Online CPD for Vet Nurses

Introduction to Planning a Research Project

This short course is an introduction to project design for veterinary nurses who would like to conduct some research but are not sure where to start. It will be useful for all RVNs who wish to initiate or partake in clinically based small scale research projects within their own veterinary practice or within their area

Nutrition for Life – 6 week CPD

Week 1 From Conception to Weaning Parent health prior to conception and how this may affect pregnancy, parturition, and offspring Nutritional requirements during pregnancy Nutritional adaptations required during lactation Neonate nutritional requirements, including how to hand feed effectively Weaning Learning outcomes: After completion of this week, participants should be able to: Discuss how nutrition affects

Physiotherapy and Hydrotherapy – 6 week CPD

Week 1 Physiotherapy Toolkit (modalities) Electrotherapies Therapeutic hot/cold packs Manual therapies Applied exercise therapies Learning objectives After completion of this week, participants will be able to: Understand the principles and application of electrotherapy including: K-laser Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) Pulsed magnetic therapy (Biomag) Therapeutic ultrasound Understand the use of therapeutic

Keep Calm in an Anaesthetic Crisis – 6 week CPD

Week 1 Principles of Anaesthetising Critical Patients Anaesthetic risk in the compromised patient The importance of patient history and physical examination Diagnostic tests Patient stabilisation Anaesthetic protocol, monitoring and recovery Learning objectives After completion of this week, participants: Gain an understanding as to why critical patients are at an increased anaesthesia and sedation risk Understand

Canine and Feline Endocrinology – 6 week CPD

Nurses at both general practice and referral level will commonly nurse patients with endocrine disease throughout their career. Understanding the basic concepts of endocrinology means nurses can apply knowledge to their care in order to better support their patients. Having an understanding of the pathophysiology of common endocrine diseases, as well as the tests performed

Common Emergency Patient Presentations – 6 week CPD

Week 1 Triage Assessment of the Trauma Patient and Stabilisation of the Emergency Patient Carrying out an effective triage assessment and the RVN’s role Major body system assessment Approach to dysfunction of the cardiovascular, respiratory and neurological systems Practical considerations for managing the emergency patient stabilisation Learning objectives After completion of this week, participants: Will

Approach to the Emergency Patient – 6 week CPD

Week 1 Patient Assessment and Triage The concept of triage Preparedness Primary survey Secondary Survey Emergency history Learning objectives After completion of this week, participants should be able to: Understand the triage process and how it can be utilised to prioritise emergency care Describe how to make their team and environment prepared for when the

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