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Part Time BSc (Hons) Clinical Veterinary Nursing - (Top up) Blended Learning

Myerscough College

Bachelor Degree , Nursing

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Veterinary Nursing BSc (Hons) Clinical Veterinary Nursing - (Top up) Blended Learning Myerscough reference: 09BSCVNMYP02P Course Length: 2 Years Part-Time by Blended Learning Venue: Myerscough College, Preston About the Course This new, innovative and dynamic course, running in conjunction with the School of Nursing and Caring Services at the University of Central Lancashire is accessible, flexible, progressive and will fill a niche in veterinary nursing education provision. It has been structured in such a way that will facilitate both the personal and professional development of qualified listed veterinary nurses. The nature of the course having both a theoretical and clinical perspective, necessitates access to practice of at least 12 weeks annually for the duration of the course. On completion of this course students will be able to: ? Facilitate and enhance student knowledge, practical and research skills in the field of veterinary nursing. ? Provide opportunities to enhance clinical competency in a range of veterinary nursing specialisms. ? Encourage critical reflection and evaluation in personal and professional development and the concept of life long learning. Fees Fees per module ?260 List of Modules YEAR 1 Core Modules: These must be taken. ? Integrative Project - This module will enable the student to demonstrate their ability to work independently and produce a critical review of literature on an area of special clinical interest which has been negotiated with the module tutor. Note: Students who hold a RCVS DipAVN will be able to apply for Accreditation of Prior Learning for the module. ? Information Giving in Professional Practice - The aim of this module is to encourage professional communication through the promotion of communication skills, information giving skills and the development of professional role models of leadership, mentorship and supervision. Optional Modules Either ? Veterinary Nursing of Life Limiting Conditions - This module will develop an appreciation of the ageing process and common conditions affecting geriatric animals and how these considerations affect the selection of appropriate nursing protocols for these patients. It will also address the palliative nursing care of animals suffering from life limiting illness. In addition the provision of client support will be investigated in preparing and helping the owner deal with bereavement, grief and loss. OR ? Veterinary Dental Nursing - The module will cover the pathophysiology of dental surgical cases and relate them to the nursing care required. The principles of a systematic approach to the planning, implementation and evaluation of the nursing care of a range of specialist surgical procedures including dental extractions, endodontics, orthodontics will be covered with special consideration of infection control. The provision of post-operative care, including pain relief, management of post operative complications and the provision of good quality home care and support of clients caring for such cases will also be included. YEAR 2 Core Module: This must be taken. ? Dissertation This module will enable the student to demonstrate their ability to work independently and nominate a topic of their choice that is of special personal interest and to investigate in depth this area of veterinary nursing practice. It will facilitate the development of research skills rather than the quest for new knowledge. Optional Modules Either ? Critical Care Veterinary Nursing - The module will cover the implementation and evaluation of the advanced nursing care of emergency surgical and critically ill medical patients, critical care procedures, patient monitoring and the legal and ethical considerations of nursing such patients. It will also cover advanced nursing procedures encountered in veterinary practice. OR ? Rehabilitation Therapy for Veterinary Patients - The module will build on the anatomical knowledge of the student but focus on the effects of inj

Veterinary Nursing BSc (Hons) Clinical Veterinary Nursing - (Top up) Blended Learning Myerscough reference: 09BSCVNMYP02P Course Length: 2 Years Part-Time by Blended Learning Venue: Myerscough College, Preston About the Course This new, innovative and dynamic course, running in conjunction with the School of Nursing and Caring Services at the University of Central Lancashire is accessible,...

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