2:33 pm in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
10 new poisoning modules from VPIS to be released on Vetacademy
The Veterinary Poisons Information Service (VPIS) has announced a collaboration with online content supplier Vetstream to develop a series of ten CPD modules covering the most common types of poisoning to animals.
The modules will be hosted on Vetacademy, a Vetstream service which provides e-learning modules and online videos in partnership with some of the world’s leading veterinary CPD providers.
For a full list of modules read more.
3:55 pm in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
Vetstream and NAVC will present Vetacademy at NAVC 2013
Vetstream is proud to announce its partnership with the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) and will be presenting over 120 Vetacademy CE videos free of charge to all delegates.
Find us at NAVC in Florida Online Learning Center in the Capitva room at the Gaylord Hotel from Sunday-Tuesday 09:00-19:00 and Wednesday 09:00-17:00.
Visit NAVC for more information.
3:45 pm in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
Which breed is predisposed to canine leishmaniosis?
In our last poll we asked you the most effective treatment for feline pancreatitis. 54% selected the correct answer which was intravenous fluid support. Congratulations!
This time we’re asking you which breed of dog is predisposed to leishmaniosis. To take part register and select the correct option on the Vetstart homepage.
3:57 pm in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
Come and meet us at stand 419
Vetstart will be at BSAVA in Birmingham from 12-15th April. We’ll be at the Vetstream stand 419.
BSAVA Congress 2012 is one of the biggest veterinary events of the year. For more details and a full list of exhibitors visit the BSAVA website.
12:38 pm in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
Vetstream at BSAVA and additional news
We’re attending the biggest veterinary congress of the year. You can find us at stand 419 from 11-15 April at BSAVA 2012 on the main exhibition floor.
In other news: NationWide Laboratories and Cambridge Specialist Laboratory Services will officially re-brand as Dechra Laboratory Services and Dechra Specialist Laboratories respectively.
The two independent laboratories became part of Dechra Pharmaceuticals in 2002, and are dedicated to the improvement of animal health by directly supporting practices.
Visit BSAVA Congress 2012.
1:25 pm in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
Webcast service provides worldwide online access to BEVA lectures
Webcasts will allow full playback of the BEVA Congress Science Programme, meaning delegates don’t have to worry about missing lectures that occur at the same time or are inconvenient to get to.
BEVA trialled the Pfizer Encore Room in 2011, a scheme met with much success. BEVA will be moving forward with Public-i and Vetstream to release webcasts monthly in blocks of 11.
BEVA 2011 webcasts can be found here, with considerable discounts for BEVA members.
4:25 pm in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
Important changes on access to Vetstream for Vetstart users
We’ve updated access to Vetstream services, enabling users to access all services from any device connected to the internet – including your phone or iPad.
We’ve also changed how Vetstart members access the service. Our aim is to provide Vetstream access free of charge to students at university, with a minimal fee for personal access at home.
Please visit the Access Vetstream page for full information on what Vetstream can offer you.
10:00 am in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
Vetstart is pleased to introduce our three new student bloggers
We’d like to introduce you to Alison Price, Joe Barrington and Daisy McInnerney who will be writing about their experiences at vet school.
If you’d like to join them, submit a guest blog or if you simply want to know more, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
All of our regular contributors receive free Vetstream access.
3:00 pm in News, Veterinary Schools by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
Online learning-platform provides comprehensive CPD from a range of excellent providers
Continuing professional development (CPD) is an important part of maintaining your skills and knowledge after you graduate. Finding CPD can be a hassle, attending events or scheduled webinars aren’t always convenient with the extemely busy schedules vets face.
Vetacademy is a place to get all your CPD in one place from a number of leading CPD providers such as The Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, Improve International and Elsevier. Modules include practice management, clinical analysis and case studies, and can all be accessed online.
Best of all Vetacademy can be accessed on your laptop or computer whenever you want it – there’s nothing to download, no fancy tools you need, you simply login, select the module you want to do whenever you want to do it.