Companion Animal CPD Modules

The following Companion Animal CPD modules are available to qualified SQPs, before beginning please ensure that you have read our ‘earning CPD points‘ information.

FIRST click on a unit title to begin studying. Beneath each unit you will find a multiple choice quiz which is automatically marked. The pass mark for all modules in order to gain the available CPD points is 100%. (You may take the test more than once should you fail to reach 100% on your first attempt).

Companion Animal
Module 1 Getting the measure of feline obesity - (ID125 - first published 20/02/2015)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> To appreciate the scale of and factors contributing to the problem of feline obesity.
> To understand how to recognise a weight problem and what recommendations should be made.
> To be able to explain how to monitor and control bodyweight to help maintain an ideal weight.

This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (February 2015). This article has been brought to you by animal health specialists at Royal Canin
Unit 1 Getting the measure of feline obesity (2 CPD points)
Module 2 Nutritional Considerations for maintaining a healthy weight in dogs and cats - (ID:126 – First published February 2015)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> To understand the importance of maintaining a healthy weight.
> To gain an understanding of the factors which influence weight gain and weight loss.
> To understand the principles of nutritional requirements for achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.

This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (February 2015). This article has been brought to you by animal health specialists at Hill’s Pet Nutrition Limited.
Unit 1 Nutritional Considerations for Maintaining a Healthy Weight in Dogs and Cats (2 CPD points)
Module 3 The Rabbit - A Need for Fibre - (ID:128 – First published February 2015)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> A greater understanding of the interaction of hay on both dental and digestive function will highlight why hay is so fundamental to a rabbit’s physical and emotional health.

This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (February 2015). This article has been brought to you by Lisa Whitty, C-SQP and The Hay Experts’ Nutritional Adviser.
Unit 1 The Rabbit - A Need for Fibre (2 CPD points)
Module 4 Technical Review: Kitten Nutrition - (ID:134 – First Published June 2015.)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> To recognise the different stages of a kitten’s growth.
> To understand the challenges and nutritional needs of each stage.
> To understand how to select the right diet for each kitten at each stage.

This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (June 2015). This article has been brought to you by animal health specialists at Royal Canin.
Unit 1 Technical Review: Kitten Nutrition (2 CPD points)
Module 5 Tackling fleas and ticks (ID: 149 – Published July 2017)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (July 2017). This article has been brought to you by Frontline.
Unit 1 Tackling fleas and ticks (2 CPD points)

 

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