eCPD Tutorial – unlimited lifetime access!


Course Summary

This 60 minute eCPD tutorial discusses the practical aspects of euthanasia in small animal practice including when we choose to euthanise patients, the different methods of euthanasia that can be used, and the legal considerations that need to be made. A practical step by step approach to euthanasia is outlined which will help veterinary practices to ensure that this difficult procedure is performed consistently and to a high standard each and every time.


Course Tutor

Samantha Fontaine   MSc, BSc, DipAVN (Med), RVN, FHEA


Attendance Certificate

This tutorial is worth 60 minutes of CPD.


Course Notes

Course notes written by Samantha Fontaine are included with this tutorial.


Upon purchase, the tutorial will be immediately available to view from ‘My Courses’ (along with your course notes, if available).  Every eCPD tutorial now comes with lifelong access, so you can view the tutorial as may times as you like, with no time limits!


If you make any personal notes during the tutorial using ‘take notes’, these will be saved, along with your certificate and CPD record for permanent access in ‘My Courses’.



This eCPD tutorial is worth 60 minutes of CPD.


A certificate will be available from the ‘My Courses’ section, for you to download and print, once you have completed the tutorial.  A permanent record of your total CPD hours will also be recorded in your account section.



Sam Fontaine

MSc, BSc, DipAVN (Med), RVN, FHEA

Glasgow Veterinary School

Sam qualified in 2001 and worked in general practice for 2 years before joining Glasgow as the Special Support Nurse in Oncology. Sam is now a Specialist Practitioner Nurse in Oncology having achieved the Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing (Medicine) in 2007, a BSc in Veterinary Nursing in 2009, and an MSc in Veterinary Medicine


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