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Client-care at animals’ end-of-life


  • Subject
  • SpeakerCaroline Hewson MVB PhD MRCVS
  • Date06/02/2017 - 26/02/2017 - All Day
  • Location
  • Price£109+VAT

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Client-care at animals’ end-of-life

Euthanasia is the final common pathway of many diseases. But what can you do when a client disputes the need for euthanasia? And how can you more accurately judge when exactly euthanasia is now in this animal’s best interests? This course will povide you with a better understanding of the different responses to loss, and greater knowledge of how to manage the different client touchpoints during animals’ end-of-life with maximum peace of mind, no matter the situation. Ideal for vets and vet nurses of all levels of experience.

This course explores the following topics:
• Module 1: Psychosocial aspects of grief for pets
• Module 2: Empathic communication – a core and transferable skill
• Module 3: Empathic communication in specific contexts
• Module 4: Euthanasia decision-making and client resistance
• Module 5: Common myths about client grief, and new developments in end-of-life care
• Module 6: Case studies
• Module 7: Final Course exam to gain your CPD certificate


  • Date06/02/2017 - 26/02/2017 - All Day
  • Location
  • Price£109+VAT

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