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Vet Education Webinars

The Emergency Anaesthetic

Free Webinar – Ideal for Vet Nurses/Technicians

Dr. Philip Judge

Who is it for?
Vet Nurses/Technicians
Start Date
February 5, 2020


Emergency patients can require anaesthesia for a variety of reasons – from acute airway management, to emergency surgery for resolution of abdominal organ torsion or wound management, among a host of other reasons.
However, the presence of shock, respiratory compromise, pain, and electrolyte and acid-base derangements, among other abnormalities, increases the risk of anaesthetic-related mortality significantly.

Join us for the FREE webinar, where we’ll examine how we can select appropriate anaesthetic protocols for emergency patients, how to stabilise the emergency patient requiring anaesthesia, and how we can reduce the risk to our patients.

This webinar is brought to you by the upcoming Vet Education course for Vet Nurses/ Technicians, “Emergency Medicine in Small Animal Practice” – a 5-week interactive and online course – starting February 24th, 2020!

When is it?

Note: This webinar is being recorded. If you are unable to attend the live lecture, a link to the recording will be shared with you a few days following the lecture.

Your Tutor

Dr. Philip Judge​

BVSc MVS PG Cert Vet Stud MACVSc (Vet. Emergency and Critical Care; Medicine of Dogs) Director: Vet Education Pty Ltd

Philip graduated from Massey University in New Zealand in 1992, and spent 7 years in small animal practice before undertaking a residency in veterinary emergency and critical care at the University of Melbourne in 1998. Following his residency, Philip worked for nearly 6 years at the Animal Emergency Centre in Melbourne, becoming the Senior Veterinarian at the centre in 2004. In 2006, Philip undertook a 1-year surgical externship before moving to Townsville to take up the position of Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care at JCU. Philip is also co-founder, and director of Vet Education Pty Ltd ( – one of Australia’s leading providers of online continuing education for veterinarians and veterinary nurses. Philip has published numerous manuals and guides concerning emergency medicine, and is a published author in snake envenomation in peer reviewed literature. Philip is also a founding scientific advisory committee member of SnakeMap, a project designed to improve our understanding of snake envenomation in dogs and cats in Australia Philips key interests in veterinary science include respiratory emergencies, ventilation therapy, emergency management of the trauma patient, emergency surgery and envenomations and toxicology.


Thank you so much for the help and for the amazing course! I will definitely be completing further courses through Vet Education as I am finding both the webinars and the reading materials extremely informative.



Thank you so much for this amazing course. I’ve found the webinars extremely helpful and I feel much more confident with my fluid therapy in our patients.

Hannah W

New Zealand

I think this is the best cpd course I’ve ever been on – certainly the most useful!

Alannah B


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