MY MOST COMPREHENSIVE COURSE COVERING FIRST AID FOR BOTH DOGS AND CATS! Approximately 8 hours of instruction. New videos and protocol have been added for 2022!
“Pet First Aid and CPCR for Pet Care Professionals” is an online course that was designed by Pet Safety Crusader™ Denise Fleck with Pet Sitters International. This course focuses on pet first aid and cardio pulmonary cerebral resuscitation (CPCR) as it applies to professional pet sitters and pet-care professionals and instructs students in how to respond in an emergency until they are able to obtain veterinary care. The course is conducted through a series of easy-to-follow video tutorials. “Pet First Aid and CPCR for Pet Care Professionals” is ideal for pet sitters at all stages of business. From those just starting out to those who have been in the industry for years, all professional pet sitters can benefit from the wealth of knowledge found in this course.
The course qualifies for 8 CEUs for CPPS-Certified Professional Pet Sitters.
This course also qualifies for 8 CEUs with the International Association of Canine Professionals and the Professional Animal Care Certification Council.
Contact respective organization for details.
Course fee: $99
$69 for PSI Members
You will be re-directed to the Pet Sitters International website where this class is hosted. You do NOT need to be a member or a pet sitter to take this course. It is open to anyone who spends time around pets.
This eleven-module online course (which can be completed at your own pace over a six-month period) will teach you:
- How to keep yourself safe while administering first aid
- What pet first aid supplies you need
- How to properly check vitals and perform a head to tail check for cats and dogs
- How to safely restrain a pet so that you can provide care
- Specific tips for injuries and medical emergencies that require pet first aid including bloat, burns, bites, stings, wildlife encounters, diabetes, vomiting, and more
In total, this course includes roughly 8 hours of video training plus a 50-question test.
Passing this course will award students with a certificate of completion in effect for two years, at which time students are encouraged to refresh their knowledge by participating in the course again to renew their certificate an additional two years.
Purchased separately on Amazon by clicking the title here: The Pet Safety Bible is an invaluable resource to aid in your retention of the material presented in this course and is an excellent tool for you to refer back to.