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Canine First Aid Diploma Course

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  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What Will You Learn?

An estimated 92% of pets will experience some type of emergency situation during their lifetime, and up to 60% of veterinary visits are an emergency. Moreover, preventable accidents are the leading cause of death among pre-senior dogs.

Many people assume that if their dog becomes unwell or has an accident, the only option is to transport it to a vet. However, knowing what to do in an emergency can be the difference between life or death, and can buy precious time until veterinary care can be provided. Take the Canine First Aid Diploma Course and you will be ready for an emergency should it ever happen.

The Canine First Aid Diploma Course begins by familiarising you with the normal signs of a healthy dog so that when a dog becomes unwell, you can tell the difference. You will come to recognise indications of ill health in dogs, gain an understanding of when it is necessary...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: The Healthy Dog
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: The Healthy Dog and How to Check Vital Signs
  • Part 2: Indicators of an Unhealthy Dog and When to Call the Vet
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: First Aid Equipment and Risk Assessment
  • Part 1: First Aid Kits
  • Part 2: Safety in the Home
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Pain – Assessing and Moving the Injured Dog
  • Part 1: Understanding Pain in Dogs
  • Part 2: Moving the Injured Dog
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Minor Injuries and Bandaging
  • Part 1: When to Apply a Bandage and Basic Bandaging Rules
  • Part 2: Bandaging Techniques
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Common First Aid Situations
  • Part 1: Burns, Scalds, Hyperthermia (Heatstroke) and Hypothermia
  • Part 2: Bites, Seizures and Paw Injuries
  • Part 3: Facial Injuries
  • Part 4: The Digestive Tract
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Further First Aid Situations
  • Part 1: Shock and Haemorrhage
  • Part 2: Treatment of Wounds
  • Part 3: Fractures
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Whelping and Newborns
  • Part 1: Pregnancy and Whelping
  • Part 2: Whelping First Aid Situations
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Part 1: Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Part 2: The Techniques
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Accidents and Emergencies
  • Part 1: Managing the Scene of an Accident
  • Part 2: Road Accidents
  • Part 3: Self-Care
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Case Studies and Final Assessment
  • Case Studies
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
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Who Would Benefit from This Course?

Equipping you with the knowledge you need to attend canine first aid situations and be able to carry out quick and comprehensive assessments, apply first aid techniques and manage safety aspects carefully, the Canine First Aid Diploma Course is essential for every dog owner.

Those who work with dogs and, in particular, those who care for others’ dogs, should know canine first aid. Primarily so you know what to do in an emergency but also to instil confidence in those who are using your services.

Accreditations

The Canine First Aid Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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