Nurses Club Archive

Exotic Samples- How to Get Them and What to Do With Them

Presenter: Molly Varga BVetMed DZooMed MRCVS
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

Category: Nurses Club

This webinar is aimed at nursing staff who are interested in exotic pets, or who are working within a practice where exotic pets are regularly seen. It is designed to give nursing staff confidence when handling exotics species for sample taking. There is a discussion of how samples may be…

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Published on: 17.09.2019
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Nerve blocks of the fore limb

Presenter: Miguel Martinez DVM Cert VA DipECVAA MRCVS
European and RCVS Specialist in Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Category: Nurses Club

In this webinar we will describe the neuroanatomy and sonographic images relevant to perform the most common nerve blocks of the fore limb. The information presented will immediately allow you to apply this knowledge in clinical cases (fractures, amputations) were loco-regional anaesthetic techniques will make all the difference in the…

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Published on: 14.08.2019
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Practical blood donation and transfusion in the dog and cat

Presenter: Barbara Gallagher MVB, MRCVS, DECVIM-CA

Category: Nurses Club

Blood collection and transfusion can be daunting if, performed rarely or required under pressure in a critical situation. Since the introduction of the Pet Blood Bank, it is rarely necessary to collect dog blood, however cat collections are still necessary. This talk will focus on; which donors are the most…

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Published on: 22.07.2019
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Nursing patients with cancer: a nurse-led support service

Presenter: Nicola Read, PgCert Oncology Nursing, DipAVN(Med), RVN, AFHEA
Head Oncology Nurse, The Royal Veterinary College

Category: Nurses Club

There has been a huge growth in nurse-led clinics in the UK; such services have increased the scope for practices to utilise their team more effectively and for nurses to advance their practical and professional skills. Chemotherapy nurse clinics are an area for future development which will broaden knowledge in…

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Published on: 21.06.2019
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Ultrasound in practice - A nurse's approach

Presenter: Sergio Guilherme LMV MRCVS

Category: Nurses Club

Ultrasound is one of the most popular diagnostic imaging techniques used in veterinary practice. In this webinar we will discuss how the ultrasound machine works and what are its most common clinical applications. The webinar will also cover many practical aspects where nurses have an essential role including: what do…

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Published on: 09.05.2019
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Marvellous Muscles and How Massage Can Help

Presenter: Emma Young RVN

Category: Nurses Club

Marvellous Muscles is a whistle stop tour of the canine skeletal muscular system. We will be looking at the anatomy of skeletal muscle. The process of muscular contraction and the origins and insertions of 20 muscles. We will discuss a helpful nurses clinic tool that can be helpful for all…

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Published on: 26.04.2019
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Anaesthesia SOS! Anaesthetic Emergencies

Presenter: Denise Prisk DipAVN Surgical VTS Anesthesia and Analgesia

Category: Nurses Club

Anesthetic mortality rates in veterinary small animal patients are high, compared to human anesthesia, and emergencies are particularly at risk regardless of their health status. Complications can occur at any time in the perianaesthetic period. When dealing with a high-risk procedure, emergencies may be expected and suitable preparations made. However,…

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Published on: 19.03.2019
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Recovery from general anaesthesia; it's not over yet!

Presenter: Becky Robinson
BVSc MVetMed DipECVAA FHEA MRCVS

Category: Nurses Club

When in charge of an anaesthetic, the responsibility to the animal is not over until anaesthesia is complete; but when is this? When the vaporiser is turned off; when the animal is “up and about”; when the animal is discharged from the hospital? Given that most anaesthetic mortality occurs in…

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Published on: 13.02.2019
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Osteoarthritis, pathophysiology, treatment options and lifestyle management

Presenter: Lizzy Whiting BVSc CertAVP MRCVS

Category: Nurses Club

Osteoarthritis is a debilitating and life-limiting disease in our pet dogs and cats. It is poorly understood and recognised by owners and can lead to poor quality of life issues for many pets, not all of whom are elderly. With a proactive approach to the geriatric patient, these animals can…

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Published on: 24.01.2019
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