Location: Online course
Course Access: 12 Months
Exam Included: Yes
Entry Requirements: None
Compatibility: All major devices
Whether you are thinking about learning veterinary nursing as a hobby or you have an interest in working as a veterinary nurse assistant and want to boost your career to the next level, our Veterinary Nursing Diploma can give you the insight, skills and knowledge you need to thrive in this career.
Become a top-notch Veterinary Nursing Assistant, made up of seven modules with an average completion time of fifteen hours.
Introduction to Veterinary Nursing
This detailed course has been designed for anyone who wants to drive their career forward as a veterinary nursing assistant. The course covers a large variety of topics spanning over seven detailed modules.
During the veterinary nursing course, you will learn about the anatomy and physiology of animals, you will learn about behaviour, handling, and restraint and animal nutrition.
In addition to this, you can learn about animal nursing and assisting surgical assistance and so much more.
The great thing about this course is that there are no entry requirements so you can literally get started up today without having to study any other courses. You don’t need any specific education or work experience, just the desire to learn, enhance your knowledge and skills and succeed in your desired career moving forward.
Once you select the veterinary nursing diploma and your payment is received, you can start learning straight away. Everyone can study flexibly at different paces, which is why this course is such a great opportunity, enabling you to work and study in your available time. On completion of the course you will need to complete a multiple-choice test and on passing, you will be issued a certificate that you can download and print which is recognised by industry professionals.
What you will learn in the Veterinary Nursing Course
The veterinary nursing diploma is CPD accredited and comprises seven detailed modules for you to learn and gain knowledge from. In total the modules should take around fifteen hours to complete, bearing in mind that everyone studies at different paces and some people will have more time to study than others.
The essential modules in this course include:
You will learn Anatomical directional terms, the skeletal system and internal organs
Gain a closer understanding of canine and feline body language
Learn body condition scoring, risk factors and assessing food
You will learn how pain assessment, nutritional assessment and general nursing care
As part of this course, it’s important to understand the sterilisation process
Benefits of the Veterinary Nursing Course
The veterinary nursing course will provide you with a host of skills and knowledge you will be able to use on a daily basis. There are a number of benefits to completing the veterinary nursing course:
Master what it takes to become a professional veterinary nursing assistant.
Accelerate your career as a veterinary nursing assistant.
Learn new skills that will add value to your CV.
A financially rewarding career with flexibility and career progression.
Please note the RCVS holds the register of Veterinary Surgeons and Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs). In order to be listed on the register as an RVN, an individual would have to have completed a qualifications accredited by RCVS, this course is not accredited by RCVS.
Introduction to the Veterinary Nursing career
Anatomy and Physiology of Animals
Anatomical directional terms
Branches of science
Common veins and Muscles
Behaviour, Handling, and Restraint
Canine body language
Feline Body Language
Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats
Vitamins, Minerals and Water
Weight management and Patient history
Body condition scoring
Risk factors and Assessing the food
Animal Nursing and Assisting
Temperature, Pulse and Respiration
Pain assessment and Nutritional assessment
General nursing care
The sterilisation process
Preparing items for the autoclave and Wrapping a surgical pack
Cold sterilisation and Instruments
Suture Material, Gowns and Drapes
The sterile field and Preparing for surgery
Gowning and Gloving
Opening and passing sterile items
Preparing the patient and Post-surgical procedures
Preparing for Internships and Employment