Available courses

Otitis - Sample Course 2018

CPD Information

   Tutor: Rosario Cerundolo DVM,Cert.VD, Dipl ECVD
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Dermatology 
   Delivered: February 2018

Feline Pain Assessment

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicki Grint BVSc PhD DVA DiplECVAA MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia/Critical Care
   Delivered: July 2020

JAAHA highlights

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicki Grint BVSc PhD DVA DiplECVAA MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia/Critical Care
   Delivered: August 2020

Lumbo-Sacral Epidural Analgesia

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicola Grint (BVSc CertVA DVA MRCVS)     
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia and Critical Care
   Delivered: January 2017

Measuring a Patient's Oxygenation - Part 1

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicki Grint BVSc PhD DVA DiplECVAA MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia
   Delivered: April 2020

Measuring a Patient's Oxygenation - Part 2

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicki Grint BVSc PhD DVA DiplECVAA MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia
   Delivered: April 2020

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs – when to use them and when to avoid them

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicki Grint BVSc CertVA DVA MRCVS  
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia and Critical Care
   Delivered: May 2020

Pharyngeal Stick Injury Case Study

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicki Grint BVSc PhD DVA DiplECVAA MRCVS 
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia/Critical Care
   Delivered: July 2020

Pre-Hospital Oral Sedation for Aggressive Dogs

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicki Grint BVSc PhD DVA DiplECVAA MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia/Critical Care
   Delivered: March 2020

Cardiac Arrhythmias; diagnosis and treatment

CPD Information

   Tutor: Elizabeth Bode BVSc PhD DipECVIM-CA (Cardio) MRCVS RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Cardiology
   Delivered: April 2019

Cardiology Case Study

CPD Information

   Tutor: Elizabeth Bode BVSc PhD DipECVIM-CA (Cardio) MRCVS RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Cardiology 
   Delivered: January 2019

Feline Myocardial Disease

CPD Information

   Tutor: Luca Ferasin DVM PhD CertVC PGCert(HE) DipECVIM-CA(Cardiology) GPCert(B&PS) MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Cardiology
   Delivered: May 2018

Canine Otitis

CPD Information

   Tutor: Jon Hardy MA VetMB MVM DipECVD MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Dermatology
   Delivered: October 2018

Dermatological Cytology

CPD Information

   Tutor:  Rosario Cerundolo DVM,Cert.VD, Dipl ECVD
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Dermatology
   Delivered: February 2018

Dermatology Case Study

CPD Information

   Tutor: Jon Hardy MA VetMB MVM DipECVD MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Dermatology
   Delivered: June 2018

Dermatology Journal: Lokivetmab

CPD Information

   Tutor: Jon Hardy MA VetMB MVM DipECVD MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Dermatology
   Delivered: December 2018

Dermatology Quiz

CPD Information

   Tutor: Jon Hardy MA VetMB MVM DipECVD MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Dermatology
   Delivered: August 2018

Dermatophytosis: A Common Problem in Cats

CPD Information

   Tutor: Jon Hardy MA VetMB MVM DipECVD MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Dermatology
   Delivered: July 2018

Devise a Diagnostic Algorithm for Pruritus

CPD Information

   Tutor: Jon Hardy MA VetMB MVM DipECVD MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Dermatology
   Delivered: May 2019

Otitis

CPD Information

   Tutor: Rosario Cerundolo DVM,Cert.VD, Dipl ECVD
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Dermatology 
   Delivered: February 2018

Advanced Imaging: Advantages and Limitations

CPD Information

   Tutor: Molly Varga BVetMed DZooMed MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Diagnostic Imaging
   Delivered: April 2018

Case Study: Scruffy

CPD Information

   Tutor: Tim Trevail BVetMed DipECVDI,CertVDI MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Diagnostic Imaging
   Delivered: February 2018

Diagnostic Imaging Case Study - Bill

CPD Information

   Tutor: Andy Holdsworth BSc BVSc (Hons) DipECVDI MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Diagnostic Imaging
   Delivered: February 2020

Introduction to Abdominal Ultrasound

CPD Information

   Tutor: Andy Holdsworth BSc BVSc (Hons) DipECVDI MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Diagnostic Imaging
   Delivered: December 2019

Lung Pattern Interpretation

CPD Information

   Tutor:  Andy Holdsworth BSc BVSc (Hons) DipECVDI MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Diagnostic Imaging
   Delivered: November 2019

The Prinicples of Radiography

The Principles of Radiography

 In this lesson we are going to explore the basic principles of radiography. This lesson has lots of interactive elements and by the end you should feel confident that you appreciate the key elements. Enjoy your lesson!

By the end of this module you will be able to:

  1. Recall the basic structure of the X-ray tube
  2. State the function of the anode and cathode
  3. Understand the purpose of the X-ray generator
  4. Identify the principle interactions of X-rays with matter
  5. Recall the influence of the kilovoltage on image contrast
  6. Appreciate the importance of scatter radiation and how to reduce it
  7. State the key differences between conventional, computed, and direct digital radiography

The Unique Challenges of Imaging the Head

CPD Information

   Tutor: Chris Warren-Smith BVetMed, DipECVDI, CertVDI, MVetMed, MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Diagnostic Imaging
   Delivered: April 2018

An Update on RVHD2

CPD Information

   Tutor: Richard Saunders BSc (Hons) BVSc FRSB CBiol DZooMed (Mammalian) DipECZM(ZHM) MRCVS 
RCVS Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine (Mammalian)
European Specialist in Zoological Medicine (ZHM)
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Exotic Animals
   Delivered: August 2018

Case Study: Rabbits

CPD Information

   Tutor: Richard Saunders BVSc BSc CertZooMed DZooMed(Mammalian) MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Exotic Animals
   Delivered: March 2018

Experience of Reptiles in Practice

CPD Information

   Tutor: Anna George BVM&S, MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
  CPD Category: Exotic Animals      
   Delivered: January 2018

Primates: Test your Knowledge

CPD Information

   Tutor: Richard Saunders BVSc BSc CertZooMed DZooMed(Mammalian) MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Exotic Animals
   Delivered: March 2018

Rabbit Facial Mass

CPD Information

   Tutor: Richard Saunders BVSc BSc CertZooMed DZooMed(Mammalian) MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Exotic Animals
   Delivered: May 2018

Tis the Season to be Deadly

CPD Information

   Tutor: Richard Saunders BVSc BSc CertZooMed DZooMed(Mammalian) MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Exotics
   Delivered: December 2018

Feline behaviour in the hospital

CPD Information

   Tutor: Anna George BVM&S, MRCVS     
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Feline Medicine     
   Delivered: January 2017

Feline Epilepsy

CPD Information

   Tutor: Luisa De Risio DVM (Hons), PhD, DECVN, FRCVS, RCVS and EBVS®️ European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Feline Medicine
   Delivered: August 2019

Feline Medicine - I131 Treatment

CPD Information

   Tutor: Kerry Simpson BVM&S CertVC PhD FANZCVS DipECVIM-Ca MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Feline Medicine
   Delivered: November 2018

Hyperthyroidism in Cats: Complications and Treatment Options

CPD Information

   Tutor: Dr Kerry Simpson BVM&S Cert VC PhD FANZCVS DipECVIM-Ca MRCVS, RCVS Specialist in Feline Medicine, European Specialist in Small Animal Medicine
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Feline Medicine
   Delivered: October 2018

Ophthalmic Case Study

CPD Information

   Tutor:  Sally Turner VetMB MA DVOphthal MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Ophthamology 
   Delivered: February 2018

Successful Medical Management of Osteoarthritis

CPD Information

   Tutor: Prof Stuart Carmichael BVMS MVM DSAO FRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Orthopeadics
   Delivered: June 2018

The Great Big Orthopaedics Quiz

CPD Information

   Tutor: Hannes Bergman (DrMedVet DipECVS MRCVS)
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Orthopaedics
   Delivered: February 2018

Acute Spinal Disorders

CPD Information

   Tutor: Luisa De Risio DVM (Hons), PhD, DECVN, FRCVS, RCVS and EBVS®️ European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Small Animal Medicine
   Delivered: June 2019

Approach to Hypercalcaemia

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nick Bexfield BVetMed CertSAM,DSAM,PhD MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Small Animal Medicine
   Delivered: March 2018

Babesiosis and Rickettsial Disease

CPD Information

   Tutor: Simon Tappin MA VetMB CertSAM DipECVIM-CA FRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Small Animal Medicine
   Delivered: July 2018

Canine Leishmaniasis

CPD Information

   Tutor: Sarah Spencer BSc, BVSc, MRCVS 
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Small Animal Medicine
   Delivered: October 2018

Canine Movement Disorders

CPD Information

   Tutor: Luisa De Risio DVM (Hons), PhD, DECVN, FRCVS, RCVS and EBVS®️ European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Small Animal Medicine
   Delivered: September 2019

Canine Oesophageal Disease

CPD Information

   Tutor: Sarah Spencer BVSc BSc DipECVIM MRCVS 
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Small Animal Medicine
   Delivered: March 2019

Case Study - Leo the Bengal

CPD Information

   Tutor: Sarah Spencer BVSc BSc DipECVIM-CA MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Small Animal Medicine
   Delivered: May 2019

Case Study - The Curious Case of the Coughing Cavalier

CPD Information

   Tutor: Sarah Spencer BVSc BSc DipECVIM-CA MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Small Animal Medicine
   Delivered: November 2018

Case Study: Cytology

CPD Information

   Tutor: Marta Costa DVM MSc FRCPath MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Small Animal Medicine
   Delivered: May 2018

Causes of Immune Mediated Diseases in Dogs and Cats

CPD Information

   Tutor: James Swann MA VetMB DACVIM DECVIM MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Small Animal Medicine
   Delivered: March 2020

Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

CPD Information

   Tutor: Improve International
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Small Animal Medicine
   Delivered: May 2018

Internal Medicine: Useful Publications

CPD Information

   Tutor: Sarah Spencer BVSc BSc DipECVIM-CA MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Small Animal Medicine
   Delivered: July 2019

Renal Disease

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nick Bexfield BVetMed PhD DSAM DipECVIM-CA PGDipMEdSci PGCHE FHEA MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Small Animal Medicine
   Delivered: September 2019

The Unstable Diabetic

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nick Bexfield (BVetMed CertSAM,DSAM,PhD MRCVS) 
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
  CPD Category: Small Animal Medicine       
   Delivered: January 2018

Tick Borne Diseases

CPD Information

   Tutor: Simon Tappin
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Small Animal Medicine
   Delivered: July 2018

Clinical Cases

CPD Information

   Tutor: Hannes Bergman (DrMedVet DipECVS MRCVS)
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Soft Tissue Surgery 
   Delivered: February 2018

Gastropexy in the Dog

CPD Information

   Tutor: Rachel Burrow BVetMed CertSAS CertVR DipECVS MSc(clin onc) hons MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Soft Tissue
   Delivered: September 2018

Multidrug resistant infections

CPD Information

   Tutor: Hannes Bergman (DrMedVet DipECVS MRCVS)
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Soft Tissue Surgery       
   Delivered: January 2017

Practice-wide Hand Hygiene

CPD Information

   Tutor: Kelly Blacklock BVM&S DipECVS FHEA PGCert MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Soft Tissue
   Delivered: June 2018

Preparation of surgical patients, kit and theatres

CPD Information

   Tutor: Hannes Bergmann  (DrMedVet DipECVS MRCVS)
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Soft Tissue Surgery       
   Delivered: January  2018

Soft Tissue Case Study

CPD Information

   Tutor: Improve International
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Soft Tissue Surgery
   Delivered: October 2019

Soft Tissue Case Study - Feline Lethargy

CPD Information

   Tutor: Improve International
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Soft Tissue Surgery
   Delivered: June 2020

Soft Tissue Chest Drains for Dogs and Cats

CPD Information

   Tutor: Improve International
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Soft Tissue Surgery
   Delivered: June 2018

Surgical Treatment of Ureteric Obstruction

CPD Information

   Tutor: Jon Hall VetMB MA,CertSAS,DipECVS MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Soft Tissue
   Delivered: September 2018

The Perfect TECA Webinar

CPD Information

   Tutor: Jon Hall MA VetMB CertSAS DipECVS SFHEA MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Soft Tissue Surgery
   Delivered: December 2018

The Rise of the Frenchie: Tips and Advice on Airway and GI Disease

CPD Information

   Tutor: Prue Neath BSc(Hons), BVetMed, DipACVS, DipECVS, MRCVS, RCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Soft Tissue Surgery
   Delivered: April 2018

The Surgical Approach

CPD Information

   Tutor: Improve International
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Soft Tissue Surgery
   Delivered: July 2018

Thyroidectomy

CPD Information

   Tutor: Jon Hall VetMB MA,CertSAS,DipECVS MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Soft Tissue
   Delivered: August 2018

Anaesthesia/Critical Care

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Appreciate the different applications of dexmedetomidine in practice including off label combinations and doses, its use in CRIs and as a new treatment for noise anxiety.
    • Be familiar with the national controlled drug legislation relating to ketamine and the recent changes.
    • Understand the current controversies concerning the international scheduling of ketamine.
    • Understand how to recognise pain in cats.
    • Become familiar with pain scoring systems.

   Speaker: Nicola Grint (BVSc PhD CertVA DVA DiplECVAA MRCVS)      
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st December 2016

Anaesthesia/Critical Care: Analgesia for Pancreatitis

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Analgesia for Pancreatitis 
    • Fluid Therapy: An Update for Anaesthesia
   Speaker: Nicki Grint (BVSc CertVA DVA MRCVS)  
   Duration: 3 hours 
   Delivered: 1st December 2017

Cardiology

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Understand the stages of heart disease and be able to define the pre-clinical stage of disease.
    • Describe the general echocardiographic features of common heart diseases.
    • understand the recent scientific evidence base for the treatment of common canine and feline heart diseases, and when to start treatment. 
    • Understand the prevalence of heart disease in cats and be able to define a rational method for identifying which heart murmurs in cats are most important.
    • Describe the novel minimally invasive procedures that can be carried out to help such patients with heart disease, and consider how to identify the best cases for referral for such treatments.

   Speaker: Kieran Borgeat (BVSc CertVC DipACVIM DipECVIM-CA MRCVS)
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st January 2017

Cardiology (Nov 2017)

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • the different stages of myxomatous mitral valve disease according to the ACVIM classification scheme and use this knowledge to maximise treatment strategies for pre-clinical disease
    • thoracic ultrasound in the emergency setting to enable rapid decision making
    • the different cardiac biomarkers, their uses and limitations
    • appropriate diagnostic tests and treatment strategies for cats with aortic thromboembolism
   Speaker: Elizabeth Bode BVSc PhD MRCVS
   Duration: 3 hours 
   Delivered: 1st November 2017

Dermatology

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Autoimmune skin diseases
    • Immuno suppression therapy
    • Nodular skin disease

   Speaker: David Shearer (BVetMed CertSAD PhD MRCVS)      
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st July 2016

Diagnostic Imaging

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • What is the normal appearance of bowel on ultrasound
    • What could pathology change within the wall
    • What might alter the echogenicity of the mucosa?
    • What might alter the number of layers identified?
    •  Why do a brain MRI in a seizuring dog?
    • What is the standard brain protocol in a dog and why?
    • What conditions that cause seizuring are we looking to rule out?
    •   Why is CT recommended in elbow investigations?
    • What is elbow dysplasia?
    • What conditions can be diagnosed with elbow CT?

   Speaker: Abby Caine (VetMB BA CertVDI DipECVDI MRCVS)      
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st December 2016

Exotic Animals

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Ferret endocrine disease
    • Rabbit viral haemorrhagic disease
    • New licensed medications for exotics and the cascade

   Speaker: Richard Saunders (BVSc BSc CertZooMed DZooMed (Mammalian) MRCVS)             
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st June 2016

Exotic Animals - Airways, Ears and Shells

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Rabbit airway management
    • Rabbit ear disease
    • Chelonian shell damage

   Speaker: Richard Saunders (BVSc BSc CertZooMed DZooMed (Mammalian) MRCVS)             
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st October 2017

Feline Medicine

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Feline infectious peritonitis - what's new?
    • Chronic kidney disease - diagnosis and treatment planning
    • Diabetes Mellitus - whats best for cats? 

   Speaker: Martha Cannon (VetMB BA DSAM(Feline) MRCVS)     
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st June 2017

Ophthalmology

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Feline herpes virus - are you in touch with the current thinking?
    • Serum - is it all its cracked up to be for canine ulcers?
    • Recent advances in canine inherited retinal disease - don't get left behind by the breeders!  

   Speaker: Sally Turner (VetMB MA DVOphthal MRCVS)      
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st February 2017

Orthopaedic Surgery

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • How to diagnose and treat cruciate disease
    • How to diagnose and treat elbow dysplasia
    • The general principles and indications of external skeletal fixation

   Speaker: Hannes Bergmann (DrMedVet DipECVS MRCVS)
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st July 2017

SAM - Liver and Pancreatic Disease

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Describe the latest developments in the ateiology, diagnosis and management of canine chronic hepatitis.
    • Discuss therapeutic options in feline inflammatory liver disease.
    • Describe how to diagnose and manage the patient with acute pancreatitis.
   Speaker: Nick Bexfield (BVetMed CertSAM , DSAM, PhD MRCVS)
   Duration: 3 hours 
   Delivered: 1st September 2017

Small Animal Medicine I (Neurology)

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • The latest diagnostic tests and procedures
    • Creation of a differential diagnosis listing based on diagnostic tests and procedures
    • Treatment protocols for selected conditions
    • Case-based scenarios to help develop critical thinking and self-reflection  

   Speaker: Alex Gough
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st April 2017

Small Animal Medicine II

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • The latest diagnostic tests and procedures
    • Creation of a differential diagnosis listing based on diagnostic tests and procedures
    • Treatment protocols for selected conditions
    • Case-based scenarios to help develop critical thinking and self-reflection

   Speaker: TBC      
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st August 2017

Soft Tissue Surgery I

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Successful treatment of GDV
    • Performing an incisional gastropexy
    • Rapid splenectomy - how do I do it?

   Speaker: Howard Seim (DVM Diplomate ACVS)      
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st November 2016

Soft Tissue Surgery II

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Feline perineal urethrostomy - the ventral approach
    • Successful canine urethrostomy
    • Performing a canine urethrostomy

   Speaker: Howard Seim (DVM Diplomate ACVS)   
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st May 2017

Anaesthesia for MRI

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicola Grint BVSc PhD CertVA DVA DiplECVAA MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaethesia
   Delivered: April 2018

Anaesthesia for the Spinal Patient

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicola Grint BVSc PhD CertVA DVA DiplECVAA MRCV
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia
   Delivered: September 2018

Anaesthesia for the Spinal Patient - Part 2

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicola Grint BVSc PhD CertVA DVA DiplECVAA MRCVS 
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia
   Delivered: October 2018

Anaesthesia in Obese Dogs and Cats

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicki Grint BVSc PhD DVA DiplECVAA MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia
   Delivered: March 2020

Anaesthesia Introduction to Dystocia

CPD Information

   Tutor:Tom Towey BVMS CertAVP(ECC) MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia
   Delivered: July 2020

Anaesthesia Quiz

CPD Information

   Tutor: Improve International
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia
   Delivered: June 2018

Anaesthetic Consent

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicola Grint BVSc PhD CertVA DVA DiplECVAA MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Critical Care
   Delivered: March 2019

Anaesthetic Records

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicki Grint BVSc PhD CertVA DVA DiplECVAA MRCVS 
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia
   Delivered: February 2019

Endotracheal Intubation in the Dog and Cat

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicola Grint BVSc PhD CertVA DVA DiplECVAA MRCVS 
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia
   Delivered: November 2018

Feline Anaesthesia

CPD Information

   Tutor: Joei Potter BVSc BSc BVMS BMus MANZCVS (anaesthesia, critical care) Dip. ECVAA, VCI recognized Specialist in Anaesthesia and Analgesia
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaethesia
   Delivered: Novemberl 2018

Feline Pain Assessment

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicki Grint BVSc PhD DVA DiplECVAA MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia/Critical Care
   Delivered: July 2020

Pain and Analgesia in Neonates

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicki Grint BVSc PhD CertVA DVA DiplECVAA MRCV
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia
   Delivered: March 2020

The Basics of Fluid Balance and Fluid Losses

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicki Grint BVSc PhD CertVA DVA DiplECVAA MRCV
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Anaesthesia
   Delivered: March 2020

GDV

CPD Information

   Tutor: Tom Towey BVMS Cert(AVP) MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Critical Care
   Delivered: May 2019

How to place a jugular catheter

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicki Grint (BVSc CertVA DVA MRCVS) 
  CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
  CPD Category: Emergency and Critical Care
  Delivered: January 2018

How to triage the emergency patient

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicola Grint (BVSc CertVA DVA MRCVS) 
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
  CPD Category: Emergency and Critical Care      
   Delivered: January 2018

Nursing the Diabetic Patient - Part 1

CPD Information

   Tutor: Laura Rosewell BSc(Hons) DipAVN(Small Animal) ISFMDipFN VTS(SAIM) RVN 
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Critical Care
   Delivered: June 2020

Oxygen Supplementation Techniques

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicola Grint BVSc PhD CertVA DVA DiplECVAA MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Critical Care
   Delivered: March 2018

Post Operative Care of the GDV Patient

CPD Information

   Tutor: Tom Towey BVMS Cert(AVP) MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Critical Care
   Delivered: November 2019

Refeeding Syndrome

CPD Information

   Tutor: Tom Towey BVMS CertAVP(ECC) MRCVS 
  CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
  CPD Category: Critical Care
  Delivered: October 2019

The Beginners Guide to Blood Gas and Acid:Base Disturbances

CPD Information

   Tutor: Tom Towey BVMS CertAVP(ECC) MRCVS 
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Critical Care
   Delivered: September 2019

Treatment of Hypovolaemic Shock

CPD Information

   Tutor: Tom Towey BVMS Cert(AVP) MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Critical Care
   Delivered: August 2019

Calculations for Dehydration 

CPD Information

   Tutor: Tom Towey BVMS CertAVP(ECC) MRCVS​
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Fluid Therapy
   Delivered: July 2019

Fluid Overload Journal

CPD Information

   Tutor: Improve International
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Fluid Therapy
   Delivered: June 2018

Fluid Therapy in the Neonatal and Paediatric Patient

CPD Information

   Tutor: Tom Towey BVMS Cert(AVP) MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Fluid Therapy
   Delivered: June 2019

The Great Big Fluid Therapy Quiz

CPD Information

   Tutors: Louise O’Dwyer DipAVN(Surgical) DipAVN(Medical) RVN and Paul Aldridge BVSc CertSAS MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Fluid Therapy
   Delivered: February 2018

Blood transfusion in the feline patient

CPD Information

   Tutor: Claire Dory-Phillips BSc Hons VNPA RVN   
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Feline Medicine     
   Delivered: January 2018

Blood Transfusion in the Feline Patient - Part 2

CPD Information

   Tutor: Claire Dory-Phillips BSc Hons VNPA RVN   
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Laboratory Techniques
   Delivered: March 2018

Laboratory Techniques for Nurses

CPD Information

   Tutor: Laura Rosewell BSc(Hons) DipAVN(Small Animal) ISFMDipFN VTS(SAIM) RVN
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Laboratory Techniques
   Delivered: September 2020

Critical Care Nutrition

CPD Information

   Tutor:  Nicola Ackerman (BSc(Hons) RVN CertSAN CertECC VTS(Nutrition) A1 V1 C-SQP Hons)
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Nutrition 
   Delivered: January 2018

Evidence Based Nutrition

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicola Ackerman (BSc(Hons) RVN CertSAN CertECC VTS(Nutrition) A1 V1 C-SQP Hons)
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Nutrition
   Delivered: April 2018

How to make a Nutritional Assessment

CPD Information

   Tutor:  Nicola Ackerman BSc(Hons) RVN CertSAN CertVNECC VTS(Nutrition) A1 V1 HonMBVNA
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Nutrition
   Delivered: May 2018

Microenteral Feeding and Semi-Elemental Feeding

CPD Information

   Tutor:  Nicola Ackerman (BSc(Hons) RVN CertSAN CertECC VTS(Nutrition) A1 V1 C-SQP Hons)
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Nutrition 
   Delivered: February 2018

Nutrition in Pancreatitis

CPD Information

   Tutor: Tom Towey BVMS CertAVP(ECC) MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Nutrition
   Delivered: December 2019

Nutritional Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

CPD Information

   Tutor: Tom Towey BVMS CertAVP(ECC) MRCVS 
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Nutrition
   Delivered: December 2019

Nutritional Management of Hepatic Lipis

CPD Information

   Tutor: Tom Towey BVMS CertAVP(ECC) MRCVS 
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Nutrition
   Delivered: March 2020

Raw Feeding

CPD Information

   Tutor: Nicola Ackerman (BSc(Hons) RVN CertSAN CertECC VTS(Nutrition) A1 V1 C-SQP Hons)
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Nutrition
   Delivered: April 2018

Aseptic Patient Skin Preparation

CPD Information

   Tutor:  Louise O’Dwyer, MBA BSc(Hons) VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia & ECC) DipAVN (Medical & Surgical) RVN
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Theatre Practice
   Delivered: February 2018

Instrument Maintenance

CPD Information

   Tutor: Louise O'Dwyer BSc (Hons) VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia & ECC) DipAVN(Surgical) DipAVN(Medical) RVN
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Theatre Practice
   Delivered: April 2018

Practice-wide Hand Hygiene

CPD Information

   Tutor: Kelly Blacklock BVM&S DipECVS FHEA PGCert MRCVS
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Soft Tissue
   Delivered: June 2018

Pre-Anaesthesia and Surgery Planning

CPD Information

   Tutor: Louise O'Dwyer DipAVN(Surgical) DipAVN(Medical) RVN
   CPD Awarded: 60 minutes       
   CPD Category: Theatre Practice
   Delivered: May 2018

Sterilisation Techniques

CPD Information

   Tutor: Louise O’Dwyer MBA BSc(Hons) VTS(Anesthesia/Analgesia, & ECC) DipAVN (Medical & Surgical) RVN
   CPD Awarded: 40 minutes       
   CPD Category: Theatre Practice
   Delivered: August 2018

Surgical Instruments

CPD Information

   Tutor: Louise O'Dwyer MBA BSc(Hons) VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia & ECC) DipAVN (Medical & Surgical) RVN 
   CPD Awarded: 20 minutes       
   CPD Category: Theatre Practice
   Delivered: December 2018

Anaesthesia

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Anaesthesia check list
    • Using alpha 2 adrenergic agonists during anaesthesia
    • Pain assessment in cats 

   Speaker: Nicki Grint (BVSc CertVA DVA MRCVS)      
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st November 2016

Anaesthesia (Nov 2017)

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Fluid therapy for anaesthesia and surgery
    • Colloids in Veterinary Medicine
    • Vascular access
   Speaker: Sam McMillan BSc(Hons) VTS(Anesthesia) DipAVN(Med) RVN
   Duration: 3 hours 
   Delivered: 1st November 2017

Critical Care

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Update on veterinary CPR
    • Dealing with the blocked cat
    • Oxygen supplementation techniques 

   Speaker: Louise O'Dwyer (DipAVN(Surgical) DipAVN(Medical) RVN)
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st May 2017

Fluid Therapy

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Fluid therapy in practice
    • Fluid therapy - emergency vascular access
    • Fluid therapy - monitoring chronic fluid therapy plan

   Speaker: Paul Aldridge (BVSc CertSAS MRCVS)      
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st June 2016

Fluid Therapy (Nov 2017)

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Fluid therapy for anaesthesia and surgery
    • Colloids in Veterinary Medicine
    • Vascular access
   Speaker: Sam McMillan BSc(Hons) VTS(Anesthesia) DipAVN(Med) RVN
   Duration: 3 hours 
   Delivered: 1st November 2017

Laboratory Techniques

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • The latest diagnostic tests and procedures
    • Creation of a differential diagnosis listing based on diagnostic tests and procedures
    • Treatment protocols for selected conditions
    • Case-based scenarios to help develop critical thinking and self-reflection

   Speaker: Amy Gardiner RVN, Cert (Anaesth)
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st July 2017

Ophthalmology

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Nursing the patient with the nasty corneal ulcer
    • Cataracts in dogs - from the nurse's perspective
    • Inherited ocular disease - what you need to know to advise the breeder 

   Speaker: Sally Turner (VetMB MA DVOphthal MRCVS)
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st January 2017

Wounds and Wound Healing

This course will provide up to date information on the following key areas:
    • Basics of wound healing
    • Initial wound management
    • Bandages & dressings 

   Speaker: Hannes Bergmann (DrMedVet DipECVS MRCVS)             
   Duration: 3 hours
   Delivered: 1st March 2017