Online CPD for Vet Nurses

Anaesthesia for Critical Patients

There is no such thing as risk-free anesthesia in any patient, however, critically ill patients present unique challenges. This 90 minute online tutorial discusses pre-anesthesia assessment and stabilization of the major body systems, looks at the medications that are used, and the common side effects as well as discussing the monitoring equipment we have available

The Nurse’s Role in Behaviour

This 90 minute eCPD tutorial will look at the nature of problem behaviour and why it matters, and then will discuss how to identify indicators of minor and more major behavioural difficulties and when these issues are likely to be noticed. It will cover how nursing staff can help with prevention and resolution of pets’

Keeping Cats Indoors Forever

Drawing on experience gained in practice, this 90 minute eCPD tutorial will attempt to answer the question ‘how easy is it to ensure that a ‘captive’ cat ‘copes well’ and to highlight a range of behavioural issues that need to be addressed by owners whose concern for their pets’ safety leads them to impose an

The Cat Owner – Feline Friend or Foe?

This 90 minute eCPD tutorial for veterinary nurses will include: The role owners often play in the development of feline behaviour problems The consequences for cats of the misunderstandings people have and the difficulties that arise when we rely upon owners to identify behaviour problems Personality characteristics that affect owners’ attitudes towards their cats and

Bringing a New Cat Home – Avoiding Problems

This 90 minute eCPD tutorial will examine the initial period of cats new to a household and a novel environment is often a ‘make or break’ situation. Yet even caring cat lovers can be remarkably ill informed and/or casual when introducing a new pet to their home. Clumsy or impatient introductions increase the chances that