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Jun 2024 - Jan 2025

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

Stand out with your enhanced skills and provide the next level of care to your patients. In this course, you will understand the knowledge and best practices that will highlight your value to the clinic. From wound management, ultrasonography, and stabilization of critical patients to CRIs, anesthetic monitoring, and central line placement you will learn to improve your job satisfaction and security. Our Surgical Nursing Online Program has been developed to enable all veterinary technicians and veterinary paraprofessionals access to our world-class teaching materials.

This program is created by veterinary specialists and veterinary technicians who all hold further qualifications in their fields. Modules include presentations, notes, interactive quizzes, and exercises that 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’. You will also receive a free Improve International Manual in Surgical Nursing e-book.

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 program with participants from all over the world.

Key features of this program

8 varied modules / 96 hours of RACE-approved CE

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 specialized and experienced in the surgery

The module tutor who specializes 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 Program Coordinator

A dedicated Improve Veterinary Education Program Coordinator who will support you every step of the way

Vet Tech study skills area

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

Free e-book

Receive the Improve International Manual in Surgical Nursing e-book

Programme Details

Module Summary

Venue: Online
Date: Jun 2024 - Jan 2025

VTCert/VPPCert in Surgical Nursing

8 Modules
8 Online sessions
VTCert/VPPCert in Surgical Nursing
Price From $3,658.00
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Accredited by


This course is accredited by ISVPS and allows you to achieve a Veterinary Technician Certificate

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Approved by

Approved by RACE for 96 hours of RACE-approved CE CE credits