VPC: C-VCG.1 Clinical Governance in Veterinary Practice

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About the course

The aim of the module is to promote critical evaluation of the concept of clinical governance, how its principles apply in veterinary practice, and what value it has in terms of maintaining and improving the quality of veterinary health care 

On successful completion of the module, successful candidates will be able to:

  • Identify and appraise information on clinical governance pertinent to its application in veterinary practice.
  • Explain the key concepts and principles of clinical governance.
  • Discuss the relevance of clinical governance principles, values and processes to veterinary practice.
  • Assess strategies for developing and sustaining clinical governance in veterinary practice, including factors which facilitate and impede implementation.
  • Evaluate the impact of implementing clinical governance approaches in an area of practice familiar to them.
  • Critically reflect on the effectiveness of clinical governance processes as means to improve the quality of veterinary care.



Dr Bradley Viner, BVetMed MSc(VetGP) DProf MRCVS 
Module Leader, Vet Learning 

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