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Nutritional Basics – Making a Nutritional Recommendation with NOTES – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This webcast includes printable course notes.

This 60 minute online Vet Nurse CPD discusses the ability to understand the basics of nutrition which is vital in being able to recommend a specific diet to a patient. An understanding of food … Continue reading

Nutritional Basics – Making a Nutritional Recommendation – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 60 minute online Vet Nurse CPD discusses the ability to understand the basics of nutrition which is vital in being able to recommend a specific diet to a patient. An understanding of food labelling is required and in this … Continue reading

What Can We Achieve With Hydrotherapy? – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

This 20 minute online Vet Nurse CPD discusses Hydrotherapy.  This form of rehabilitation  is becoming an increasingly popular treatment for veterinary patients. These patients may be at different stages and have different rehabilitation needs, for example:

Pre-operative … Continue reading

Respiratory Physiotherapy – More Than Just Coupage? – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

This 40 minute online Vet Nurse CPD discusses respiratory physiotherapy, which is perhaps the least understood and therefore the least utilised treatment in veterinary patients. By carrying out a respiratory assessment, reviewing chest radiographs and blood gases … Continue reading

Rabbit Nutrition with Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 55 minute online Vet Nurse CPD looks at familiarising nurses with the digestive system of the rabbit and enhancing understanding where nutritional components fit into the rabbits’ health. It also looks into the … Continue reading

Rabbit Nutrition – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 55 minute online Vet Nurse CPD looks at familiarising nurses with the digestive system of the rabbit and enhancing understanding where nutritional components fit into the rabbits’ health. It also looks into the diets available for rabbits and where … Continue reading

Peri-Operative Feeding – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 60 minute online Vet Nurse CPD discusses protocols for feeding prior to anaesthetics procedures, and why we instigate these.  It discusses  gastric emptying times and the effects of various types of diet.  Post-operative feeding looks at feeding those cases … Continue reading

Parrot Behaviour – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 50 minute online vet nurse CPD gives an overview of behavioural problems which parrot owners will often complain about. It also explains the different aspects of approach to tackling behaviour problems. The tutorial aims to help people understand natural and … Continue reading

Feline Hyperthyroidism with NOTES – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This webcast includes printable course notes.

This 40 minute online vet nurse CPD will cover the following aspects of hyperthyroidism in cats: typical presenting clinical history and physical examination findings, comorbidities, diagnosis and treatment.

The aim of the presentation is … Continue reading

Feline Hyperthyroidism – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

This 40 minute online vet nurse CPD will cover the following aspects of hyperthyroidism in cats: typical presenting clinical history and physical examination findings, comorbidities, diagnosis and treatment.

The aim of the presentation is to provide up-to-date information on … Continue reading

Introduction to Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

Physiotherapy and hydrotherapy are now becoming acceptable treatment adjuncts in veterinary practice to treat chronic non-surgical conditions conservatively such as hip and elbow dysplasia.

Surgical outcomes following cruciate ligament surgery and fracture repairs can be enhanced with physiotherapy and … Continue reading

Euthanasia in Small Animal Practice – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This online vet nurse CPD discusses the practical aspects of euthanasia in small animal practice including when we choose to euthanise patients, the different methods of euthanasia that can be used, and the legal considerations that need to be made. … Continue reading

Physiotherapy for Post-Operative Patients – Online Vet Nurse CPD

Physiotherapy management and intervention for post-operative patients includes:

o   Fracture repairs and ligament reconstructions (surgical patients) o   Hemi-laminectomy to relieve disc compression of the spinal cord (neurological patients) o   Pneumonia (critical care patients)

The challenges and goals for surgical patients … Continue reading

Basic Physiotherapy for Recumbent and Respiratory Patients- Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

This 30 minute online CPD for vet nurses is aimed at addressing how veterinary practice continues to develop and evolve.  More challenging patients will require advanced nursing and supportive care to maximise the outcomes for these patients, and to … Continue reading

Clinical Staging of the Cancer Patient with Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This online vet nurse CPD provides an overview of what is meant by clinical staging and how it is utilised within oncology. The complete clinical staging pathway is discussed in detail including … Continue reading

Clinical Staging of the Cancer Patient – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This online vet nurse CPD provides an overview of what is meant by clinical staging and how it is utilised within oncology. The complete clinical staging pathway is discussed in detail including an overview of what clinical information … Continue reading

Safe Administration of Chemotherapy with Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This online vet nurse CPD provides an overview of the health and safety considerations that must be made when using chemotherapy in practice. Practical advice will be given on how to prepare … Continue reading

Safe Administration of Chemotherapy – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

This online vet nurse CPD provides an overview of the health and safety considerations that must be made when using chemotherapy in practice. Practical advice will be given on how to prepare and administer cytotoxic drugs safely … Continue reading

Palliative Care for the Cancer Patient with NOTES – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This online vet nurse CPD provides an overview of the considerations that must be made when offering palliative care to the cancer patient. Topics include the emotional support that clients require during … Continue reading

Palliative Care for the Cancer Patient – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This online vet nurse CPD provides an overview of the considerations that must be made when offering palliative care to the cancer patient. Topics include the emotional support that clients require during the palliative care journey, what patient … Continue reading

Feline Infectious Peritonitis – Online Vet Nurse CPD

Feline infectious peritonitis is an import cause of illness and death in cats, which can also mimic the presenting signs of many other illnesses. This 50 minute online tutorial for veterinary nurses will cover all that there is to … Continue reading

Applying Psychology in Veterinary Practice – Understanding and managing conflicting interests of pets and their owners – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This two hour online tutorial for veterinary nurses, explores the importance of veterinary professionals considering where their primary duty of care lies: to their non-human companion animal patient or their human client. In considering how ethical conflicts in veterinary practice … Continue reading

Pericardial Effusions – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 60 minute online tutorial for Veterinary Nurses is an ‘all you need to know’ lecture of pericardial effusions, covering pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment (including pericardiocentesis) and specific nursing considerations.

 

 

 

Tibial Fractures – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

Tibial Fractures are commonly encountered in veterinary practice and this 30 minutes vet nurse online CPD will describe types of fractures that we see in bones generally, the anatomy of the tibia and fibula, numerous techniques … Continue reading

Small Mammal Anaesthesia – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

Historically anaesthesia has been high risk in rodents and rabbits. However, careful patient evaluation and correct care of the patient before, during and after the anaesthetic will enable much greater success rates, and hence a greater … Continue reading

Paediatric Anaesthesia – Online Vet Nurse CPD

Paediatric patients, especially those in the neonatal stage, present a unique challenge to the anaesthetist. Organ systems are continually maturing throughout the first several months of life and can be impacted by a variety of factors. Understanding … Continue reading

Paediatric Anaesthesia with Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This webcast includes printable course notes.

Paediatric patients, especially those in the neonatal stage, present a unique challenge to the anaesthetist. Organ systems are continually maturing throughout the first several months of life and can … Continue reading

Canine Hyperadrenocorticism – Online Vet Nurse CPD

Canine Cushing’s disease, or hyperadrenocorticism, is a condition resulting from chronic excessive cortisol. This 45 minute tutorial for veterinary nurses explains the pathogenesis, presenting clinical signs, common diagnostic tests and treatment options for hyperadrenocorticism. The role of the veterinary … Continue reading

Safe Anaesthesia for Brachycephalics- Online Vet Nurse CPD

Brachycephalic patients are commonly encountered within veterinary practice, and require special consideration for anaesthesia due to the anatomical abnormalities which feature in these breeds. These abnormalities include: stenotic nares, an elongated soft palate, laryngeal collapse, hypoplastic trachea, and … Continue reading

Chronic Diarrhoea – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 60 minute online vet nurse CPD will start by looking at the clinical examination of the patient with chronic diarrhoea, followed by diagnosis. Faecal and blood examinations are covered, including testing for pancreatitis in canine and feline … Continue reading

Chickens – Disease Prevention & Vermin Control – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD will cover disease prevention in chickens, including quarantine, food and water precautions, and parasite prevention including coccidiosis.  Health indicators will be covered, including appropriate handling and assessing body condition score. … Continue reading

Canine Cognitive Dysfunction with Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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Cognitive dysfunction in dogs is commonly seen, but patients are often not presented to the veterinary practice for diagnosis. This 45 minute online vet nurse CPD discusses the importance of dog owners … Continue reading

Canine Cognitive Dysfunction – Online Vet Nurse CPD

Cognitive dysfunction in dogs is commonly seen, but patients are often not presented to the veterinary practice for diagnosis. This 45 minute online vet nurse CPD discusses the importance of dog owners being aware of CCD, and the … Continue reading

Ethical Dilemmas with FREE Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

Veterinary medicine is an innovative fast moving profession. New advances are made at a constant rate, which makes old practices obsolete. With the advent of the regulatory system for veterinary nurses it is even more important to … Continue reading

Canine Senior Requirements – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

The requirements of the senior dog can be varied and this 80 minute online vet nurse CPD discusses some of the most commonly seen diseases and disorders. We will initially look at monitoring the senior dog, along … Continue reading

Chickens – Diseases – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD will cover respiratory diseases, egg production diseases along with skin and digestive problems, notifiable diseases, nervous, excretory and cardiac conditions and other bacterial diseases. We will also briefly cover post … Continue reading

Infection Control and Antibiotic Resistance with Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

The role of infection control in practice is vital, and plays an important role in reducing antimicrobial resistance. This 60 minute online vet nurse CPD looks at aspects of infection control procedures, and the role that veterinary … Continue reading

Infection Control and Antibiotic Resistance – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

The role of infection control in practice is vital, and plays an important role in reducing antimicrobial resistance. This 60 minute online vet nurse CPD looks at aspects of infection control procedures, and the role that veterinary … Continue reading

Nutritional Assessment with FREE Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 60 minute online lecture for veterinary nurses looks at how to make the assessment, the calculations for feeding and how to measure how well the diet is going.

It is important that all animals have … Continue reading

Chickens – Clinical Examination, Diagnostics & Parasitic Diseases – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

This 30 minute online CPD for vet nurses will cover the pet chicken as a food-producing species. We will look at positive signs of health along with history taking, flock health plans, bird examination and diagnostic tests.  … Continue reading

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