PIAA Pet First Aid workshops in Australia

PIAA Pet First Aid Workshops in Australia

PIAA is excited to be offering Pet First Aid Workshops across Australia. If you are involved in the pet
industry or even a dedicated pet owner, then this course is a must do.  The PIAA Pet First Aid workshops are designed for a caring pet owner, walkers & pet minders, pet boarders, pet groomers and anyone who is simply interested in learning about pet health & pet care.

This course will be presented by Dr Michael Kidd. Michael is a fully qualified Veterinarian and proud owner of
Hurlstone Park Veterinary Hospital in Sydney. On days off he is usually involved in the teaching and workplace
assessment of student veterinary nurses in the Sydney metropolitan area. Michael has years of presentation
experience, speaking at many conferences and roadshows for the Australian Veterinary Association.

This course will include both practical and theory components.

Topics to be covered throughout the day in the PIAA Pet First Aid Workshops include:

  • Control of bleeding
  • Maintaining airways
  • Performing CPR
  • Recognising vital signs – RR, HR, MM, CRT, etc
  • Signs of shock
  • Handling distressed animals
  • Fight wounds
  • Accidental ingestation of drugs, alcohol, etc
  • Heat stress
  • Various chemical poisonings
  • Tick poisonings
  • Snake bites
  • Cane toad poisoning (QLD only)
  • Trauma/ Hit by a car
  • Hypothermia
  • Various “do’s” & “don’ts”

Workshop locations in July 2017

WA Monday, July 17 – WA Grooming & Clipping Academy, 4/23 Gillam Drive, Kelmscott 9.30am – 12.30pm
SA Thursday, July 20 – The Spoilt Dog, 312 Main North Rd, Prospect 9.30am to 12.30pm
NSW Wednesday, July 26 – Coffs Harbour Showground, 123 Pacific Hwy, Coffs Harbour 12 noon – 3.00pm
NSW Thursday, July 27 – Byron Bay Scout Hall, Tennyson St, Byron Bay 9.30am – 12.30pm
QLD Friday, July 28 – Kirra Hill Community & Cultural Centre, 1 Garrick St, Coolangatta 9.00am – 12.00noon
QLD Friday, July 28 – Dayboro Showground, 3512 Mount Mee Rd, Dayboro 2.00pm – 5.00pm

More details and registration form or call 02 9659 5811 or email [email protected]