Presented by Samantha Wilson
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This first aid course is in two parts. They each run for one hour. This is part 1 which deals with first aid and bandaging. It will cover first aid for dogs and cats with a brief section on wildlife
This course has been designed for people to become a first responder for an animal incident and does not replace vet care.
Participants in part 1 should have a fake dog and if possible, their own dog and some treats handy and just a flexible white bandage (NOT adhesive).
Learning ObjectivesTo be competent as a First Aid responder
- To be able to perform basic health checks;
- To be able to apply bandages for a range of injuries;
- To have the ability to respond safely in an emergency;
- To be able to perform CPR on a dog.
About The Presenter
Sam has a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology from the University of Queensland. While at university , she completed work placement at a huge variety of different places including; Guide Dogs Queensland, Australia Zoo, Paws and Relax Doggy Daycare and many different vets. In her third year of Uni Sam spent 6 weeks with RSPCA's animal rehabilitation and training team and found that dog training and behaviour modification was where her true passion lay. Sam currently works at Positive Response Dog Training, teaching puppy and adult dog classes and coaching people in animal first aid. She is currently studying a Certificate IV in Companion Animal Services.