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.
This lecture focuses on feline behaviour in order to ensure a high standard of care for cats in practice. It concentrates on minimising stress for cats in the waiting room, the consult room, and for admission and hospitalisation. It looks at the physiological, safety and behavioural needs of cats and the environmental enrichment needed within veterinary practice to meet these needs.Read More»
This veterinary nurse CPD lecture takes a detailed look at animal welfare and animal welfare education, giving detailed advice on how veterinary nurses can make a positive impact on animal welfare education. It discusses how important animal welfare education is and how to go about implementing strategies in practice to make a positive difference to welfare.Read More»
Filmed in the Animals Asia Bear Hospital in Vietnam with their VN Team, this video based vet nursing CPD lecture provides a detailed and interesting introduction to Bear Health and Welfare. It explains the different roles of the VNs in the Bear Hospital and shows the work done and how it is carried out. Medicating bears and health monitoring of bears are two of the roles discussed. The vet nursing CPD lecture then gives a detailed step-by-step case study of a bear health check under general anaesthetic and looks at the anaesthetic procedure for bears and the health check itself. The lecture continues with an overview of bear welfare at the sanctuary, looking at diet and enrichment.Read More»
This vet nursing CPD lecture highlights the issue of homeless cats in the UK, and what can be done to improve the situation. It discusses the reasons for carrying out early neutering of cats and gives a considered approach to possible concerns. It then looks at the procedure itself, and also what vet nurses can do to actively promote early neutering in practice.Read More»