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ISVPS General Practitioner Certificate (GPCert)

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July 2023 - October 2024

Neurological cases can be difficult to get to the bottom of, even for experienced veterinary professionals. With our new online learning programme, master the fundamentals of neurology, from neuroanatomy to thoracolumbar myelopathy, and dive deeper into subjects such as neurological emergencies and neurodiagnostics. By improving your confidence and expanding your knowledge of different cases and presentations, you will be able to better diagnose and choose the best treatment for your patients. 

Ready to expand your clinical problem-solving skills?  

This programme is taught entirely online. There are 13 interactive modules that include nine lessons, six interactive video lessons and three recorded video lessons, allowing full capture of the tutor and the lessons’ content, two case studies, course notes, weekly summary videos, a one-hour live evening webinar and forum tutoring for the month of each module. Regular case discussions are also included to help you get a real-life meaningful approach to this topic. 

To test your knowledge, there are also regular informal assessments using a variety of different methods so you can reflect on your progress and apply what you learn directly in practice. 

Finally, by registering for this online learning programme, you will gain free access to the RCVS Knowledge Library and get an Improve Veterinary Practice Membership for free. 


Benefit from a rich learning experience provided by our world-renowned speakers 

By taking this online learning programme in neurology, you will have the flexibility to fit your learning around your busy practice schedule. 

Each lesson is engaging, interactive and has been built by a team of online learning specialists. Plus, the programme content is overseen by Simona Radaelli DVM PhD DipECVN MRCVS RCVS, European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology. 

Change your perspective on neurology, uncover all the latest developments in this area and achieve a recognised General Practitioner Certificate (GPCert) in Neurology awarded by the International School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies (ISVPS). 

What you'll learn:

13 varied modules

Covering key clinical subjects in neurology 

Support from the Module Tutor

The specialist in the subject area will provide online support during each module and be available to answer all your questions 

Leading online learning experience

Presentations, written notes, diagrams, interactive quizzes and exercises which test your knowledge as you learn 

Discussion forum

A discussion forum for conversation, debate and sharing cases with your peers and Module Tutors 

Recognized Course Director

Simona Radaelli DVM PhD DipECVN MRCVS RCVS, European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology oversees the programme ensuring the latest content  

Four sessions per month

Each module consists of four sessions spread over one month. Sessions comprise separate lessons and case-based studies to work through at your own pace 

Delivered 100% online

Giving you access 24/7 via our world-leading Learning Management Platform 

Regular assessments

Pre-module and post-module assessments encourage you to reflect on your learning and evaluate your progress 

Dedicated Programme Coordinator

You will have a dedicated Programme Coordinator who will support you every step of the way 

Interactive and engaging modules

Which allow you to absorb the learning materials in an online environment 


Join the global veterinary online learning CPD specialists and benefit from our high-quality resources 

High-Quality Resources

Gain free access to the RCVS Knowledge Library and receive complementary Improve Veterinary Practice Membership for one year. 

Programme Details:

Module Summary
  1. Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology and Clinical Neurology
  2. Module 1 Case based Discussion Webinar
  3. Neuroimaging
  4. Module 2 Case based Discussion Webinar
  5. Encephalopathies
  6. Module 3 Case based Discussion Webinar
  7. Seizures, Paroxysmal Movement Disorders, Narcolepsy
  8. Module 4 Case based Discussion Webinar
  9. Disorders of Cranial Nerves and Cerebellum
  10. Module 5 Case based Discussion Webinar
  11. Cervical Myelopathy
  12. Module 6 Case based Discussion Webinar
  13. Thoracolumbar Myelopathy
  14. Module 7 Case based Discussion Webinar
  15. Cauda Equina Syndrome and Disorders of Micturition
  16. Module 8 Case based Discussion Webinar
  17. Disorders of the Peripheral Nervous System, Myopathies and Junctionopathies
  18. Module 9 Case based Discussion Webinar
  19. Neurologic emergencies: intensive care in the neurologic patient
  20. Module 10 Case based Discussion Webinar
  21. Neuroanaesthesia, analgesia and fluid therapy
  22. Module 11 Case based Discussion Webinar
  23. Physical rehabilitation and nursing care of neurological patient
  24. Module 12 Case based Discussion Webinar
  25. Neurodiagnostics: CSF, electrodiagnostics, muscle and nerve biopsies
  26. Module 13 Case based Discussion Webinar

Please note the module order may be subject to change


The postgraduate online learning neurology programme offers you a comprehensive range of structured learning with the ultimate flexibility to access the training that you want while working around your busy practice life. 

You can also choose to work towards a recognised qualification from ISVPS. 

ISVPS General Practitioner Certificate (GPCert) 

By attending the full online structured programme and following the successful completion of the International School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies (ISVPS) assessments, including an examination, you can gain the GPCert awarded by ISVPS. 

The Course Includes

Finally, by registering for this online learning programme, you will gain free access to the RCVS Knowledge Library and get an Improve Veterinary Practice Membership for free. 

Venue: Online
Date: July 2023 - October 2024

GPCert in Small Animal Neurology

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13 Modules
13 Online sessions
13 Webinar
2 Optional Practical Attendance Modules
GPCert in Small Animal Neurology



This course is accredited by ISVPS and allows you to achieve a General Practitioner Certificate