Improve International Small Animal Surgery Blended learning

Learn at your own pace, wherever you are, with our Small Animal Surgery online and practical learning programme

Our Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) Online and Practical Learning Programme in Small Animal Surgery has been developed to enable all veterinary practitioners 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. 

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: Feb 2024

Registration Available until: April 2024


Early Bird booking prices available until January 2024

Starts at: €12809

Payment options available upon request

€12809 per person Booking

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Improve International Small Animal Surgery Blended learning

Duration:2 days

Level:ISVPS PgC/GPCert

  • 2 days
  • Sat 1 Jul 2023 | 09:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 1 May 2024 | 09:00 - 17:00

Modules summary

  1. Surgical Basics: asepsis, instrumentation, operative techniques and wound healing
  2. Urinary and reproductive tract surgery
  3. Upper gastrointestinal surgery
  4. Lower gastrointestinal surgery, liver, spleen and pancreas
  5. Oral, pharyngeal and aural surgery
  6. Surgery of the upper airways, larynx and trachea
  7. Surgery of the abdominal and thoracic cavities
  8. Surgical oncology
  9. Reconstructive skin surgery – practical session
  10. Gastrointestinal surgery – practical session
  11. Urological surgery – practical session
  12. Head and neck surgery – practical session
  13. Thoracic surgery – practical session
  14. Joint diseases of the forelimb
  15. Joint diseases of the hindlimb
  16. Fracture repair I
  17. Fracture repair II
  18. Spinal surgery I
  19. Spinal surgery II
  20. Internal fixation I – practical session
  21. Internal fixation II – practical session
  22. Joint diseases of the forelimb – practical session
  23. Joint diseases of the hindlimb – practical session
  24. External fixation and bone grafting – practical session

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 routes.

Please note the module order may be subject to change.