Grad Dip VNs have published articles in the first international peer-reviewed journal for veterinary nurses – The Veterinary Nurse – from work developed as part of their Graduate Diploma course studies.

  • Abbitt, G. (2010) Legal, ethical and professional issues for veterinary nurses. The Veterinary Nurse 1(3): 186-188  Download
  • Brown, C. (2012) Experience of designing and implementing a care plan in the veterinary environment. The Veterinary Nurse 3(9):534-542  Download
  • Brown, C.(2013) Patient care report for feline patient with urethral obstruction. The Veterinary Nurse 4(8): 488-493 Download
  • Devonshire, A. (2016) Extended patient care report for anaesthetic management of a patient undergoing ovariohysterectomy for pyometra. The Veterinary Nurse 7(1): 48-52  Download
  • Griggs, S. (2014) A nursing report on post-operative management of a cat with multiple jaw fractures. The Veterinary Nurse 5(9): 526-531  Download
  • Jobson, L (2016) Nursing a canine patient with a pneumothorax - a patient care report. The Veterinary Nurse 7(4): 240-244
  • Lee, J. Welsh, P. Whiting, M.(2013) Professional and legal issues: surgical misadventure. The Veterinary Nurse 4(8): 504-507  Download
  • Lock K. (2011) Reflections on designing and implementing a nursing care plan. The Veterinary Nurse 2(5): 272-277   Download
  • Lock, K. (2013/4) Patient care report for a patient undergoing screening of the vertebral column. The Veterinary Nurse 4(10): 604-609  Download
  • Lock, K. (2015) A patient care report of intensive nursing care provided to a feline patient presented in hypovolaemic shock. The Veterinary Nurse 6(1): 34-40  Download
  • Nelson, D. (2015). Patient care report for the stabilisation of a cat with a traumatic diaphragmatic rupture. The Veterinary Nurse. 6(8) 498-503  Download
  • Nelson, D. Welsh, P (2015) Using the ability model to design and implement a patient care plan. The Veterinary Nurse. 6(3): 141-149  Download
  • Nelson, D (2016) Care report for a Dogue De Bordeaux with congestive heart failure due to dilated cardiomyopathy. The Veterinary Nurse 7(6): 358-363
  • Orme, H. (2015) Nursing a patient with feline urethral obstruction -- a patient care report. The Veterinary Nurse. 6(10): 629-635  Download
  • Phillips, S (2018) Extended patient care report for an unstable acromegalic cat with hypoglycaemia. The Veterinary Nurse 9(6): 322-326
  • Sines, D (2016) Moxidectin intoxication in a dog - a patient care report. The Veterinary Nurse 7(3): 182-186
  • Thomas, C. (2012) A care report of a feline sacroiliac and coxofemoral luxation following a road traffic accident. The Veterinary Nurse 3(3): 174-179   Download
  • Thomas, C. (2012) Extended care report after graft surgery for a descemetocoele. The Veterinary Nurse 3(5): 288-291  Download
  • Tompkins, E. (2013) Intensive nursing care provided to a patient with permethrin toxicosis.  Download
  • Tompkins, E. (2013) Anaesthetic management of a patient undergoing dental extractions with concurrent congestive heart failure and advanced tracheal collapse. The Veterinary Nurse 4(6): 328 - 333  Download
  • Wager, C. (2011) Case study: a critical reflection of implementing a nursing care plan for two hospitalized patients. The Veterinary Nurse 2(6): 328-332  Download
  • Webb, J. Welsh P, Whiting, M (2013) A case-based approach to professional and legal issues. The Veterinary Nurse 4(6): 358 - 362  Download
  • West, J. Humm, K. (2015) An extended patient care report for a canine in congestive heart failure. The Veterinary Nurse 6(9) 566-571 Download
  • Wilkes, K (2016) A patient care report of a dog that had hemilaminectomy surgery to decompress the spinal cord. The Veterinary Nurse 7(2): 124-131
  • Wood, S. (2011) The professional, legal and ethical issues in VN: a scenario. The Veterinary Nurse 2(3): 164-168  Download

In addition, Graduate Diploma students past and present have continued to write and publish articles:

  • Banks, D (2010/11) Evidence-based practice in veterinary nursing. The Veterinary Nurse 1(3): 136-139
  • Carne, H (2011) How to manage wound drains. The Veterinary Nurse 2(9): 540-543
  • Frogley, S (2011) Nursing the neurology patient. Veterinary Nursing Times 11(12): 10-12
  • Hurley, J (2011) Aseptic sampling techniques: a practical guide for nurses. Veterinary Nursing Times 11(11): 34-35
  • McMahon, L (2011) How to care for and maintain flexible endoscopes. The Veterinary Nurse 2(7): 402-407
  • Oosthuizen, C (2011) How to place and manage indwelling urinary catheters. The Veterinary Nurse 2(5): 266-271
  • Wager, C (2011) Informed consent: what do veterinary nurses need to know? The Veterinary Nurse 2(7): 344-349
  • Wager, C. Welsh, P. (2013) Veterinary nurses creating a unique approach to patient care: part two. The Veterinary Nurse 4(9): 520-526
  • Welsh, P. Wager, C. (2013) Veterinary nurses creating a unique approach to patient care: part one. The Veterinary Nurse. 4(8): 452-459

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