Unisvet is proud to present the first VETCEE approved programme in companion animal internal medicine in Italy!
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
The aim of this 2-years course is to offer to veterinary practitioners a high level postgraduate program in small animal internal medicine, that could help veterinarians in shaping their knowledge and successfully applying it in practice, in order to provide the best care to their patients.
The UNISVET 2-year Post Graduate Training Program in Companion Animal Internal Medicine is meant to fill a gap between the graduation and the Colleges specialists level and it is meant to be classified as EQF Level 7 by VetCee (higher than graduation level but lower than European Diplomate Specialist Boards) as from the standards and dossier of competences created by the VetCEE Board.
The UNISVET 2-year Post Graduate Training Program in Companion Animal Internal Medicine is intended to equip candidates with the general key skills that are required for an experienced companion animal practitioner who may be in sole charge of delivering high quality first opinion veterinary care. Those skills will include both management of cases within the first opinion practice, and during and after referral where specialists’ input is indicated. Basic anesthesia emergency, imaging, electrophysiology, cytology knowledge will be provided before moving forward to a deeper learning of general diagnostic principles and clinical problem solving skills applied to small animal internal medicine. At the end of the course the candidate should be familiar with the diagnosis and treatment of the most commonly encountered diseases seen in first opinion practice.
QUANTITY OF EDUCATION
The UNISVET 2-year Post Graduate Training Program in Companion Animal Internal Medicine consists in 30 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) units of learning, distributed between direct teaching, practical teaching, self-directed learning, case logs and assignments for a total amount of 750 hours.
The UNISVET 2-year Post Graduate Training Program in Companion Animal Internal Medicine will be divided in 6 core modules divided as shown below:
1) Professional key skills
2) Clinical management and communications
3) Analgesia and anesthesia
4) Emergency and supportive care
5) Diagnostic imaging/ electrophysiology
6) Medicine: knowledge, decision making and skills applied to:
• Endocrinology, reproduction and neonatology
• Infectious diseases
• Respiratory system
• Urinary system
Are you interested in taking part in the 2-year Post Graduate Training Program in Companion Animal Internal Medicine?
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