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BVNA congress expands CPD opportunities for nurses

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THE annual congress of the British Veterinary Nursing Assocation, held from October 5 to 7, was even bigger and better this year, being hosted at a new venue, the Telford International Centre, Shropshire. Attended by over 1200 delegates, it offered almost 100 lectures, covering topics such as nutrition, obesity, pharmacy, management, client communication and surgery. There was also a wide range of workshops available, along with a large commercial exhibition and a variety of social activities.

A pre-congress equine CPD day was also held for the first time, on October 4, offering lectures on wound management and anaesthesia, among other equine-related topics. The day was considered a great success and plans are already in place for a similar event next year.

The BVNA notes that the congress, which it describes as the biggest veterinary nurses conference in Europe, is important in terms of providing CPD opportunities, especially for registered veterinary …

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