Understanding Ventilation in the Anaesthetised Patient

Oxygen in, carbon dioxide out ... but what happens in between?  Understanding ventilation. Our next workshop will be held on Thursday‚ 29th August 2019 from 7.00pm - 9.00pm at our Bentley Campus. 

  • How well do you UNDERSTAND ventilation?
  • Did you know HOW we perform manual ventilation can greatly influence our patient’s anaesthetic and recovery?
  • But what if I don’t have capnography?
This workshop will provide the answers to all of these questions and is specifically designed to assist advanced veterinary nursing students and experienced veterinary nurses currently working in industry. In this session we will bring you up to speed on the latest methods to ensure your patients stay safe.

What you will learn?

Correct ventilation is a key component of any anaesthetic. In this workshop you will:-
  • Gain a deeper understanding of gas exchange and basic respiratory physiology
  • Learn how manual ventilation is performed using the APL valve
  • When to perform manual ventilation
  • How to use capnography effectively 

Who is this workshop ideal for?

CarolineThis workshop is ideal for:
  • Industry professionals who would like to update their knowledge on administering anaesthetics in felines and canines. 
  • AVT and non-AVT veterinary nursing students who have recently completed, currently studying or about to start the study unit, ACMVET405A Carry out surgical nursing routines.
 The Australian Veterinary Nurse and Technician (AVNAT) Regulatory Council has allocated 2 AVNAT CPD points/s to this continuing education activity.  

Workshop Details

Date:  Thursday, 29th August 2019 (Please note our June Workshop is now fully booked) 
Time:  7.00pm - 9.00pm 
Location:  AVT Bentley Campus - At our Bentley Campus, Enterprise Unit 2, Suite number 2, 11 Brodie-Hall Drive, BENTLEY, WA. View a Map and Directions here
Fees:  Early bird fee $60.00, after Thursday, 8th August 2019 full fee applies of $65.00

How to book

Our anaesthetic workshops are popular and registrations book fast.  Seats are limited so make your booking now by clicking on the ENROL button below. 


About your presenter

Caroline Montgomery Cert IV Veterinary Nursing, Graduate Certificate in Education

CarolineCaroline started her career as a veterinary nurse in a small country town in western New South Wales. Her interest in small animal surgery and anaesthesia then took her to a specialist practice in Brisbane where she worked for four years and became a head nurse before moving to Singapore for a role in small animal surgery and anaesthesia.

On returning to Australia, she then worked for a small animal specialist in Melbourne before moving to Perth to join The Animal Hospital, Murdoch University to further specialise in anaesthesia. It was here where Caroline completed one year as a specialty trainee in anaesthesia and gained her qualification in education. She is still currently teaching and working in the anaesthesia department at Murdoch University.

Caroline has a real passion for anaesthesia in both small and large animals as well as teaching veterinary nursing students and final year veterinary students. Her passion for teaching also took her to Jaipur, India where she was responsible for teaching and assisting vets in better practice in a spey/neuter clinic. 

Caroline’s Qualifications:  Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing, Graduate Certificate in Education (Tertiary and Adult)


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