Course Information

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4 October 2021 09:00 - 4 October 2021 09:15

Vet Nurse Merit Award in Medical Nursing

Woodrow House, 1 Telford Way, Waterwells Business Park Quedgeley Gloucestershire, GL2 2AB

Tutors: Suzanne Rudd & Stuart Ford-Fennah
Fees:  BSAVA Member £525.00; Non Member £787.50

Online resource opens Monday 4th October 2021
First session available Monday 11th October 2021

Venue for practical attendance day: Woodrow House, Gloucester
Date for practical attendance day: Friday 11th March 2022

The BSAVA Vet Nurse Merit Award in Medical Nursing is a structured CPD course which counts for 30 hours CPD.

The programme consists of 10 recorded webinar sessions, An online resource which will encourage support in your learning through online activities including a discussion forum.

The online resource will open on Monday 4th October to to give you time to familiarise yourself with the system and have a chat on the forum before the first session becomes available on Monday 11th October 2021.
New sessions will be released every Monday and will include a pre-recorded video lecture, notes and tasks.
This material will be available throughout the course for you to study in your own time. 

A practical attendance course will take place at Woodrow House, Gloucester and will give you chance to meet the colleagues who have been studying at the same time as you and to get your hands on experience in various practical sessions. Attendance at this day is essential to completing the award.

The course will be finished with an online MCQ assessment and case study which if you complete to a passing grade will be rewarded with a certificate and badge.

1st unit – Feline diabetes mellitus                                  releases on Monday 11th October
2nd unit – Feline CKD                                                    releases on Monday 25th October
3rd unit – Feline Hyperthyroidism                                  releases on Monday 8th November
4th unit – Investigating respiratory disease in cats        releases on Monday 22nd November
5th unit – Feline lower urinary tract disease                  releases on Monday 6th December
6th unit – Canine oncology                                            releases on Monday 20th December
7th unit – Approach to V&D in dogs                               releases on Monday 10th January
8th unit – Emergency management of cardiorespiratory patient        releases on Monday 24th January
9th unit – Canine endocrine disease                             releases on Monday 7th February
10th unit – Care of the neurological dog                       releases on Monday 21st February

Practical attendance day at Woodrow House, Gloucester    Friday 11th March 2022

Qualified Vet Nurses with an interest in Medical Nursing 


Terms and Conditions: All courses must be paid for in full at the time of booking.

To qualify for an applicable refund, cancellations must emailed to or requested by telephone on 01452 726700. With over 30 days’ notice we will refund 70% of the course fee.  With between 15-30 days’ notice we will refund 50% of the course fee.  No refunds will be provided for cancellations with notice of 14 days or less, however if we are able to resell your place on the course we will provide a full refund.

BSAVA reserves the right to alter the programme or the speaker should this become necessary due to unavoidable circumstances.  BSAVA reserves the right to cancel a course due to unforeseen circumstances.  Registrants should note that the BSAVA member's rate applies only when the person attending the course is a member of the Association.  To qualify for the reduced member's rate for courses, non-members must join BSAVA prior to the course.

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