Training VN

Courses tagged with "Training VN"

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

Shock: Recognition and Management

Shock is a consequence of trauma and diseases, such as heart failure, inflammatory conditions (e.g., pancreatitis), or sepsis. It is commonly seen in veterinary practice and the veterinary nurse must be able to recognise the possibility that an animal is experiencing shock and take quick and decisive action.

Learning Outcomes

  • Causes and types of shock
  • Effects of shock on the animal
  • First aid actions
  • Treatment and nursing 
  • Ongoing monitoring

Course Content:

  • 10 x videos with quiz questions
  • Certificate of Completion

Allow up to 3 hours to complete

Features:

  • You have access to the course for 
    • 365 days if course bought individually, or
    • for the duration your subscription is active
  • Complete quiz activities to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:

  • 3 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

Understanding Biochemistry Tests

Understand what biochemistry tests are testing and how the results assist in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. This course guides you through the biochemistry profile and discusses each test in detail. Tests covered: Urea, Creat, Glucose, ALKP, ALT, AST, TBIL, Creatine Kinase, Amylase, Lipase. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Source of the tested chemical in the body
  • Why each test is performed
  • Causes and significance of increased values
  • Causes and significance of decreased values

Course Content:

  • 10 x videos with quiz questions
  • Certificate of Completion

Allow up to 3  hours to complete

Features:

  • You have access to the course for 
    • 365 days if course bought individually, or
    • for the duration your subscription is active
  • Complete quiz activities to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:

  • 3 AVNAT CPD point

Category: Clinical Skills

Understanding Your Monitoring Gadgets

Anaesthetic monitoring is one of the most important roles of a veterinary nurses and sometimes the equipment we use to monitor our patients can be confusing This course aims to help you understand what the equipment does, how it works, what it is measuring and how to assess your patient when things go wrong with your monitoring equipment (hopefully not with your patient!). 

Learning outcomes:

  • How anaesthetic monitoring equipment works and what it is monitoring
  • How to operate the equipment
  • Normal ranges/results
  • How to interpret results from monitoring equipment
  • How to troubleshoot monitoring equipment

Course Type:

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

Features:

  • You have access to the course with an active ProSkills Short Course Subscription
  • You have access to the course for 365 days with individual course purchase
  • Complete quiz activities to attain your certificate of achievement

CPD Points:

  • 1 AVNAT CPD point

Category: Clinical Skills

Client Communication: The Demanding Client

Understand why clients get angry, tips for communicating with an angry client, and how to prevent complaints.

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

Client Communication: The Detailed Client

Understand communication styles and how to adapt your style to communicate with the detailed client. Learn how to handle communication clashes.

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

Client Communication: The Introverted, Shy Client

Understand communication styles and how to adapt your style to communicate with the introverted and shy client. Learn how to handle communication clashes.

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

Effective Communication Skills

Discover tips for improved communication in the workplace, understand different communication styles and how to overcome communication barriers.

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

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

CPD Points:
1 AVNAT | 1 AVA VetEd

Managing The Complaining Or Emotional Client

Understand the complaining or emotional client, tips for communicating with these clients and how to deal with complaints effectively to keep your clients coming back.

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

Mastering First and Last Impressions

Understanding the importance of impression management is highly valuable today. Learn reasons for and methods to manage client perceptions and expectations, and some excellent tips for a positive client experience.

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

Practical Tips For Adapting To Client Learning Styles

Understand and identify your client's learning styles, and develop practical resources for individual 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

Presenting Estimates

Discover the importance of accurate estimates, how to sell the benefits and how to gain compliance from your 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

Contributing To Culture

Define your team culture, and learn to develop both personal and team contribution strategies.

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

Going Green: Kick Starting an Environmentally Sustainable Veterinary Hospital

The “Going Green” course is a beginner’s introduction on how to implement sustainable practices in your veterinary hospital. The term “sustainability” will also be explored, allowing a beginner’s understanding into what sustainability means in the context of the veterinary industry, and how these ideas will drive implementing new protocols in your workplace.

In this course you will learn:

  • The core values of sustainability
  • How sustainability is relevant to veterinary professionals, and the overall veterinary industry
  • The impact of unsustainable practices on animal welfare
  • The benefits of “going green” – including social, ethical, business, financial, staff and client outcomes
  • Recommend areas for auditing your current practices
  • Practical and simple steps for implementing sustainable practices

Course Type:

  • 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

Handling Disappointment

Learn to identify disappointment as a feeling, and techniques for assertive and helpful thinking, and actions and words to help handle disappointment.

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 | 0.5 NZVNA AVNP

How To Ask For What You Want

Learn how to increase your assertive thinking, plan your conversation and helpful wording to use when making your request.

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

How To Build Working Relationships

Understand the benefits of healthy workplace relationships. Learn behaviour-based and communication-based skills. 

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 | 1 AVA VetEd | 0.5 NZVNA AVNP

How To Communicate With The Boss

Learn "Boss-empathy", how to build rapport and trust building skills, recognise the importance of timing and assertive communication skills.

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