“Even to be nominated for a Lantra Scotland award is great, so to go one step further and win is such a surprise” – Lauren Attwood, RVN.3 mins
The college has confirmed it will be replacing its operational board with a finance and resources committee, while members also voted to retain electronic voting protocols.
Nurses looking to enhance their skills can choose from a range of CPD modules on a new course, thanks to a collaboration between CVS, the RVC and University of London.
How to navigate the unpredictable and the unexpected will be central to the big issues stream at the association’s 2019 congress in Birmingham.
Two-hour course aims to give nursing staff the support and advice they need to develop a successful leadership career in the profession.
The Veterinary Christian Fellowship has 37 veterinary nurse members following a promotional drive that included a presence at BVNA Congress.4 mins
High-risk anaesthesia, emergency and critical care, companion animal behaviour and small animal nutrition are the four areas covered by a new range of CPD courses to run through March.
Maternity leave was the main reason given for non-compliance in the the 2018 veterinary nurses CPD audit and more than 58% of respondents gave no reason at all.
A pair of RVNs have their fingers crossed for a win after being named finalists in the learner of the year category of Lantra Scotland’s Land-based and Aquaculture Awards.
RVNs at White Cross Vets in Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough, have introduced the initiative in a bid to help more nervous patients and support their owners.
Highlighting the range of career paths open to RVNs will be the central theme of this year's VNAM, which begins in May.
VNs offered a third off a wide range of CPD courses booked with the College of Animal Welfare throughout February.
VetCPD is offering a range of courses for vets and VNs starting in February, including emergency and critical care, diabetes in companion animals and skin cytology.2 mins
The Positive Vet Nurse Instagram page creator has initiated the questionnaire to help shed light on the causes of such problems among the profession.
“It’s really exciting now we can deliver the same quality training to those wishing to study within the equine field, too” – Frank Taylor of The College of Animal Welfare.
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.
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.