Online CPD for Vet Nurses

Diabetic Cataracts – Case Study

Alfie is a 12 year old Jack Russell Terrier that presented to the veterinary hospital with sudden onset of blindness within a duration of 4 weeks.  He was diagnosed with diabetic cataracts. This case study will discuss pre-operative tests, surgery and post operative considerations. The course involves a written case study, a quiz and further

Corneal Ulcers – Case Study

Corneal ulcers can get complicated to treat and deteriorate quite rapidly! There are many factors to consider when treating a patient with a corneal ulcer.  In this case study following Milo, we can see that a positive culture of pseudomonas in his eye and a nasal fold full of an overwhelming amount of bacteria causes

Obesity Part 3 – Long-Term Maintenance

Pet obesity is a complex disease to manage and although many strategies are common to all cases, each individual case will have a unique set of considerations. This case study will describe a real case of obesity in a dog named Poppy. This is the last in a three-part series looking at what happens once

Obesity Part 2 – Follow up Consultation

Pet obesity is a complex disease to manage and although many strategies are common to all cases, each individual case will have a unique set of considerations. This case study will describe a real case of obesity in a dog named Poppy. This is the second in a three-part series looking at the follow up

Obesity Part 1 – The Initial Consultation

Pet obesity is a complex disease to manage and although many strategies are common to all cases, each individual case will have a unique set of considerations. This case study will describe a real case of obesity in a dog named Poppy. This is the first in a three-part series looking at the initial workup

Lens Luxation – Case Study

Lens luxation cases can commonly present in practice with the patient displaying acute, painful ocular symptoms. There are various factors to consider when treating this ocular complaint and this case study will go through the ocular examination, treatment options, associated complications and how we might tackle those too! Primary lens luxation is common in terrier

Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy – Case Study

Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a heart disease more commonly seen in particular breeds, including Dobermans, Boxers and Cocker Spaniels.  There is a genetic component to the condition,  and with the number of cases continuing to rise,  there has been recent research into the role of nutrition. This case study follows ‘Tommy’, a 6 year old

Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy – Case Study

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) is one the most common cardiac conditions in cats, and is characterised by thickening of the heart muscle. This case study follows ‘Myrtle’, a 12 year old DSH who presented to practice in heart failure with respiratory distress. This CPD session is worth 60 minutes towards your RCVS requirements.  The case study involves

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