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May is Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month

by | May 20, 2019

You are invited to join us to celebrate RVN awareness month at our Leavesden branch. There will be a coffee morning on 28th May 11:15 to 13:00.

vet nursesOur nurses are an integral part of Park Vets. Clients are not often aware of the importance of our nurses. Here are a few examples of their vital roles:

  • Monitoring all animals closely under general anaesthetic
  • Sterilising and organising all surgical instruments ready for every surgical procedure.
  • Monitoring all patients closely after any general anaesthetic and ensuring that they are kept warm and comfortable
  • Placing intravenous catheters prior to anaesthesia
  • Lancing cat abscesses
  • Positioning patients for x-rays
  • Monitoring blood pressure and pulse
  • Administering worming tablets and other oral medication
  • Bandaging
  • Clipping fur prior to blood collection
  • Blood collection
  • General tlc and wonderful care of all our inpatients!

For more information on a career in veterinary nursing, take a look at: www.bvna.org.uk/a-career-in-veterinary-nursing

MAY IS THE MONTH TO THANK AND CELEBRATE ALL OUR WONDERFUL NURSES!

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