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RCVS warns of dodgy VN training courses

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons is warning practices and would be veterinary nurse students to check that VN training courses are approved by the College, or they will not lead to qualification...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Fri, 12 Aug 2011 12:43 PM
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Coming soon: free webinars for vet nurses

Hill's Pet Nutrition has announced that it is developing a new webinar series for veterinary nurses. The three webinars will all be free of charge. Although the topic of the webinars remains a closely...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Tue, 02 Aug 2011 2:44 PM
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Threefold increase in applicants for emergency and critical care qualification

Vets Now, the out-of-hours emergency care provider, reports that it has seen the number of veterinary nurses undertaking the Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency Critical Care nearly triple....
Published Arlo Guthrie on Fri, 27 May 2011 3:59 PM
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New online equine CPD provider

Ledston Equine Clinic in West Yorkshire has announced the launch of the Ledston Education Centre, which will provide training for veterinary surgeons, fire and rescue personnel, and horse owners. The Ledston...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 28 Feb 2011 10:21 AM
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New low-cost CPD company

Husband and wife Cat Henstridge and Dave Hough MsRCVS have set up vCPD, a low cost CPD company based in the West Midlands. Cat said: "Many of you will have noticed how CPD has become extremely expensive...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Fri, 25 Feb 2011 12:18 PM
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Ceva/APBC's one day behaviour seminars

Ceva Animal Health, maker of the veterinary behaviour products DAP and Feliway, is once again sponsoring the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors' series of one day behaviour seminars to keep veterinary...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Fri, 18 Feb 2011 6:58 PM
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Free feline-focussed CPD to start the year

Hill's Pet Nutrition is offering a series of free webinars about feline medicine, delivered by some of the best-known experts in the field. The first presentation on feline liver disease will be delivered...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 29 Dec 2010 12:13 PM
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Record number sit practice management exams

Braving the elements, a record 12 candidates sat the examinations for the Certificate in Veterinary Practice Management last week, seven of which passed their selected elements, and four of which have...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 08 Dec 2010 10:00 AM
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Dechra launches new CPD programme

Dechra Veterinary Products has launched a new CPD programme covering Feline Hyperthryoidism, Canine Hyperadrenoncorticism and Otitis Externa. The CPD is available both as face-to-face sessions, and online...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 15 Nov 2010 5:32 PM
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100% pass rate at Medivet Training College

Veterinary nurse students at the Medivet Training College are celebrating a 100% pass rate in this year's VRQ Level 2 and Level 3. Medivet's Head of Nursing Affairs, Kate Hunt said: "We are...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Thu, 11 Nov 2010 11:31 AM
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European VN training project set to continue

A project which aims to standardise the assessment of veterinary nurse practical training across Europe will have life beyond its pilot phase, thanks to European VN training network, Vetnnet. The announcement...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 29 Sep 2010 10:40 AM
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Charlotte Pace becomes first nurse from the UK to win cardiology academy place

Charlotte Pace, a veterinary cardiology nurse from the Royal Veterinary College, has become the first nurse in the UK to earn a place on the Academy of Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians (AIMVT...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 25 Aug 2010 7:25 PM
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RVC's UK tour to give veterinary career guidance to school children

The Royal Veterinary College is embarking on an educational tour to provide advice to school children on studying and working in the veterinary sector. The tour will visit secondary schools in the following...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Tue, 17 Aug 2010 4:01 PM
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Vet Nurses flock to BEVA Congress

BEVA Congress Registrations this year show that many more vet practices are now recognising the benefits of Veterinary Nurses attending Congress (8-11 September 2010) and are actively encouraging their...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Thu, 29 Jul 2010 11:42 AM
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New online course for VNs from the University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool's CPD Vets has designed and set up a new online course: Professional Skills for Veterinary Nurses , which it says covers many vital areas of professional development. Jill...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 28 Jun 2010 4:03 PM
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