Calm the Angry GI Tract: What's New in Nutrition



Calm the Angry GI Tract: What's New in Nutrition

08 Nov 2019
Veterinary Nurse & Technician's Theater

Vomiting and diarrhea are two of the main reasons owners bring their pets to the hospital. It is important for veterinary nurses to identify these clinical signs and ascertain a complete history and evaluation regarding these frequent signs in presenting pets. Nutritional management is a crucial part of therapy in the management of vomiting and/or diarrhea. Certain key nutritional factors play a role in managing vomiting and diarrhea in cats and dogs and veterinary nurses should recognize the circumstances and reasoning for the KNF’s to insure a positive outcome for the vomiting and diarrheic patient.

  • 1. Attendees will be able to perform an in-depth nutritional history for the acute GI cat and dog.
  • 2. Understand and Demonstrate the vet nurse's role in the diagnosis of GI disease.
  • 3. Understand and apply nutritional management strategies for the management of GI cases.
Kara M. Burns, President - Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians

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