Of those removed for non-payment this year – which equates to 2.7% of all RVNs – 150 have subsequently applied for restoration to the register, paying a £123 fee to do so.3 mins
Carla Finzel is the first winner of monthly Above and Beyond Award, while RVN Anna Wright wins in the revamped Top Tips for January.
Two online learning courses unveiled by the International Society of Feline Medicine – one for vets and nurses, and one for receptionists.
A range of new small animal online CPD courses aimed at veterinary nurses have gone live today.
The royal college’s network is hosting two day-long, expert-led workshops in Cambridge early in 2019, aimed at fostering innovation.5 mins
Veterinary Poisons Information Service announces nine-venue UK roadshow aimed at keeping vets and vet nurses up to date in feline and canine toxicology.
Vet Times blogger Jane Davidson shortlisted in two categories of the UK Blog Awards 2019 and public voting for the winner remains open until 21 December.4 mins
The East of England Arena and Events Centre in Peterborough will host College of Animal Welfare’s Head Nurse Congress.
Student Helen overcomes Asperger's, dyspraxia and dyslexia to pursue her dream of becoming a veterinary nurse, landing Tom Moulton Award for Outstanding Dedication and Commitment.
Mars Petcare and Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition commission study to quantify positive impacts of human animal interaction and pet ownership – particularly for people who are lonely and socially isolated.
History made during October’s council meeting when VN council chairman and vice-chairman joined other appointed members and elected representatives for event at college’s HQ.
“I really believe this is a field VNs can have a huge impact on in terms of patient outcomes and I am keen to support all nurses in setting up these clinics” – John Redbond, dermatology nurse advisor.
The VetCPD course, launching on 19 November, will focus on nursing of paediatric and geriatric patients, and cover five modules.
Delegates benefit from packed programme, including more than 8,000 hours of CPD, an exhibition boasting more than 100 stands and a range of social functions.
BVNA and British Veterinary Dental Association Oral Care Nurse qualification breaks 2,000 completion barrier – smashing initial target of 300 nurses training in first year.
Five modules over three weeks will cover subjects such as “Emergency care of neonates and paediatric patients” and “Anaesthesia of geriatric patients”.
Veterinary nurse Tyrina Gibson scoops Blue Cross British Vet Nurse of the Year Award for tireless passion in helping pets.3 mins
The RCVS has defended its decision to publish a mindfulness activity book for BVNA Congress after it was later criticised by some delegates.
“This is a new move for both the veterinary nurse education establishment and VetPartners” – RVN Lisa Bugh, Lynwood School of Veterinary Nursing.
RVNs and SVNs have until May 2019 to apply for the £1,000 bursary being offered by MSD animal health to “encourage qualified and student veterinary nurses into research”.