Small Animal First Aid for Hydrotherapists

Small Animal First Aid for Hydrotherapists

Course Details

ABC Qualification – A Nationally Accredited Certificate in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals
Level 3 Certificate – 3 credits

A mentoring service is provided to each learner on an individual basis for as long as they require optimizing their learning potential.

Who is the course suitable for?
  • Veterinary Nurses
  • Physiotherapists
  • Hydrotherapists
  • Groomers
  • Kennel Owners
  • All pet owners and people who have an interest in the nursing and care of dogs
What will I gain from the course?
  • Knowledge and understanding of animal emergencies and how to identify the types of emergencies that may occur
  • Knowledge of how to deal with these types of emergencies correctly and state what treatment may be safely applied
  • Increased confidence and ability in dealing with injured dogs
  • Thorough understanding of the animal resuscitation procedure
  • Practical skill and knowledge to explain and apply different bandaging techniques
What’s included in the fee?
  • Registration with awarding body
  • Grading of all assessments
  • Full certification
  • All refreshments during the course

Finish time may extend due to delegate interaction. Please be prepared for a late finish on Day One.
Please consider our Lecturers who have requested that delegates do not arrive before 08.45 in order that they can prepare themselves for the day’s course.

Course Programme (brief overview – theory & practical)
  • Aims and rules of First Aid
  • Epilepsy – Heat Stroke – Insect Stings – Haematomas – Haemorrhage – Death – Legislation – Shock – Insect stings – Snake bites – Respiratory distress – Gastric dilatation volvulus – Drowning – Unconsciousness and Collapse
  • Resuscitation theory and practical
  • Bandaging theory and practical
  • Post course assignment to be completed post course
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Sara Marlow

RVN, DET (Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training)
Thank you for your very kind words on the First Aid course – September 2018

Demonstration was amazing, all was amazing.

Great notes, great demonstration, all fantastic.

First aid really enjoyable, I have learnt a lot. One of the best course days.

A bit scary but hopefully we won’t see too many of the bad ones. Very well delivered by Sara.

Very informative first aid course. Well delivered by Sara.

Great first aid with so much detail & information. Greatly delivered by Sara.

Amazing first aid course – I’ve been on a few now but this is the best and most detailed I’ve ever been on.

Sara explains everything clearly and answered all questions straight away.

A very in depth first aid course giving me the knowledge & confidence with a variety of situations.

First aid was very informative. Feel a lot better now that I know what to do. 

Sara explained these easily too. Thank you.

Fantastic day again, really informative lecturers & supply material. Thanks Sara – fabulous.

Great day thanks, feeling much more confident in knowing how to deal with canine emergence.

Another great day of learning at Hawksmoor. It was very informative & extremely interesting. Thanks.

Really enjoyed first aid with Sara, really informative thank you.

Great day, very informative.

Brilliant, really enjoyed it. Lecturer incredible at teaching, really easy to understand thank you.

Thank you for some of your feedback for the First Aid course – August 2018

Thanks for a great day full of useful & practical information that will be useful in a day too day practise.

Very Good. Covered everything in detail, Sara was very helpful & Lilly was so patient when bandaging.

Very Good day, lots learnt.

Thank you very much for a good First Aid Course & very serious CPR role play.

Very good day learnt a lot. Thank you.

Really fun day, learnt a lot thank you.

Thank you for today, I learnt a lot of new things! Excellent knowledge from Sara & use of videos.

Great to learn the theory & then be able to put it into practice later on. Thank you.

Brilliant day yesterday catching up with returning students on the First Aid refresher course – August 2018

Very informative First Aid refresher. Thank you.

Brilliant first aid refresher. Thank you.

Very interesting day – excellent. Many thanks.

Excellent as always!

Really useful refresher. Thank you.

Really useful love coming back to Hawksmoor. Thank you.

Great for refreshing my skills. Thank you.

Very thorough!

Thank you.

Lovely to be back & see faces from the original course. Great refresher course.

Lovely to see everyone for the first aid refresher course. Good update & reminder of what to do in an emergency.

Lovely to be back for coffee & cakes!

Thank you for your feedback – July 2018

Totally laid backs dogs and even falling asleep!

Can’t believe how fast the day has gone! Fantastic to be studying again & with such a great enthusiastic teacher Sara. Looking forward to day two.

Really enjoyed the day. Information has been given in a very clear manner by our tutors.

Lots more new knowledge to handle the extreme situations.

Love the practical elements of first aid. Felt we referred back to hydrotherapy well

Enjoyed first aid as usual great teachers & facilities.

Good to have more practical elements to the day. I feel confident to deal with first aid emergencies.

Enjoyed the hands-on session.

Thank you for your lovely feedback from your First Aid course – May 2018

Sara was very knowledgeable & taught on a equal level. Engagement was maintained & demonstration backed up theory.

Very helpful & taught well really enjoyed this one.

Great to associate conditions & responses with real life scenarios.

Fab day as always. Very informative & lots of details. Liily was also fabulous bandage model. Thank you.

Really useful day although slightly daunting! Great being able to practice on live dogs. Thank you Charlie for being a lovely model.

Very informative great day.

Another fabulous day! Very informative, I feel like I have learnt a lot & it was good to practice bandaging on Lilly.

Enjoyed Practical & theory. Helped me visualise. Great resources

Brilliant mix of theory & practical feel so much important information has been passed on today, and in the usual Hawksmoor style.

Thank you so much for your feedback – January 2018

Interesting day and well presented, first aid broke down well and easy to understand. Great day.

Interesting day, all aspects made relevant to the working environment. Another great day at Hawksmoor!

Everything explained clearly and all very interesting.

Interesting day lots to learn.

Yet another great day of learning.

Another well structured and informative day at Hawksmoor. The practical was extremely helpful and cements the theory learnt from the day.

Great course that has provided me with essential knowledge that I can use at work.

Very helpful course thank you.

Great day with Sara on H & S many thanks.

Lots of great info good mixture of theory & practical.

Lots of information and very interesting. Excellent knowledge to receive!

A great course providing lots of information! the practical elements really helped with understanding. Thanks.

Older courses

Thanks for a great day full of useful & practical information that will be useful in a day too day practise.

Very Good! Covered everything in detail, Sara was very helpful and Lilly was so patient when bandaging.

Very Good day lots learnt.

Thank you very much for a good First Aid Course and very serious CPR role play.

Very good day learnt a lot. Thank you.

Really fun day, learnt a lot thank you.

Thank you for today, I learnt a lot of new things! Excellent knowledge from Sara and use of videos.

Great to learn the theory & then be able to put it into practice later on Thank you.

Fee inc. ABC: £375.00 inc. VAT

Duration: 1 day

Day 1: 09:00 – 17:00

Course overview

ABC Qualification – A Nationally Accredited Certificate in Hydrotherapy for Small Animals
Level 3 Certificate – 3 credits

A mentoring service is provided to each learner on an individual basis for as long as they require optimizing their learning potential.

Who is the course suitable for?
  • Veterinary Nurses
  • Physiotherapists
  • Hydrotherapists
  • Groomers
  • Kennel Owners
  • All pet owners and people who have an interest in the nursing and care of dogs
What will I gain from the course?
  • Knowledge and understanding of animal emergencies and how to identify the types of emergencies that may occur
  • Knowledge of how to deal with these types of emergencies correctly and state what treatment may be safely applied
  • Increased confidence and ability in dealing with injured dogs
  • Thorough understanding of the animal resuscitation procedure
  • Practical skill and knowledge to explain and apply different bandaging techniques
What’s included in the fee?
  • Registration with awarding body
  • Grading of all assessments
  • Full certification
  • All refreshments during the course

Finish time may extend due to delegate interaction. Please be prepared for a late finish on Day One.
Please consider our Lecturers who have requested that delegates do not arrive before 08.45 in order that they can prepare themselves for the day’s course.

Course Content
Course Programme (brief overview – theory & practical)
  • Aims and rules of First Aid
  • Epilepsy – Heat Stroke – Insect Stings – Haematomas – Haemorrhage – Death – Legislation – Shock – Insect stings – Snake bites – Respiratory distress – Gastric dilatation volvulus – Drowning – Unconsciousness and Collapse
  • Resuscitation theory and practical
  • Bandaging theory and practical
  • Post course assignment to be completed post course
Lecturers
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Sara Marlow

RVN, DET (Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training)
Student Testimonials
Thank you for your very kind words on the First Aid course – September 2018

Demonstration was amazing, all was amazing.

Great notes, great demonstration, all fantastic.

First aid really enjoyable, I have learnt a lot. One of the best course days.

A bit scary but hopefully we won’t see too many of the bad ones. Very well delivered by Sara.

Very informative first aid course. Well delivered by Sara.

Great first aid with so much detail & information. Greatly delivered by Sara.

Amazing first aid course – I’ve been on a few now but this is the best and most detailed I’ve ever been on.

Sara explains everything clearly and answered all questions straight away.

A very in depth first aid course giving me the knowledge & confidence with a variety of situations.

First aid was very informative. Feel a lot better now that I know what to do. 

Sara explained these easily too. Thank you.

Fantastic day again, really informative lecturers & supply material. Thanks Sara – fabulous.

Great day thanks, feeling much more confident in knowing how to deal with canine emergence.

Another great day of learning at Hawksmoor. It was very informative & extremely interesting. Thanks.

Really enjoyed first aid with Sara, really informative thank you.

Great day, very informative.

Brilliant, really enjoyed it. Lecturer incredible at teaching, really easy to understand thank you.

Thank you for some of your feedback for the First Aid course – August 2018

Thanks for a great day full of useful & practical information that will be useful in a day too day practise.

Very Good. Covered everything in detail, Sara was very helpful & Lilly was so patient when bandaging.

Very Good day, lots learnt.

Thank you very much for a good First Aid Course & very serious CPR role play.

Very good day learnt a lot. Thank you.

Really fun day, learnt a lot thank you.

Thank you for today, I learnt a lot of new things! Excellent knowledge from Sara & use of videos.

Great to learn the theory & then be able to put it into practice later on. Thank you.

Brilliant day yesterday catching up with returning students on the First Aid refresher course – August 2018

Very informative First Aid refresher. Thank you.

Brilliant first aid refresher. Thank you.

Very interesting day – excellent. Many thanks.

Excellent as always!

Really useful refresher. Thank you.

Really useful love coming back to Hawksmoor. Thank you.

Great for refreshing my skills. Thank you.

Very thorough!

Thank you.

Lovely to be back & see faces from the original course. Great refresher course.

Lovely to see everyone for the first aid refresher course. Good update & reminder of what to do in an emergency.

Lovely to be back for coffee & cakes!

Thank you for your feedback – July 2018

Totally laid backs dogs and even falling asleep!

Can’t believe how fast the day has gone! Fantastic to be studying again & with such a great enthusiastic teacher Sara. Looking forward to day two.

Really enjoyed the day. Information has been given in a very clear manner by our tutors.

Lots more new knowledge to handle the extreme situations.

Love the practical elements of first aid. Felt we referred back to hydrotherapy well

Enjoyed first aid as usual great teachers & facilities.

Good to have more practical elements to the day. I feel confident to deal with first aid emergencies.

Enjoyed the hands-on session.

Thank you for your lovely feedback from your First Aid course – May 2018

Sara was very knowledgeable & taught on a equal level. Engagement was maintained & demonstration backed up theory.

Very helpful & taught well really enjoyed this one.

Great to associate conditions & responses with real life scenarios.

Fab day as always. Very informative & lots of details. Liily was also fabulous bandage model. Thank you.

Really useful day although slightly daunting! Great being able to practice on live dogs. Thank you Charlie for being a lovely model.

Very informative great day.

Another fabulous day! Very informative, I feel like I have learnt a lot & it was good to practice bandaging on Lilly.

Enjoyed Practical & theory. Helped me visualise. Great resources

Brilliant mix of theory & practical feel so much important information has been passed on today, and in the usual Hawksmoor style.

Thank you so much for your feedback – January 2018

Interesting day and well presented, first aid broke down well and easy to understand. Great day.

Interesting day, all aspects made relevant to the working environment. Another great day at Hawksmoor!

Everything explained clearly and all very interesting.

Interesting day lots to learn.

Yet another great day of learning.

Another well structured and informative day at Hawksmoor. The practical was extremely helpful and cements the theory learnt from the day.

Great course that has provided me with essential knowledge that I can use at work.

Very helpful course thank you.

Great day with Sara on H & S many thanks.

Lots of great info good mixture of theory & practical.

Lots of information and very interesting. Excellent knowledge to receive!

A great course providing lots of information! the practical elements really helped with understanding. Thanks.

Older courses

Thanks for a great day full of useful & practical information that will be useful in a day too day practise.

Very Good! Covered everything in detail, Sara was very helpful and Lilly was so patient when bandaging.

Very Good day lots learnt.

Thank you very much for a good First Aid Course and very serious CPR role play.

Very good day learnt a lot. Thank you.

Really fun day, learnt a lot thank you.

Thank you for today, I learnt a lot of new things! Excellent knowledge from Sara and use of videos.

Great to learn the theory & then be able to put it into practice later on Thank you.

Course Price

Fee inc. ABC: £375.00 inc. VAT

Course Schedule

Duration: 1 day

Day 1: 09:00 – 17:00