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Microchip Implantation Refresher for Veterinary NursesOnline course12 CPD Hours£25This online learning course is aimed at registered and student veterinary nurses who are tasked with implanting microchips into dogs, cats, rabbits or ferrets under the direction of a veterinary surgeon.Categories: Veterinary Nursing, Feline, Student RevisionPrinciples of Animal First AidOnline course7 CPD Hours£25This online course is on the Principles of First Aid for Cats & Dogs. It is designed for people without a veterinary qualification who care for animals in a public environment, for example, but not limited to kennel owners, pet sitters, dog walkers and dog owners.Categories: Animal Care and BehaviourFireworks - can alpha-casozepine help?Online course0.5 CPD Hours£20Noise aversion is common in pets. Management of noise aversion usually involves a combination of interventions, including behaviour therapy, pheromones, drugs and nutritional supplements. Alpha-casozepine (Zylkène capules) is one such supplement. This module looks at whether there is any evidence that alpha-casozepine is effective in helping cats and dogs with noise aversion.Categories: Veterinary Nursing, Medical NursingLipid InfusionsOnline course0.5 CPD Hours£20Intravenous lipid emulsion is increasingly being used as an adjunct in the management of toxicity caused by lipophilic (fat-soluble) drugs that are cardiotoxic (e.g. bupivacaine) or neurotoxic (e.g. permethrin). The Veterinary Poisons Information Service recommends that intravenous lipid emulsion be considered for any animal at risk of serious toxicity after exposure to a lipophilic compound. This module summarises what is known about this treatment, the uncertainties, and the practical aspects of using it. Categories: Veterinary Nursing, Medical NursingTea tree oil and companion animalsOnline course0.5 CPD Hours£20Tea tree oil is widely advocated as a home remedy for skin infections and for controlling flea infestations. Vets may therefore see animals that have been treated with tea tree oil, or owners might ask for advice about its use. This module sets out the evidence on the benefits and harms of tea tree oil in companion animals, and describes what can be done if tea tree oil has caused harm to a pet.Categories: Veterinary Nursing, Medical NursingWhat pet owners need to know about veterinary medicinesOnline course0.5 CPD Hours£20Much of an animal’s medical treatment will be administered by the owner at home. To do this safely and effectively, owners need information about why and how to use the treatments. This module discusses what sort of information owners need, what is required by law, what is available, and how it can be provided in the veterinary practice. Categories: Veterinary Nursing, Medical NursingQuick-reference veterinary prescribing informationOnline course0.5 CPD Hours£20Anyone who prescribes or supplies veterinary medicines needs easy access to up-to-date trustworthy prescribing information.  This is not available from any single resource.  Instead there is a need to use several different resources and to know the strengths and weaknesses of each.Categories: Veterinary Nursing, Medical NursingParasiticides for cats and dogs: puppy wormingOnline course0.5 CPD Hours£20The dog roundworm Toxocara canis is an intestinal nematode with ubiquitous presence in the UK. It can cause significant disease in puppies and can be transmitted to humans to cause toxocariasis, an important zoonosis. Roundworm control is the most important consideration in puppy parasite management.Categories: Veterinary Nursing, Medical NursingParasiticides for cats and dogs: kitten wormingOnline course0.5 CPD Hours£20The cat roundworm Toxocara cati is an intestinal nematode with ubiquitous presence in the UK.  It can cause significant disease in kittens and can be transmitted to humans to cause toxocariasis, an important zoonosis. Roundworm control is the most important consideration in kitten parasite management.Categories: Veterinary Nursing, Feline, Medical NursingParasiticides for cats and dogs: creating a practice parasiticide policyOnline course0.5 CPD Hours£20UK veterinary professionals have to deal with an increasing number of parasite threats to companion animals and a very large and growing range of parasiticide products with which to control them. This can be a source of confusion in any veterinary practice and clients may get conflicting messages from different members of the practice team about parasite protection for their pets. A practice parasiticide policy will help ensure that there is a consistent message about parasiticide protection from every member of the practice team, that parasite risk is reliably assessed for each animal, and that the products best suited to the animal’s needs are chosen.Categories: Veterinary Nursing, General Nursing, Medical NursingParasiticides for cats and dogs: IntroductionOnline course1 CPD Hours£20Parasite disease management is a key responsibility for veterinary professionals, and the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme requires that practices have an evidence-based parasiticide policy. However, the area is complicated because cats and dogs need tailored management, there is an overwhelmingly large choice of parasiticide products, and very intense promotional activity by drug companies. This module is the introduction to a series of modules on management of the key parasites that affect cats and dogs in the UK. The modules will help with the development of an evidence-based parasiticide policy.Categories: Veterinary Nursing, Medical NursingParasiticides for cats and dogs: adult dogsOnline course1 CPD Hours£20Control of parasites in dogs is a key responsibility for veterinary professionals. The area is complicated because dogs need tailored therapy, there is an overwhelmingly large choice of parasiticide products on the market and very intense promotional activity by drug companies. The aim of this module is to help veterinary professionals use parasiticides rationally. It covers the five main parasites that affect dogs in the UK and the parasiticide drugs used to treat them and outlines the different approaches to parasite control.Categories: Veterinary Nursing, Medical NursingParasiticides for cats and dogs: adult catsOnline course1 CPD Hours£20Control of parasites in cats is a key responsibility for veterinary professionals. The area is complicated because therapy must be suited to each cat, there is an overwhelmingly large choice of parasiticide products on the market and very intense promotional activity by drug companies. The aim of this module is to help veterinary professionals use parasiticides rationally. It covers the five main parasites that affect cats in the UK and the parasiticide drugs used to treat them, and outlines the different approaches to parasite control.Categories: Veterinary Nursing, Feline, Medical NursingEquine Clinical Coach TrainingOnline course3 CPD Hours£25This online course (approximately three hours in length) is designed for clinical coaches of student veterinary nurses working within an equine practice. You will look at the equine pathway of the Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing qualification, Fitness to Practise principles, the role of the equine clinical coach, student support strategies, assessing your student’s learning preference, tutorials and record keeping, use of the equine Nursing Progress Log (NPL), and how to ensure your own skills and knowledge are up-to-date. Each section of the course includes interactive lessons, resources and quizzes.Categories: Veterinary Nursing, Clinical Coaching