Online Bitesize CPD - Nurses

Keeping you up-to-date, online, anytime

Our new online Bitesize CPD is designed for veterinary professionals who wish to gain the latest skills in key clinical subjects.

Want to know more about our Online Bitesize CPD?

  • Allows you to meet your annual CPD requirements online
  • Includes 6 training courses – one every other month and covers the key areas relevant to everyday practice
  • Takes 3 hours every other month to complete, giving you flexibility to study at a time suited to you
  • Accredited by the European School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies (ESVPS)
  • Updated regularly so you will always receive the latest knowledge and access to new subjects

How does it work?

  • New modules are released bi-monthly
  • Training can be accessed via a desktop computer, mobile phone or tablet
  • The courses are interactive and feature quizzes, case studies and materials to support you
  • Once each course is completed, you will receive a downloadable CPD certificate and digital badge representing 3 hours of CPD

Courses for Veterinary Nurses

Online Bitesize CPD covering all of the key clinical areas essential to general practice.

Fluid Therapy

This module will provide up to date information on the following key areas:

  • Fluid therapy in practice
  • Fluid therapy – emergency vascular access
  • Fluid therapy – monitoring chronic fluid therapy plan
Speaker: Paul Aldridge (BVSc CertSAS MRCVS)
Duration: 3 Hours

This module will provide up to date information on the following key areas:

  • Anaesthesia check list
  • Using alpha 2 adrenergic agonists during anaesthesia
  • Pain assessment in cats
Speaker: Nicola Grint (BVSc CertVA DVA MRCVS)
Duration: 3 Hours

This module will provide up to date information on the following key areas:

  • Nursing the patient with the nasty corneal ulcer
  • Cataracts in dogs – from the nurse’s perspective
  • Inherited ocular disease – what you need to know to advise the breeder
Speaker: Sally Turner (VetMB MA DVOphthal MRCVS)
Duration: 3 Hours
Wounds and Wound Healing

This module will provide up to date information on the following key areas:

  • Basics of wound healing
  • Initial wound management
  • Bandages & dressings
Speaker: Hannes Bergmann (DrMedVet DipECVS MRCVS)
Duration: 3 Hours
Critical Care

This module will provide up to date information on the following key areas:

  • Update on veterinary CPR
  • Dealing with the blocked cat
  • Oxygen supplementation techniques
Speaker: Louise O’Dwyer (DipAVN(Surgical) DipAVN(Medical) RVN )
Duration: 3 Hours
Laboratory Techniques

This module will provide up to date information on new advances, technology and procedures within Laboratory techniques.

  • The latest diagnostic tests and procedures
  • Creation of a differential diagnosis listing based on diagnostic tests and procedures
  • Treatment protocols for selected conditions
  • Case-based scenarios to help develop critical thinking and self-reflection
Speaker: Marta Costa (DVM MSc FRCPath MRCVS)
Duration: 3 Hours

Online Bitesize CPD

The prices detailed below are for individual membership and multiple user discounts.

Individual membership

Regular price – £ 179.00 / Year + VAT

Discounted Price – £ 149.00 / Year + VAT

Practice membership

For Practice membership please contact Improve International.

Annual Subscription Includes

  • 12 months course access
  • 6 training courses delivered bi-monthly
  • Personalised CPD Certificate and digital badge (for each module)

Payment Options

Monthly Direct Debit

Spread your payments with Direct Debit – the easiest way to pay your subscription. Select this option, enter your bank details accordingly and your subscription will be debited from your bank account on a monthly basis.

Payment in full

Pay your subscription in full via a bank payment. Select this option to generate an invoice and make the payment via your bank account. Our account number details:-

Account Number: 04624956
Sort code: 30-98-41
IBAN: GB89 LOYD 3098 4104 6249 56.

Payment in full via Paypal

Pay your subscription in full via a bank payment. Select this option and enter your Paypal details.

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The course was fantastic, the speakers were great, full of knowledge and used a variety of teaching and learning aids. I have developed new skills, techniques and become more confi Read more... Georgina Little


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Improve International was established in 1998 by a group of veterinary surgeons from across the UK. We run Continuous Professional Development training for veterinary professionals to help develop the skills and knowledge required in practice. Our programmes utilise a combination of review lectures, case-based discussion and, where applicable, hands-on practical sessions. We are an international organisation with offices in the UK and Portugal.


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