“The first thing I would say is, don’t be put off by how much of an enormous and complicated a topic it seems, because so many people are – you don't need to know the ins and outs of every single body system to be able to give good care to your patients…”1 mins
Antimicrobial resistance is one of the biggest global health issues of our time. Amanda Curtis RVN, chats about her contribution to VetTeamAMR – a new initiative from charity RCVS Knowledge that helps veterinary teams improve their antimicrobial use.
Francesca Lees clears up misunderstandings she has come across while in practice.
Georgia King shares her experiences in this area and the career-defining benefits it brings.
Lantra, the leading awarding body for land-based and environmental training, shares topics covered during veterinary nursing managers Stacey Bullock and Nicky Smith’s symposium on VN training, which took place at BVNA Congress.
Elin Moss discusses clinical signs, diagnosis, management and treatment options for canine and feline patients.
Katy Allen describes the crucial role VNs play in delivering prompt therapy and care for small animal patients.
Nikki McLeod outlines some main anxiety-driven behaviours in companion animals, as well as their causes, prevalence, and advice to give pet owners.47 mins
Georgia Vinall draws on several studies to remind readers about cleaning your mobile phone – and every other fomite in your pocket – in the workplace.
Debbie Gray BSc(Hons), CertEd MIFL, RVN, explains the VN’s role in driving these initiatives, and establishing a sustainable business and environment balance.26 mins
Gemma Fielden APVN(Zoo), RVN, explores the benefits and the vet nurse’s involvement in this field.
Jade Brindley – using her own personal experiences – explains the debilitating effects of this condition, and how vet teams can support suffering colleagues.
RCVS VN Futures project lead Jill Macdonald RVN, discusses the new RCVS Academy course, designed to provide newly registered VNs with consistent, meaningful and personalised support during the transition from student to RVN.
Olivia Munro outlines how the VN can help in an emergent situation, including triage, stabilising patients and dealing with distressed owners.43 mins
Lacey Pitcher, reflecting on her experiences, looks at how VNs can develop their careers and showcases nurses’ journeys, highlighting how they often look different, but share a similar start point.50 mins
Alex John explains how VN clinics can be of help in all areas of pets’ health and well-being – and in the vet practice, too.
Alison Mann explains how knowledge summaries have been a “go-to” to find up-to-date evidence, along with how they can aid in growing a healthy evidence base – benefiting nurses as well as patients and their owners.