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Nursing Continuing Professional Development

Registered veterinary nurses (RVN’s) have an obligation once qualified to undertake a minimum of 45 hours of Continued Professional Development (CPD) over a 3 year period. It ensures that all RVN’s remain up-to-date with their knowledge and helps them to improve and broaden their skillset. There are many different forms that this CPD can take, these include; webinars, reading of journals/articles etc., presentations from external companies and attending and completing courses.  All this CPD must be logged and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) can spot check any nurse’s log record at any time.

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