BSAVA programmes which are formally accredited

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This course is aimed primarily at veterinary surgeons working in small animal practice who have a particular interest in small animal medicine. The aim is to provide participants with the knowledge and expertise they need to deal with the medical situations they encounter regularly. Furthermore, participants will enhance their understanding of more complex techniques and new advances so that they are able to discuss treatment options and potential outcomes fully with clients, and to refer appropriately.

    Teacher: Picture of Emi BarkerPicture of Rita Goncalves>Picture of Simon Tappin

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This course is aimed primarily at veterinary surgeons working in small animal practice who have a particular interest in small animal surgery. The aim is to provide participants with the knowledge and expertise they need to deal with the surgical situations they encounter regularly. Furthermore, participants will enhance their understanding of more complex techniques and new advances so that they are able to discuss treatment options and potential outcomes with clients, and to refer appropriately.

    Teacher: Stephen BainesPicture of Kelly BowltPicture of Nicolas Granger

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The BSAVA Postgraduate Certificate in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care is aimed primarily towards veterinary surgeons working in small animal practice who have a particular interest in emergency and critical care. The aim is to provide participants with the knowledge and expertise they need to deal with those conditions requiring emergency treatment which they encounter regularly. Furthermore, participants will enhance their understanding of more complex techniques and new advances so that they are able to discuss treatment options and potential outcomes fully with clients, and to refer appropriately.

    Teacher: Picture of Richard CoePicture of Tobias Grave

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The BSAVA Postgraduate Certificate in Small Animal Ophthalmology is aimed primarily towards veterinary surgeons working in small animal practice who have a particular interest in ophthalmology. The aim is to provide participants with the knowledge and expertise they need to deal with the ophthalmological conditions which they encounter regularly. Furthermore, participants will enhance their understanding of more complex techniques and new advances so that they are able to discuss treatment options and potential outcomes fully with clients, and to refer appropriately.

    Teacher: Picture of Jim CarterPicture of David GouldPicture of Natasha Mitchell




This programme is designed primarily for veterinary surgeons working in small animal clinical practice or clinical training programmes, with a particular interest in the identification and solving of problems through clinical research. The aim is to provide participants with the knowledge and understanding required to plan and implement veterinary clinical research and to communicate the findings to the wider profession.

    Teacher: Picture of Philippa Welsh