BVNA Certificate Delving Deeper into Wounds
Padworth Lane, Bath Road
What is it?
This course aims to increase your confidence and knowledge about how to manage a variety of wounds (from straightforward everyday wounds to complicated difficult cases) and will improve your knowledge and skills on how you can make a difference to how these cases are managed in practice.
The course has been given accreditation from the awarding organisation LANTRA awards. This recognition provides reassurance to delegates and employers alike that a high standard and quality education is being delivered.
Who is it for?
This course is aimed at qualified veterinary nurses wishing to further their knowledge and work towards becoming a dedicated wound nurse within the veterinary practice.
It is essential that:
- Applicants have regular access to the internet and have a reasonable level of computer skills i.e. can upload documents.
- Applicants work in a clinical environment which enables them to see wound cases.
- Candidates with limited access to cases must acknowledge and be prepared to visit alternate practices to meet the assessment criteria for case studies if required.
How is it delivered?
The course consists of 5 modules, delivered via a combination of undirected online learning combined with a directed contact teaching day incorporating practical skills and case studies.
The course duration is 6 months and candidates are expected to achieve all 5 modules within this time frame. This is a blended learning course with a combination of supported online learning tasks, practical skills and case studies. Candidates are required to attend an induction day at the beginning of the course as well as a teaching day.
Attendance at the induction and teaching day is required to achieve the certificate and is an essential component necessary to complete the course.
Membership to the Veterinary Wound Library is included for the duration of the course. This will allow you and your practice to seek any help for wound cases and receive specialist support and guidance including access to a wide range of wound dressings. It also enables you to use the case log facility to write and produce professional case reports which will be required as part of your study.
Induction Day | 1st September 2016
Contact Teaching Day | 12 January 2017