The CPD at these links is available during 2023

CPD Events


NZVA & NZVNA 2023 Conference

The 2023 NZVA Centenary Conference and NZVNA Annual Conference will include the following streams:

  • Companion Animal 
  • Complementary Veterinary Medicine
  • Dairy Cattle
  • Epidemiology, Food Safety, Animal Welfare and Biosecurity
  • Equine
  • Equine How To
  • Industry
  • Sheep, Beef Cattle and Deer
  • Veterinary Business
  • Veterinary Nursing - Companion Animal (29th & 30th June)
  • Veterinary Nursing - Equine (30th June)
  • Veterinary Nursing - Wellbeing (29th June)

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Please note that the NZVNA Annual General Meeting will be held 29th June, 11.30am, at Takina Events Centre, Wellington. 

Endocrinopathic Laminitis

June 7th Equine Endocrinopathic Laminitis: an update on the pathology, diagnosis and management of insulin dysregulation

UFAW Online Animal Welfare Conference

20 – 21 June 2023

As part of our ongoing commitment to improving animal welfare through a scientific understanding of animals’ needs and how these can be met, UFAW is organising an online conference on 20 – 21 June 2023. The conference will feature presentations from a range of speakers on animal welfare science.

This conference is being held online to facilitate participation from a wide global audience, and with a view towards reducing environmental impact*.

 Clinical Approach to Feather Destructive Behaviour

June 25

Feather destructive behavior is one of the most challenging clinical concerns faced by avian veterinarians and owners alike. This live, interactive, RACE-approved webinar will discuss the systematic hunt for underlying causes as well as case management strategies once feather damaging behavior is observed. Review of the current literature in feather destructive behavior will be discussed as a way to understand why parrots exhibit this behavior and what caretakers can do to reduce the incidence of this problem.

Level Up Anesthesiology Virtual Summit

June 27, 2023 | Beginning @ 6:00 PM ET

While anesthesia is one of the more common things we do in practice, it’s risky, and there’s always room for improvement. Geared towards veterinarians and technicians, the Level Up: Anesthesiology Summit explores numerous topics on anesthesia, such as safe sedation practices for small procedures and behavioral purposes, fluid therapy, capnography, and more so you can keep your patients safe and comfortable.


Practical Skills in Critical Care for Vet Nurses (Practical CPD)
Trudi McAlees BSc, BVSc, MANZCVS (Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Emergency Medicine and Critical Care), FANZCVS (Emergency Medicine and Critical Care)

This one-day workshop will provide you with an understanding of the common systems derangements in emergency and critically ill patients. Understanding what is happening with these animals will allow you to confidently manage and monitor them.

The practical session will focus on the nursing care of high dependency patients: monitoring, record keeping, urinary catheter placement and care, and how to manage the various tubes that these animals have.

07 July 2023.

Virtual Behaviour Conference

July 29-30

While behavior issues are common in veterinary patients. treating them can be a mystery. Many cases can be diagnosed and managed right in general practice.

Spend the weekend with us and you will learn how to recognize common behavior problems in cats and dogs, collect and interpret a patient's behavior history, and diagnose and treat other behavioral concerns.

Vet Team Training Conference

July 22nd


Anaesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Nurses (Practical CPD)
Marcia Fletcher RVNS, Dip VN (Dist), VTS – Anesthesia and Analgesia

This one-day practical workshop will review all the techniques you need to ensure your patients receive the best care. Topics will include but are not limited to:

  • Initial triage and Stabilisation of emergent patients
  • Anaesthesia for compromised patients
  • The value of monitoring equipment
  • Emergency anaesthesia

The practical session will teach the evidence-based RECOVER CPR guidelines with plenty of opportunity for hands-on practice.

03 August 2023.

Kiwi Vet Behaviour Conference

4th-7th August, 2023
Kiwi Vet Behaviour Centre
584 Great South Road, Ellerslie

Join us for our inaugural Kiwi Vet Behaviour Conference where we welcome veterinary professionals and trainers alike.

We believe by working and developing our skills together we can provide the best possible outcome for animals in our care.