Nurses Club Archive

Teleconsultations for pet weight management clinics

Presenter: Eleanor Raffan
BVM&S, DipECVIM,CertSAM, PhD, MRCVS
RCVS and ECVIM Specialist in Small Animal Medicine

Category: Nurses Club

Weight management clinics are well suited to online delivery, but there are inevitable challenges and ways to make them work well. In this session Eleanor Raffan will share her experience of running a clinical weight management service online, discussing the pros and cons of online delivery as well as top…

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Common anaesthetic complications and their treatment

Presenter: Miguel Martinez, LV, Cert VA, Dip ECVAA, MRCVS
EBVS (European) & RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Category: Nurses Club

This webinar aims to discuss the most common anaesthetic complications: Hypotension, hypothermia, arrhythmias and intraoperative nociception. In a simple and logical manner we will go through the physiological principles and main causes of these complications as well as advice on how to prevent them from happening or treat them if…

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Lines everywhere! the practical management of tubes, drains and catheters

Presenter: Laura Jones
BSc(Hons) DipAVN(Small Animal) ISFMDipFN VTS(IM-SA) RVN

Category: Nurses Club

Placing and managing tubes, lines and indwelling devices is a daily part of the veterinary nurse's role. Devices such as intravenous catheters, indwelling urinary catheters and enteral feeding tubes are frequently used, especially in medical or critical patients. In this session, we'll examine the placement techniques for vascular access options,…

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Vascular access - a patient centred approach

Presenter: Nicola Read, MSc (Vet.Nurse), PgCert(Onc.Nurse), PgCert(Vet.Ed.), DipAVN(Med), RVN.
Head Oncology Nurse, The Queen Mother Hospital for Animals, The Royal Veterinary College

Category: Nurses Club

Intravenous catheters play an important role in delivering veterinary treatment. They assist in diagnosis and patient monitoring, enable administration of intravenous fluids, blood products, nutrition and medication, and so help support organ function during a disease crisis and during anaesthesia Despite their widespread application, it is important as nurses that…

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IMHA

Presenter: Kelly Druce, BSc (Hons), PgDip Vet Ed, FHEA, RVN

Category: Nurses Club

This webinar will assist nurses in developing a deeper understanding of the clinical condition of anaemia and the pathophysiology of IMHA. We will explore how to successfully nurse patients, paying attention to minimising stress, obtaining diagnostic samples, and monitoring for signs of deterioration. Nurses will be encouraged to consider their…

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