Marwell Zoo CPD day success!

A typical spring day of sunshine and showers saw over 100 vets and nurses enjoy an engaging and full CPD day amongst the animals at Marwell Zoo.

Our multi-disciplinary day featured 5 hours of specialist-led CPD, and a chance to explore the zoo.

In the morning, the vets and nurses attending had the chance to explore the zoo before being greeted at the grand 14th century Marwell Hall.

Our morning talks were delivered in separate streams, our vet stream featured talks on Neurology and Medicine by Edward Ives (Head of Neurology and Neurosurgery MA VetMB DipECVN MRCVS) and Amanda Paul (Head of Internal Medicine BSc(Hons) BVSc(Hons) MVetSt MANZCVS FRCVS Dip ECVIM-CA). Our nurse stream delivered by Katherine Limebear (Cert VN ECC, RVN, VTS IM-Small animal) and Julia Hurley (Medicine Team Leader BA RVN GradDip VN (Medicine) focused on neurology and medicine nursing.

After a lovely lunch in the sun and another chance to explore the zoo, the vets and nurses came together for a talk on anaesthesia by Carl Bradbrook (Clinical Director, BVSc CertVA DipECVAA FRCVS) and an interactive Q&A session on pain management by Matt Gurney (Hospital Director BVSc CertVA PgCertVBM DipECVAA FRCVS).

All of the delegates felt that the day met or exceeded their expectations, they thought the venue was excellent and the food lovely. They particularly enjoyed the different approaches to each talk finding the balance perfect for first opinion vets, giving them great nuggets to take home, on top of a good amount of humour thrown in! The feedback overall was that the day was very well organised with approachable staff and great value for money!

For further information on our CPD events for the rest of the year please click here.