RCVS updates guidance on informed consent

The RCVS have updated their guidance on chapter 11 of the Code of Professional Conduct in order to provide further advice to the professions on how consent should be discussed with clients to ensure informed consent is gained, and to offer clarification on who can gain consent for a procedure, as well as giving additional guidance on consent forms.

Veterinary nurse, client, cat in basket

Update on the Veterinary Nurse-Client Communication Matrix

The Veterinary Nurse-Client Communication Matrix (VNCCM) will be a consultation communication guidance tool developed specifically for the needs of veterinary nurses. The project, led by Jill Macdonald, has been running over the past two years, and is nearing the completion stages.

Anaesthesia Monitoring Skills are Everyday Necessity

ONCORE Online Learning have added a new course to their Anaesthesia Series, entitled ‘Anaesthesia Monitoring – getting the basics right’.