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    Grad CertAdvanced Veterinary Nursing (Anaesthesia)*

    Course overview

    Application deadline: 31 July 2024

    This certificate will allow nurses to develop and advance their skills to enable them to become reflective practitioners and implement evidence-based improvements to the management of anaesthetic cases in practice.

    It will further develop and extend knowledge of the anatomical structures and physiological processes relevant to anaesthesia. It will advance technical knowledge of legislation, pharmacology and equipment related to anaesthetic processes and develop a deeper understanding of veterinary anaesthetic nursing in order to advance current skills and patient care.

    The development of the new RCVS post-registration framework has allowed for the creation of accessible, flexible and focused areas of study, allowing veterinary nurses to further their academic skills alongside their professional skills.

    This course is accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)

    Entry requirements

    • You must be a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN).
    • Typically, applicants with a registerable qualification from a Further Education background will enrol on the Graduate Certificate.
    • Typically, applicants with a Higher Education (degree) background will enrol on the Postgraduate Certificate.

    The most appropriate qualification for individual applicants will be considered depending on their individual profile. You will also need time, energy and commitment.

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    Course modules

    Module Table
    Year 1

    How will I be taught?

    Delivery will be by a combination of distance learning and optional study days where guest speakers, seminars and practical classes support the modules. A range of distance learning methods will be used, including study notes, e-mail and Harper Adams’ interactive virtual learning environment ‘The Learning Hub’. Access to a computer and broadband internet is essential.

    Modules will be assessed by a range of methods, including assignments end of module examination, and practical exams. Support in assessment skills is available for those who have not sat an examination recently.

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    For course related enquiries please contact:

    Admissions
    Telephone: +44 (0)1952 815 000
    Email: admissions@harper-adams.ac.uk

    Accreditation

    Accredited by: Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)

    This course is accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

    Fees and costs

    Fee UK Student
    Grad Cert course fee (2024) £4800 (£1600 per module)
    RCVS Registration fee (2024) £84 payable at the start of the course
    RCVS Certification fee £200 payable to RCVS at the end of the course

    Students may be eligible for student finance. Check the Student Finance page on the Gov.uk website.

    Worried about the cost?

    Other sources of financial help are available, including a wide range of scholarships, Disabled Students' Allowances (DSA), and the Access to Learning fund.

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    Disclaimer

    Whilst every opportunity has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information on this course page, Harper Adams University wishes to emphasise that the content is regularly reviewed and is subject to change from time-to-time as required. Our courses undergo reviews to ensure they are flexible, relevant and as up-to-date as possible.

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