Veins for Vet Nurses
Venous access may be live-saving, however, may be challenging in critically ill emergency patients. This webinar will review venous anatomy, present tips and tricks of venous cathater placement, blood sampling and discuss advanced venous access including a facilitated approach, venous cut-down or central venous access. The webinar will be complemented with informative pictures and videos.
Recording from 20 September 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).