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Part-Time VETERINARY NURSING (LEVELS 2 AND 3)

Hadlow College

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Benefiting from the experience of our qualified veterinary nurses, plus expert guest speakers, students are encouraged to fully utilise the college's resources which includes a well equipped veterinary nursing training suite. You will undertake practical sessions to help develop your handling and husbandry skills, as well as gain an understanding of animal anatomy and physiology. Complementing all of this will be the theories surrounding general nursing. Entry Requirements Students must be 16 years old or over and: Possess 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English Language, Maths and a Science subject. Alternative qualifications of a comparable or higher standard may be accepted in lieu of the usual requirements at the discretion of the RCVS. Employed in an RCVS approved veterinary nurse training practice. Location Hadlow Course Duration Level 2, 1 day per week in college. Level 3, 1 day per week in college. Course Content Level 2 Relationships and accountability in veterinary nursing practice Health and safety in veterinary practice Applied functional anatomy for veterinary nursing practice Maintaining animal health Essential veterinary nursing skills Nursing support in the provision of veterinary services Level 3 Application of veterinary nursing care Principles and practices of diagnostics for veterinary nurses Pharmacology and pharmacy support for veterinary nursing practice Surgical theatre practice for veterinary nurses Support anaesthesia in veterinary practice Assessment Method Students complete a practical portfolio involving work based assignments under the guidance of an assessor at your practice. In addition, at the end of Level 2, students sit the RCVS multiple choice paper for Level 2 and at the end of Level 3, students sit a multiple choice paper and undergo a practical examination. Progression Routes Successful students can progress onto degree courses. Alternatively they can develop their career as a head nurse, practice manager, or college lecturer.

Benefiting from the experience of our qualified veterinary nurses, plus expert guest speakers, students are encouraged to fully utilise the college's resources which includes a well equipped veterinary nursing training suite. You will undertake practical sessions to help develop your handling and husbandry skills, as well as gain an understanding of animal anatomy and physiology. Complementing...

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