Application deadline: 31 July 2024
This certificate will allow nurses to develop their knowledge of anatomy and physiology of acute, chronic and neuropathic pain development, as well as exploring the consequences of untreated pain.
It will build on knowledge of pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical options for treating and managing pain. Whilst developing a student’s ability to assess pain and synthesise appropriate multimodal pain management plans for veterinary patients.
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)
The most appropriate qualification for individual applicants will be considered depending on their individual profile. You will also need time, energy and commitment.
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.
|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.
Other sources of financial help are available, including a wide range of scholarships, Disabled Students' Allowances (DSA), and the Access to Learning fund.
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.