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Full Time BSc (Hons) Veterinary Nursing

Myerscough College

Bachelor Degree , Nursing

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Veterinary Nursing BSc (Hons) Veterinary Nursing Myerscough reference: 09BSVTNMYE01P UCAS Code: D310 Course Length: 4 years full-time with the second year spent in work placement. Venue: Myerscough College, Preston About the Course This degree course, running in conjunction with the Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, is an innovative programme aimed at the student who would prefer a scholastic route into the veterinary nursing profession whilst still attaining listed veterinary nurse status. To satisfy RCVS regulation it will include 70 weeks spent at an approved training practice (TP). On completion of the course the student will be able to: ? Demonstrate practical nursing clinical competency based on an underpinning knowledge of veterinary nursing practice at Honours Degree level and enhance the development of veterinary nursing practice. ? Satisfy the RCVS requirements to be included on their register of listed veterinary nurses. ? Develop communication and interpersonal skills whilst working within a multidisciplinary team and whilst interfacing with clients. ? Demonstrate the value of critical reflection in personal and professional development, encouraging the concept of life long learning. ? Develop and apply research skill expertise to promote and advance veterinary nursing practice. ? Implement health and safety, ethical, legal, marketing and animal welfare standards in veterinary practice. List of Modules Year 1 ? Applied Anatomy and Physiology: The module will encompass the relevant sections of the RCVS Professional syllabus relating to the anatomy and physiology of dogs, cats and exotic species. ? Animal Health Management: This module will cover the principles of animal nursing and management. The RCVS Professional syllabus will be used as a guideline to the module content. ? Essential Veterinary Nursing Skills: This module will equip students with the necessary nursing skills to work efficiently in a veterinary practice environment and enable them to develop practical competency. ? Nursing Support Provision in Veterinary Practice: This module will cover the maintenance of the clinical environment and equipment and the provision of support to veterinary surgeons performing clinical procedures. ? Personal and Professional Development 1: This module will enable students to develop and apply their knowledge of working within the organisational context of veterinary nursing provision. Students will develop their capacity for self-management and effective communication and IT and study skills. ? Personal and Professional Development 2: This module will enable students to reflect and learn from their experiences within their veterinary practice to enhance their personal and professional development. Completion of the module will enable students to make effective use of learning opportunities on other modules of study and in the workplace. Year 2 Students will work in practice as a member of the veterinary team developing veterinary nursing skills and compiling evidence of competency as prescribed by the RCVS. During this time they will be supported by the practice placement officer, course tutor, personal tutor and practice assessor. Year 3 ? Applied Veterinary Nursing Care: This module will include theoretical and practical application of the administration of nursing care to patients. ? Principles and Practice of Veterinary Diagnostics: This module will facilitate practical competence in the important field of diagnostic medicine, including radiography and laboratory techniques. ? Veterinary Surgical Theatre Practice and Anaesthesia: This module will equip the student with a sound knowledge of surgical techniques, theatre practice, pain relief and modern anaesthetics. ? Principles of Pharmacology and Pharmacy: This module will cover basic pharmacology and dispensing of medicines commonly used in veterinary practice. ? The Research Process: This module will develop the student's knowledge of the re

Veterinary Nursing BSc (Hons) Veterinary Nursing Myerscough reference: 09BSVTNMYE01P UCAS Code: D310 Course Length: 4 years full-time with the second year spent in work placement. Venue: Myerscough College, Preston About the Course This degree course, running in conjunction with the Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, is an innovative programme aimed at the student who would...

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