Emma Gerrard DipAVN(SA), DipHECVN, BSc(Hons) CVN, RVN, RAMA, PHC, qualified in 2005 from Myerscough College, Preston. She gained a Diploma of Higher Education Clinical Veterinary Nursing qualification in June 2009, followed by an RCVS Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing in January 2010. In 2011, she graduated from a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Clinical Veterinary Nursing top-up degree.
Emma is a companion and farm animal registered animal medicines advisor, a clinical coach and a tutor for Oncore. She works at Hafren Veterinary Group – an independent mixed practice in Powys – and her interests are very varied, including feline behaviour, surgical nursing and practice marketing.
Diabetes mellitus: diagnosis and treatment, and VNs’ role in long-term management
Emma Gerrard gives a brief overview of the aetiology and management of this disease in cats and dogs.