Medicine

Immune Mediated Thrombocytopaenia (IMTP) with NOTES – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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IMTP is the most common cause of spontaneous bleeding in dogs, but do we really know enough about this disease?  In this 30 minute online vet nurse CPD you will gain a thorough understanding of … Continue reading

Immune Mediated Thrombocytopaenia (IMTP) – Online Vet Nurse CPD

IMTP is the most common cause of spontaneous bleeding in dogs, but do we really know enough about this disease?  In this 30 minute online vet nurse CPD you will gain a thorough understanding of this coagulopathy, which will help you … Continue reading

Capnography – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online Vet Nurse CPD webinar will discuss capnography – including what capnography tells us and how to interpret the waveform.  We will be covering some common abnormalities, showing what they look like, the causes and how to … Continue reading

Nursing the Addisonian Patient with NOTES – Online Vet Nurse CPD

We hear about an ‘Addisonian crisis’ in emergency medicine, but do we truly understand it? This 50 minute online Vet Nurse CPD provides a good grounding in the anatomy and physiology of the adrenal gland, together with the hormones involved to … Continue reading

Nursing the Addisonian Patient – Online Vet Nurse CPD

We hear about an ‘Addisonian crisis’ in emergency medicine, but do we truly understand it? This 50 minute online Vet Nurse CPD provides a good grounding in the anatomy and physiology of the adrenal gland, together with the hormones involved to … Continue reading

Cardiovascular Anaesthetic Complications – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 40 minute online Vet Nurse CPD will discuss the identification and management of cardiovascular emergencies, which may be encountered during anaesthesia, including bradycardia, tachycardia, arrhythmia, hypotension and hypoxaemia.  The tutorial will work though each of these conditions … Continue reading

Brachycephalics and Regurgitation – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 25 minute online Vet Nurse CPD discusses what makes brachycephalics challenging to anaesthetise and looks at all aspects of their care during anaesthesia.  We will cover BOAS, difficult intubations and how to manage regurgitation.

 

 

Raw Meaty Bones vs Commercial Diets with NOTES – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 45 minute online Vet Nurse CPD discusses the topic of raw feeding, home prepared foods and home cooked foods which have become common place in veterinary practice. This lecture will cover the aspects … Continue reading

Raw Meaty Bones vs Commercial Diets – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 45 minute online Vet Nurse CPD discusses the topic of raw feeding, home prepared foods and home cooked foods which have become common place in veterinary practice. This lecture will cover the aspects of all of these different types … Continue reading

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

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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

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

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