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

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

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

Nursing Care of the Diabetic Cat

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
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

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

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

Placing Nasal Catheters

Learn the key information needed when placing nasal catheters, including equipment required, placement technique and patient considerations once in place.

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