With 12 weeks of preclinical and 26 weeks of clinical EMS under her belt, final year student Jordan Sinclair has picked up a few handy tips along the way. With this in mind, her latest post sees her offer some sage advice to students in their earlier years.10 mins
Student blogger Jordan Sinclair takes a more in-depth look at the recent suggestion vets are being paid to stitch up victims of knife attacks in order to avoid police involvement.10 mins
The naked calendar by final-year veterinary students at the University of Glasgow is no flash in the pan – as Jordan Sinclair reveals.
Final year student Jordan Sinclair reveals the highlights of her final two student congresses, from discussions on EMS funding to practical sessions on equine dentistry.7 mins
Student blogger Jordan Sinclair discovers a running theme across both clinical and anatomic pathology, while noting the importance of accurate record keeping.6 mins
A combination of poorly written recruitment ads and the realisation she is mere months from entering the "real world" have prompted Jordan to create a list of tips for advertising jobs to new grad vets.
With the new year comes resolutions – and Jordan Sinclair calls on pet owners to make one for their pets to help them stay in shape and enjoy the lifestyle they deserve.
Student vet Jordan Sinclair takes a pet owner stance, advising how to keep Christmas trees free of moggie mayhem, and pets free from danger.7 mins
Jordan Sinclair reveals what she learned after spending a couple of days with the ophthalmology service at the University of Glasgow Small Animal Hospital.
Jordan Sinclair looks back on a month volunteering with a veterinary charity in Morocco – from overcoming language barriers to ethical dilemmas and learning to think outside the box.8 mins
Jordan Sinclair discusses how the definition of anorexia and other eating disorders changes dramatically when you look at the eating habits of the rushed-off-its-feet veterinary profession.
While on the farm rotation at university, Jordan's inexperience lead her to discuss when things go wrong and examine the "safety net" provided by the Veterinary Defence Society.10 mins
Having stewarded at BEVA congress, student blogger Jordan Sinclair offers a round-up of sessions looking at the future of equine practice – which included suggestions as diverse as an "Uber" for equine vets.10 mins
Student blogger Jordan Sinclair took it upon herself to enter the Great Scottish Run Half Marathon for combined reasons of health, sanity and philanthropy.
Blogger Jordan Sinclair wonders if students should be allowed to choose which of their peers they're placed with during final year rotations.6 mins
Recently, I have been engaged in a battle with my internet provider and – ignoring the fact I’ve been without the world wide web for a month – no one seems capable of doing anything about it.
The veterinary profession has an image problem, says Jordan Sinclair. Not because of anything anyone has done to bring it into disrepute, but because of unrealistic client expectations.15 mins
Student blogger Jordan Sinclair attended the infamous Lancaster weekend and tells fellow students: "If you’ll be in final year next year, it’s an absolute must."
I’ve written before about omnicompetency, but the word is mostly used in the sense of vets being able to tackle the veterinary care of multiple species in the same day – certainly, the first thing to come to mind would not be a reindeer.5 mins
On my latest EMS placement at an equine hospital, I’ve seen a number of surgeries – some done under general anaesthesia (GA) and others under standing sedation.