Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

Veterinary Nursing HND

Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)
In Glasgow

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Important information

Typology HND
Location Glasgow (Scotland)
  • HND
  • Glasgow (Scotland)

The aim of the HND Veterinary Nursing course is to provide a vocational programme based on the skills and knowledge the industry requires. Our full time, two year programme has been developed in conjunction with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).

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Glasgow, Scotland
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Glasgow, Scotland
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What you'll learn on the course

Veterinary Nursing

Course programme

What Will I Learn

The topics you will study include:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Essential Nursing Skills
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Client Relations
  • Advanced Nursing Skills
  • Information Technology
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Pharmacology
  • Theatre and Surgical Practice
  • Practice Operations
  • Infection Control
  • Small Animal Health Conditions
  • Supervised Practice

In addition to the above you will also be scheduled to undertake practical theatre duties in our purpose built operating suite which also facilitates regular practical examination training sessions delivered by college staff who are qualified RCVS examiners. You will also have opportunity to work with our wide range of small animals and reptiles in our Animal Care Training Centre.

How Will I Learn: The programme itself combines college time with clinical placement within an approved veterinary practice, of which sixty weeks of practical training must be achieved to allow for registration as a qualified Veterinary Nurse.

Progression Opportunities: Upon successful completion of this course, students may apply to join a BSc in Veterinary Nursing at Napier University.

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