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Control measure
Resuscitation of animal

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Resuscitation of animal to save life in the absence of veterinary assistance

Understand:

  • The methods and equipment which may be used to safely carry out cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR) on animals
  • The sources of information available to responders about CPR for animals
  • The considerations prior to carrying out CPR to animals
  • The importance of requesting professional animal care at the earliest opportunity

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Resuscitation of animal to save life in the absence of veterinary assistance

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Assess the suitability of equipment for resuscitating animals
  • Adopt safe systems of work and control measures to resuscitate animals
  • Use appropriate personal protective equipment when resuscitating animals
  • Request an animal care specialist