Improve International Emergency Medicine and Surgery Online

Think like an emergency vet and achieve better outcomes for your patients

Emergencies are stressful situations that often fill veterinary practitioners with dread. This feeling results from the fear of the unknown and the realisation that one decision can make a difference between life and death. Improve International’s NEW Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) Programme in Emergency Medicine and Surgery has been transformed to provide you with the knowledge and confidence you need to deal with these situations and think like an emergency vet!  

The most up to date content in emergency practice  

This online learning CPD programme is brought to you by worldwide specialists, all Diplomates from European or American colleges. Content includes key emergency medical and surgical procedures around the major organ systems which have been peer-reviewed and expanded to include new topics and to provide you with more time to study. The course is built around 14 online modules, each containing an introductory video from the tutor, 9 interactive lessons for you to work through, 2 case studies, notes and pre and post-module questions.  

At the end of the programme, you can also choose to attend three optional practical attendance modules which will cover emergency ultrasound, surgical techniques, and several emergency procedures. For those completing the full Emergency Medicine and Surgery Programme, you can purchase these modules at an exclusive price. 

Learn and practise with the best professionals in the field  

Our new programme offers you the perfect mix of online and practical learning. The world-leading online platform will allow you to immerse yourself in each subject, through interactive materials and high-quality videos featuring different procedures. Advance your learning at your own pace, with 24/7 access whenever and wherever you are, and gain the confidence to deal with any emergency situation.   

Set yourself for success with the support of the leading CPD provider – learn how to maintain an excellent quality of life for each pet you treat and achieve a recognised qualification the General Practitioner Certificate awarded by the International School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies (ISVPS).

Start Date: November 2023


Early Bird booking prices available. Payments options: One payment upfront or Multiple monthly Instalments. Please enquire for more detailed pricing options. 

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Modules summary

  1. The Initial Approach to the Emergency Patient
  2. Supporting the Emergency Patient, Monitoring and Pharmacology
  3. Laboratory Diagnosis, Clinical Pathology and Transfusion Medicine
  4. Anaesthesia, Analgesia, Sedation and Therapeutics
  5. Neurological Emergencies
  6. Toxicological Emergencies
  7. Urological, Reproductive and Paediatric Emergencies
  8. Cardiovascular Emergencies & CPCR
  9. Endocrine and Metabolic Emergencies
  10. Respiratory Tract Emergencies
  11. Principles of Surgery and Approach to Trauma and Wound Management
  12. Emergencies in Rabbits, Rodents and Cage Birds
  13. Ophthalmological Emergencies
  14. Gastrointestinal Emergencies and Nutrition in the Critically Ill Patient

Joining the programme at different points may require you to double-up on some of the modules but will not affect your eligibility to progress onto either certificated route.

Please note the module order may be subject to change