Managing IMTP in practice

Key Information

CPD Hours: 1 hours

Course Length: One hour

Course Format: Recorded webinar with a copy of the webinar slides provided

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Course Information

Key Areas
  • What is IMTP?
  • Clinical signs and complications
  • Diagnostic techniques
  • Treatment of IMTP – induction of remission, immunosuppression, use of blood products, maintenance therapy, Vincristine
  • Nursing considerations
About this course

Treatment modalities and nursing considerations – can we do more?

This webinar will explore the signs of, and various treatments available for immune mediated thrombocytopenia including the use of Vincristine therapy. The role of the RVN including specific nursing considerations will be discussed to maximise patient welfare.

Why do this course?
This webinar is ideal for RVN’s wishing to expand their knowledge and understanding of IMTP and immunosuppressive therapies. Gold standard nursing care will be discussed and give candidates the ability to improve client support and patient welfare within their practices.

Designed for qualified veterinary nurses or experienced student nurses wishing to update their knowledge and develop their confidence in this area.

A convenient and flexible way to earn some CPD hours without leaving home is to select webinars to view from our extensive library of recorded webinars. They are great value for busy practitioners seeking quality CPD at a time of their choice. Participants will receive a handout (slides and/or notes) to support their viewing session and a CPD certificate.
Participants gain access to the webinar for two weeks which allows them to view it at their leisure and convenience as well as review aspects as needed to enhance their learning.

Kelly Druce, BSc RVN DTLLS
Medicine/Oncology Nurse and Clinical Educator
The Royal Veterinary College