Surgery

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

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

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

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

Diaphragmatic Hernias with Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 70 minute online vet nurse CPD will look at the pre, intra and post operative considerations for the diaphragmatic rupture patient, including clinical signs, oxygen therapy, anaesthesia and surgical considerations, thoracic drain … Continue reading

Diaphragmatic Hernias – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 70 minute online vet nurse CPD will look at the pre, intra and post operative considerations for the diaphragmatic rupture patient, including clinical signs, oxygen therapy, anaesthesia and surgical considerations, thoracic drain maintenance and care, and analgesia requirements.

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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

An Overview of Cruciate Disease – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD is designed to help nurses understand the pathology of cruciate disease, how it is diagnosed and will also cover several common treatment options.

Areas covered include:

Anatomy of the stifle Causes of cruciate … Continue reading

Local Anaesthesia of the Thoracic Limb – Free Online Vet Nurse CPD

 

 

 

Mary Barker BSc (Hons) RVN, Royal Veterinary College

 

 

Portosystemic Shunts with Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 45 minute online vet nurse CPD course discusses portosystemic shunts which are vascular anomalies that allow blood to bypass the liver. There are a variety of treatment options which are associated with varying … Continue reading

Portosystemic Shunts – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 45 minute online vet nurse CPD course discusses portosystemic shunts which are vascular anomalies that allow blood to bypass the liver. There are a variety of treatment options which are associated with varying prognoses. Patients with portosystemic shunts are … Continue reading

Genital & Urogenital Conditions with Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 40 minute online vet nurse tutorial, will give you an insight into the different urogenital and genital conditions that can occur and how they are managed in practice.  It will provide a refresher … Continue reading

Genital & Urogenital Conditions – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 40 minute online vet nurse tutorial, will give you an insight into the different urogenital and genital conditions that can occur and how they are managed in practice.  It will provide a refresher on the anatomy of the reproductive … Continue reading

Nursing Patients with Tumours with Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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In this 45 minute online vet nurse CPD tutorial, we will be looking at the different types of cancer that may affect dogs, along with the possible clinical signs, the treatment options available, including … Continue reading

Nursing Patients with Tumours – Online Vet Nurse CPD

In this 45 minute online vet nurse CPD tutorial, we will be looking at the different types of cancer that may affect dogs, along with the possible clinical signs, the treatment options available, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy, and other management … Continue reading

Nursing the Spinal Patient – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD tutorial will give veterinary nurses a better understanding of the types of neurological and spinal problems that can be seen in dogs within veterinary practice.

It will discuss the clinical signs these dogs … Continue reading

Nursing the Spinal Patient with Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This webcast includes printable course notes.

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD tutorial will give veterinary nurses a better understanding of the types of neurological and spinal problems that can be seen in dogs within veterinary practice.

It will … Continue reading

Nursing the Fracture Patient with Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 60 minute online vet nurse CPD tutorial is aimed at veterinary nurses who would like a better insight into the different types of fractures that are commonly seen within veterinary practice and the … Continue reading

Nursing the Fracture Patient – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 60 minute online vet nurse CPD tutorial is aimed at veterinary nurses who would like a better insight into the different types of fractures that are commonly seen within veterinary practice and the ways in which they may be … Continue reading

Nursing the Cataract Patient – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD tutorial will be looking at the different types of cataracts that can affect cats and dogs and the various treatment options available.

It will give you an idea of the nursing considerations that … Continue reading

Nursing the Cataract Patient with Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This webcast includes printable course notes.

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD tutorial will be looking at the different types of cataracts that can affect cats and dogs and the various treatment options available.

It will give you an … Continue reading

Pre-Operative Nursing with Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 45 minute online vet nurse CPD course will give veterinary nurses information on what can be done in the pre operative period to ensure our patients receive the best possible care when they … Continue reading

Pre-Operative Nursing – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 45 minute online vet nurse CPD course will give veterinary nurses information on what can be done in the pre operative period to ensure our patients receive the best possible care when they are hospitalized, whilst also achieving a … Continue reading

Optimising Post-Operative Care and Patient Discharge with Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 45 minute online vet nurse CPD course focuses on how you as a veterinary nurse within general practice can provide the best possible post-operative care for patients following surgery and during discharge.

The first … Continue reading

Optimising Post-Operative Care and Patient Discharge – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 45 minute online vet nurse CPD course focuses on how you as a veterinary nurse within general practice can provide the best possible post-operative care for patients following surgery and during discharge.

The first part of the tutorial will look … Continue reading

Managing Intra-Operative Haemorrhage – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD tutorial discusses the coagulation cascade and methods to reliably, safely and efficiently achieve haemostasis during surgery. In addition to looking at the application of sutures, staples, clips and diathermy etc., we will also share … Continue reading

Managing Intra-Operative Haemorrhage with Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This webcast includes printable course notes.

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD tutorial discusses the coagulation cascade and methods to reliably, safely and efficiently achieve haemostasis during surgery. In addition to looking at the application of sutures, staples, clips and … Continue reading

Wound Management with Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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This 40 minute online vet nurse CPD tutorial will discuss open wound management and how to prepare a traumatic wound. We will look at appropriate dressings to use during the different stages of healing, … Continue reading

Wound Management – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 40 minute online vet nurse CPD tutorial will discuss open wound management and how to prepare a traumatic wound. We will look at appropriate dressings to use during the different stages of healing, and briefly touch on options for … Continue reading

Suturing, Gloving and Gowning – Online Vet Nurse CPD

There are an overwhelming number of suture materials available on the market and most practices have at least one shelf or cupboard stuffed to bursting with a dizzying array of materials, brands, sizes and needle types.

This 30 minute online … Continue reading

Neutering the Bitch and Queen – Online Vet Nurse CPD

Ovariohysterectomy of the cat and dog is a regularly performed surgical procedure in practice, but is a major abdominal procedure and should not be viewed with complacency.

This 45 minute online vet nurse CPD tutorial, will look at the advantages … Continue reading

Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Medical Management with Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This webcast includes printable course notes.

Osteoarthritis is the most common condition seen in small animal practice, and you will be asked a variety of in depth questions by clients at every opportunity, from puppy parties to obesity clinics.

This … Continue reading

Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Medical Management – Online Vet Nurse CPD

Osteoarthritis is the most common condition seen in small animal practice, and you will be asked a variety of in depth questions by clients at every opportunity, from puppy parties to obesity clinics.

This 40 minute online vet nurse CPD … Continue reading

Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV) with Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This webcast includes printable course notes.

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD tutorial explains the pathophysiology and surgical management of one of the most common and stressful conditions seen in practice – Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus.   Nursing care is … Continue reading

Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV) – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This 30 minute online vet nurse CPD tutorial explains the pathophysiology and surgical management of one of the most common and stressful conditions seen in practice – Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus.   Nursing care is essential pre-operatively, intra-operatively and also post-operatively, … Continue reading

Perioperative Infection Control with Course Notes – Online Vet Nurse CPD

This webcast includes printable course notes.

With the ever increasing complexity and duration of surgical procedures, the window of opportunity for infection is also increasing.  Antibiotic resistance is always a concern and can be potentially devastating and life threatening, so … Continue reading

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