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 a weekly recorded webinar, course notes, supplementary reading, sharing clinical experiences through self-assessment tasks and discussion forums with colleagues and the tutors

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This course last ran 18 Feb 2019, we may be releasing new dates soon, please contact us for further information.

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[I liked] the level, relevance and comprehensibility of the course and the balance of tutorial & discussion

Course Information

Key Areas
  • Anaesthetic equipment
  • Anaesthesia and analgesia related medications
  • Pre anaesthetic assessment
  • Anaesthesia monitoring
  • What to do when things go wrong, including CPR
  • Neuromuscular blocking agents
  • Case based scenarios
About this course

Do you need an anaesthesia refresher or are you looking to learn and understand more in depth anaesthesia and analgesia knowledge?

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) RVN,
Head Anaesthesia Nurse
The Royal Veterinary College

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