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PROGRESS YOUR

NURSING CAREER

Veterinary Nurse and Paraprofessional Certificate

Training Programmes & Practical Short Courses

In partnership with:

2022-2023

Improveinternational.com


LEARN FROM

THE BEST

CONTENTS

Why study with us

§ Operating in more than 20 countries worldwide

§ Originators of modular CPD for veterinary professionals

§ World-class speakers delivering the latest content

§ State-of-the-art wet-lab training facilities

§ Professionally accredited and validated programmes

§ Globally recognised qualifications from ISVPS

Why choose Improve International

Our facilities and locations

Our partner ISVPS

Choose how you want to learn

Nursing Anaesthesia

Advanced Certificate in Anaesthesia Nursing

Animal Behaviour

Dentistry

Emergency and Critical Care Nursing

Feline Nursing

Medical Nursing

Small Animal Nutrition

Pet Bereavement

Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Surgical Nursing

Transfusion Medicine

Practical Surgery & Ultrasound short courses

Get in touch

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WHY CHOOSE

IMPROVE

INTERNATIONAL

OUR LOCATIONS AND

PRACTICAL TRAINING

CENTRES

Established

Since 1998 we have been leading

the way with veterinary CPD

Worldwide

Now operating in over 20 countries

worldwide

World-leading

We have world-leading speakers

delivering the academic syllabus while

ensuring content is relevant to practice

Originators

We are, and have always been, a

company run by vet professionals

for vet professionals

Our state-of-the-art

wet-lab facilities

are equipped to

enable you to

get the most out

of your practical

sessions, including:

We recognise that veterinary

professionals want to train in

surroundings with the latest equipment

and teaching aids which allows

them to rapidly develop the key skills

necessary to make the greatest impact

in practice.

Our veterinary lecture and practical

training facilities enable us to provide

Experienced

Our Programme Coordinators

provide learning support throughout

your chosen programme

Accredited

By the International School of

Veterinary Postgraduate Studies

(ISVPS)

§ Brand new instrumentation for a range of

orthopaedic and soft tissue procedures

§ Fully adjustable electric surgical

you with exceptional spaces for

theoretical and practical sessions,

allowing you to interact with the

speaker and fellow delegates to

maximise your learning experience.

tables, accompanied with operating

State-of-the-art

Practical training centres which

enable you to get hands-on with a

variety of procedures

lights and Salli chairs

§ Flat screens, operating lamps and

integrated cameras in our Sheffield facility

Address

Swindon address: Alexandra House,

Whittingham Drive

Wroughton, Swindon SN4 0QJ

Globally recognised qualifications that transform your practice life

In partnership with:

Sheffield address: 8 Smithywood Drive,

Chapeltown,

Sheffield S35 1QN

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OUR PARTNER

Working with us to ensure the highest academic standards

ISVPS QUALIFICATIONS

Which qualification is right for you and your career path?

ISVPS Nurse Certificate (NCert)

Suitable for:

§ Qualified veterinary nurses who hold the relevant NCert in a specific discipline

What you can expect to gain from the NCert:

ISVPS is dedicated to providing the entire veterinary team with high quality, clinically

relevant qualifications that are recognised worldwide

The International School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies (ISVPS) was established in 2003 to provide veterinary

professionals with the skills and confidence to deliver compassionate animal care. Its qualifications are designed

to meet the needs of busy veterinarians, veterinary nurses and paraprofessionals, who wish to gain postgraduate

qualifications while working in practice. More than 6,700 veterinary professionals around the world have gained a

qualification from ISVPS.

Alongside its International Examining Board comprising of more than 70 veterinary Specialists and Diplomats around

the world, ISVPS ensures the academic rigour of its postgraduate qualifications through its Academic Board, made

up of 10 highly respected specialists from different disciplines.

The standard of ISVPS qualifications is consistent across all countries and therefore anyone gaining an ISVPS

qualification, regardless of which country they have taken the exam in, will have achieved a set standard.

Your ISVPS examination coordinator will be able to answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding the

assessments and examination and can be emailed at english@isvps.org.

§ Improve International and ISVPS work

together to ensure the highest quality and

effective CPD for veterinary professionals.

§ Improve International develops the CPD

training programmes and delivers these

while ISVPS accredits the courses and

manages the assessment process.

Find out more at isvps.org

§ A systematic understanding of relevant knowledge in your area of interest

and an ability to apply this to meet individual patient’s nursing care needs

§ Knowledge of and competence in standard operating procedures and

maintenance for your chosen field’s equipment and protocols

§ A critical and sophisticated awareness of professional nursing practice,

using self reflection to inform and improve patient care

§ A good foundation of scientific writing skills using evidence-based knowledge

§ Recognition of your dedication to furthering your knowledge in your area of interest

§ Your patients and their owners can be confident they are receiving

the best possible care from committed veterinary professionals

§ Qualified veterinary nurses are eligible to achieve a Nurse Certificate (NCert)

§ Veterinary staff who meet the required criteria are eligible to achieve

a Veterinary Paraprofessional Certificate (VPPCert)

ISVPS Nurse Advanced Certificate (NAdvCert)*

Suitable for:

§ Certified veterinary nurses looking to further their knowledge and expertise in a specific area

What you can expect to gain from the NAdvCert:

§ A greater knowledge and understanding of all key advanced nursing aspects in your area of interest

§ The ability to prepare and undertake the nursing considerations for each individual

patient’s nursing care needs for a wide range of complex, critical and uncommon cases

§ The ability to consider complex issues and make sound judgements

and clearly communicate these to your colleagues

§ An analytical approach to patient care and nursing considerations for

more advanced procedures, popular modern breeds and secondary conditions

§ Recognition of your dedication to furthering your knowledge in your area of interest

§ Your patients and their owners can be confident they are receiving the

best possible care from committed veterinary professionals

*For select

programmes only

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THE BENEFITS OF OUR

NURSE CERTIFICATE

PROGRAMMES

CHOOSE HOW YOU

WANT TO LEARN

FACE TO FACE PROGRAMMES

Our Nurse Certificate training programmes hold many benefits for you, your practice and

ultimately your clients’ satisfaction. All our training programmes are carefully developed

with leading veterinary experts who explore the latest content and updates.

Our popular face to face delivery method

combines theory and practical sessions based

at our state-of-the-art training centres

in Swindon or Sheffield.

§ Support and guidance from a

Programme Coordinator

§ Practical wet-labs to enable handson

experience where applicable

FOR YOU:

§ Progress your career and achieve

academic recognition

§ Develop a logical approach to

cases and problem solving

§ Increase your skills, knowledge and confidence

in dealing with more complex cases

§ A membership to the RCVS Knowledge

Library for the duration of the course. This

will provide access to the latest veterinary

journals and research for reference during

the programme and for assessments

FOR YOUR PRACTICE:

§ Increase practice revenues

§ Improve productivity

§ Reduce external referrals and

increase practice capabilities

§ Transfer knowledge and skills within practice

§ Enhance practice standards

ONLINE LEARNING PROGRAMMES

§ Opportunity to meet and network

with like-minded peers

§ Chance to meet, ask questions and

learn from expert speakers

§ Choice of well-located venues with

state-of-the-art facilities to enhance

your learning experience

§ Access to additional study resources

via our online learning platform

FOR YOUR CLIENTS:

§ Improve animal care and wellbeing

§ Increase treatment options

§ Greater confidence in your value

Our world-leading online learning training

programmes are delivered on our unique learning

platform where study

skills materials are

provided to supplement

your learning, including

reflection, revision

techniques and

academic writing.

§ Learn wherever you are, improve

your work-life balance

§ Support and guidance from a

Module Tutor who is a specialist

in the area of study

§ Multiple learning processes:

Presentations, written notes, interactive

quizzes and more to test your knowledge

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NURSING

ANAESTHESIA

ISVPS Nurse Certificate (NCert) and ISVPS

Paraprofessional Certificate (VPPCert)

Face to Face Programme

Online Learning Programme

This programme will review the latest anaesthetic and monitoring equipment,

the selection of key anaesthetic and analgesic agents, techniques for safe

anaesthesia and effective analgesia in dogs, cats, equines and exotics.

FACE TO FACE

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE:

ONLINE LEARNING

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE:

CALENDAR

START:

September 2022

CALENDAR

START:

June 2022

DURATION:

12—18 months (depending

on assessment dates)

DURATION:

12-18 months

PRICE:

From £2,699 + VAT**

PRICE:

From £2,599+VAT**

LOCATION

LOCATION:

Alexandra House, Swindon

Benchmark House, Sheffield

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8 modules

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MODULES:

8 modules

MODULE SUMMARY (MODULE ORDER MAY CHANGE)


ATTENDANCE:

9.30am to 5.00pm

01. The Anaesthetic Machine And Monitoring

Equipment

05. Fluid Therapy In The Perioperative Period.

Nutrition In Critical Care

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ACCESS

REQUIREMENTS:

Dependent on the

qualification you are eligible

to attain the NCert or the

VPPCert

HOSPITAL

CPD HOURS:

100, including 48 taught and

learning hours

*Pay as you learn options available

02. Pre-Anaesthetic Assessment And Pre-

Medication. Intravenous And Inhalant

Anaesthetics

03. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Accidents And

Emergencies

04. Anaesthesia Of Equine And Exotics Species

06. Analgesia And Pain Assessment

07. Anaesthetic Considerations For Specific

Conditions I

08. Anaesthetic Considerations For Specific

Conditions II

**Price includes ISVPS Examination and access

to a 12 month RCVS Knowledge Library

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NEW PROGRAMME FOR 2022

ADVANCED

CERTIFICATE IN

ANAESTHESIA

NURSING

ISVPS Nurse Advanced Certificate (NAdvCert)

Online Learning Programme

This new programme is designed to follow on from the Nurse Certificate

in Nursing Anaesthesia. It will cover more advanced topics and create

connections with the veterinary anaesthesia community via monthly

mentoring sessions.

Course Director

During this programme, you will:

§ Gain access to the RCVS Knowledge Library for the length of the programme

§ Supplement your learning with a wealth of online resources

§ Be supported by a Module Tutor during each module and a Programme Coordinator

who will provide pastoral support during the length of your programme

§ Four interactive online modules and four live stream webinars every other month

ONLINE LEARNING PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE:

CALENDAR

START:

July 2022

Nicola Grint

BVSc, PhD, CertVA, DVA,

DiplECVAA, MRCVS

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PRICE:

From £1,999+VAT**

DURATION OF TAUGHT MODULES:

8 months

MODULES:

8 modules

*Pay as you learn options available

**Price includes ISVPS Examination and access to

a 12 month RCVS Knowledge Library

ACCESS REQUIREMENTS:

NCert in the last 5 years. Delegates who achieved the NCert or VTCert more

than five years ago are required to pass the NCert multiple-choice question

(MCQ) examination again to demonstrate that their knowledge is current

before becoming eligible to sit assessments for the NAdvCert

CPD TAUGHT HOURS:

CPD Hours 100, including 30 taught and learning hours

MODULE SUMMARY

01. Emergent Populations And Current Guidelines

02. Calculation Practice Session (Live Stream)

03. Patient Safety And Problem Solving

04. Journal Club 1 (Live Stream)

05. Further Reaching Consequences Of Our

Anaesthetic Choices

06. Journal Club 2 (Live Stream)

07. Advanced Respiratory Anaesthesia

08. Interpretation Of Abnormal ECG's (Live Stream)

Please note: This programme must be taken in sequence to gain maximum benefit.

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ANIMAL

BEHAVIOUR

ISVPS Nurse Certificate (NCert) and ISVPS

Paraprofessional Certificate (VPPCert)

Face to Face Programme

This Nurse Certificate training programme in Animal

Behaviour is designed to teach nurses and veterinary

paraprofessionals to deal competently and safely with

canine and feline emotional health issues within the

context of the veterinary practice.

FACE TO FACE

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE:

CALENDAR

START:

November 2022

LOCATION

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DURATION:

12–18 months (depending on assessment dates)

PRICE:

£2,699 + VAT

LOCATION:

Alexandra House, Swindon

MODULES:

8 modules

*Pay as you learn options available

**Price includes ISVPS Examination and access to

a 12 month RCVS Knowledge Library

The course has allowed me to help clients with their problem animals

and spread my new knowledge to others in my practice.

MODULE SUMMARY


ATTENDANCE:

9.30am to 5.00pm

01. | 02.

An Introduction To Animal Behaviour And

Clinical Causes Of Behaviour Problems

05. | 06.

Fear- And Anxiety-Related Behavioural

Responses In Companion Animals I And II

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ACCESS REQUIREMENTS:

Dependent on the qualification you are eligible to

attain the NCert or the VPPCert

03. | 04.

Repulsion Behavioural Responses In

Companion Animals I And II

07. | 08.

Tools Available In Behavioural Medicine

Work And Behavioural Medicine In General

Veterinary Practice

HOSPITAL

CPD HOURS:

100, including 48 taught hours

Please note: This programme must be taken in sequence to gain maximum benefit.

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SPONSORED BY MIDMARK

DENTISTRY

ISVPS Nurse Certificate (NCert) and ISVPS

Paraprofessional Certificate (VPPCert)

Face to Face Programme

This Nurse Certificate in Dentistry has been designed

to provide you with the opportunity to access relevant

and up-to-date knowledge of small animal dentistry

and to use this knowledge to improve the treatment

given to small animal patients in practice.

FACE TO FACE

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE:


START:

February 2023

LOCATION

DURATION:

12-18 months (depending on assessment dates)

PRICE:

£2,799 + VAT**

LOCATION:

Alexandra House, Swindon

Really enjoying this programme, can’t wait to get back to work

so I can start putting things into practice!

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MODULES:

8 modules

ATTENDANCE:

9.30am to 5.00pm

MODULE SUMMARY

= Practical Session

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ACCESS REQUIREMENTS:

Dependent on the qualification you are eligible to

attain the NCert or the VPPCert

01. Canine And Feline Dental Anatomy And Function

02. Dental Examination And Diagnostic Tests

05. Anaesthesia

06. Analgesia

HOSPITAL

CPD HOURS:

100, including 48 taught hours

03. Canine Dental Conditions

04. Exotic Dentistry

07. Feline Dental Conditions

08. The Canine And Feline Dental Procedure

*Pay as you learn options available

**Price includes ISVPS Examination and access

to a 12 month RCVS Knowledge Library

Please note: This programme must be taken in sequence to gain maximum benefit.

All practical modules will be in our state-of-the-art Wet-Labs

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NEW ONLINE PROGRAMME FOR 2022

SPONSORED BY

IMV & RECOVER

EMERGENCY

AND CRITICAL

CARE NURSING

Course Director

For the Online Learning Programme

ISVPS Nurse Certificate (NCert) and ISVPS

Paraprofessional Certificate (VPPCert)

Face to Face Programme

Online Learning Programme

Emergency patients can be some of the most challenging and rewarding

to nurse in practice, hence knowing how to effectively triage and care for

these patients is an essential part of the patient outcome.

Ludivine Boiron

DVM, MSc, MRCVS,

DACVECC

FACE TO FACE

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE:


START:

December 2022

DURATION:

12–18 months (depending

on assessment dates)

PRICE:

£3,039**

ONLINE LEARNING

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE:


START:

September 2022

DURATION:

2 years

PRICE:

£2,599**

This training programme is delivered in collaboration with the Reassessment Campaign on

Veterinary Resuscitation (RECOVER). We will be running optional practical RECOVER

courses if you with to gain a BLS/ALS Rescuer certification at an additional charge.

RECOVER Rescuer Certification

To obtain RECOVER Rescuer Certification, you will need to complete the

RECOVER certification practical day. Please get in touch for further details.

LOCATION

LOCATION:

Alexandra House, Swindon*

*Optional practical dates available based at our

Sheffield venue May 2024.

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9 modules

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MODULES:

9 modules

MODULE SUMMARY

01. Triage, Monitoring And Stabilisation

06. Analgesia And Anaesthesia

= Practical Session

= Online Session

= Learn with your

best friend


ATTENDANCE:

9.30am to 5.00pm

02. Fluid Therapy In The Emergency Patient

03. Diagnostic Imaging And The Trauma Patient*

07. Emergency And Critical Care In Exotic Patients

08. Nursing The Critical Patient

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ACCESS REQUIREMENTS:

Dependent on the qualification

you are eligible to attain the

NCert or the VPPCert

HOSPITAL

TAUGHT CPD HOURS:

CPD Hours 100, including 54

taught hours

*Pay as you learn options available

04. Medical Emergencies*

09. CPR And Practical Skills** / ***

05. Surgical Emergency Procedures

*Practical Dry Lab module **Practical Wet Lab module ***This practical session is available for the Online Learning training programme

**Price includes ISVPS Examination, access to

a 12 month RCVS Knowledge Library access &

RECOVER online theory BLS & ALS modules.

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NEW PROGRAMME FOR 2022

FELINE

NURSING

ISVPS Nurses Certificate (NCert) and ISVPS

Paraprofessional Certificate (VPPCert)

Online Learning Programme

This training programme is designed to expand your

feline nursing knowledge and skills and improve

your confidence when approaching your patients

in both general practice and referral cases.

Course Director

Stephanie Sorrell

BVetMed(Hons), MANZCVSc,

DipECVIM-CA, MRCVS;

RCVS Specialist in Feline

Medicine

ONLINE LEARNING

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE:


START:

March 2023

DURATION:

12-18 months

PRICE:

£2399 +VAT (full programme)**

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HOSPITAL

MODULES:

8 modules

ACCESS REQUIREMENTS:

Dependent on the qualification you

are eligible to attain the NCert or

the VPPCert

CPD HOURS:

100, including 48 taught hours

MODULE SUMMARY

*Pay as you learn options available

**Price includes ISVPS Examination and access to

a 12 month RCVS Knowledge Library

01. Feline Friendly Practice

02. Principles Of Feline Nursing

03. Feline Anaesthesia And Analgesia

04. Principles Of Emergency And Critical Care In

Feline Patients

05. Feline Body Systems 1

06. Feline Body Systems 2

07. Feline Oncology

08. Feline Surgical Principles

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SPONSORED BY IMV

MEDICAL

NURSING

Course Director

For the Online Learning Programme

ISVPS Nurse Certificate (NCert) and ISVPS

Paraprofessional Certificate (VPPCert)

Face to Face Programme

Online Learning Programme

This training programme has been designed to provide nurses and veterinary

paraprofessionals with the opportunity to access relevant and up-to-date

knowledge of small animal nursing of medical cases and to use this knowledge

to improve the treatment given to canine and feline patients in practice.

Simon Tappin

MA, VetMB, CertSAM,

DipECVIM-CA, FRCVS

FACE TO FACE

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE:


LOCATION

START:

January 2023 (Sheffield)

February 2023 (Swindon)

DURATION:

12–18 months (depending

on assessment dates

PRICE:

£2,799 + VAT**

LOCATION:

Alexandra House, Swindon

Benchmark House, Sheffield

ONLINE LEARNING

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE:


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START:

July 2022

DURATION:

12–18 months

PRICE:

£2,599 + VAT**

MODULES:

8 modules

MODULE SUMMARY

01. Anaesthesia

02. Analgesia

Improve International has gone above and beyond my expectations.

Each module has been easy to follow and interactive, ​and the speakers have been exceptional.

The subject matter and content can be adapted to a broad spectrum of veterinary

nursing roles and this certificate can be applied to each position.

03. Principles – The Clinic

04. Principles – The Patient

05. Oncology

06. Imaging

07. Body Systems

08. Medical Pharmacology

= Practical Session

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8 modules

Register for a short course in addition to the modules

at a discounted price. Get in touch to find out more.


ATTENDANCE:

9.30am to 5.00pm

Practical dry lab sessions only for face to face programme

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ACCESS

REQUIREMENTS:

Dependent on the

qualification you are eligible

to attain the NCert or the

VPPCert

HOSPITAL

CPD HOURS:

100, including 48 taught hours

*Pay as you learn options available

Learn with your best friend

In order to get the most from our programmes, please bring your dog, if possible.

Please contact Improve International or our Programme Coordinators for further information.

Your help is much appreciated.

**Price includes ISVPS Examination and access to

a 12 month RCVS Knowledge Library

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SMALL ANIMAL

NUTRITION

ISVPS Nurse Certificate (NCert) and ISVPS

Paraprofessional Certificate (VPPCert)

Face to Face Programme

The science of small animal nutrition has advanced

significantly during recent years. It is now well recognised,

both by veterinary staff and pet owners, that optimal

feeding plays a vital role in helping to reduce the risk of

common health problems at different life stages, as well

as helping in both convalescence and the nutritional

management of a wide range of clinical conditions.

FACE TO FACE

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE:


LOCATION

START:

October 2022

DURATION:

12–18 months (depending on assessment dates)

PRICE:

£2,699 + VAT**

LOCATION:

Alexandra House, Swindon

I was looking for a reputable accredited course which could aid my career and

personal development. Every part of the course has been informative and enjoyable

with excellent teaching staff, clearly passionate about their subject.

I looked forward to attending every module and feel I have learnt so much.

MODULE SUMMARY

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MODULES:

8 modules

ATTENDANCE:

9.30am to 5.00pm

ACCESS REQUIREMENTS:

Dependent on the qualification you are eligible

to attain the NCert or the VPPCert

01. Anatomy, Nutrition And Immunity

02. Basic Nutrition And Life-Stage Feeding

Of Cats And Dogs

03. Small Mammal Nutrition

04. Balanced Nutrition For Birds And Reptiles

05. Fashionable Diets And Impact Of Behaviour

06. Labelling And Nutritional Clinics

07. Gastrointestinal And Endocrine Disorders

08. Nutritional Support For Organ Failure, The Lower

Urinary Tract And Orthopaedic Disorders

HOSPITAL

CPD HOURS:

100, including 48 taught hours

Please note: This programme must be taken in sequence to gain maximum benefit.

*Pay as you learn options available

**Price includes ISVPS Examination and access

to a 12 month RCVS Knowledge Library

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NEW PROGRAMME FOR 2022

Course Director

PET

BEREAVEMENT

Online Learning Programme

An online training programme to perfect your skills in pet

loss support, you will gain the tools to support clients and

colleagues through this experience, from advising the right to

consider euthanasia to offering compassionate support during

this emotional time.

Lisa Jayne Howe

RVN, A1, Cert. Pet

Bereavement (BC)

ONLINE LEARNING

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE:


START:

TBC

DURATION:

15 months

PRICE:

£1,399 + VAT**

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HOSPITAL

MODULES:

8 modules

CPD HOURS:

50 CPD hours***

MODULE SUMMARY

*Pay as you learn options available

**Price includes ISVPS Examination and access to

a 12 month RCVS Knowledge Library

***Only CPD hours, no NCert qualification

01. Introduction To Pet Bereavement

02. How Staff Personal Experiences With Pet Loss

Can Influence How Their Loss Of A Patient Is

Handled

03. Behavioural Euthanasia. Why Mental

Suffering Is Just As Valid A Reason For

Euthanasia As Physical Suffering

04. Compassion Fatigue

05. Dealing With Difficult And Unusual Euthanasias

To Include Covid-19

06. The Grieving Client And How Best To Provide

Help

07. Euthanasia Best Practice

08. Best Practice When Offering Pet

Cremation Services

Please note: This programme must be taken in sequence to gain maximum benefit.

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PHYSIOTHERAPY

AND

REHABILITATION

ISVPS Nurse Certificate (NCert) and ISVPS

Paraprofessional Certificate (VPPCert)

Face to Face Programme

SPONSORED BY

RESPOND

RECOGNISED BY

IAAT

Physical rehabilitation is an invaluable addition to a veterinary

practice, improving surgical outcome and the quality of life

of our veterinary patients with orthopaedic and neurological

conditions. This programme will give an insight into the

principles of physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

FACE TO FACE

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE:


START:

January 2023

MODULE SUMMARY

= Practical Session

LOCATION

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DURATION:

12–18 months (depending on assessment dates)

PRICE:

£2,999 + VAT**

LOCATION:

Alexandra House, Swindon

MODULES:

8 modules

ATTENDANCE:

9.30am to 5.00pm

ACCESS REQUIREMENTS:

Dependent on the qualification you are eligible to attain

the NCert or the VPPCert

01. Introduction To Physiotherapy.

Functional Anatomy

02. Applied Physiology. Physiology Of Healing.

Physiology Of Sport

03. Physiology Of Pain. Classification Of Pain,

Trigger Points And Tender Bands. Neurological

And Muscle-Skeletal Assessment – Part I

04. Neurological And Muscle-Skeletal Assessment

– Part II

Please note: This programme must be taken in sequence for full benefit.

05. Physical Rehabilitation Techniques (Part 1)

06. Physical Rehabilitation Techniques (Part 2)

07. Physical Rehabilitation Techniques (Part 3)

08. Frequent Medical Conditions. Post-Surgical

Approach. Management Of Osteoarthritis,

Neurological And Oncological Patients

Programme delivered by veterinary professionals with a qualification in veterinary physiotherapy and

members of IRVAP and ACPAT

HOSPITAL

CPD HOURS:

100, including 48 taught hours

*Pay as you learn options available

**Price includes ISVPS Examination and access

to a 12 month RCVS Knowledge Library

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SPONSORED BY IMV

SURGICAL NURSING

ISVPS Nurse Certificate (NCert) and ISVPS

Paraprofessional Certificate (VPPCert)

Face to Face Programme

Online Learning Programme

Course Director

For the Online Learning Programme

The success of a surgical procedure depends primarily on good planning

and the awareness of the potential patient risk factors and hence a

surgical nurse is an integral part of the surgical team.

FACE TO FACE

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE:

ONLINE LEARNING

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE:


START:

February 2023

DURATION:

12–18 months (depending

on assessment dates)


START:

June 2022/February 2023

DURATION:

12–18 months (depending

on assessment dates)

Darren Barnes

MA, VetMB, CertSAS,

DipECVS, MRCVS

PRICE:

From £2,799 + VAT

PRICE:

From £2,599 + VAT

MODULE SUMMARY (MODULE ORDER MAY CHANGE)

LOCATION

TABLE-LI


USER-DOC

LOCATION:

Benchmark House, Sheffield

MODULES:

8 modules

ATTENDANCE:

9.30am to 5.00pm

ACCESS REQUIREMENTS:

Dependent on the qualification

you are eligible to attain the

NCert or the VPPCert

TABLE-LI

HOSPITAL

MODULES:

8 modules

CPD HOURS:

100, including 48 taught

hours

01. Principles – The Clinic

02. Principles – The Patient

03. Anaesthesia

04. Analgesia*

05. Imaging

*Dry Lab module

06. Soft Tissue Surgery*

07. Orthopaedic Surgery, Equipment

And Rehabilitation

08. Surgical Complications And Wound Management

Register for our Schedule 3 Nursing short course

to get the most out of your learning. Get in touch

to find out more.

*Pay as you learn options available

**Price includes ISVPS Examination and access to a

12 month RCVS Knowledge Library

Learn with your best friend

In order to get the most from our programmes, please bring your dog, if possible.

Please contact Improve International or our Programme Coordinators for further information.

Your help is much appreciated.

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NEW PROGRAMME FOR 2022

TRANSFUSION

MEDICINE

ISVPS Nurse Certificate (NCert) and ISVPS

Paraprofessional Certificate (VPPCert)

Online Learning Programme

The best online guidance to safe blood transfusion

and management. Improve your knowledge in all

aspects of transfusion medicine, from understanding

when it is required to different techniques for

safe blood collection and administration.

Course Director

ONLINE LEARNING

PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE:


START:

July 2022

TABLE-LI

USER-DOC

HOSPITAL

DURATION:

12-18 months (depending on assessment dates)

PRICE:

£2,399 + VAT**

MODULES:

8 modules

ACCESS REQUIREMENTS:

Dependent on the qualification

you are eligible to attain the

NCert or the VPPCert

CPD HOURS:

100, including 32taught hours

*Pay as you learn options available

**Price includes ISVPS Examination and access to

a 12 month RCVS Knowledge Library

MODULE SUMMARY

01. Blood Banking And Component Therapy

02. Blood Products And Product Management And

Whole Blood Collection

03. Erythrocyte Antigens And The Immune System

04. Anaemia

05. Haemostasis And Common Coagulation

Abnormalities

Helen Rooney

06. Transfusion Considerations & Blood Product

Administration

07. Adverse Transfusion Reactions

BSc (Hons) CVN, Cert Ed,

Dip AVN (Medical), Cert

VNECC, RVN

08. Autotransfusions, Cell Salvage, Xenotransfusions

And Transfusion In Other Species

In Partnership with

Please note: This programme must be taken in sequence to gain maximum benefit.

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PRACTICAL

SHORT

COURSES

Our practical short courses are the best way

to upskill your knowledge with world-leading

speakers and high quality practical experience.

INTERPROFESSIONAL COURSES:

WOUND MANAGEMENT

CALENDAR Starts 22 June 2022

LOCATION Swindon

Georgia Hollis

6 CPD hours

£429+VAT

CHEMOTHERAPY IN GENERAL

PRACTICE

CALENDAR

LOCATION



Starts 25 July 2022

Swindon

Owen Davies

6 CPD hours

£429+VAT

NURSE COURSES:

SPONSORED BY SWANN-MORTON, VYGON AND BBRAUN

SCHEDULE 3 SURGERY

CALENDAR

LOCATION



Starts 15 August, 21 November

and 9 December 2022

Swindon or Sheffield

Thomas Towey

6 CPD hours

£469+VAT

Some of our short courses are interprofessional,

allowing you to bring a veterinary surgeon from

your practice along with you. You will both

be able to enjoy a discounted price if you

book the short course together.

Delegates should be RCVS registered.

NURSING THE EMERGENCY

AND CRITICAL WILDLIFE

PATIENT

CALENDAR

LOCATION



Starts 18 July 2022

Sheffield

Stacey Vickery

6 CPD hours

£429+VAT

CYTOLOGY AND HAEMATOLOGY

CALENDAR Starts 25 July, November and

December 2022

LOCATION Sheffield

Kostas Papasouliotis

6 CPD hours

£429+VAT

NURSING THE NEONATAL AND

PAEDIATRIC PATIENT

CALENDAR

LOCATION



Starts 6 October 2022

Sheffield

Thomas Towey

6 CPD hours

£429+VAT

CANINE REPRODUCTION

CALENDAR From 15-16 September 2022

LOCATION Bishop’s Tachbrook

Gary England

12 CPD hours

£1,329+VAT

NURSING MANAGEMENT OF

CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT

AND REHABILITATION

CALENDAR

LOCATION



Starts 18 July 2022

Swindon

Sanne Melis

12 CPD hours

£699+VAT

TECHNIQUES IN LOCAL

ANAESTHESIA

CALENDAR

LOCATION



Starts 15 September 2022

Swindon

Nicola Grint

6 CPD hours

£499+VAT

ULTRASOUND TRIAGE FOR THE

EMERGENCY PATIENT

CALENDAR

LOCATION



Starts 28 November 2022

Sheffield

David MacKenzie

6 CPD hours

£599+VAT

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Email us stating your interest in

your chosen courses, be sure to

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will get back to you

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