Introduction to Veterinary Nursing

Welcome to the CoursesPal introduction to Veterinary Nursing course.

The Introduction to Veterinary Veterinary Nursing course provides a fantastic insight into the in depth field of Veterinary Nursing.

The course will explore various aspects of Veterinary Veterinary Nursing including the comparative anatomy and physiology, Nutrition, Diseases and veterinary epidemiology.

In order to complete the course candidates must do the following:

Read the Course Modules
Complete the Final Assessment Test

We hope you enjoy the course, and good luck!

Module 1 What is a veterinarian - Introduction
Unit 1 Introduction to Veterinary Nursing
Unit 2 Employment Options
Module 2 Anatomy and Physiology of Animals
Unit 1 Anatomical directional terms
Unit 2 Skeletal system
Unit 3 Branches of science
Unit 4 Body systems
Unit 5 External anatomy
Unit 6 Common veins and Muscles
Unit 7 Internal organs
Module 3 Behavior, Handling, and Restraint
Unit 1 Canine body language
Unit 2 Feline Body Language
Module 4 Animal Nutrition
Unit 1 Nutrition Overview
Unit 2 Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats
Unit 3 Vitamins, Minerals and Water
Unit 4 Palatibility
Unit 5 Weight management and Patient history
Unit 6 Body condition scoring
Unit 7 Risk factors and Assessing the food
Module 5 Animal Nursing and Assisting
Unit 1 Temperature, Pulse and Respiration
Unit 2 Pain assessment and Nutritional assessment
Unit 3 General nursing care
Module 6 Surgical Assistance
Unit 1 The sterilization process
Unit 2 Preparing items for the autoclave and Wrapping a surgical pack
Unit 3 Cold sterilization and Instruments
Unit 4 Suture Material, Gowns and Drapes
Unit 5 The sterile field and Preparing for surgery
Unit 6 Gowning and Gloving
Unit 7 Opening and passing sterile items
Unit 8 Preparing the patient and Post-surgical procedures
Module 7 Preparing for Internships and Employment
Unit 1 Interview
Unit 2 CV writing
Unit 3 Cover letter