Online CPD for Vet Nurses

Simple Steps in Blood Gas Analysis

  Do you find yourself taking bloods from your patients and sticking the results to their paperwork ten times a day in robot fashion? Would you like to know a bit more about what they mean? This 30 minute tutorial is a quickfire guide to looking at a blood gas report and interpreting the acid

Introduction to Monitoring General Anaesthesia and Pulse Oximetry

  This 30 minute online tutorial begins by introducing some basic principles in terms of the necessary preparation prior to a general anaesthetic; touching on the clinical parameters we monitor and how they can be monitored. This leads on to one of the most commonly available and used pieces of monitoring equipment – the pulse

Feeding Tubes

  This 30 minute online tutorial discusses the  pros and cons of different types of feeding tubes that can be used in practice.  It will focus on tube placement from a nurse’s perspective, management and how to administer tube feeds.

Approach to Capnography

During this 30 minute online tutorial, we are going to discuss the approach to capnography. Where and how carbon dioxide is produced in the body How oxygen is delivered to cells and carbon dioxide removed The capnography trace and identification of abnormalities How to fix the abnormalities Monitoring capnography and its uses This CPD tutorial

Hypothermia

During this 20 minute online tutorial, we will discuss the importance of managing body temperature and strategies to prevent hypothermia.  We will define hypothermia and look at ways animals lose heat and how hypothermia may affect general anaesthesia including the long term effects of hypothermia. Towards the end of the presentation we will also discuss

Capnography and Capnograms – what the waveforms mean

This 20 minute eCPD tutorial will start to demystify capnograms so you will be able to understand what they are showing you. Some common capnograms seen under anaesthesia are explained and what to consider to improve them and your patients’ status This CPD tutorial is worth 20 minutes towards your RCVS requirements.

Flystrike in Rabbits

This 30 minute eCPD tutorial will discuss flystrike, which is serious health concern with pet rabbits. There are many underlying reasons for rabbits to become affected by flystrike, but the condition can also befall rabbits who don’t fall into any of these high risk categories. It is imperative that owners, who suspect their rabbits are

Post Op Physiotherapy for Spinal Patients

This 20 minute eCPD tutorial includes physiotherapy objectives, the type of patients who may benefit from physiotherapy, useful terminology, basic physiotherapy techniques and nursing considerations for spinal patients. This CPD tutorial is worth 20 minutes towards your RCVS requirements.

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