Vet nurses invited to ISFM Congress 2023: Between a Urolith and a Hard Place – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) will be hosting its annual Congress in Dublin from 29th June to 3rd July 2023, with the theme of ‘Between a Urolith and a Hard Place: Acute upper urinary tract disease and beyond…’ The ISFM says Congress will offer veterinary professionals an extensive scientific program designed to support … Read more

Improve launches personalized training pathways for vets and vet nurses

Improve International has rebranded both its training department and online knowledge hub, which will now be known respectively as Improve Veterinary Education and Improve Veterinary Practice. The rebrand was revealed at the London Vet Show (17 to 18 November), where the company also launched its new training pathway for vets and nurses. Called “My Veterinary … Read more

All vet nurses invited to come and discuss newborn resuscitation – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse and Improve Veterinary Practice have launched the Clinical Article Club, where, much like a book club, vet nurses are invited to read and then discuss mainly clinical articles with each other and with the author, in the VetNurse Forum. Time spent discussing the articles can be claimed towards the annual CPD requirement by pressing … Read more

New course puts vet nurses in the cockpit – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Trainetics, a human factors and leadership training and consultancy company, is launching a human factors course for veterinary professionals in January 2023, as part of which, delegates take control of a commercial jet in a flight simulator at Heathrow. Human Factors is the application of human psychological and physiological principles and limitations to the design … Read more

BVA launches secondary school teaching resource to inspire vets and nurses of the future – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The BVA has launched ‘Vet Team in a Box’, a teaching resource for secondary school-aged pupils, designed to encourage young people to consider a career in the veterinary professions. The new resource, which is sponsored by ManyPets pet insurance, is a complete secondary school lesson in a box. It is designed in-line with National Curriculum … Read more

Improving antibiotic use: the nurse’s role

Farm Vet Champions is a major collaborative project led by veterinary charity RCVS Knowledge. Launched in May 2021, Farm Vet Champions empowers veterinary teams to improve their antimicrobial use. Antimicrobial resistance is a major health issue affecting animals and people worldwide. Farm Vet Champions is hosted on RCVS Knowledge’s dedicated online learning platform, RCVS Knowledge … Read more

New cat friendly guidelines for vet nurses – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) have published two new sets of guidelines for veterinary professionals and practices to promote positive, respectful interactions with feline patients and reduce the stress associated with the veterinary environment. The ‘2022 AAFP/ISFM Cat Friendly Veterinary Interaction Guidelines: Approach and Handling … Read more

Vet nurses invited to discuss new research which shows they could make life easier for themselves – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Provet has published the results of new research which shows vet nurses could make their lives easier with better adoption of digital technology and is inviting everyone to come and discuss the report at a free Zoom meeting hosted by and on Thursday 10th November at 7:00pm For its research, the company surveyed … Read more

New Digital Toxin Toolkit for vet nurses – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

TVM has launched the Digital Toxin Toolkit, billed as offering everything you need to manage poisoning cases at your fingertips. The toolkit contains triage forms, a contact directory, emergency action guidelines and a drug glossary, together with dosage rates for it Anti-Tox Range. Miranda Davis, Territory Manager at TVM said:The Toxin Toolkit is designed to … Read more

Oral homecare webinar for vet nurses – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Animalcare is launching a series of webinars for pet nurses about oral homecare, to help you make practical recommendations to clients about caring for their pets’ teeth. The first webinar Does Ease of Use Have to Come at the Expense of Efficacy? is presented by Claire Harrison BSc (Hons) RVN VTS (Dentistry) AFHEA, Dentistry Nurse … Read more