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 Gary EnglandPicture of Mark GoodfellowKate Murphy

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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: Picture of Rachel BurrowPicture of Alison MooresPicture of Donald Yool

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 Emma DonnellyPicture of Neil ForbesPicture of Amy Kaplan-ZattlerAoife Reid

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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 Christine HeinrichPicture of Mike RhodesPicture of Sally TurnerPicture of David Williams


The BSAVA Postgraduate Certificate in Small Animal Diagnostic Imaging is aimed primarily towards veterinary surgeons working in small animal practice. The programme will provide participants with the knowledge and expertise they need to confidently and competently chose the most clinically relevant diagnostic imaging technique and to accurately interpret images obtained with radiography and ultrasonography. Furthermore, participants will enhance their understanding of more advanced imaging techniques. 





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