Medicine

Courses tagged with "Medicine"

Assessing Canine Patient Behaviour

You will learn about a variety of canine body languages and behaviours exhibited by them, how to nurse the nervous and anxious canine, and how to carefully and correctly nurse an aggressive canine 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
Category: Clinical Skills

Assessing Feline Patient Behaviour

This course will cover feline behaviours and how to read their body language, instruction for nursing the nervous or anxious feline patient, and ways to nurse an aggressive feline 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
Category: Clinical Skills

Bandaging and Wound Care

When applied appropriately, bandages promote healing, protect a wound, absorb exudate, can be used to relieve pressure and provide immobilisation or support. Learn about the stages of wound healing, what can promote or inhibit that process and how to use bandages to gain the optimal outcome.

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

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

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT Point

Category: Clinical Skills

Basic Fluid Therapy

Fluid therapy is one of the most frequently used treatments in veterinary care. Understand the basics of fluid therapy, and learn about the types of fluids used in patient care, goals of fluid therapy and how to accurately calculate fluid therapy rates.

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

Being a Patient Advocate

You are the eyes and ears of your patient. Learn how to decide the right patient plan and treatment goals, and how you can be an advocate for your 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

Cat Friendly Hospitalisation

The “Cat Friendly Hospitalisation” course is a beginner's introduction on how to implement cat friendly practices, in relation to the hospitalisation of patients. The course particularly focusses on the set up of the hospital ward and enclosure.

In this course you will learn:

  • The meaning of “Cat Friendly”
  • Understanding basic feline behaviour and instincts
  • Tips for hospital admission and transfer to the cat ward
  • Cat ward design and considerations
  • Enclosure design and considerations
  • How to furnish the hospital cage to cater to feline needs

Course Type:

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

Features:

  • Complete quiz activities to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:

  • 1 AVNAT CPD point

This course is available as part of a ProSkills Short Course Month-to-month Subscription or can be purchased individually from the ProSkills shop

Category: Clinical Skills

Chocolate Toxicity

Up to date information on chocolate toxicity. Learn about general toxicity triage, first response care, clinical signs of toxicity and the treatments and nursing care you can provide for your patients.

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
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

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

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

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

Mastering The Robert Jones

Learn the key information needed when performing a Robert Jones bandage including equipment needed, how to place the bandage and patient considerations including bandage 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

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

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 FLUTD Cat

Understand the condition, specific nursing considerations and nutritional requirements for the FLUTD Cat.

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

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