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CPD Accredited Courses

Continuing Education providers can apply to NZVNA to have their courses endorsed for CPD points.

The following courses have been accredited by NZVNA and qualify for points towards CPD.
Other courses that have been given RACE or equivalent points are also accepted by NZVNA
Non accredited courses are acceptable  to claim up to a maximum of 5 CPD points per year

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Course description Points awarded
Excellence in Canine Cardiology - Modules 1, 2 and 3
Boehringer Ingelheim are pleased to invite you to get involved with the Vetmedin® In-Clinic Training (ICT) programme.
      2 per module
ProSkills Online Courses -
Flexible online training for you and your practice
Veterinary Nursing -Anaesthetic Monitoring       6
Assessing Canine Behaviour       1
Assessing Feline Behaviour       1
Being a Patient Advocate       .5
CPR       1
Crash Cart Organisation       .5
Dental Charting       .,5
Developing Nursing Care Plans        3
Foundation Skills for Vet Nurses       6
General Care of Birds       1
Customer Service - Client Communication-The Demanding Client       .5
The Detailed Client       .5
The Introverted Shy Client       .5
Converting a Price Shopper       .5
Customer Service Intelligence       18
Developing a Simple Client Survey       .5
Developing Customer Service Standards        3
Dynamic Merchandising        .5
Effective Communication Skills         1
Handling Disappointment        .5
Leadership & Management - Developing Values with your Team        .5
How to Run a Team Meeting        .5
Human Resource Essentials         6
Inducting New Employees         6
Interview Techniques        .5
Leadership Intelligence         6
Mediation Skills for Resolving Conflict         1
Recruiting the Right Person         .5
Strategic Planning Part 1          1
Strategic Planning Part 2          1
Succession Planning Part 1          1
Succession Planning Part 2          1
The Performance Management Process          3
Workplace Bullying          1
Team Intelligence - Contributing to Culture          .5
How to Ask for What you Want          .5
How to Build Working Relationships          .5
How to Communicate with the Boss          .5
How to Manage your Priorities          .5
Managing Compassion Fatigue          .5
Managing your Emotions at Work           1
Managing your Manager            1
Meeting Etiquette            .5
Hills Pet Nutrition -
Puppy Preschool
 Veterinary Nutritional Advocate 
Hill's Roadshows   
Hill's Pet Nutrition -
People, Pups and Problem Prevention with Nicole Eltringham-Young
   10 points
     5 points per module
    (15 points total)
     1 point per CE hour

Vetnurse Online UK
     1 point per CE hour
Patient Care  
Professional Development  
Behaviour Welfare and Ethics  
Equine and Exotics  
Wound Management  
Royal Canin Pet Health Counsellor 5 modules


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Essential Business Skills
Obesity and Diabetes
Dental Disease
Puppy and kitten care

2 points per module
Complete and receive 10 CPD points
Royal Canin webinars
Update on Canine Allergies
Update on Food Intolerance & Hypersensitivity
A Practical guide to the work up of the Itchy cat
False friends in Dermatology
Fatty & Skinny - the Theory & Practice of PUFA's in skin disease

Royal Canin roadshows
Nutritional Management of Adverse food reactions and atopic dermatitis: which diet and why?

1 point per webinar

1 point
Kuri Ltd - Running a Puppy Class 12 points
Pet First Aid & Training  5 points
Animal Evac NZ - Foundation Course
 8 points
Oiled Wildlife Response Training   - Foundation Course
Rehabilitation and Facility Module
4 points
6 points
key Member Benefits
  • NZVNA Journal
  • HR and OSH advice
  • Reduced Conference fees
  • SciQuest Veterinary Nursing Library
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