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Student Veterinary Nursing Congress to launch in January

The College of Animal Welfare is set to host its very first Student Veterinary Nursing Congress in January 2024

Taking place on Thursday 11 January 2024, the College of Animal Welfare (CAW)’s first congress of this kind is aimed exclusively at student veterinary nurses.

It offers a fantastic programme of presentations and live Q&A sessions from industry speakers.

The programme highlights include:

  • a presentation on well-being in the veterinary nursing profession from VetLife trustee Jo Oakden, FdSc, RVN
  • a talk outlining OSCE tips and advice from Meg Richards, FdSc, RVN, canine hydrotherapist
  • advice on critical writing skills from veterinary nursing lecturer Alison Langridge, APVN (Avian&Herp), MSc, VetEd, PGDip, PGCert, RVN, BA(Hons), FHEA,
  • and much more!

Student Veterinary Nursing Congress aims to provide veterinary nursing students with the opportunity to enhance their study skills, gain more confidence in practice, and prepare for upcoming examinations and challenges in their careers.

Claire Gregory, CPD and events manager at The College of Animal Welfare, said: “We’re excited to be hosting our very first Student Veterinary Nursing Congress in January, which we have introduced to support the learning and development of our student veterinary nurses, as well as students studying with other providers.

“This new, focused event will connect students with industry speakers and offer practical insights into the profession, which will be invaluable to students as they progress in their careers.”

Student Veterinary Nursing Congress is free of charge for any student currently studying veterinary nursing on a diploma, degree or apprenticeship programme.

Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

A full event agenda, and further details about how to book, can be found at hon the CAW website or by calling 01480 422060.

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