk anaesthesia cases
  • Anaesthesia drug protocols for high-risk anaesthesia patients
  • Facilitator


    Marcia Fletcher

    Dip VN (Distinction), Registered Veterinary Nurse Specialist, Senior Veterinary Anaesthetic Technician & RECOVER CPR Instructor, VTS in Anaesthesia & Analgesia

Christchurch Vet Courses

Our Christchurch VTC provides a safe and supportive learning environment where individuals can learn, practice and ask questions in a small group environment. Our state-of-the-art facilities feature high-tech seminar rooms and specialised wet-lab areas, ensuring a hands-on experience that’s second to none.

Join our community of veterinary professionals and embark on a journey of growth and excellence together.