Medicine

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

Feline Hyperthyroidism with NOTES – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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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

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

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.

 

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

Leptospirosis – Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

The aim of this 40 minute online CPD for vet nurses is to hekp you understand how leptospirosis causes the clinical signs and symptoms which may be observed when our patients become infected. It covers the pathophysiology … Continue reading

Food Intolerance – Online Vet Nurse CPD

In this 60 minute online vet nurse CPD, we will initially be looking at what exactly is a food intolerance, and how it differs from food sensitivities and allergies. We will look at how the immune response causes … Continue reading

The Canine Urinary Patient – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 50 minute online CPD lecture for veterinary nurses covers all the aspects of urinary care in dogs. We will start by looking at urolith formation, and the factors that affect it. Emergency first aid care for those … Continue reading

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease with Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 60 minute online vet nurse CPD covers the aspects of feline lower urinary tract disease that are commonly encountered in veterinary practice. We will start by looking at the emergency critical care nursing … Continue reading

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 60 minute online vet nurse CPD covers the aspects of feline lower urinary tract disease that are commonly encountered in veterinary practice. We will start by looking at the emergency critical care nursing of cats presenting with blocked bladders, … Continue reading

Angiostrongylus Vasorum – Online Vet Nurse CPD

Lungworm is becoming more of a problem in veterinary medicine and this 25 minute online vet nurse CPD discusses the how dogs become infected, what the clinical signs may be, and how it may be prevented.

 

 

Feline Hypertension – Online Vet Nurse CPD

Ths 35 minute online vet nurse CPD explores how hypertension is being diagnosed more commonly in veterinary practice, particularly in cats. It webcast explains hypertension and illustrates why it can have such devastating consequences on our patients. Tips on taking … Continue reading

Diagnostic Tests for the Cardiac Patient – Online Vet Nurse CPD

Ths 30 minute online vet nurse CPD discusses how important diagnostic tests are for a patient who is at risk of cardiac disease or has been diagnosed with heart failure.  Tests which are discussed include blood pressure, radiography, echocardiography, electrocardiography … Continue reading

Understanding Glucose Curves – Online Vet Nurse CPD

Trying to make sense of glucose curves can be really difficult.  This 60 minute online vet nurse CPD, looks at why we have recently changed protocols for the monitoring of diabetic patients, and the role that serial blood glucose curves … Continue reading

Thoracic Radiography – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 25 minute online vet nurse CPD discusses how to take the ‘perfect radiograph’, including preparation, positioning and exposure factors. It also looks at the some of the reasons why thoracic radiographs might be needed, and at some advanced techniques … Continue reading

Nursing the Recumbent Patient with Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 80 minute online vet nurse CPD will look at the various nursing techniques which encompass recumbent patient care including, respiratory considerations, nutritional support, bladder management, physiotherapy and massage techniques. Caring for recumbent patients … Continue reading

Peri-Operative Feeding – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 60 minute online vet nurse CPD, discusses protocols for feeding prior to anaesthetic procedures and why these are instigated by looking at gastric emptying times and the effects of diet type.  Post-operative feeding looks at both feeding patients that … Continue reading

The Whelping Bitch – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 60 minute online vet nurse CPD covers all aspects of the whelping bitch, starting from when the bitch begins to whelp, through to the delivery of puppies and beyond. As veterinary nurses, we are in a position to give … Continue reading

Breeding and Pregnancy in the Bitch – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 60 minute online vet nurse CPD covers all aspects regarding the process of breeding from the bitch. We discuss all of the hormones involved in the oestrus cycle and determine which hormones to blood test and why, for determining … Continue reading

Assisted Feeding Techniques – Online Vet Nurse CPD

The aim of this 60 minute online tutorial for veterinary nurses, is to explore the different options available  for nutritional support. There is an introduction into the aims of nutrition in our hospitalised patients. The tutorial then covers each type of feeding tube … Continue reading

Assisted Feeding Techniques with Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This webcast includes printable course notes.

The aim of this 60 minute online tutorial for veterinary nurses, is to explore the different options available  for nutritional support. There is an introduction into the aims of nutrition in our hospitalised patients. The tutorial then … Continue reading

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