February 2019

Highlighting the range of career paths open to RVNs will be the central theme of this year's VNAM, which begins in May.

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VNs offered a third off a wide range of CPD courses booked with the College of Animal Welfare throughout February.

2 mins

January 2019

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.

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The Positive Vet Nurse Instagram page creator has initiated the questionnaire to help shed light on the causes of such problems among the profession.

4 mins

“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.

3 mins

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.

8 mins

Two online learning courses unveiled by the International Society of Feline Medicine – one for vets and nurses, and one for receptionists.

4 mins

A range of new small animal online CPD courses aimed at veterinary nurses have gone live today.

2 mins

December 2018

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.

2 mins

November 2018

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.

3 mins

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.

4 mins

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.

2 mins

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.

2 mins

“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.

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The VetCPD course, launching on 19 November, will focus on nursing of paediatric and geriatric patients, and cover five modules.

3 mins

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.

3 mins

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.

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