Training VN

Courses tagged with "Training VN"

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.

Learning Outcomes

  • Body language and Behaviours
  • Nervous/Anxious Canine Patients
  • Aggressive Canine Patients

Course Content: 1 x video and course quiz. Certificate of Completion.

Course Type: 

  • Videocast lessons that should take up to 1 hour to complete 
  • Access:
    • You have access to the course for 365 days with individual purchase of course
    • If you have a subscription, you have access to the course for the life of your subscription
  • 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.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognising cat behaviours
  • Common behavioural problems

Course Content: 1 x video and course quiz. Certificate of Completion.

Course Type:

  • Videocast lessons that should take up to 1 hour to complete 
  • Access:
    • You have access to the course for 365 days with individual course purchase
    • If you have a course subscription, you have access to the course for the duration of the subscription 
  • 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

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

Constant Rate Infusions

Constant Rate infusions or CRIs are becoming an increasing mode of drug delivery in veterinary practice. It is important that vets and nurse have a solid understanding of the use of CRIs, including the methods of delivery via both syringe drivers and fluid pumps as well as determining accurate drug dosing and calculations

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

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

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT CPD point

Category: Clinical Skills

Dental Charting: Fundamentals

Understand the foundations skills of dental charting, dental anatomy and the dentition in the mouth. Conscious and unconscious oral examinations, dental charting techniques and symbols used and lastly home care advice for clients.

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

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

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

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

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

Patient Observation: Post Surgery

Understand the patient considerations for smooth recovery post-surgery, including the what, when and why of patient monitoring.

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

Prepare for Radiography

The course gives a comprehensive understanding of the preparation for radiography. It covers parts and functions of the radiographic machine, preparation of the room, equipment and the patient. It uses 60 minutes of interactive lessons.

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

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

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT CPD point

Category: Clinical Skills

Preparing The Patient To Go Home

Learn the basics of preparing a patient for returning home. How and when to undertake catheter removal, cleaning/grooming the patient, and what to get ready before discharge.

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

Radiography: X-ray Machine Settings

This course covers factors that contribute to good quality exposures; KiloVolts, milliAmperage, time and Field Focal Distance and how each will affect the final image; Applying appropriate collimation.

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

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

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT CPD point

Category: Clinical Skills

The Endoscope - Let's Look Inside

Endoscopes are one of the more complicated and expensive pieces of equipment in our practices and many nurses are unsure about the set-up, cleaning and support required during these procedures. Become confident in how your endoscope works and how to look after both your patient and equipment during this course.

In this course you will learn:

  • How and endoscope works
  • How to prepare and monitor the patient
  • Cleaning procedures

Course Type:

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

Features:

  • You have access to the course for 365 days
  • 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