Training

Reviewing the emotional climates of student veterinary nurses completing industry placements

This research was focused on students' industry placement in veterinary practice's located across the UK as part of their FdSc Veterinary Nursing programme at University Centre Askham Bryan (UCAB) in...

Dog friendly clinics: helping pets have a positive experience

There are four key touch points that veterinary teams have with owners and/or their dog during the veterinary clinic journey – pre-appointment, reception and waiting area, consultation,...

Supporting students in practice part 2: role of the training practice team

The authors could find limited articles detailing the experience of SVNs in the CLE. The veterinary nursing profession could therefore look to the literature currently available in student human...

Considerations for hand hygiene to reduce hospital acquired infections in practice

Veterinary nurses will commonly encounter patients that are suffering from an identified active infection and are carrying organisms that the practice has been made aware of. Active measures are...

Motivating and engaging others: driving practice change

Change is concerned with altering the way we do things or the way we behave. Girotti (2011) suggested that some change is only a matter of perception, while other change can have a dramatic and...

Managing staff training and development

At a fundamental level, the provision of staff training and development has two objectives: staff need to be able to deliver the results managers want; and they must be willing to do so. Appropriate...