Louise O'Dwyer, RVN, VTS(A/A & ECC), DipAVN

Louise gained her Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing (Surgical) in 2004 followed by her Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing (Medical) in 2007 and Veterinary Technician Specialist (Emergency and Critical Care) in 2011 and Veterinary Technician Specialist (Anesthesia) making her a member of both AVECCT and AVTA. She has contributed to over 30 journal articles and books, and lectures regularly on all aspects of anaesthesia, emergency and critical care and infection control. Louise spent 15 years at PetMedics in Manchester, as Head Nurse and then Clinicial Director and in October 2015 was delighted to move to Vets Now to take up the role of Clinical Support Manager. Louise’s interests include all aspects of emergency care but particularly trauma patients, as well as anaesthesia, infection control and wound management. Louise is the co-author of 'Practical Emergency and Critical Care Veterinary Nursing' as well as ‘Wound Management in Small Animals: A Practical Guide for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians’, and the BSAVA ‘Pocketbook for Nurses’ and the forthcoming ‘A Veterinary Nurse's Guide to Infection Prevention and Control’ due 2017.

Sessions

822T - The Technician's Approach to Thoracic Auscultation
Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 9:15 AM to 10:15 AM

434T - Nursing Care for Superstars
Friday, September 15, 2017 from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

024T - Technician Multidisciplinary Review
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 1:15 PM to 5:30 PM

221T - The Technician's Role in Infection Control
Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

234T - Vascular Access Lab
Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM

433T - Mini Workshop: Barrier Nursing the Infectious Patient
Friday, September 15, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

051 - So Many Tubes, So Few Holes
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM