Clinical pathology

Courses tagged with "Clinical pathology"

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

Understanding Blood Electrolyte Levels

Electrolytes are performed frequently in the veterinary establishment however; they are often not fully understood. This course details the importance of electrolytes, their function, and the effects they have when they are unbalanced. 

Learning Outcomes

For each of the electrolytes: Sodium, Chloride, Potassium, Calcium, Phosphate, Magnesium, you will learn:

  • Actions of the electrolyte
  • Clinical signs for increased levels
  • Clinical signs of decreased levels
  • Treatment

Course Content:

  • 6 x interactive videos with quiz questions 
  • Allow up to 2 hour to complete
  • Certificate of Completion

Features:

  • Either 
    • For individual course purchase, you have access to the course for 365 days
    • For subscriptions, you have access to this course while your subscriptions is active
  • Complete quiz activities to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:

  • 2 AVNAT CPD Points

Category: Clinical Skills

Understanding Haematology Tests

Accurate haematological tests performed in-house are a valuable tool in diagnosis and monitoring many conditions. Although quantitative tests are commonly performed using machines, to get goo qualitative information about the sample is preferable done manually. This course takes you from basic to advanced knowledge of blood collection and analysis techniques. Each topic is discussed in-depth by the presenter and supported by demonstration videos.

Learning Outcomes

  • Sample collections and storage
  • Performing and analysing blood smears
  • Performing and analysing the PCV 
  • Understanding the implications and conditions associated with abnormal readings

Course Content:

  • 9 x interactive videos with quiz questions 
  • Allow up to 3 hour to complete
  • Certificate of Achievement

Features:

  • Either 
    • For individual course purchase, you have access to the course for 365 days
    • For subscriptions, you have access to this course while your subscriptions is active
  • Complete quiz activities to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:

  • 3 AVNAT CPD Points

Category: Clinical Skills

How to Make a Blood Smear

Veterinary Nurses are commonly asked to prepare a smear to be either for in-house examination or to be sent with with samples to an outside laboratory. Learn how to prepare a blood smear.

Course Type:
Skill Builder. Designed to provide short and sharp training on specific skill sets. Perfect for inclusion in induction programs or for those who need a quick revision.

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources

How to Perform and Read a PCV

Learn how to perform a Packed Cell Volume (PCV). The PCV is a simple and quick test that gets performed in-house in veterinary clinics.

Course Type:
Skill Builder. Designed to provide short and sharp training on specific skill sets. Perfect for inclusion in induction programs or for those who need a quick revision.

Features:
You have access to the course for 365 days
Includes downloadable resources