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Feline Healthy Ageing

Excel CPD - Vet Nurse CPD

5 months ago
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Date: Monday 17th June, 2024 - Friday 12th July, 2024
Start time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Duration: 10 hour(s)
Cost: £205

Week 1 - Age Related Disease and Nursing Considerations

Age related diseases commonly seen in cats from the age of 7 years upwards
Findings from the Feline Healthy Ageing Clinic
How nursing care differs in ageing cats

Learning objectives
After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Be aware of commonly seen age related diseases
Adapt nursing care for the ageing patient
Prepare hospitalisation for the ageing cat


Week 2 - Creating and Running Ageing Cat Clinics

How to set up and run ageing cat clinics
Owner education and compliance
Feline friendly handling for the ageing patient

Learning objectives
After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Create and run ageing cat clinics
Create an owner questionnaire
Understand the importance of owner education
Adapt handling skills to suit the ageing patient


Week 3 - Nutritional Considerations

Nutrition for ageing life stages
Nutrition for specific age related disease

Learning objectives
After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Make nutritional recommendations for the ageing cat
Make nutritional recommendations for age related diseases
Discuss the benefits of different diets and nutrient specifications


Week 4 - Quality of Life and End of Life Care

Quality of life tools
Supporting the palliative patient
Euthanasia considerations

Learning objectives
After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Understand the importance of using quality of life tools
Feel confident using quality of life tools
Communicate sensitively to owners surrounding end of life
Carry out euthanasia with consideration for the patient as well as the owner


Tutor: Kelly Eyre
Date: 17th June - 12th July 2024
Cost: £205 +vat
Length: 4 weeks
CPD: 10 hours
Level: Intermediate

Who is it for?

Veterinary Nurses

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

10 hours

Registration and Booking

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