TITLE

No time to lose on VN training

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;11/14/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 20, p577
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the changes in veterinary nurse (VN) training in Great Britain. The author notes that the changes were proposed by the Royal College Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Awarding Body. The author mentions that the proposed changes would lead to reduction in practice-based assessment, a compulsory farm animal and equine work experience. The author adds that the awarding body aims to enhance access to training and raise the number of practices involved.
ACCESSION #
45460916

 

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