This course is aimed at nurses in general practice
Age Related Diseases
Process of ageing
Clinical signs of age related diseases
Diagnosing age related diseases
Treatment options for age related disease
The Ageing Cat Clinic
Planning the ageing cat clinic
What to include in the consultation
How often to carry out the clinics
Owner Education and Environmental Modification
Creating an owner questionnaire
Alternative options for questionnaires
Modifying the environment for aiding ageing cats
Making Clinics Successful and Case Studies
How to advertise the clinics
Making clinics successful
The course will be available immediately following purchase, with unlimited lifetime access and will provide a total of 8 hours of CPD (UK), or 8 points (Australia and New Zealand).
Release date: Mar 2024
Kelly Eyre RVN, ISFM DipFN, AdvCertFB Clinical Lead, Royal Canin Feline Healthy Ageing Clinic, University of Liverpool
Kelly qualified as a Registered Veterinary Nurse in 2015, and began to delve deeper into feline medicine and welfare. Kelly has completed the ISFM Diploma in Feline Nursing, the ISFM Advanced Certificate in Feline Behaviour, and is currently studying towards a Masters in Anthrozoology. Kelly is now the Clinical Lead for the Royal Canin Feline Healthy Ageing Clinic at the University of Liverpool, which is a project aiming to extend the quality of life in ageing cats through research and education. In addition to the day to day running of clinic, Kelly provides education to vets, nurses and the general public on the topics of feline behavior, feline welfare, and supporting the ageing cat.
Upon purchase you will be immediately registered to attend the course, with unlimited lifetime access. The course will consist of four modules, where each module provides 2 hours of CPD, in the form of a tutorial, a quiz and also a selection of further reading journals, articles or book chapters.
The course is completely flexible, where all the learning resources are provided immediately – it is designed for you to complete one module per week, but it is completely up to you, how and when you decide to complete the course. You have unlimited lifetime access to all the supportive learning materials, and once you have completed the whole course, a certificate will be automatically generated.
A certificate will be available from the ‘My Courses’ section, for you to download and print, once you have completed the course. A permanent record of your total CPD hours will also be recorded in your account section.
Australia and New Zealand
The Australian Veterinary Nurse and Technician (AVNAT) Regulatory Council has allocated 8 AVNAT CPD points to this continuing education activity.
This course is also recognised by the New Zealand Veterinary Nursing Association (NZVNA) as providing 8 CPD points.
This course has been listed as ‘Introduction / Intermediate’ level
All of our courses are aimed at veterinary nurses in general practice, but everyone who works in the veterinary profession is very welcome to attend, whether you are a clinical receptionist, veterinary surgeon, student nurse or have been a qualified nurse for over 20 years!
The courses are not formally assessed for skill level, so the following CPD levels are just a rough guide to help you decide if a course may be more or less suitable:
Introduction – maybe most suitable for qualified nurses in general practice approaching a new topic or looking for a refresher course
Intermediate – maybe most suitable for qualified nurses in general practice along with referral / specialist nurses looking for a refresher course
Advanced – maybe most suitable for referral / specialist nurses and highly experienced qualified nurses in general practice
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Please ask your practice manager or accounts department to visit the website, register an account in their own name, and during checkout, complete the ‘delegate name’ and ‘delegate email’ sections with your personal details. We will then register you a personal account on your behalf, and transfer the course booking over to your new personal account. We will of course email you all the information you need to access this new account and your CPD course.
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Excel CPD specialises in providing online CPD for veterinary nurses and technicians all over the globe. Our courses are also fully approved by AVNAT for our nursing colleagues in Australia and New Zealand.