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Physiotherapy Techniques For RVNs

Excel CPD - Vet Nurse CPD

2 months ago

Duration: 8 hour(s)
Cost: £150

Module 1: An Introduction to Veterinary Physiotherapy
Why is rehabilitation important?
Benefits of rehabilitation
Manual therapies
Thermal therapy
Remedial exercise
Physiotherapy for the neurological patient
Physiotherapy for the orthopaedic patient
Physiotherapy for the geriatric / osteoarthritic patient
Physiotherapy for the respiratory patient
Physiotherapy for the critically ill patient

Module 2: Veterinary Massage
Overview of anatomy, physiology and terminology
Why we massage and beneficial effects
Massage techniques - Effleurage, Petrissage, Compression ,Friction, Tapotement, Chest percussion
Considerations and contraindications

Module 3: Passive Range of Motion and Thermal Therapies
Overview of joint anatomy
Range of motion assessment
PROM techniques - Single joints, Whole limb
Considerations and contraindications
Thermal therapies - Heat therapy, Cryotherapy, Contrast therapy

Module 4 Managing Osteoarthritis
Overview of osteoarthritis Client education and home management Exercise management Diet and weight management Osteoarthritis clinics in practice Physiotherapy and complementary therapies 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).

Who is it for?

Veterinary nurses

The Speakers

Matt Scott BSc (Hons), MNAVP

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

8 hours

Registration and Booking

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