Veterinary Nursing

New Purdue DVM and Veterinary Nursing Grads Take Oath at Graduation Celebration

Friday, May 19th, 2023 - In keeping with a longstanding Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine tradition, Veterinary Nursing and DVM graduates in the Class of 2023 recited their respective oaths Sunday, May 14, as part of the annual Graduation Celebration in the Purdue Memorial Union ballrooms. The program immediately followed the official Purdue Division VII commencement exercises in the Elliott Hall of Music for graduates of the colleges of Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, and Liberal Arts.

Purdue Veterinary Nursing Student Wins IVTA Golden Stethoscope Award

Friday, April 28th, 2023 - Monday, April 24, proved to be a special day in class for Purdue University Veterinary Nursing student Stephanie Stewart. That’s when she learned she won the Indiana Veterinary Technician Association’s (IVTA) Golden Stethoscope Award. The award recognizes exemplary veterinary nursing students who have the fortitude to represent the veterinary nursing profession through communication with veterinarians, patient advocacy, and a holistic approach to patient management.

Attendees Flock to Annual Purdue Veterinary Nursing Symposium

Friday, March 31st, 2023 - Veterinary nurses turned out in force to take advantage of continuing education focused on their needs during the annual Veterinary Nursing Symposium held Sunday, March 26, at Lynn Hall. A total of 165 attendees, including veterinary assistants, veterinary nursing students, and veterinary nurses (technicians and technologists) learned practical information to use in clinical practice with a variety of lecture topics centered on both small and large animals. They also were able to visit booths set-up by five exhibitors.

PVM and Purdue University Online Team Up to Give Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning Program a Makeover

Friday, February 10th, 2023 - At 20 years old, Purdue’s Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning program has been around a long time in online education terms, which are something like dog years. The program was starting to show its age, even as the pandemic experience and the continuing growth and maturation of online learning raised expectations from online students. This prompted the college to look for a partner to help give the courses a major makeover. The result is a multiyear rejuvenation project with the Course Production team of Purdue Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) and Purdue University Online.

College of Veterinary Medicine and Purdue University Online team give Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning program a makeover

Tuesday, February 7th, 2023 - At 20 years old, Purdue’s Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning (VNDL) program has been around a long time in online education terms, which are something like dog years.

Purdue and Huntington University Partner to Offer Veterinary Nursing in Huntington

Friday, February 3rd, 2023 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s established Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning (VNDL) program will now be available through Huntington University as part of an agreement between Purdue and Huntington universities. Graduates of the program will earn two degrees in four years: a Bachelor of Science in Animal Health from Huntington University and an Associate in Applied Science in Veterinary Nursing from Purdue University.

Small and Large Animal Topics Headline 2023 Veterinary Nursing Symposium at Lynn Hall

Friday, February 3rd, 2023 - The ninth annual Veterinary Nursing Symposium is just a month away, and will feature a broad range of topics appealing to veterinary nurses working with both large and small animals. The one day event will be held at Lynn Hall, Sunday, March 26. Registration is now open.

December Graduation Celebration Honors Veterinary Nursing Graduates

Friday, January 27th, 2023 - The 2022 Purdue Veterinary Nursing Graduation Celebration marked a very special occasion for December graduates and their families, as students earning the Veterinary Nursing Associate in Applied Science degree and Veterinary Nursing Bachelor of Science degree were recognized.

Purdue Veterinary Medicine and Butterfly Network Collaborate to Advance Ultrasound Education

Monday, December 12th, 2022 - A new generation of ultrasound capability has arrived at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine to enhance the education of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Nursing students. The college has begun integrating the use of Butterfly iQ+ Vet — the world’s only single probe, whole-body, multi-species imaging system — into the first year of the DVM program as well as the Veterinary Nursing (VN) program.

Honoring Veterinary Nursing Graduates

Monday, December 12th, 2022 - An intense educational journey concluded with a graduation celebration and oath ceremony August 6 for Purdue veterinary nursing students who earned their Associates in Applied Science Degree. The program was held in Lynn Hall room 1136, with a reception that followed in the Veterinary Medical Library.

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