Pet First Aid for Pet Professionals Level 3 (VTQ) Training Videos

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This course is tailored to those who work with pets and need to know comprehensive Pet First Aid. Our training will provide you with the confidence and knowledge to jump into action if an emergency were to occur. It is vital that you ensure you are completely equipped to be able to keep pets safe whilst in your care. Start your training today!

Introduction to Pet First Aid for Pet Professionals

Welcome to your Pet First Aid for Pet Professionals course, this section begins with a short introduction and course overview before you meet our vet and learn about Pet First Aid and the Law, and the role of the first aider. You will learn how to keep your pet safe in an emergency as well as pet-proofing your own home and the importance of hand hygiene and the use of gloves. In addition, this section contains specific training on car accidents, and how to treat injuries commonly caused by car accidents


Precautions and Safety

In this section, you will learn about the use of muzzles and gloves and how to approach an animal that has been injured. We will also look more into pet-proofing homes and preventing accidents.


Pet Anatomy and Physiology

In this section, you will learn about the anatomy and physiology of animals, this includes the digestive process in dogs, the types of bones and joints, and the circulation, nervous and muscular systems.

External Anatomy

External Anatomy


05:49
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Internal Anatomy

Internal Anatomy


03:46
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Dog Digestive Process

Dog Digestive Process


03:03
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Blood vessels

Blood vessels


04:49
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Types of Bones

Types of Bones


01:18
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Breathing mechanisms

Breathing mechanisms


02:41
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Circulatory system

Circulatory system


06:27
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Types of Joints

Types of Joints


01:10
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The nervous system

The nervous system


01:48
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The Muscular System

The Muscular System


02:08
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First Aid Kits and Equipment

The correct kit and equipment is important to any first aider. In this section, we look at Pet First Aid Kits, including collars, sprays, wipes plasters, and powders. You will learn about the bandages we use, including bandage aftercare and the use of foil blankets.

Elizabethan Collars

Elizabethan Collars


04:21
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Pet First Aid Wipes

Pet First Aid Wipes


01:56
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Dog Wrap Bandages

Dog Wrap Bandages


04:25
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Bandage Aftercare

Bandage Aftercare


03:00
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Using a Foil Blanket

Using a Foil Blanket


02:56
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Checking a Pets health

This section contains information on how to carry out an initial assessment and how to check general health, this includes taking the pulse and temperature, looking at their gum colour, and collecting a urine sample. We look at the different ways animals show pain and give an example of how to carry out a comprehensive assessment and check vital signs.


Pet Accidents and First Aid

In this section, you will learn about the classification of emergencies, the recovery position, and what to do if a cat is involved in an accident.


Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - CPR

This section includes breathing and respiratory problems and how to give CPR to an animal before moving on to drowning and near and secondary drowning and its treatment. You will learn about the use and administration of Oxygen during CPR.


Choking

This section looks specifically at choking and the procedures of dealing with a choking animal.

Choking Overview

Choking Overview


02:00
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Choking

Choking


03:51
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Bleeding Control

In this section, you will learn about the different types of bleeds and their treatment, as well as dealing with shock.


Different Conditions you may see

There are many different conditions that affect animals, in this section, you will learn about the signs and symptoms you are likely to see in each of them.


Injuries

In this section, you will learn about the different injuries you may see, and how to treat them in a first aid emergency, including bandaging techniques and inducing vomiting.

Suspected fractures

Suspected fractures


02:54
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Spinal Injuries

Spinal Injuries


01:38
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Paw Problems

Paw Problems


05:42
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Paws and Claws

Paws and Claws


04:45
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Eye Injuries

Eye Injuries


02:23
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Eye Problems

Eye Problems


03:45
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Ear Problems

Ear Problems


04:17
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General Bandaging

General Bandaging


04:34
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Bandaging the Ear

Bandaging the Ear


04:34
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Bandaging the Body

Bandaging the Body


01:28
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Fight Wounds

Fight Wounds


01:54
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Puncture Wounds

Puncture Wounds


04:27
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Bandage aftercare

Bandage aftercare


02:59
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Stings on animals

Stings on animals


04:50
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Ibuprofen and pets

Ibuprofen and pets


02:47
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Poisoning

Poisoning


02:58
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Snake Bites

Snake Bites


00:58
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Dog Burns

Dog Burns


08:01
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Chemical Burns

Chemical Burns


01:40
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Electrocution

Electrocution


03:52
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Electric Shocks

Electric Shocks


01:22
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Cruciate Ligament

Cruciate Ligament


02:07
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Falls From Height

Falls From Height


01:23
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Illness

There are many types of illnesses, in this section, you will learn about the most common, their signs and symptoms, and when to seek veterinary help.


Parasites that affect pets

In this section, we look at parasites such as fleas, ticks, and lungworm, how to recognise and treat the problems they cause, and what to do when it becomes a first aid emergency.

Fleas

Fleas


03:09
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Insect Stings

Insect Stings


02:03
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Fly Strike

Fly Strike


01:53
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Lungworm

Lungworm


01:13
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Cats

This section is specifically about cats and includes information on how to restrain a cat for treatment, their vaccinations, pregnancy, and cat flu.

Restraining a Cat

Restraining a Cat


03:15
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Cats and Heights

Cats and Heights


02:31
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Cat Vaccinations

Cat Vaccinations


03:21
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Pedigree Cats

Pedigree Cats


02:25
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The Pregnant Cat

The Pregnant Cat


04:08
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Adult Cats

Adult Cats


05:30
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Cat Flu

Cat Flu


01:49
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Different types and sizes of animals

In this section, you will learn about older dogs, Brachycephalic breeds, and smaller animals, including reptiles.

The Older Dog

The Older Dog


03:29
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Brachycephalic dogs

Brachycephalic dogs


03:16
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Smaller Pets

Smaller Pets


03:43
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Reptiles

Reptiles


01:02
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Summary to Pet First Aid for Pet Professionals

Finally, in this section, we will look at how Fireworks and Thunderstorms affect our dogs, and how to prepare for your practical session (if required). The short course summary provides important information on how to take the final test, print your certificate of completion, and access other course resources.


Course Details

Video Playtime

8 hours and 31 minutes

Captions

English

Instructor

Keith Sleightholm

Audio

English

Pet First Aid for Pet Professionals Level 3 (VTQ) at a Glance

  • Updated information on the latest Coronavirus COVID 19 government advice for dogs and cats
  • Designed for compliance in the latest pet professionals and breeders regulations
  • Learn how to deal with a comprehensive area of first aid emergency that could affect any pet in your care
  • Understand how to deliver pet CPR to treats pet in cardiac arrest and other life-threatening conditions
  • Learn illnesses that affect pets and how to identify and prevent them
  • Learn what to do with injuries that a pet could have
  • Learn more about pets to keep them safer while in your care

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Pet First Aid for Pet Professionals Level 3 (VTQ)

8 hours and 31 minutes
English
£39.95 + VAT