Management of the Trauma Patient

About the event

Effectively manage your next trauma patient – armed with the latest developments in diagnostics, monitoring and treatment protocols!

Event Schedule

08:15 – 09:30

The Deteriorating Trauma Patient: What’s Going On?

09:30 – 10:45

Difficult Decisions in Emergency Fluid Therapy

10:45 – 11:10

Morning Tea

11:10 – 12:15

The Emergency Anaesthetic

12:15 – 13:15


13:15 – 14:30

Management of Abdominal Haemorrhage

14:30 – 15:30

Shock in the Cat

15:30 – 15:50

Afternoon Tea

15:50 – 16:50

Why you should use Blood Lactate in Emergency and Critical Patients – What’s New?


Dr Philip Judge

BVSc MVS PG Cert Vet Stud MACVSc (Vet. Emergency and Critical Care; Medicine of Dogs)

Event Fee:

AUD 85

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Note: The event fee includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.


Novotel Oasis Resort Cairns, 122 Lake Street CAIRNS QLD

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Dr Philip Judge

BVSc MVS PG Cert Vet Stud MACVSc (Vet Emergency and Critical Care; Medicine of Dogs)
Philip graduated from Massey University in New Zealand in 1992, and spent 7 years in small animal practice before undertaking a residency in veterinary emergency and critical care at the University of Melbourne in 1998. Following his residency, Philip worked for nearly 6 years at the Animal Emergency Centre in Melbourne, becoming the Senior Veterinarian at the centre in 2004. In 2006, Philip undertook a 1-year surgical externship before moving to Townsville to take up the position of Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care at JCU.
Philip is also co-founder, and director of Vet Education Pty Ltd ( – one of Australia’s leading providers of online continuing education for veterinarians and veterinary nurses.

Philip has published numerous manuals and guides concerning emergency medicine, and is a published author in snake envenomation in peer reviewed literature. Philip is also a founding scientific advisory committee member of SnakeMap, a project designed to improve our understanding of snake envenomation in dogs and cats in Australia.

Philips key interests in veterinary science include respiratory emergencies, ventilation therapy, emergency management of the trauma patient, emergency surgery and envenomations and toxicology.