Human Medical Toxicity for GP Nurses
In this webinar we will discuss the most common toxicities in dogs and cats that are induced by inadvertent administration or overdose of drugs used in people. Based on cases, we will discuss clinical signs, decontamination strategies, possible antidotes, and supportive treatment for intoxications with paracetamol, serotonin blockers, and anticoagulants, among others.
This program has been approved for 1 hour of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval.
Recording from 4 October 2022
PD Dr.med.vet. Nadja Sigrist, Small animal specialist FVH, DACVECC, DECVECC, EBVS specialist in veterinary emergency and critical care.
After graduating from the veterinary school of the university of Bern in 1996, Nadja completed a doctoral thesis and trained as a specialist for small animals (FVH) before completing a residency in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. She is an ACVECC Diplomate since 2004 and ECVECC founding Diplomate since 2014.
From 2005-2010 she was senior clinician in ECC medicine and helped developed the emergency and ICU service at the Small Animal Hospital of the Vetsuisse Faculty of Bern and from 2013-2020 she was senior clinician and the head of the Small Animal Intensive Care Unit at the Small Animal Hospital of the Vetsuisse Faculty of Zürich.
In 2021, Nadja left the university setting to concentrate on her own company VET ECC CE (Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Consulting & Education).