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1

Main principle and provisions (4)

Only VS may practise veterinary surgery
-diagnosis
-providing advice based on diagnosis
-medical or surgical treatment
-surgical operations

2

What does schedule 3 amendment 2002 allow

Anyone can give first aid
RVN can:
Admin medical tx or minor sx (not entering body cavity) UVD

3

Provisions of schedule 3 re. RVNs (4)

Animal must be under care of VS
Tx carried out UVD
VS must be employer or acting on behalf of
Must be satisfied RVN qualified and competent

4

Who is an SVN
What can they do under this legislation & provisions re. This (3)

Someone enrolled for purpose of training as VN at an approved training and assessment centre & approved TP
Same as RVN
- must be carried out during training
- must be supervised by VS/RVN
- for sx, supervision must be direct, continuous and personal

5

Examples of procedure which can be carried out by nurses (6)

Collect samples
Take x-rays
Admin of treatments
Catheterisation
Cleaning and dressing surgical wounds
Assist in admin and termination of anaesthesia

*plus more but fuck it

6

Regarding anaesthesia, only a vet can...(4)

Assess fitness of animal
Select and plan suitable anaesthetic regime
Select any premed
Admin induction incrementally or to effect

7

Regarding anaesthesia, a nurse can...(4)

Administer peri-operative drugs
Admin non-incremental anaesthetic agents
Monitor and record
Maintain under direct supervision

*vs must be physically present & directing