Nurses Course

Medical Nursing

ISVPS Nurses Certificate/Veterinary Paraprofessional Certificate (NCert/VPPCert)

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July 2023 - February 2024

Veterinary medicine has advanced significantly during recent years

This programme has been designed to provide Veterinary Nurses, Technicians and Veterinary Paraprofessionals with the opportunity to access relevant and up to date knowledge of small animal nursing of medical cases and to use this knowledge to improve the treatment given to canine and feline patients in practice.

The certificate programme will:

  • Enhance your clinical skills and knowledge
  • Increase your confidence and job satisfaction
  • Enable you to gain an achievable and recognised ISVPS qualification

What you'll learn:

8 varied modules

Covering key nursing topics in medical nursing delivered over 8 months (one module released every other month) 

Support and guidance from a Module Tutor who is a specialist in internal medicine

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

Multiple learning processes

Presentations, written notes, interactive quizzes, multiple choice question writing and exercises which test your knowledge as you work 

Discussion forum

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

Interactive and engaging modules

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

100% online

Giving you access 24/7 wherever you are

Regular assessments

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

Dedicated Programme Coordinator

A dedicated Programme Coordinator who will support you every step of the way

Four sessions per month

Each module consists of four sessions spread over one month. Sessions comprise separate lessons to work through at your own pace. The fourth week of the month will provide reflective sessions and during the months when the module is not running, training in study skills and revision materials will be provided

Nurse study skills area

Additional learning on topics such as academic writing, reflection and revision techniques.

Programme Details:

Module Summary
  1. Anaesthesia
  2. Analgesia
  3. Principles- The Clinic
  4. Principles - The Patient
  5. Imaging
  6. Oncology
  7. Body Systems
  8. Medical Pharmacology

Please note the module order may be subject to change

Venue: online
Date: July 2023 - February 2024

NCert/VPPCert in Medical Nursing

July 2023 - February 2024
8 Modules
8 Online sessions
NCert/VPPCert in Medical Nursing



This course is accredited by ISVPS and allows you to achieve a Nurses Certificate/Veterinary Paraprofessional Certificate