Focus 20 Programmes – For Vets

Veterinary Postgraduate Learning

What is Focus 20?

Accredited, relevant and accessible veterinary CPD.

Focus 20 Programmes are a selection of shorter, accredited, relevant and accessible modular veterinary CPD courses, designed to help you in everyday clinical practice and support the whole veterinary team.

Our specialist course mix will help you develop your skills in your chosen subject, and tackle different cases with greater confidence, as well as adapt your learning around your busy schedules.

Focus 20 allows you to build a tailored CPD programme to suit your needs, with flexibility and range to allow you to succeed.

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Why choose a Focus 20 programme

We have built Focus 20 to allow modular CPD training for Veterinarians in a customizable way, plus other benefits which include:

20 ISVPS points: Gain 20 ISVPS points per modular programme. You can build these points to progress through My Veterinary Career route to achieve the NEW Master General Practitioner Award from ISVPS. See below for further information about this.

40 hours of CPD: Online uses blended media, a mixture of different learning styles from interactive online lessons and videos, webinars and “knowledge” checks. Face-to-face programmes are held in our leading training facilities or blended which is a combination of online and face to face.

CPD developed by leading experts: We have selected the very best experts to help develop the content and structure of the Focus 20 programmes.

RCVS knowledge access: The RCVS Knowledge library includes access to a wealth of electronic resources including the latest journals and clinical research.

Improve Veterinary Practice Membership: One year’s access to the Improve Veterinary Practice Membership – an online knowledge and information hub for veterinary professionals across all specialities.

accredited by
Validation HAU

What’s included?

You will receive access via an email to your course

Once you have logged in you will see the course you have booked

Specialist Module Tutor to support you during the online lesson and discussion group forum

Ability to achieve 20 ISVPS points and 20 Academic Credits from Harper Adams University* which can be used towards My Veterinary Career

ISVPS awarded Certificate for selected programmes

A set of notes to accompany the module along with reading references

* HAU pending validation

How they work:

You will receive access via an email to your course

Once you have logged in you will see the course you have booked

Complete the weekly lessons for each module spanning 1 month (there are approximately 5 modules in total running over 5 months (some courses may differ))

Complete the assessment which involves a critical appraisal of a peer-reviewed journal article

Schedule your learning when and where you want

You can access the content any time you want