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Flexi ECPD - Rabbits: What Nurses Need To Know!

Excel CPD - Vet Nurse CPD

7 months ago
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Duration: 8 hour(s)
Cost: £155

Module 1: Understanding Rabbits
Normal and abnormal rabbit parameters (fluid intake, urine output, RR, HR, body temperature etc.)
The nutritional requirements and what rabbits should and shouldn’t eat and why
Commonly kept breeds and health and welfare related problems (brachycephalics, lops, Rex’s, giants etc.)

Module 2: Rabbits in Practice
Advising clients on neutering, vaccinations, and health checking – the benefits for rabbits and when these should be performed
How to perform a head to tail examination, without causing stress to the rabbit and what to look for
Steps that can be taken to reduce stress in hospitalised rabbits and during visits to the practice

Module 3: Nursing Common Medical Conditions
Nursing requirements for common medical conditions in rabbits, including flystrike, pododermatitis, dental disease and urinary tract disease
Should hospitalised rabbits be kept with a companion – the pros and cons
Caring for rabbits after surgery; getting them eating, mobilising and pain scoring

Module 4: Practical Techniques
How to successfully place intravenous cannulas, syringe feed (even the reluctant rabbit) and take blood samples
Safe handling to ensure clinical techniques are carried out safely and successfully
Fluid therapy, discussing routes and rates

The course will be available immediately following purchase, with unlimited lifetime access and will provide a total of 8 hours of CPD (UK), or 8 points (Australia and New Zealand)

Tutor: Claire Speight
Date: On demand
Cost: £155 +vat
Length: Unlimited lifetime access
CPD: 8 hours / 8 points (AUS/NZ)
Level: Intermediate

Who is it for?

Veterinary Nurses

The Speakers

Claire Speight A1 Clinical Coach, CG Cert Nursing Exotic Species, RVN

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

8 hours

Registration and Booking

Click here to reserve your place


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