This FREE webinar will explore effects from envenomation from selected animals, and the appropriate management of these effects in the pre-hospital and hospital environments.
Critical Care Education Services and Medcast bring you a series of informative, free webinars on topics from the latest leading medical research. This series is cased based, translating the evidence into a practical treatment approach for clinicians.
Australia is home to many venomous animals, including snakes, spiders and marine animals. Appropriate first aid management and the availability of specific antivenoms for many species has led to a reduction in the number of deaths from envenomation. This webinar will explore effects from envenomation from selected animals, and the appropriate management of these effects in the pre-hospital and hospital environments.
This webinar will cover:
• Envenomation effects on humans
• First aid management for venomous bites
• Identification of animal via venom detection kits
• Administration of antivenom and managing complications
• Useful contact numbers in the event of envenomation
This webinar is suitable for medical practioners, nurses and allied health professionals.