Understanding Your Monitoring Gadgets

Anaesthetic monitoring is one of the most important roles of a veterinary nurses and sometimes the equipment we use to monitor our patients can be confusing This course aims to help you understand what the equipment does, how it works, what it is measuring and how to assess your patient when things go wrong with your monitoring equipment (hopefully not with your patient!). 

Learning outcomes:

  • How anaesthetic monitoring equipment works and what it is monitoring
  • How to operate the equipment
  • Normal ranges/results
  • How to interpret results from monitoring equipment
  • How to troubleshoot monitoring equipment

Course Type:

  • Interactive video lessons that should take up to 1 hour to complete


  • You have access to the course with an active ProSkills Short Course Subscription
  • You have access to the course for 365 days with individual course purchase
  • Complete quiz activities to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:

  • 1 AVNAT CPD point