Course Description

Becoming familiar with veterinary instruments is an important part of the veterinary nursing curriculum. To become a valuable member of the veterinary team, it is crucial that nurses learn to recognise individual veterinary instruments, their main function, and their special characteristics. Nurses are expected to complete case reports.
This short course lists just some of the instruments that are used in veterinary clinics.
























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Units of Study

Unit 1 -      Hypodermic Needles

Unit 2 -      Modified Silverman Biopsy Needle

Unit 3 -      Bone Marrow Biopsy Needle

Unit 4 -      Feeding and Dosing Needles

Unit 5 -      Ophthalmoscope Assessment

Unit 6 -      Otoscope Assessment

Unit 7 -      Stethoscope Assessment

Unit 8 -      Doppler Ultrasonic Blood Flow Monitor

Unit 9 -      Pulse Oximeter

Unit 10 -    Multi-parameter Monitor

Unit 11 -    Refractometer

Students Receive

11 x Statement Of Attainment Certificates 

1 x Certificate In Small Animal Instruments

1 x Course Transcript 



CPD Certificate In Small Animal Instruments

15 hours

Flexible/Online/Distance Education


Internationally Recognised and Accredited

Assessments (11) Exams (11)


QVN or minimum 2 years clinic experience

12 months