Equine

Endoparasitic Worms of Horses – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD discusses worms found in the intestines and lungs of horses. It concentrates on the thorny issues of anthelmintic resistance and control, and also aims to summarise advice for the client on these issues.

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Understanding and Supporting Clients through Equine Bereavement – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This unique 60 minute online vet nurse CPD course develops an understanding of human-horse relationships in a range of diverse contexts. Circumstances leading to equine loss are explored with particular attention to equine euthanasia and the special needs this generates. … Continue reading

Head and Neck Surgery – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD webcast covers the surgical treatment of conditions such as Sinusitis, sinus cysts, ventriculocordectomy (the “Hobday” procedure), prosthetic laryngoplasty (“tie back”), surgical treatment of DDSP including  laryngeal advancement surgery (“tie forward”), and surgical approaches … Continue reading

Upper Respiratory Tract – Respiratory Noises – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD webcast covers the diagnosis and treatment of conditions which affect the upper respiratory tract of the horse and cause a respiratory noise. Conditions discussed include pharyngitis, dorsal displacement of the soft palate (DDSP), … Continue reading

Upper Respiratory Tract – Nasal Discharge – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD webcast covers the diagnosis and treatment of conditions which affect the upper respiratory tract of the horse and cause a nasal discharge. Conditions discussed include gutteral pouch empyema and chondroids, sinusitis, sinus cysts, … Continue reading

Bandaging, Casts and Skin Grafts – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 20 minute online vet nurse CPD tutorial consists of two brief webcasts, which firstly discusses how to choose the correct bandaging material to create an appropriate bandage, on a case by case basis, using the five functions of a … Continue reading

Surgical Treatment of Colic – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 45 minute online vet nurse CPD webcast covers the main causes of gastrointestinal tract compromise and how it affects the horse.  It provides a framework for pre-operative stabilisation of colic cases, discusses the most common indications for colic surgery, … Continue reading

Medical Treatment of Colic – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD webcast covers the pathophysiology of colic, how to assess a colic case, how to make decisions in colic cases and it also discusses first line treatment for colic cases. It compliments the webcast … Continue reading

Equine Wound Healing, Bandages and Casts – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 60 minute online vet nurse CPD webcast provides an overview of the principles of wound healing and how we can manipulate the process to improve wound healing. The stages of wound healing are discussed along with factors which inhibit … Continue reading

Urogenital Surgery – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 45 minute online vet nurse cpd webcast covers urogenital tract surgery in adult horses, and compliments the neonatal surgery and castration and hernia webcasts. It discusses the diagnosis and treatment of urolithiasis, disorders of the penis including paraphimosis and … Continue reading

Equine Castration and Hernias – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 45 minute online vet nurse CPD webcast covers the indications for castration of horses and provides a guide to the different techniques available and their possible complications. It also covers the surgical treatment of cryptorchidism (retained testicles) and the … Continue reading

Surgery of the Foal – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 45 minute online vet nurse CPD webcast outlines the common reasons for surgery in foals with particular focus on umbilical surgery for the treatment of a ruptured bladder, umbilical remnant infections, and a patent urachus. It also covers surgical … Continue reading

Intensive Care of the Foal in Practice – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD uses septicaemia as a template to discuss the spectrum of treatments for sick neonatal foals.  The treatments discussed are also applicable to neonatal maladjustment syndrome, neonatal isoerythrolysis, prematurity and system based illnesses.  … Continue reading

Introduction to Colic – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD course presents a basic overview of colic – what it actually is and what causes it. The tutorial aims to help you explain colic to owners and discusses the basics of treatment.

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Physical Examination of the Equine Neonate – Free Online Vet Nurse CPD

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 Jessica Kidd BA DVM CertES(Orth) Dipl ECVS MRCVS

 RCVS and European Specialist in Equine Surgery

Valley Equine Hospital, Berkshire.

Pregnancy and Parturition – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This one hour online vet nurse CPD course discusses the care of the mare before foaling, the signs of imminent foaling, and the stages of a normal foaling. Situations which require intervention are discussed along with peripartum emergencies, which can be divided into … Continue reading

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