International Association of Animal Therapists
Continued Professional Development

Online Learning with Learn & Develop

Learn in Lockdown
Learn & Develop have been busy putting some of their most popular courses online so that you can achieve your required CPD hours whilst in lockdown.
All courses have been built on a user friendly virtual learning platform, and contain a mixture of theory and practical. They are loaded with videos, demonstrations, quizzes and challenges.

Available right now:

Canine Gait and Lameness: Lockdown price £40, will increase to £60 after lockdown
3 hours of online training about canine gait and lameness. You will explore normal gait patterns and identification of the abnormal. You will learn a system of how to analyse gait and how to identify lameness in the dog. You will be provided with an online syllabus that you can study at home and then take part in analysing some gait through video.

Low Stress Handling: Lockdown price £60, will increase to £90 after lockdown
This is for anyone working in the animal care sector. Topics include understanding behaviour and low stress handling techniques for the sensitive dog. You will learn positive reinforcement training techniques to build a dog's confidence while it is being handled and treated. You will also be provided with transferable literature that you can use to show your clients how to prepare their dogs for low stress handling.You will receive home study modules and then post videos in a FB group for feedback. You have the potential to earn up to 6 hours of CPD with this course.

Neurology, Diagnostic Approaches: Lockdown price £40, will increase to £60 after lockdown
This is for anyone who wishes to further or refresh their knowledge in the principles of neurological assessment of dogs. Topics covered are an anatomy refresher, research, clinical history and initial observations, palpation and reflexes, postural reactions, cranial nerve exam, pain and interpreting neurological results The home study programme provides 3 hrs of CPD and includes a mixture of theory, quizzes and challenges

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