All change on VN training?

October 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;10/10/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 15, p419
Academic Journal
In this article, the author discusses the proposed changes on veterinary nursing qualifications and their implication on veterinary nurse (VN) training in Wales. The author notes the proposed replacement of four veterinary nursing awards by a single level 3 qualification with theoretical and practical education and training. The author expects practice-based assessors will not be required. The author notes that the proposals will only be applicable to work-based training.


Related Articles

  • JUGGLING a job and training. McVey, Shawn // Firstline;Dec2013, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p6 

    The article presents a question and answer concerning balancing training with day-to-day operations of a veterinary practice.

  • A growing organisation.  // Veterinary Ireland Journal;Jun2011, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p321 

    An interview with Finbarr Murphy, chief executive of Veterinary Ireland, is presented. Murphy states that his role is as chief executive is a challenging and enjoyable one. Murphy mentions that he did a five-year strategic plan and successfully established the Veterinary Assistance Programme...

  • Training a Supportive & Effective Team. Lillard, Nan; Ng, Zenithson Y. // Veterinary Team Brief;Aug2014, p35 

    Developing skills to support clients and patients during traumatic events before they are needed is key to a practice's effectiveness and, ultimately, success in these situations. Training should be periodically reviewed with the entire team.

  • Engaging the drive to succeed. Snyder, Gerald // DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;Feb2007, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p54 

    The article offers the author's insights into the drives of veterinarians to succeed in their veterinary practices in the U.S. According to the author, the outcomes of the practices of veterinarians derive from the central inner drive and desire of practice owners. The author noted that...

  • The rise of the referral sector. White, Dick // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;11/7/2015, Vol. 177 Issue 18, p460 

    The article examines the increased use of referrals in the British veterinary medical practice. Topics discussed include the common reasons why veterinarians refer patients to specialists, the factors behind the growth of the private referral service business in the country and the impact of the...

  • University costs and graduate remuneration. Butterworth, Jill // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;9/27/2014, Vol. 175 Issue 12, p308 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article regarding the costs of training to be a veterinary surgeon in the September 13, 2014 issue.

  • Prescription writing. Scanaill, Peadar O. // Veterinary Ireland Journal;Feb2011, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p105 

    Veterinary practioners must accurately record medicines they dispense and administer. Dispensing dockets/prescriptions should show the date, name of the practice, owner's name, docket serial number and it must be signed by the vet. Vets should be proud to put their signature to the paperwork ...

  • Minimally invasive surgery of the abdomen and thorax in veterinary medicine in Medellin, Colombia. Hernández López, Carlos Andrés; Rodríguez Silva, Martha Elena // CES Medicina Veterinaria & Zootecnica;ene-jun2015, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p71 

    Despite decades of evolution of minimally invasive surgery on humans, only in recent years it has been included in veterinary practice. Publications on this subject have increased significantly in the last five years. However, its development in Colombia is very limited despite the advantages of...

  • Domestic abuse recognition training to be rolled out across Scotland.  // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;9/26/2015, Vol. 177 Issue 12, p299 

    The article reports on the money awarded by the government of Scotland to the Ask, Validate, Document and Refer (AVDR) programme established by the Medics Against Violence and the Scottish Violence Reduction Unit. Topics include the focus of the programme on the training of veterinary surgeons,...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics