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Dentistry for Veterinary Nurses TOL OnDemand

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Speaker/s: Polina Tan

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TimeOnline OnDemand

Description

Dental health is an important issue for all members of the veterinary practice. As nurses, you are at the forefront of communicating with owners about their pet’s health and need a solid understand of dental disease to be able to off er appropriate recommendations. This course will empower you to apply these skills confidently and competently.

Unwrapped: Wounds & Dressings TOL OnDemand (Nurses)

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Speaker/s: Polina Tan

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TimeOnline OnDemand

Description

Wound healing can appear to be a complicated process but when understood will allow better treatment and improved patient outcomes. This practical course is all about what to do with a wound and which dressing to choose. It will have you bandaging patients with confidence!

Small Animal Dentistry TOL OnDemand (Vets)

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Speaker/s: Tony Caiafa, Kayo Kuroda

Online

TimeOnline OnDemand

Description

This course will look at what is needed to operate a successful dentistry unit. As well as practical oral anatomy knowledge, dental nomenclature and dental equipment and instrumentation, the course covers how to take a whole mouth series of dental radiographs. An important focus isthe management of the most common disease in dogs: periodontal disease - from the consulting room to the surgery and then back to the home including treatment, homecare advice and disease prevention.

Surgical Nursing TOL OnDemand (Nurses)

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Speaker/s: Polina Tan

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TimeOnline OnDemand

Description

Nurses love surgery! This practical course will have you confidently preparing patients for surgery and eff iciently packing instruments in time for the next procedure. Scrubbing into surgery can be daunting, but we will review what is involved.

The Difficult Airway TOL OnDemand (Vets)

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Speaker/s: Mathieu Raillard

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TimeOnline OnDemand

Description

Pre-existing respiratory compromise and some conditions like the brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome can make airway management challenging in small animal anaesthesia. Increased vigilance following premedication and after tracheal extubation is required.  The first module aims to provide practitioners with the information needed to optimise preparation, equipment, time line and sequence of events during induction of anaesthesia and recovery in those cases. The second module focuses on anaesthetic safety of brachycephalic dogs and on the measures that can be implemented to reduce their risk of death.

Clinical Neurology Distance Education

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Laurent Garosi, Simon Platt

Online

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Distance Education

Description

Neurological cases are probably some of the scariest to deal with and quickest to get referred. This course aims to demystify the process of localisation and help you gain the confidence to work up these often tricky cases. Starting with the basics of clinical neurology and an introduction to neuroanatomical localization, the aim is for you to develop a logical step-wise approach to neurological presentations. Your learning will be enhanced by videos, photos and diagrams and expert feedback as you refine the skills to diagnose and manage common brain, spinal and neuromuscular diseases and adopt practical tips to apply in general practice.

Clinical Pathology Distance Education

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Sandra Forsyth & Karen Jackson

Online

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Distance Education

Description

Make the most of in-house clinical pathology and achieve accurate, rapid diagnoses. Do you want to maximise the benefits of your bench-top analyser and in-house pathology? Achieve rapid, cost-effective diagnoses with increased confidence? Ensure that your bench-top analyser is providing accurate information? This course will expand and refine your diagnostic skills across a range of modalities including biochemistry, haematology, acid-base balance, endocrinology, blood smear evaluation and cytology. You will be guided through a range of practical techniques that will grow your confidence and ensure you are getting the best out of your in-house machines, as well as from external pathology services.

Dermatology: Pruritic Skin Disease Distance Education

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Ralf Mueller, Sonya Bettenay & Stefan Hobi

Online

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Distance Education

Description

Develop a logical, problem-based approach to the investigation of pruritic skin cases. Skin problems are among the most common reason for presentation in everyday practice. The CVE Dermatology Distance Education program is a modular course that aims to provide you with the practical skills necessary to work-up and resolve these often recurrent cases with minimal frustration for both owner and clinician.   The Pruritic Skin Disease DE course will cover the various common causes of pruritus: including insect hypersensitivities, atopic and contact dermatitis as well as food allergies, Malassezia dermatitis and pruritic parasitic skin diseases.  The pathophysiology of pruritus, including neurogenic and psychogenic pruritus will be reviewed with an emphasis on current and upcoming treatment modalities.

Emergency Medicine Distance Education

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Trudi McAlees, Sandra Forsyth, Yenny Indrawirawan

Online

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Distance Education

Description

Develop your capacity to treat small animal emergency and critical care cases confidently and maximise your patient outcomes. This course aims to develop your practical skills and techniques for the treatment and monitoring of critically ill animals. Triage, fluid therapy, analgesia, acute abdomen, respiratory distress and multisystem trauma are all covered with an emphasis on case-based problem solving. Up to date theoretical information is put into practice in a cadaver-based workshop making this an essential course for veterinarians in all small animal practice situations.

Feline Medicine Distance Education

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Carolyn O'Brien, Katherine Briscoe, ...

Online

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Distance Education

Description

If cats could talk, they’d be the first to tell you that they require refined, particular and focused care. An unwell cat poses many unique challenges to the small animal practitioner and the difference between managing canine and feline patients (in both the art and the science of veterinary medicine) is well recognised.

Internal Medicine: Keys to Understanding Distance Education

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Darren Merrett, Jen Brown, Steve Holloway

Online

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Distance Education

Description

Three enthusiastic and knowledgeable tutors guide you through 10 modules designed to increase your confidence in your ability to diagnose and treat your small animal patients. Using a system-oriented method, the aim of this updated course is to assist you in developing a structured approach that can be applied to any internal medicine problem. Such a framework can be a powerful navigation tool to aid in more rapidly and reliably reaching a diagnosis and developing a treatment protocol, ultimately improving patient outcomes.

Internal Medicine: A Problem Solving Approach DE

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Jill Maddison, Sue Bennett

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Distance Education

Description

Perennially popular tutors Jill Maddison and Sue Bennett present this course where the learning begins the way it does in the clinic: with a focus on the presenting problem. This 8-module course will advance your problem-solving skills to develop a rational, pathophysiologically-based approach to treating internal medicine cases. An emphasis on self-analysis of the way you process and work up cases will challenge you and help you to improve your approach in practice. In this way you will be able to develop a logical problem-solving framework that will carry through into more successful and rewarding management of your patients. Hear more about the course from Jill Maddison –

Diagnostic Imaging: Thoracic Distance Education

Monday, 01 February 2021

Speaker/s: Robert Nicoll

Online

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Distance Education

Description

Improve your diagnostic skills and avoid common mistakes in thoracic diagnosis. Thoracic radiography is one of the most useful clinical tests undertaken in clinical practice and yet one of the most frequently cited areas of confusion. This course aims to increase your ability to take optimal thoracic radiographs and to interpret them confidently. The modules focus on radiographic interpretation, with incorporation of complementary imaging modalities, particularly CT and sonography, to assist in explanations of the radiographic pathological patterns present. Dogs, cats and exotics are all discussed with tutor -written notes, case studies, self-assessed quizzes and individual feedback enhancing the application of your learning. Make the most of the online forum to ask questions and share cases. Get to know your tutor and colleagues at the one-day face to face workshop.

What's Behaviour Got To Do With It? Conference (OnDemand)

Monday, 15 February 2021

Speaker/s: Kersti Seksel, Gonçalo da Graça Pereira, Dani Hoolahan .........

Australia

Conferences & Seminars

Description

Join the CVE, acclaimed speakers Kersti Seksel, Gonçalo da Graça Periera and other leading behavioural medicine specialists for this CVE virtual experience, which promises to reveal the latest advances and best practices in the field of behavioural medicine. This conference will have something for everyone – from the recent graduate, to GP vets and those with more advanced knowledge in behavioural medicine. Veterinary nurses/technicians with a special interest in the topic are welcome to enrol in this course. Please be aware that the course is designed for qualified veterinarians and you should consider this in light of your knowledge and experience before you register.

Dental Bites for the Enlightened Practitioner TimeOnline

Monday, 22 February 2021

Speaker/s: Anthony Caiafa, Kayo Kuroda

Online

Registrations still open

TimeOnline

Description

Take your dentistry to a more advanced level and improve the health and welfare of your patients. Periodontal and dental diseases are arguably the most common issues seen in small animal practice, yet many vets feel intimidated or inadequate when faced with a complicated case that may require more than a scale and polish. This course is designed at an intermediate level for those veterinarians who have had experience in performing dental procedures. It aims to help you understand how to plan and perform efficient, atraumatic (for both you and the patient) extractions, where to place local anaesthetic nerve blocks, and how to take and interpret dental radiographs. Together, these skills will help you to avoid the common pitfalls that lead to complications such as lost roots, fractured roots and fractured jaws. Additionally, you will learn about the treatment options for traumatic malocclusions.

Rabbits & Rodents TimeOnline

Monday, 08 March 2021

Speaker/s: David Vella

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Course starts in 8 day/s

TimeOnline

Description

This course aims to provide the practitioner with a general overview of rabbit, guinea pig, rat and mouse veterinary medicine. Beginning with the basics in rabbit and rodent biology, the course will then explore clinical anatomy and physiology, husbandry, nutrition, preventative health, handling, restraint, clinical procedures, therapeutics, anaesthesia and common problems in rabbit and rodent health.

From Little Things, Big Things Grow Writing Workshop

Tuesday, 09 March 2021

Speaker/s: Tracy Sorensen

Online

This event is fully booked

Workshop

Description

Do you find yourself craving a little creativity in your life? Turns out, engaging in creative behaviours improves brain function, mental health, and physical health. Do you wish to improve your creative writing skills in a fun and engaging way? Join Tracy Sorensen, renowned Australian novelist, for this 2-day writing workshop which will take place over two evenings in March. The emphasis in the first workshop is on writing tips and hints with lots of on-the-spot writing exercises. The second workshop will focus on issues and trails raised in the first workshop, responding to participants' interests and needs.

The Science Around AMR & Stewardship WebinarLIVE!

Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Speaker/s: Jacqui Norris, Kellie Thomas & Jane Heller

Online

17 day/s till Registration closes

WebinarLIVE!

Description

This WebinarLIVE! will introduce the AMR Vet Collective, an educational resource that translates the science around AMR and stewardship into meaningful and practical information that veterinarians can call upon to make informed, evidence-based decisions in their daily practice. The project has been driven by founding members Jacqui Norris, Jane Heller and Kellie Thomas, to help every clinician to feel confident in understanding antimicrobial stewardship principles so they can diagnose, prescribe, and manage infected patients with confidence.

Canine Aggression: Approach & Management TOL OnDemand

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Speaker/s: Sally Nixon

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TimeOnline OnDemand

Description

There are numerous myths surrounding canine aggression. Many veterinarians do not feel confident providing advice to owners about an aggressive dog. Without appropriate advice, owners may seek help from the internet or other sources that may be unreliable or not evidence based. As a result, animal welfare can be severely compromised, and human and animal safety can be at risk.

Reptile Medicine TimeOnline

Monday, 22 March 2021

Speaker/s: Robert Johnson

Online

Course starts in 22 day/s

TimeOnline

Description

Gain a better understanding of reptile husbandry, medicine and surgery, to provide veterinary care with competence and confidence.  In this course, you will discover why reptiles are different from other animal classes in a biological, anatomical and physiological sense. Many reptile disorders are related to suboptimal husbandry; hence, it is critical to understand reptilian biology and captive management to diagnose and treat reptilian disorders.

Understanding Anaemia & Transfusion TOL OnDemand (Vets)

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Speaker/s: Karen Brenner

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TimeOnline OnDemand

Description

This course aims to give general practitioners the tools to confidently formulate a diagnostic when presented with an anaemic dog or cat.

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