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

Training firm hopes human factors course will take off in veterinary industry

Veterinary professionals will be given the chance to pilot a commercial airliner as part of a new human factors course aimed at the sector. Trainetics, which delivers human factors and leadership training and consultancy, is launching the fully immersive course in January, utilizing its unique partnership with British Airways’ (BA) Global Learning Academy at Heathrow … Read more

Registration opens to farm vets for sustainability training course

Registration has now opened for the next cohort of farm veterinary professionals to join a training course on sustainability in the livestock sector. Vet Sustain and VetSalus have teamed up to offer their online course, “A veterinary approach to sustainable food and farming”, with a fresh cohort able to apply from November 31. A self-paced, … Read more

Training placement system ‘broken’, senior academic tells BCVA Congress

A senior academic has described the system of arranging practical placements for veterinary students as “broken” amid calls for the sector to listen more to its future colleagues. David Barrett made the comment after delegates at the BCVA Congress in Birmingham were told student satisfaction rates for placements have fallen in recent years. But RCVS … Read more

CVS launches ‘industry-leading’ mentoring training course

Practice group CVS has launched what it calls an “industry-leading” training course to equip its mentors with additional skills to develop high-flying veterinary professionals. The new Coaching and Mentoring Applied in Practice training course has been designed to improve the day-to-day experiences of graduate vets and student nurses by upskilling colleagues supporting their development. Modules … Read more

RCVS launches new training program for the veterinary team – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

RCVS launches new training program for the veterinary team Arlo Guthrie VetNurse News The RCVS Mind Matters Initiative has launched a free new training program to help the entire veterinary team better understand the multifactorial mental health and well-being challenges facing veterinary professionals. The training sessions are taking place both online and in person … Read more

Massage training offered to Kent practice staff

A new pet massage and physiotherapy training program is being offered to staff at a group of practices in Kent. Pennard Vets, which runs seven practices across the county, believes it is among the first groups in the UK to run the scheme, which it hopes will help patients to relax and recover better from … Read more

RCVS launches free training course to help RVNs train students – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The RCVS Academy has launched a free course to help veterinary nurses develop the skills they need to support and supervise student veterinary nurses. The Clinical Supervisor course is designed to help RVNs to guide their students in developing the professional behaviors and Day One Skills they need to join the Register. The course is … Read more

Biggest veterinary training provider joins forces with the longest-established veterinary communities – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse has gone into partnership with the veterinary training and CPD provider, Improve International, to make the ‘go to’ community for discussions surrounding high quality clinical content. In particular, the two companies are focusing on the production of more video content, with Improve filming and sharing high quality clinical demonstrations, and sharing peer-reviewed … Read more

WSAVA launches vaccination training program

An online vaccination course has been launched by the WSAVA. The three-module program has been developed by the association’s Vaccination Guidelines Group (VGG), with the support of MSD Animal Health, and is being offered free to WSAVA members. Best practices The group said the sessions offer globally applicable best practice advice for vaccinating cats and … Read more