Ofsted success for Abbeydale training center

Learners, employers, staff and governors from Abbeydale Vet Nurse Training are celebrating after being rated “good” by Ofsted. The training provider – which was formed in 2001 and offers teaching and support for VNs and practices in Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire, Worcestershire, and south / west Wales regions – was judged as a “good school” after … Read more

TOCES ‘new teaching facilities enhance equine veterinary nurse training

The Open College of Equine Studies (TOCES) has strengthened the training experience for its student vet nurses with the completion of its purpose-built equine educational facilities near Newmarket, Suffolk. The new facilities – partially funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development – include a spacious lecture room, library, clinical skills teaching area and … Read more

Abbeydale Vet Nurse Training celebrates ‘Good’ Ofsted – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Abbeydale Vet Nurse Training in Monmouth is celebrating after being judged as a ‘good school’ by Ofsted following an inspection last month. Abbeydale says this was a particularly special achievement because it was its first full inspection as a training provider. Sam Morgan RVN, a director alongside Kirsty Gwynne RVN, said: “The inspectors were particularly … Read more

Rural vets to get free mental health training

Vets working in rural or isolated areas will get access to a free mental health training program thanks to a partnership between the RCVS ‘Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) and Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England. The online training program has been launched in recognition of some of the rural and ambulatory challenges vets face, particularly … Read more

Linnaeus recruiting for vet nurse referral training program – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Linnaeus is now recruiting for its nursing referral training program, with applications open until the end of May. The Linnaeus Post Registration Program (PRP) is a year-long program designed to support its newly-qualified veterinary nurses as they enter referral practice. As part of the PRP, participants rotate around wards, theater and diagnostics. They can then … Read more

Linnaeus Post Registration Program hosts first in-person training session since COVID

The Linnaeus Post Registration Program (PRP) has hosted its first in-person training day since 2020. The event – which took place in Solihull on 19 April – had 18 nurses attending from Linnaeus’ nationwide referral hospitals. Remote learning Part of the day was dedicated to a teaching and mentoring workshop, with the nurses given time … Read more

Eye on EBVM: how EBVM training will change your life

As a senior RVN at Aberdeen Veterinary Referrals, it’s safe to say I’ve kept busy all day. We are a multidisciplinary referral center specializing in orthopedics, neurosurgery, medicine, oncology and soft tissue, serving the north-east of Scotland. A typical day would be doing routine cruciate / arthroscopy surgeries and spinal investigations, while the medicine team … Read more

Milestone for NOAH and Lantra’s farmer training program

NOAH’s Animal Medicines Best Practice (AMBP) farmer training has reached the milestone of 1,000 registrants to the program. Produced in partnership with Lantra, the AMBP aims to be a flexible and affordable solution for farmer training in the safe and responsible use of medicines, while fulfilling standards set out under the Red Tractor scheme for … Read more

Linnaeus introduces PCA training courses

Linnaeus will be rolling out three technical training courses for patient care assistants (PCAs) in 2022. In April, a “Diagnostic Support” program is being introduced, followed by “Inpatient Care for Exotics” in June and “Laboratory Diagnostic Support” in October. The three modular courses will be offered to PCAs across Linnaeus, with participants being able to … Read more

RCVS offers free training for vet nurses on civility, diversity, managing stress and inclusive leadership – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The RCVS Mind Matters Initiative has launched four free training courses for veterinary professionals, designed both to improve the mental health and wellbeing of individuals and to improve workplace culture for the benefit of all. The courses are: VetLed Civility Training.A survey conducted in 2021 with student veterinary nurses, recently-qualified RVNs, and clinical coaches found … Read more