Clinical Skills

Courses tagged with "Clinical Skills"

Dentistry Fundamentals: Malocclusions & C.O.H.A.T

Veterinary nurses play a pivotal role in the success of in-clinic dental programs, patient care and client education. This video covers the latest in client communication and provision of patient care meeting global standards. This video introduces veterinary nurses to identification of the four classes of traumatic malocclusions as early detection can help to reduce lifelong pain and discomfort.

Course Type:
Videocast lessons that should take up to 1 hour to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT

Category: Clinical Skills

Developing Nursing Care Plans

What is a nursing plan? Understand the aims and goals of a nursing plan, and practical tips and techniques for implementation.

Course Type:
Videocast lessons that should take up to 3 hours to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
3 AVNAT | 3 AVA VetEd | 3 NZVNA AVNP
Category: Clinical Skills

Essentials of Pathology

The course will give you a comprehensive introduction to basic in-house veterinary pathology procedure. Topics covered include the use of the microscope and refractometer, Red and white blood cells, PCV and TPP, biopsies, skin, urine and faecal tests and more.

Course Type:
Short Course. Self paced lessons that should take up to 6 hours to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
6 AVNAT | 3 AVA VetEd

Category: Clinical Skills

Foundation Skills of Veterinary Nurses

Veterinary nursing is a diverse and busy career path that can be overwhelming for those new to the profession. This course is specifically designed for new nurses or those wishing to re-skill in general nursing, and takes attendees through the practical foundation skills all veterinary nurses need. Topics include examination techniques, TPR assessments, understanding basic animal behaviour and restraint techniques and more.

Course Type:
Short Course. Self paced lessons that should take up to 6 hours to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
6 AVNAT

Category: Clinical Skills

Gastrointestinal Surgery: Preparation and Post Op Care

Veterinary nurses play an integral role in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with gastrointestinal disease and can greatly impact the outcome of these patients through effective nursing care. This session will cover all aspects of nursing care required for a patient being admitted to hospital for gastrointestinal surgery, including initial stabilisation, diagnostics, surgical support, and post-op care. Veterinary nurses completing this course will be able to confidently support and care for these patients.

Learning Outcomes:
Triage
Initial stabilisation and intravenous fluids
Patient preparation and diagnostics
Post-operative care, including medications and nursing plans

Course Type:
Videocast lessons that should take up to 1 hour to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT
Category: Clinical Skills

General Care Of Birds

Birds are certainly an interesting animal requiring specific methods of care. Learn about basic bird behaviour, the correct handling, restraint and examination techniques, and valuable general nursing care.

Course Type:
Videocast lessons that should take up to 1 hour to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT | 1 AVA VetEd
Category: Clinical Skills

General Care Of Pocket Pets

Learn about nutrition and housing requirements of pocket pets, behaviour and enrichment strategies, nursing considerations and how to handle pocket pets.

Course Type:
Videocast lessons that should take up to 1 hour to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT | 1 AVA VetEd
Category: Clinical Skills

Gloving and Gowning

Understand the gloving and gowning process, including maintaining asceptic technique, the difference between open, closed and plunge gloving. Includes video demonstration on gloving and gowning.

Course Type:
Videocast lessons that should take up to 1 hour to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT | 1 AVA VetEd
Category: Clinical Skills

Infection Control Techniques

Understand the key information required to control infection. Learn about personal protective equipment, infection types and how to reduce the risk of infection in your practice.

Course Type:
Videocast lessons that should take up to 1 hour to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT | 1 AVA VetEd | 0.5 NZVNA AVNP
Category: Clinical Skills

Instrument Care Tips

Learn the important skills of instrument cleaning, correct storage and instrument lubrication.

Course Type:
Videocast lessons that should take up to 1 hour to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT | 1 AVA VetEd
Category: Clinical Skills

Medical Maths

Learn the invaluable skill of determining drug calculations, anesthetic flow rates and fluids calculations.

Course Type:
Videocast lessons that should take up to 1 hour to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT | 1 AVA VetEd
Category: Clinical Skills

New Thoughts on Patient Preparation

Learn about hand scrubbing and preparing yourself for surgery, reducing the instance of surgical site infections and different techniques in patient preparation.

Course Type:
Videocast lessons that should take up to 1 hour to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT | 0.5 NZVNA AVNP
Category: Clinical Skills

Nurse Consultation for the Feline Diabetic Patient

Understand feline diabetes, the benefits of a diabetic consult, requirements of a diabetic consult advisor, pet owner considerations and a recommended structure for conducting the diabetic consult.

Category: Clinical Skills

Nursing Care of the Diabetic Cat

As diabetes mellitus has become one of the most diagnosed metabolic diseases, it is important that as Veterinary Nurses we have a solid understanding of the ongoing nursing care and management of patients with this disease. Diabetes Mellitus in cats is very complex and requires significant involvement from the pet owner and veterinary team.

This course covers pathophysiology, clinical signs, diagnostics, treatment strategies, nursing care and diabetic consults. You will gain a deeper understanding of Diabetes Mellitus in Cats which will allow you to implement some great nursing strategies into your practice..
Course Type:
- Interactive video lesson that should take up to 1 hour to complete

Features:
- You have access to the course for 365 days
- Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
- 1 AVNAT
Category: Clinical Skills

Nursing The Pancreatic Patient

Understand the conditions, specific nursing considerations and nutritional requirement for the pancreatic patient.

Course Type:
Videocast lessons that should take up to 1 hour to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT | 1 AVA VetEd | 0.5 NZVNA AVNP
Category: Clinical Skills

Nutrition For Hospitalised Patients

Understand the basics of nutrition. Learn when and how to feed the hospitalised patient.

Course Type:
Videocast lessons that should take up to 3 hours to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
3 AVNAT | 3 AVA VetEd | 3 NZVNA AVNP
Category: Clinical Skills

Oxygen Therapy

Gain knowledge on relevant anatomy and physiology of respiratory system, how to undertake a respiratory assessment and deliver oxygen therapy and learn about upper and lower respiratory tract disorders.

Course Type:
Short Course. Self paced lessons that should take up to 6 hours to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
6 AVNAT | 3 AVA VetEd

Category: Clinical Skills

Pain Identification And Management

Learn how to identify pain types and signs of pain, understand commonly used drugs and patient considerations when managing pain.

Course Type:
Videocast lessons that should take up to 3 hours to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
3 AVNAT | 3 AVA VetEd | 3 NZVNA AVNP
Category: Clinical Skills

Patient & Theatre Preparation

Discover a variety of techniques for patient and theatre preparation including the positioning, clipping and skin preparation of your patients and how to maintain asepsis.

Course Type:
Videocast lessons that should take up to 1 hour to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT | 1 AVA VetEd

Category: Clinical Skills

Placing ECG Leads

Recognise and understand the equipment in your practice. Learn how to place ECG leads, dots and crocodile clips and practical tips and tricks on taking the trace.

Course Type:
Videocast lessons that should take up to 1 hour to complete

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources
Complete a quiz to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT | 1 AVA VetEd | 0.5 NZVNA AVNP
Category: Clinical Skills