BSc (Hons) Clinical Veterinary Nursing Top-Up

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This innovative and dynamic course, running in conjunction with the School of Health at the University of Central Lancashire is accessible, flexible and progressive, and will fill a niche in veterinary nursing education provision.  It has been structured in such a way that will facilitate both the personal and professional development of qualified registered veterinary nurses and is the progression route to BSc (Hons) for those holding the Dip HE CVN and RCVS Dip AVN qualifications.

The nature of the course, having both a theoretical and clinical perspective, necessitates access to practice of at least 12 weeks annually for the duration of the course.  The student will be required to attend College periodically for weekend workshops to support their studies.

On completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Facilitate and enhance student knowledge, practical and research skills in the field of veterinary nursing.
  • Provide opportunities to enhance clinical competency in a range of veterinary nursing specialisms.
  • Encourage critical reflection and evaluation in personal and professional development and the concept of life-long learning.

Modules include: Integrative Project; Professional Practitioner Research Proposal; Critical Care Veterinary Nursing; Veterinary Nursing of Life-limiting Conditions; Dissertation.


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01 Sep 2019 Distance learning Book now

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