Online CPD for Vet Nurses

Rabbit Friendly Practice

This 70 minute online tutorial will discuss how we can become a ‘Rabbit Friendly Practice’. More and more owners are looking for the highest standards of care for their rabbits. Becoming a rabbit friendly practice will help to attract these owners to your practice, and ensure that the rabbits in your care are offered the

Analgesia for the Trauma Patient

Patients that present to the clinic following a traumatic episode often need aggressive pain management and assessment. In this 70 minute tutorial, we will look at the analgesic options available to us including opioids, local techniques, and multi-modal approaches, as well as pain scoring, constant rate infusions, and recognition of maladaptive pain syndromes. This CPD

Maintaining Best Practice within the Operating Theatre

Maintaining best practice within the operating theatre can be limited at times due to lack of resources, compliance from staff members, building layout or simply a lack of education or finance. This 70 minute online tutorial will explore these obstacles and discuss infection control within theatre.  The tutorial will give suggestions regarding the organisation within

Behavioural Approach to FLUTD

This 70 minute eCPD tutorial will discuss how the majority of cases of feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) represent feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC), with estimates ranging between 50 and 70 %. Whilst the underlying aetiology of this complex, challenging, painful and often recurrent condition remains elusive, stress has been identified as a major contributing

Canine Separation Related Conditions

It can be daunting to deal with problematic behaviour that is seen when a dog is separated from its owner or owners. There is also a tendency to inappropriately assign all such behaviour problems to the category of separation anxiety. This is not only misleading but can also result in inappropriate and/or ineffective behaviour programmes

Mentoring in Practice

This 70 minute eCPD tutorial, starts by looking at what mentoring actually is, and the functions that mentoring can have within the veterinary practice. We look at the differences between mentoring, buddying systems and teaching, and how we can implement these systems. We will look at learning styles, pastoral care and interviewing, along with how

Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair & After Care

This 70 minute eCPD tutorial will look at the pre, intra and post operative considerations for the diaphragmatic rupture patient, including clinical signs, oxygen therapy, anaesthesia and surgical considerations, thoracic drain maintenance and care, and analgesia requirements. Diaphragmatic ruptures are commonly seen in veterinary practice and patients may present in varying amounts of respiratory distress.