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The platform is brought to you by MA Healthcare, publishers of the UK-Vet portfolio: Companion Animal, Equine, Livestock, and The Veterinary Nurse. It provides regular modules, drawn from our archive of peer-reviewed clinical content, which will stimulate thought and reflection, test your knowledge and help you fulfil your CPD activity.

It also includes an online portfolio, so you can easily record evidence of your documented CPD hours.

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Here’s a selection of our latest articles and educational presentations. Login to see more. We’re adding new content regularly, so if you don’t find what you want straight away, chances are it will be coming soon.


How to nurse wildlife patients

This article provides a basic outline of nursing of wildlife patients, from initial contact and triage through to kennelling and rehabilitation. Most wildlife presentations are debilitated or injured ...


How to interpret an echocardiogram

Electrocardiography is the ultimate tool for diagnosing suspected cardiac arrhythmia, and the required equipment is readily available to an equine practitioner. Careful interpretation is essential to ...


Don't forget the foal: the nursing requirements of hospitalised foals when the mare is the primary patient

In the postpartum period, there are a range of factors that could result in the hospitalisation of the mare. To minimise the long-term impact that the hospitalisation period has on the physical and be...


Managing BVDV at the herd level part 2

Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) is a costly disease and its eradication is the focus of the English voluntary scheme, BVDFree. The process of identifying a farm as negative or not negative is brok...


Flea infestation: a snapshot on the common products and the reasons for treatment failure

The reasons why flea infestations remain frequent in companion animals despite the considerable number of anti-flea products is of interest. Successful flea control relies mainly on the use of effecti...


Vertebral fractures and luxations in dogs and cats part 2: treatment and surgery options

Assessing the presence of vertebral column instability is essential in animals with vertebral fractures or luxations. Spinal instability is most commonly assessed using a three-compartment model and u...

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Frequently asked questions

What is UK VET CPD?

UK VET CPD is a service from the publisher of the UK-Vet portfolio. It includes articles from our full range of veterinary titles that have been enhanced to provide opportunities for reflection on your own practice, as well as an online portfolio to store all your revalidation requirements.

Is my data secure?

We take the security of your data very seriously. UK VET CPD is hosted in a state-of-the-art data storage system, protected by high-level security protocols. Access to your data is via your private login only. You can add access via your institutional login, but only you can see your data.

How do I access UK VET CPD?

Check out our YouTube channel for how-to videos for registration and login.

Simply complete a short registration form to create your personal account. You will then have free access to the portfolio and a selection of free CPD content.

Access to the complete range of CPD content requires a subscription to one of MA Healthcare’s veterinary journals. If you have a journal subscription and wish to activate your UK VET CPD account, please contact our customer service team or phone 0800 137201.

Your practice or institution may have subscribed to this resource on your behalf. Go to the institutional login page and enter your institution's name to find out, or you can ask directly at cpdlaunchpad@markallengroup.com or phone 0800 137201.

You will still have to complete a short registration in order to access the benefits of a personal account.

What is the cost of using UK VET CPD?

Registration and use of the online portfolio is free for subscribers to any UK Vet publication. If you want access to all the CPD on the site, you will need to subscribe to one of the UK-Vet journals, or be at a subscribing institution. Visit Magsubscriptions.com to see the latest offers.

Contact

For all customer support issues, contact our support team or call 0800 137201.

If you are a practice teacher or lecturer who would like to contribute CPD content, we would love to hear from you. Please contact our editorial team to discuss your proposal.

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