Cardiology and Thoracic Medicine

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.

 

 

 

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

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

Care of the Ventilator Patient with Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 45 minute online vet nurse CPD course discusses mechanical ventilators, which are an integral part of an intensive care unit. There are a variety of patients that may benefit from mechanical ventilation such … Continue reading

Care of the Ventilator Patient – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 45 minute online vet nurse CPD course discusses mechanical ventilators, which are an integral part of an intensive care unit. There are a variety of patients that may benefit from mechanical ventilation such as those with hypoxemia (Pa02 <60mmHg) … Continue reading

Nursing the Respiratory Patient with Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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Nursing respiratory patients can often be very difficult with the animals requiring careful nursing to avoid their deterioration. This 1 hour 45 minute online vet nurse CPD looks at dealing with these patients effectively in … Continue reading

Nursing the Respiratory Patient – Online Vet Nurse CPD

Nursing respiratory patients can often be very difficult with the animals requiring careful nursing to avoid their deterioration. This 1 hour 45 minute online vet nurse CPD looks at dealing with these patients effectively in order to achieve a positive outcome. … Continue reading

The Circulatory System – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 60 minute online CPD tutorial is aimed at qualified veterinary nurses or student nurses who would like to revise and refresh their knowledge in all aspects of the circulatory system, including anatomy and physiology of the heart, veins and … Continue reading

The Circulatory System with Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 60 minute online CPD tutorial is aimed at qualified veterinary nurses or student nurses who would like to revise and refresh their knowledge in all aspects of the circulatory system, including anatomy and … Continue reading

How to Identify and Cope with Cardiac Concerns in Anaesthesia – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD course discusses some of the more common problems that the nurse might see when a patient is anaesthetized, why it might happen, and how to monitor the patient. A few case examples are … Continue reading

The Wheezing Cat with FREE Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD course discusses why a cat might wheeze or cough. Using video, it provides examples to help nurses recognise the difference between respiratory disease and other causes of … Continue reading

The Coughing Dog with FREE Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 30 minute online CPD course for veterinary nurses discusses the many reasons why a dog might cough. Illustrated with many videos, it demonstrates clinical signs, common presentations, diagnoses and treatment options. It also … Continue reading

Canine Heart Disease – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD course gives an overview of canine heart disease and heart failure. It discusses acquired diseases, congenital defects and the more common arrhythmias seen in the dog. Staging of heart disease, treatment and nursing … Continue reading

Canine Heart Disease with Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD course gives an overview of canine heart disease and heart failure. It discusses acquired diseases, congenital defects and the more common arrhythmias seen in the dog. Staging … Continue reading

ECG Interpretation with Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 30 minute online CPD course teaches you how to record the ‘perfect’ ECG and why this is important. It also explains the conduction system of the heart, and show examples of the more … Continue reading

ECG Interpretation – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online CPD course teaches you how to record the ‘perfect’ ECG and why this is important. It also explains the conduction system of the heart, and show examples of the more common arrhythmias that may be seen … Continue reading

Feline Heart Disease with FREE Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 30 minute online CPD course gives veterinary nurses an overview of feline heart disease and heart failure. Clinical signs are rarely exhibited in cats with heart disease, so the aim of this tutorial … Continue reading

Acute Heart Failure with FREE Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 30 minute online CPD tutorial for veterinary nurses discusses heart failure and why it happens. It covers clinical signs, treatment goals and nursing aims. It also gives answers to common questions asked about … Continue reading

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