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‘Disappointing’ statistics on vet nurse CPD

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By Josh Loeb

Registered vet nurses (RVNs) who have failed to adhere to requirements on continuing professional development (CPD) for three years or more could find themselves facing disciplinary action.

Members of the RCVS’s VN council decided earlier this month to expedite the process of investigating RVNs with relatively long-term non-compliance with CPD requirements.

The move comes after the RCVS revelaed that eight RVNs have been continually non-compliant for seven years.

According to the most recent audit of RVNs’ CPD status, carried out last year, a total of …

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