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Jun 2024 - Jan 2025

Learn at your own pace, wherever you are, with our Surgical Nursing Online Learning Programme

Our Surgical Nursing Online Learning Programme has been developed to enable all veterinary nurses/ technicians and veterinary paraprofessionals access to our world-class teaching materials.

By studying part-time, at your own pace, this programme allows you to effectively manage your work-life balance while taking essential knowledge back to practice immediately.

This programme is created by veterinary specialists and veterinary nurses who all hold further qualifications in their field. Modules include presentations, notes, interactive quizzes and exercises which test your knowledge as you work, along with pre-module and post-module assessments allowing you to evaluate your progress and reflect on your learning. Each module is supported online by a Module Tutor, who will be available to answer all your questions during the month the module is ‘live’. 

Increase your skills, knowledge and confidence with 24/7 access no matter where you are in the world enabling you to fit your learning around the workings of a busy practice. 

Once you join you will be part of an international programme with participants from all over the world.

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Key features of this programme:

8 varied modules

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

Support and guidance from a Module Tutor who is specialised and experienced in the surgical field

The module tutor who specialises in the module 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

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

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

Free e-book

Receive the Improve International Manual in Surgical Nursing e-book

12-month subscription to the RCVS Knowledge Library
Online Study Skill Lessons

Programme Details:

Module Summary

Venue: Online
Date: Jun 2024 - Jan 2025

NCert/VPPCert in Surgical Nursing

8 Modules
8 Online sessions
2 Optional Practical Attendance Modules
NCert/VPPCert in Surgical Nursing
From £2,929.00
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This course is accredited by ISVPS and allows you to achieve a Nurses Certificate/Veterinary Paraprofessional Certificate