First Aid For Dogs

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Overview:

Become certified in canine first aid and learn how to treat dogs in potentially life-threatening situations with the First Aid for Dogs course. This course is ideal for dog owners and those who work with animals and pets. You will learn how to treat a wide range of injuries, illnesses and ailments, from shock to cuts and broken bones. 

Throughout this canine first aid course, you will learn the correct procedures and manoeuvres for moving pets safely, performing CPR, treating a choking dog, and much more. You will be prepared for any situation with the expert training this course provides. The first aid kit for dogs will also be explored in detail, as you learn about the purpose of each item and how to use them for various emergencies.

Highlights  of The First Aid For Dogs:

  • Understand the basics of canine first aid and gain a recognised qualification
  • Learn the correct procedure of moving and transporting an injured pet safely
  • Know what to do when a dog stops breathing & get step-by-step guidance on dog CPR
  • Discover life-saving techniques and tips for treating emergency situations
  • Familiarise with the canine first aid kit 
  • Be able to treat common ailments and injuries such as choking, bleeding and fractures
  • Learn the correct technique for bandaging a dog and how to disinfect the wound
  • Understand how to help an animal in shock and how to detect shock in a dog

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

While I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The First Aid For Dogs is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Course Curriculum

Module: 01
Unit 01 What is First Aid? 00:15:00
Unit 02 Canine First Aid 00:15:00
Unit 03 Handling and Transport 00:20:00
Unit 04 Taking the pulse 00:10:00
Unit 05 Respiration 00:10:00
Module: 02
Unit 06 Life Saving Techniques 00:15:00
Unit 07 Bleeding 00:15:00
Unit 08 Shock 00:15:00
Unit 09 Poisoning 00:15:00
Unit 10 Fractures 00:10:00
Module: 03
Unit 11 Dislocation 00:10:00
Unit 12 Soft Tissue Injury 00:15:00
Unit 13 Eye Injuries 00:15:00
Unit 14 Metabolic Problems 00:10:00
Unit 15 Epilepsy 00:10:00
Module: 04
Unit 16 Heat Stroke 00:15:00
Unit 17 Bandaging 00:15:00
Unit 18 Snakebite 00:15:00
Unit 19 Chemical Injuries and Dehydration 00:15:00
Unit 20 Safe Dog Safety Tip: Just Say No, Fido 00:04:00
Module: 05
Unit 21 Driving Safely With Pets 00:04:00
Unit 22 Safe Dog Safety Tip: Buffet of Hazards 00:03:00
Unit 23 Safe Dog Safety Tip: Stay Cool 00:02:00
Unit 24 Safe Dog Safety Tip: Panties 00:02:00
Unit 25 Safe Dog Safety Tip: Road Trips 00:02:00
Module: 06
Unit 26 Safe Dog Safety Tip: Tazlab Collars 00:01:00
Unit 27 Safe Dog Safety Tip: Paper Shredders 00:01:00
Unit 28 Safe Dog Safety Tip: Collar Safety 00:02:00
Unit 29 Safe Dog Safety Tip: Tree Wells 00:02:00
Unit 30 Safe Dog Safety Tip: CPR 00:05:00
Unit 31 Conclusion to Canine First Aid 00:10:00

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