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Anaesthesia and Perioperative Care of the Geriatric Patient

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

Category: Nurses Club

Geriatric patients present specific anaesthetic concerns and it is important to understand the physiological changes that occur with age, and how these affect the anaesthetised patient. Older patients are also likely to have concurrent disease and this increases the anaesthetic risk. Changes to the various body systems that occur with…

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Published on: 20.06.2017
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Spotting and Assessing Lameness and Other Mobility Problems in Dogs

Presenter: Ben Walton BVSc DSAS (Orth) MRCVS
RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics)

Category: Nurses Club

Spotting and assessing lameness in dogs can be extremely challenging. Numerous studies have shown poor agreement between observers, and between subjective and objective (e.g. force platform) analysis. This interactive, heavily case-based presentation uses normal and high speed video footage to demonstrate how dogs adapt to orthopaedic disease, and gives practical…

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Published on: 16.05.2017
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The Secrets of Blood Smear Examination

Presenter: Roger Powell MA Vet MB Diplomate ACVP (Clin. Path.) DipRCPath FRCPath MRCVS
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Clinical Pathology

Category: Nurses Club

Without the correct and appropriate sampling and analysis, animals will be mis-diagnosed with a disease or diseases can be missed. This lecture will highlight some of the common pitfalls with blood smear examination, illustrating these with pictures of case examples and then identifying how to avoid them. It will look…

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Published on: 12.04.2017
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GI Diets - What, When and Why?

Presenter: Nicola Ackerman BSc(Hons) RVN CertSAN CertVNECC VTS(Nutrition) A1 V1 HonMBVNA
Head Medical Nurse – The Veterinary Hospital Group, Plymouth, UK

Category: Nurses Club

The gastrointestinal system requires nutrition, and therefore requires to be fed. With there being numerous gastrointestinal disorders and with each individual reacting differently to different diets it is important to obtain a full nutritional / diet history from owners about their pets. The webinar will discuss how to obtain a…

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Published on: 21.03.2017
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Basic Principles of Fracture Repair

Presenter: Alison Young
DipAVN(Surgery) VTS (Surgery) RVN

Category: Nurses Club

Patients may present to the Veterinary Practice with an unknown history of trauma. Often these injuries include fractures of bones that require repair. A universal method of description helps colleagues to discuss methods of repair, which as nurses often includes their post-operative management. This webinar will discuss the nomenclature that…

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Published on: 20.02.2017
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The Acute Neurology Patient and Physiotherapy

Presenter: Suzanne Cottriall BA BSc MSc Vet Physio
Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP)
Category A Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy (ACPAT)

Category: Nurses Club

The main focus of this webinar is to present acute neurology problems in the small animal and the physiotherapy you can apply to those inpatients.  The 2 key conditions of Intervertebral Disc Disease and Fibrocartilaginous Embolism will be addressed in terms of the presentation and prognosis and of course the…

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Published on: 27.01.2017
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