Highlighting the range of career paths open to RVNs will be the central theme of this year's VNAM, which begins in May.3 mins
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.
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.