Orthopaedics

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

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

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

 

 

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

This webcast includes printable course notes.

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

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

This webcast includes printable course notes.

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

This webcast includes printable course notes.

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

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

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

Perioperative Infection Control – Online Vet Nurse CPD

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 perioperative preparations are essential to minimise … Continue reading

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