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ACM50219 Diploma of

Veterinary Nursing

Full time duration: up to 2 years ­  Your fee estimate*:

This qualification reflects the role of a senior veterinary nurse who works under the supervision of a registered veterinarian, to provide leadership to staff and advanced nursing care for animals including applying specialist skills and in-depth knowledge to patient assessment, care and management within a veterinary workplace.

The Diploma of Veterinary Nursing requires access and regular exposure to patients (animals), clients, consults, medical and surgical cases, veterinary staff, nursing, and practice policies and procedures.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 240 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the relevant units of competency.

The scope of practice for veterinary nurses is determined by state and territory legislative and regulatory requirements. Users of this qualification must refer to the legislation and regulations in the development of training and assessment strategies.

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