Comfort Management in Veterinary Oncology

Abstract

This lecture for Vet Nurses talks through different options for managing comfort and ensuring a good quality of life in cancer patients and so is ideal for any VN who is involved with patients undergoing cancer treatment and care.  It looks at pain, pain treatment and pain management and discusses analgesia options and nursing care in detail.

 

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Applied Animal Ethics: How Should Animals be Treated? (Ethics Part 2)

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This lecture is the second in our Animal Ethics series and draws on the ethical theories discussed in the first lecture.  It discusses applied animal ethics, looking at the complex issues surrounding the question over how animals should be treated, and uses the case studies of livestock animals and companion animals.

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An Introduction to Animal Ethical Theory and Moral Consideration of Animals (Ethics Part 1)

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This bitesize lecture is the first lecture in our Animal Ethics series. It is an introductory look at the field of animal ethics, discussing animal ethical theories, and taking a particular look at the work of Peter Singer and Tom Regan as examples in current animal ethical thinking.

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Applied Animal Ethics: The Responsibility of The Veterinary Profession (Ethics Part 3)

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This bitesize lecture is the third in our three-part series on Animal Ethics. It draws on the discussions of the first two lectures and turns to the veterinary profession in detail in relation to animal ethics.  It discusses concepts such as responsibility, integrity, complicity and moral stress and moral action, and uses the example of convenience euthanasia to discuss conscientious objection.

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The Role and Responsibility of the VN in Educating and Advising Clients on Companion Animal Needs, Care and Behaviour

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This bitesize lecture discusses the importance of the Veterinary Nurse’s role in taking time to educate and advise clients on the needs, care and behaviour of companion animals.  It looks at why this is so important and how it can be achieved.

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