Anaesthesia and analgesia for veterinary nurses online

Key Information

CPD Hours: 24 hours

Course Length: Six weeks

Course Format: An intensive tutor-moderated online learning experience. Resources include online presentations, introductory electronic course notes, supplementary reading material, sharing clinical experiences through self-assessment tasks and discussion forums with colleagues and the tutors

Enrol Now

This course may run again in the future. To register your interest please contact us.

Alternatively you can download and email using our Registration Form

Great course, really enjoyed it and our whole practice has benefited - thanks!

Course Information

Key Areas
  • Anaesthetic equipment
  • Anaesthesia and analgesia related medications
  • Pre anaesthetic assessment
  • Anaesthesia monitoring
  • Pain assessment
  • Anaesthesia for specific conditions
About this course

Do you need an anaesthesia refresher or are you looking to have a more in-depth knowledge of anaesthesia and analgesia?

This online course is aimed at qualified veterinary nurses who want to refresh their knowledge and investigate some of the recent advances in anaesthesia and analgesia. It could also be suitable for student veterinary nurses who have regular clinical anaesthesia exposure, who have completed the anaesthesia modules in their training programme and are now keen to develop this area of their clinical work. The course will provide a theoretical and practical approach to the realities of anaesthesia and analgesia in practice with some added extras!

Why do this course?
You will receive more in-depth information regarding anaesthesia equipment – how to devise patient specific plans for anaesthesia and analgesia, what our monitors are telling us and what to do if something goes wrong!


Lisa Angell, VTS (Anaesthesia/Analgesia) PgC VetEd RVN,
Head Anaesthesia Nurse
The Royal Veterinary College

Claire Sneddon, RVN
Senior Anaesthesia Veterinary Nurse
The Royal Veterinary College