Nurses Club Archive

Diabetes mellitus in the dog

Presenter: Julia Hurley
BA RVN GradDip VN (Medicine)

Category: Nurses Club

The topic we will be discussing will be Diabetes mellitus in the dog. We will begin the presentation by looking at a classification of what Diabetes mellitus is and will look at the pathophysiology of the disease. We will then look in turn at causes, signalment, clinical history of patients…

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Published on: 14.06.2022
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Clinical Genetics Essentials for Nurses - what you can (and can't) achieve with clinical and direct-to-owner testing

Presenter: Dr Eleanor Raffan
BVM&S CertSAM PhD DipECVIM-CA
European Specialist in Small Animal Medicine

Category: Nurses Club

Genetic diseases are common in companion animals and many genetic tests are available. This webinar will take an overview of genetic testing in dogs (mainly) and cats, discussing what and how we test, outlining how and we to use (or not use) genetic tests which are out there.

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Published on: 12.05.2022
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The process of malignancy, understanding the pattern of neoplastic disease

Presenter: Nicola Read, MSc Advanced Veterinary Nursing, PgCert Oncology Nursing, PgCert VetEd, DipAVN(Med), RVN

Category: Nurses Club

Cancer is not a single or simplistic disease, it can arise in nearly any part of the body as it renews, develops or replenishes itself, but have you asked yourself if you know how and why this happens? This webinar will explain the transformation of normal cells to cancerous cells,…

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Published on: 12.04.2022
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Update on Anaesthetic Equipment

Presenter: Denise Prisk
DipAVN (Surgical), VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia), LTCL, LCGI, RVN

Category: Nurses Club

Anaesthetic equipment has changed significantly over the years and there is now a variety of machines and breathing systems available for small animal anaesthesia. It is necessary that veterinary nurses who are involved in the care of anaesthetised patients are familiar with the various types of equipment that are currently…

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Published on: 15.03.2022
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Post-op physiotherapy : what can we do in the early days?

Presenter: Mathilde Granger, DVM, Dip A.Phys, MRCVS

Category: Nurses Club

In the immediate post-operative period, physiotherapy treatments aim at managing pain, controlling and guiding inflammation towards normal healing, and promoting early weight bearing. Proprioception training should also start as early as possible, and should continue throughout the rehabilitation program. In this presentation, we will see how physiotherapy techniques such as…

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Published on: 14.02.2022
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Understanding Blood Pressure

Presenter: Chloe Fay
BSc (Hons) RVN CertVNECC VTS (ECC)

Category: Nurses Club

‘Monitoring blood pressure is a vital tool, highlighting patient care and response to treatment, indication of volume status and helpful with the diagnosis and status of many disease processes. It is an important part of patient care; therefore, routine monitoring should be implemented with the help of protocols to assist…

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Published on: 12.01.2022
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