The Webinar Vet and ManyPets Unite in Sponsorship of the Nurse CPD Programme 2024

The Webinar Vet, a leading provider of online veterinary education, and ManyPets, a prominent name in pet insurance services, proudly announce their collaboration as sponsors of the Nurse CPD Programme 2024. This partnership signifies a shared commitment to supporting and nurturing the next generation of veterinary nurses.

Insights from the Ophthalmology Webinar: 'Get on the Case'

Are you a veterinary professional looking for valuable insights into the management of common corneal disorders? Look no further! In our recent webinar, titled "Ophthalmology: 'Get on the Case' An Interactive Case-Based Approach to the Management of a Range of Common Corneal Disorders," Dr. Emma Hancox addressed several pressing questions posed by participants.

Unleashing the Potential of Artificial Intelligence in Veterinary Medicine

In recent years, the field of veterinary medicine has witnessed a remarkable transformation propelled by cutting-edge technologies. Among these groundbreaking advancements, Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands out as a game-changer, revolutionizing the way veterinarians diagnose, treat, and care for animal patients. Let's delve into the fascinating realm of AI in veterinary medicine and explore its profound implications for the future of animal healthcare.

The Evolving Landscape of the Pet Industry: A Closer Look

The pet industry is a vibrant ecosystem that continues to experience remarkable growth and transformation. A recent Forbes article by Richard Kestenbaum delves into the nuanced dynamics shaping this thriving sector. Let's explore the key insights and implications for veterinary professionals and pet enthusiasts alike.

Exciting Webinars Ahead: What's in Store for The Webinar Vet Members

As we step into the new month, The Webinar Vet is thrilled to unveil an action-packed lineup of webinars catering to all our esteemed members. With topics spanning across various species, these webinars promise to deliver invaluable insights and knowledge from leading experts in the field. Mark your calendars and get ready to enrich your veterinary expertise!

Pain Scoring Scales – How to Improve Pain Assessment in Cats and Dogs

Pain scoring scales have become popular in veterinary medicine in the last decade as a tool to assess pain however, in busy practices and hospitals, it can be a challenging routine to implement often leading to the administration of prescribed analgesia without prior assessment or to suboptimal pain relief. A 2007 study evaluating the attitude of veterinary nurses in the UK using pain scoring systems revealed that only 8.1% of the practices were using formal pain scoring scales, despite 80% of participants agreeing that the scales are a useful tool¹. Furthermore, 96.8% of participants recognised that their knowledge of pain assessment could be improved¹. In a more recent survey to veterinarians and technicians in the USA, 47.6% reported using pain scoring scales routinely, 16.3% sometimes, and 36.1% not². The last group cited lack of training and busy caseload as the main reasons for not using pain scoring scales².

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