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Dentistry for Veterinary Nurses TimeOnline OnDemand

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Speaker/s: Polina Tan

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Dental health is an important issue for all members of the veterinary practice. As nurses, you are at the forefront of communicating with owners about their pet’s health and need a solid understand of dental disease to be able to off er appropriate recommendations. This course will empower you to apply these skills confidently and competently.

Unwrapped: Wounds & Dressings TimeOnline OnDemand (Nurses)

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Speaker/s: Polina Tan

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Wound healing can appear to be a complicated process but when understood will allow better treatment and improved patient outcomes. This practical course is all about what to do with a wound and which dressing to choose. It will have you bandaging patients with confidence!

Surgical Nursing TimeOnline OnDemand (Nurses)

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Speaker/s: Polina Tan

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Nurses love surgery! This practical course will have you confidently preparing patients for surgery and eff iciently packing instruments in time for the next procedure. Scrubbing into surgery can be daunting, but we will review what is involved.

Animal Forensics:Cruelty & Interpersonal Violence TimeOnline

Monday, 28 September 2020

Speaker/s: Jason Byrd, Susan Underkoffler

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Registrations still open

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Description

This course will explore the relationship between human violence and animal maltreatment, its history, its presence in the legal system, society and the family.  The course will explore resources available and how veterinary professionals can work within their community to facilitate a more effective response to cruelty and violence.

Fundamentals in Small Animal Dentistry TimeOnline OnDemand

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Speaker/s: Tony Caiafa, Kayo Kuroda

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This course will look at what is needed to operate a successful dentistry unit. As well as practical oral anatomy knowledge, dental nomenclature and dental equipment and instrumentation, the course covers how to take a whole mouth series of dental radiographs. An important focus isthe management of the most common disease in dogs: periodontal disease - from the consulting room to the surgery and then back to the home including treatment, homecare advice and disease prevention.

Backyard Chickens TimeOnline

Monday, 12 October 2020

Speaker/s: Bob Doneley

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Registrations still open

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Description

This course aims to give you more confidence in approaching your backyard poultry cases by firstly providing an introduction to pet chicken medicine and then discussing common infectious and non-infectious diseases, anaesthesia and surgery. Veterinary nurses with a special interest in the topic are welcome to enrol in this course. Please be aware that the course is designed for qualified veterinarians and you should consider this in light of your knowledge and experience before you register.

Advice to Pet-Owners on Home-Prepared Diets WebinarPLUS

Thursday, 29 October 2020

Speaker/s: David Fraser

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This event is fully booked

WebinarPLUS

Description

The key principles, as for human nutrition, are to provide a palatable mix of the required nutrients, from a variety of foods, and then to feed such diets in moderate amounts to avoid excess weight gain.

Dermatology TimeOnline

Monday, 02 November 2020

Speaker/s: Linda Vogelnest

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This course is designed to cover the most common range of dermatological problems faced in general practice in both dogs and cats, and reinforce a practical logical problem-orientated approach to skin disease. A common tendency is to reach for blanket symptomatic treatments as one of the first options, without too much consideration of the most likely underlying diseases or other more guided treatment options. Following a logical diagnostic approach to disease, even when potential for diagnostic testing is limited, will often guide more effective case management; and this course aims to give many practical tips on how to achieve this. A range of case examples will be individually worked through, to reinforce the theory and tips provided.

The Art of Wound Reconstruction WebinarLIVE!

Wednesday, 11 November 2020

Speaker/s: Paul Jenkins

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16 day/s till Registration closes

WebinarLIVE!

Description

There is not a cookie cutter approach to wound management and wound reconstruction.  Wounds can be made for us,  through trauma, necrosis, etc; or they can be made by us.  Every wound is different and as reconstructive surgeons, we should take a step back, so that we get the best outcome, not only for our patients and clients, but also for ourselves.  We are going to take a case based approach to wound reconstruction.  It is not only the removal of a mass that we need to consider, but also closing the defect without compromising our resection or the outcome for our patients.

Biomechanical Medicine: Intro & Applications WebinarLIVE!

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Speaker/s: Raquel Butler

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23 day/s till Registration closes

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This presentation will discuss the application of biomechanical medicine in Small Animal Veterinary practice in spinal and soft tissue cases.  Biomechanical medicine involves the application of osteopathic, chiropractic and rehabilitation techniques. The discussion will focus on enhancing your diagnostic options through further development of your eye for gait analysis and your palpation skills. This will open the door to further treatment and management options, improving the prognosis for spinal and soft tissue cases.

Upper Respiratory Disease in Cats WebinarLIVE!

Wednesday, 02 December 2020

Speaker/s: Matteo Bordicchia

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Description

Are you using the best medications for upper respiratory disease in cats? Can you identify the causative agent – and do you even need to? Matteo Bordicchia will discuss the most contemporary approaches to diagnosis and treatment of these cases.

Beef Production Medicine Distance Education

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Paul Cusack

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Distance Education

Description

Add-value to your services by using evidence-based approaches to cattle medicine and production problems that increase your client’s bottom line. By appreciating the implications of individual animal diagnoses for herd health, critically evaluating disease management practices and assessing the financial effects of disease management recommendations, you can improve your client’s bottom line. Develop a systematic, evidence-based approach to dyspnoea, ill-thrift, reduced weaning rates, gait abnormalities and sudden death and use epidemiological and financial analyt ical tools to evaluate the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of control measures. You’ll become indispensable to your clients.

Behavioural Medicine Distance Education

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Kersti Seksel, Debbie Calnon, Jacqui Ley...

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Distance Education

Description

Behaviour problem or problem behaviour? Learn to differentiate and maximise treatment success. Improve your ability to help your clients better understand their pets’ behaviour and learn to best manage anxiety, aggression and other common behavioural problems. Discover the latest updates in behavioural pharmacology – the when, why and which of medications. As well as ongoing feedback on your progress, the course includes two workshops to help you develop your consult skills and work up real behaviour cases. A knowledge of behaviour is integral in maximising patient welfare. A positive experience in your practice for both patient and client will enhance satisfaction all round!

Cardiorespiratory Medicine Distance Education

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Niek Beijerink, Mariko Yata

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Distance Education

Description

Gain the skills and in-depth knowledge required for those challenging cardiorespiratory patients with this newly-revised course. Advance your diagnostic ability with a hands-on echocardiology workshop. The course will increase your diagnostic skills and accuracy, enabling you to develop a problem-solving framework that can be applied to all your cases. Completely updated and rewritten, recent developments in cardiorespiratory medicine and management are included. Assignments consist of analysis of case studies provided by the tutor and clinical cases encountered in your own practice. Ultimately, this course will encourage problem-oriented thinking and logical case assessment that will carry through into more successful and rewarding management of your cardiorespiratory patients.

Clinical Pathology Distance Education

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Sandra Forsyth

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Distance Education

Description

Make the most of in-house clinical pathology and achieve accurate, rapid diagnoses. Do you want to maximise the benefits of your bench-top analyser and in-house pathology? Achieve rapid, cost-effective diagnoses with increased confidence? Ensure that your bench-top analyser is providing accurate information? This course will expand and refine your diagnostic skills across a range of modalities including biochemistry, haematology, acid-base balance, endocrinology, blood smear evaluation and cytology. You will be guided through a range of practical techniques that will grow your confidence and ensure you are getting the best out of your in-house machines, as well as from external pathology services.

Dermatology: Pruritic Skin Disease Distance Education

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Ralf Mueller, Sonya Bettenay & Sefan Hobi

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Distance Education

Description

Develop a logical, problem-based approach to the investigation of pruritic skin cases. Skin problems are among the most common reason for presentation in everyday practice. The CVE Dermatology Distance Education program is a modular course that aims to provide you with the practical skills necessary to work-up and resolve these often recurrent cases with minimal frustration for both owner and clinician.   The Pruritic Skin Disease DE course will cover the various common causes of pruritus: including insect hypersensitivities, atopic and contact dermatitis as well as food allergies, Malassezia dermatitis and pruritic parasitic skin diseases.  The pathophysiology of pruritus, including neurogenic and psychogenic pruritus will be reviewed with an emphasis on current and upcoming treatment modalities.

Emergency Medicine Distance Education

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Trudi McAlees, Sandra Forsyth, Yenny Indrawirawan

Online

Distance Education

Description

Develop your capacity to treat small animal emergency and critical care cases confidently and maximise your patient outcomes. This course aims to develop your practical skills and techniques for the treatment and monitoring of critically ill animals. Triage, fluid therapy, analgesia, acute abdomen, respiratory distress and multisystem trauma are all covered with an emphasis on case-based problem solving. Up to date theoretical information is put into practice in a cadaver-based workshop making this an essential course for veterinarians in all small animal practice situations.

Feline Medicine Distance Education

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Carolyn O'Brien, Katherine Briscoe, Keshuan Chow...

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Distance Education

Description

If cats could talk, they’d be the first to tell you that they require refined, particular and focused care. An unwell cat poses many unique challenges to the small animal practitioner and the difference between managing canine and feline patients (in both the art and the science of veterinary medicine) is well recognised.

Internal Medicine: Keys to Understanding Distance Education

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Darren Merrett, Jen Brown, Steve Holloway

Online

Distance Education

Description

Three enthusiastic and knowledgeable tutors guide you through 10 modules designed to increase your confidence in your ability to diagnose and treat your small animal patients. Using a system-oriented method, the aim of this updated course is to assist you in developing a structured approach that can be applied to any internal medicine problem. Such a framework can be a powerful navigation tool to aid in more rapidly and reliably reaching a diagnosis and developing a treatment protocol, ultimately improving patient outcomes.

Internal Medicine: A Problem Solving Approach DE

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Jill Maddison, Sue Bennett

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This event is fully booked

Distance Education

Description

Perennially popular tutors Jill Maddison and Sue Bennett present this course where the learning begins the way it does in the clinic: with a focus on the presenting problem. This 8-module course will advance your problem-solving skills to develop a rational, pathophysiologically-based approach to treating internal medicine cases. An emphasis on self-analysis of the way you process and work up cases will challenge you and help you to improve your approach in practice. In this way you will be able to develop a logical problem-solving framework that will carry through into more successful and rewarding management of your patients. Hear more about the course from Jill Maddison –

Clinical Neurology Distance Education

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Laurent Garosi, Simon Platt

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Distance Education

Description

Neurological cases are probably some of the scariest to deal with and quickest to get referred. This course aims to demystify the process of localisation and help you gain the confidence to work up these often tricky cases. Starting with the basics of clinical neurology and an introduction to neuroanatomical localization, the aim is for you to develop a logical step-wise approach to neurological presentations. Your learning will be enhanced by videos, photos and diagrams and expert feedback as you refine the skills to diagnose and manage common brain, spinal and neuromuscular diseases and adopt practical tips to apply in general practice.

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