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High-quality, skills-based continuing education for vets and vet nurses.

We provide passionate speakers who are international experts in their field. You will come away from each workshop with new skills and knowledge you can put into practice immediately.

Upcoming Workshops

All prices are exclusive of GST.
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    Practical Abdominal Ultrasound

    October 19, 2019

    VetCare Unitec, Mount Albert, Auckland

    $2,195.00 ex. GST
    Mark Owen BVSc, DipECVDI, FANZCVS, MRCVS, Registered NZ and European Veterinary Imaging Specialist, Adjunct Associate Professor Massey University
    This two-day, practical workshop will improve your confidence and skill when performing abdominal ultrasonography. Aimed at novice to intermediate scanners wishing to improve their technique and maximise their machines potential. Delegate numbers are strictly limited, and practical sessions will be delivered in small groups of 3-4 attendees per station to ensure plenty of hands-on practice and individual attention from the tutors.
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    Anaesthesia and Analgesia for Vet Nurses

    November 9, 2019

    Unitec, Mount Albert, Auckland

    $895.00 ex. GST
    Marcia Fletcher DVN(Dist), VTS-Anaes, Veterinary Technician Specialist in Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Veterinary nurses play an essential role in administration and monitoring of anaesthesia and analgesia in small animal practice. This one-day practical workshop will review all the techniques you need to ensure your patients receive the best care. Topics will include but are not limited to:
    • Anaesthesia for compromised patients
    • The value of monitoring equipment
    • Drug calculations and CRI’s
    • Emergency anaesthesia
    The practical session will teach the evidence-based RECOVER CPR guidelines with plenty of opportunity for hands-on practice.
    18 Oct 2019
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    Local Anaesthesia and Acute Pain Management Wet-lab

    November 30, 2019

    Unitec, Mount Albert, Auckland

    $1,095.00 $895.00 ex. GST
    Matthew Gurney BVSc, CertVA, PgCertVBM, DipECVAA, MRCVS, RCVS & EBVS European Veterinary Specialist in Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Carl Bradbrook BVSc, CertVA, DipECVAA, MRCVS, RCVS & EBVS European Veterinary Specialist in Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    This one-day course will blend lectures with practical sessions. Starting with an overview on acute pain management you will be updated with where to integrate local anaesthetic techniques into your analgesic practice. Following on from there we will cover everything you need to know about using local anaesthetics, through to practical techniques you can use every day. The theoretical learning will be reinforced in the practical session where you have an opportunity to practice each local anaesthetic technique with full support of the course tutors.