Flexi Online CPD

The RTA Cat – Flexi CPD

£155.00 Ex VAT

Type:  Flexi CPD 
Start:  On-demand / Unlimited Lifetime Access
CPD:    8 hours (UK), 8 points (AUS, NZ)
Level:  Intermediate



This CPD course is aimed at vet nurses in general practice


Cats which have been hit by a car are a common emergency presentation to many veterinary clinics. This flexible online CPD course will discuss how to manage these emergency cases from the moment they arrive at the clinic, the stabilisation they may require such as fluid therapy, oxygen therapy and analgesia. Part of the course will be case based, focussing on some common injuries these cases experience and the nursing considerations for each.



The RTA Cat
  • Module 1:  Triage of the RTA Cat
  • Module 2:  Fluid Therapy and Stabilisation
  • Module 3:  Case Based Scenarios – Head Trauma, Uroabdomen, Respiratory Distress, Fractures and Wounds
  • Module 4:  Nursing Critically Ill Cats

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:  Oct 2021

9 reviews for The RTA Cat – Flexi CPD

  1. Hollie Azzini

    very comprehensive and useful

    Rated: Intermediate level
    (Qualified RVN in general practice >5 years – UK)

  2. Ashleigh Sage

    Found this course very useful in refreshing my knowledge.

    Rated: Intermediate level
    (Qualified RVN in general practice <5 years - UK)

  3. Jenna Glover

    Very educational

    Rated: Intermediate / Advanced level
    (Qualified RVN in general practice >5 years – UK)

  4. Chloe Turner

    Very well formatted, and easy to follow, and I feel I have achieved the goal of increasing my knowledge base on this topic

    Rated: Introduction / Intermediate level
    (Qualified RVN in general practice <5 years - UK)

  5. Renee Garratt

    Great introduction to the management and nursing of the RTA cat.

    Rated: Intermediate level
    (Qualified RVN in general practice >5 years – Australia)

  6. Abi Howell

    Great course, great information given by a very knowledgeable speaker. Good testing on each module.

    Rated: Intermediate level

  7. Simone Donovan Smith

    Great course, i learned a lot of new techniques i hadn’t considered. Full of very useful information. very well detailed. highly recommended.

    Rated: Intermediate level

  8. Carla Green

    Good indepth course on how to nurse RTA cats

    Rated: Intermediate level

  9. Claire Willoughby

    Excellent course content, includes really useful information, as well as advice on how to improve ourselves to be able to provide the best care for our RTA patients.

    Rated: Intermediate level

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Eleanor Haskey BSc(hons), VTS(ECC) VPAC A1, RVN
Senior ECC Nurse, Royal Veterinary College


Eleanor graduated in 2008 from the University of Bristol with an honours degree in Veterinary Nursing and Pracice Administration. She worked as a branch head nurse in a mixed practice in the Midlands for 2 years before returning to the University of Bristol as senior ICU nurse, where she was responsible for the day to day running of the intensive care unit, triaging and assessing emergencies and providing care for critical patients. In 2014 Eleanor transferred to the emergency and critical care centre at the Royal Veterinary College.  Eleanor gained the VTS(ECC) qualification in 2012, and she particularly enjoys trauma, seizures, ventilator cases and haematological disorders


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.


Looking for some further information? – please have a look at our Flexi Online CPD Courses – PDF Guide


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.


CPD Hours

This online course is worth 8 hours of CPD.


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.


This course has been listed as ‘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:


– maybe most suitable for qualified nurses in general practice approaching a new topic or looking for a refresher course

– maybe most suitable for qualified nurses in general practice along with referral / specialist nurses looking for a refresher course

– 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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