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Innovative CPD with welfare at its core

Longview CPD

Running courses for vets and nurses since 2010

Longview CPD provides bespoke training for veterinary surgeons and registered veterinary nurses in Western Veterinary Acupuncture, Animal Behaviour, Herbal Medicine, Equine Acupuncture, Exotic Animal Acupuncture, Rehabilitation and more.

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NEW Online, On demand Chronic Pain Management Course

    This online course is presented by Samantha Lindley MRCVS and is designed to enhance your approcah to managing pain using techniques easily implemented in practice.

    The modules will cover the following about all forms of chronic pain, not only osteoarthritis 

    • How chronic pain is a very different phenomenon from acute pain.
    • Why the assessment of suffering is essential to our selection of the best therapies for our patients.
    • Why chronic pain is a chronic stressor and the impact it has on our patients’ welfare.
    • Why and how examining a chronic pain patient is so different from a usual examination.
    • How to develop a treatment plan including conventional and less conventional medication; physical therapies; exercise and environment. 
    • Why outcome measures may be different from what you expect.

      Western Veterinary Acupuncture Group

      The WVAG Foundation Course can be taken as a stand alone course, but also forms Modules 1 – 4 of the 12 module Longview CPD
      course in Western Veterinary Acupuncture and Chronic Pain Management Modular Course.  Delegates have the option of completing the Longview CPD WVA&CPM certificate. For more information please contact info@longviewcpd.co.uk

      Longview CPD presents a New and Exciting Certificate in 'Integrated Care In Veterinary Practice' (ICVP)

      This certificate allows a vet or veterinary nurse to build up the skills inn which they are interested to create a certificate of integrated care to demonstrate a holistic approach to their patients. Candidates can use courses in which they have already participated (within the last 3 years) to mix and match the following Entia accredited course to fulfil the certificate requirements; veterinary surgeons 12 modules, veterinary nurses 8 modules. 

      ​If more than the required number of modules are completed, candidates should state in which course they would like to be examined.  For these course they will be required to complete: Reflections on each module.  Case logs demonstrating the use of multiple disciplines.  Audit demonstrating the use of multiple disciplines.  Short answer, open book examination covering the modules completed.  Modules can be made up from the following courses.  For further information please contact Kay:  info@longviewcpd.co.uk

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      Longview CPD Examinations

      Longview CPD delegates have the option of registering for the Longview CPD examination in either a designated route, or by completing the Certificate in Integrated Care in Veterinary Practice (ICVP).

      The Longview CPD designated route is currently only available in Western Veterinary Acupuncture and Chronic Pain Management or Animal Behaviour.  Delegates are required to complete all 12 modules and on successful completion of the examination, will be awarded with a Longview CPD Certificate  in their designated subject.

      The ICVP certificate allows a vet or veterinary nurse to build up the skills in which they are interested to create a certificate of integrated care to demonstrate a holistic approach to their patients. Delegates can use any Longview CPD courses, in which they have already participated within the last 3 years, to fulfil the certificate requirements; veterinary surgeons 12 modules, veterinary nurses 8 modules.

      If more than the required number of modules are completed, candidates should state in which course they would like to be examined.  For both the ICVP exam and the ECAS designated route, candidates will be required to complete: reflections on each module,  case logs demonstrating the use of multiple disciplines and an audit demonstrating the use of multiple disciplines.  There will be a final short answer, open book examination covering the modules completed.