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UCD Diploma in Veterinary Nursing

Medical Nursing, Inpatient Care & Hospital Management (Small Animal)

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Details of topics which are covered in lectures and practical classes or revised by students

Level of knowledge required

Year tau ht

Notes

5.8

Inpatient care

Administration of medication Different forms in which medication are presented.

Understanding the terms:

Good

1

systemic, local, parenteral.

5.8

Inpatient care

Routes of administration

i/v,

i/m,

s/c,

oral,

subconjunctival,

intradermal,

intrarectal,

epidural,

Good

1

intraperitoneal, intrathecal, inhalational and absorption across skin or mucous membrane.

5.8

Inpatient care Inpatient care

Reasons for choosing a particular route of administration

Good

1

5.8

Introduction to drugs in common use and calculation of dose rates Familiarity with different categories of drugs and regulations for dispensing/use in Ireland. Brief understanding of methods by which drugs may be categorised outside Ireland. Labelling of drugs dispensed. Abbreviations in common use. Basic calculations involving drug dose rates.

Overview

1

This is taught in further detail in Pharmacology, Yr 3

5.9

Inpatient care

Routine and therapeutic Indications for bathing.

bathing and coat care Different types of therapeutic

shampoos

available.

Good

1

Procedure and restraint of animal for complete immersion, including health safety precautions. Protection of animal’s eyes, ears and skin while bathing drying.

and and

5.9

Inpatient care

Routine and therapeutic bathing and coat care Sponge baths. Basic grooming: benefits of grooming and equipment used.

Overview

1

5.10

Inpatient care

Management and construction details of facilities for keeping companion animals as in-patients Basic checklist of facilities required and routine maintenance procedures for: treatment area, patient wards, isolation area, exercise area, kitchen, bathing and grooming area, necropsy area. Maintenance of an isolation unit.

Good

1

3

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