Online CPD for Vet Nurses

Nursing the Small Furry Patient

This 45 minute online tutorial is a basic introduction to kennel nursing for small mammal species, aimed at those in general practice who may not encounter these species regularly. We’ll look at how these species differ from cats and dogs, and what we can do to reduce stress for them in the clinic environment.

The Spinal Patient

This 45 minute online tutorial begins with introducing some terminology commonly used for spinal patients.  This is followed by discussing various causes of spinal injury and intervertebral disc disease, followed by nursing considerations and analgesia for the spinal patient, assisted walking and bladder management. This CPD tutorial is worth 45 minutes towards your RCVS requirements.

Rabbits – Pain and Analgesia

As a prey species, rabbits do not show the same clinical signs of pain as we would observe in cats and dogs.  Pain can often be missed or not observed until in the latter stages, which will have a knock on effect on other body systems as well as the rabbit’s welfare. This 45 online

Pancreatitis – Pathophysiology, Clinical Signs and Diagnosis (part 1)

This 45 minute eCPD tutorial will give a comprehensive summary of the anatomy, pathophysiology and diagnostic aids used to help you understand the facts about pancreatitis. As nurses we care for a variety of different patients and diseases, but to allow us to tailor our nursing plan appropriately, we need an in-depth understanding of how

Wildlife Nursing

This 45 minute eCPD tutorial discusses nursing injured wildlife in practice.  We are often brought wildlife patients that require first aid treatment. This tutorial will provide some guidance on how we can help these patients and make their time in the vet practice as short and as stress-free as possible. I’ll be looking at basic

Laboratory Analysis

This 45 minute eCPD tutorial will discuss all aspects of laboratory analysis, which is an essential part of the RVN / laboratory technician role.  Correct sample handling is essential to ensure an accurate diagnosis for our patient, whereas poor or incorrect handling can have detrimental effects on the sample, leading to an incorrect diagnosis and

Well Pet Clinics

This 45 minute eCPD tutorial is aimed at nurses working within general practice that would like to learn more about setting up well pet clinics, including puppy parties, adolescent sessions, mobility and senior clinics, obesity and diabetic clinics. Well pet clinics are an ideal way for veterinary nurses to interact and educate clients in a