Are you a qualified vet nurse that has been out of the industry and keen to re-enter? Have you had an extended period of time off to pursue other passions or commitments and want to keep up with industry changes?
The Veterinary Nursing Refresher Certificate is for qualified nurses only. Students must email their qualification certificate along with grading and transcript with their enrolment.
The Veterinary Nursing Refresher Certificate covers topics such as biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, pathology, radiology, dentistry, fluid therapy just to name a few.
This course is structured so that students can complete within 12 months although there is no time limit on this course.
Units of Study
Unit 1 - Emergencies - This unit covers various emergency situations and what the necessary steps are to achieve a positive result.
Unit 2 - Biochemistry - This unit covers the characteristics of common chemical compounds important in animal biochemistry.
Unit 3 - Anatomy - This unit covers the body’s functions and organisms
Unit 4 - Physiology - This unit covers the development of new treatments and guidelines for maintaining animal health.
Unit 5 - Pathology - This unit covers equipment complete blood counts, abnormalities and diseases and the tests needed for evaluation and results.
Unit 6 - Instruments - This unit covers sterilisation, labelling of instrument packs, storage of kits, and commonly used instruments
Unit 7 - Dentistry - This unit covers common conditions seen in dentistry including, treatment, scaling and polishing, equipment used and PPE worn.
Unit 8 - Anaesthesia - This unit covers anaesthesia, patient evaluation, preoperative and postoperative care and pain scoring.
Unit 9 - Monitoring Anaesthesia - This unit covers how to monitor anaesthesia, depth checking, vitals, blood pressure, CRT and equipment used.
Unit 10 - Anaesthetic Machines and Systems - This unit covers machines, oxygen systems and soda lime used in vet clinics.
Unit 11 - Radiographic Techniques and Equipment - This unit covers processes, positioning, PPE and the dangers associated with radiology.
Unit 12 - Fluid Therapy - This unit covers fluid solutions, calculations, blood transfusions and storage.
52 x Statement Of Attainment Certificates
1 x Certificate In Veterinary Nursing Refresher
1 x Course Transcript
1 x Award
Veterinary Nursing Refresher Certificate
12 months/10 hours per week
Internationally Recognised and Accredited
Assessments (52) Exams (49)
$500 - Please enrol through the welfare portal HERE
$500 - Must be current
$600 - With concession card supplied
$10 per week HERE
18yrs or older with access to a computer