Veterinary Nurse

Develop your skills and become an integral part of your veterinary team

We all know that veterinary nurses are pivotal to the success of every veterinary practice and a highly trained nurse can maximise a clinic’s efficiency and profitability, customer service and patient care. Master and refine your skills to confidently play your part in ensuring maximal patient and client care.

Find out how CVE membership can challenge you to grow as a vet nurse and enrich your career.

Member benefits

Control & Therapy (C&T) Series

As a CVE member, you receive an annual subscription to the C&T Series. This unique quarterly veterinary forum is packed with wide-ranging and practical articles generally written by and for vets, but also of interest to many nurses. We welcome and actively encourage articles from vet nurses and everyone affiliated with the profession. Each issue of the C&T Series offers practical tips and case studies contributed by practising vets as well as more detailed perspective articles, features and general alerts pertinent to the profession.

Continuing Education

Choose from a range of innovative short online courses and highly practical workshops designed specifically for veterinary nurses. Nurse Members enjoy a significant discount on CVE Nurse CE.

Also, there is a range of CVE veterinary CE courses suitable for nurse enrolment. Make the most of your 40% discount on nurse friendly veterinary CE including conferences and TimeOnline courses. Browse nurse friendly courses now!

WebinarPLUS Series

It’s FREE - As a CVE member, you can enrol in any webinar within the WebinarPLUS Series at no charge. The CVE offers up to 12 webinars in this series per year.

Bite-size online CE delivered by leading experts in their field, each WebinarPLUS gives you access to a webinar recording, supplementary readings, a quiz and an online discussion forum to engage directly with the presenter and your peers.

Complete at your own pace over 2 weeks. With each completed WebinarPLUS you earn 1 structured CPD point.

Webinar Library

Learn better with webinar? If you prefer watching presentations instead of reading notes, the Webinar Library hosts 300+ videos and digital resources on a range of topics including conference lectures, webinar recordings, engaging panel discussions and more.

CVE Scholarships | NEW Coming Soon

The CVE is excited to announce the introduction of CVE scholarships later this year, exclusively for CVE members. These scholarships will provide an opportunity to pursue professional development in 2025. Stay tuned for more details coming soon.

Veterinary Titles

CVeSHOP - As a member you receive 25% discount on all CVeSHOP titles. These include DVDs and downloadable videos from renowned surgeons on a number of must-learn veterinary procedures.

Wiley-Blackwell & Elsevier - We have secured a 25% discount on Wiley-Blackwell and a 10% discount on Elsevier veterinary titles for our members. Once you join you will get access to the discount codes which you can use to purchase any veterinary titles from these publishers.

Engage with the profession

The CVE hosts a number of face-to-face courses around the country giving you an opportunity to mingle and further develop your network of professionals. Likewise, our online courses offer the opportunity to engage ‘virtually’.

Have you been involved with an interesting case recently, have a useful tip or wish to pose a question to your colleagues? The C&T Series give you an opportunity to contribute to and engage with the profession by publishing your article or reply.

Member Communication

The Member Hub provides quick access to all the member resources and benefits available to you including special member offers, the latest available veterinary resources and important alerts.

As a member, you will receive the quarterly Member eNews to keep you informed about the latest member resources as well as the monthly CVeNews bulletins packed with news, industry alerts and upcoming professional development opportunities.

Certificate of Membership

Receive a membership certificate for each year of membership. It showcases to your clients your commitment to the global veterinary profession and animal wellbeing.

Centre for Continuing Education, The University of Sydney | 10% off

As a CVE member, you are also eligible to receive a 10% discount on professional development short courses offered by the Centre for Continuing Education. Choose from a range of short online courses, from business to languages to travel and everything in between.

Who can join?: 

Individual Veterinary Nurses

Membership fee: 

$65 per annum*
*Fee payable will vary with date of join (see FAQs)

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