B-SAP.1 Small Animal Practice

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Course Format: Distance learning, assessment only - encouraging independent, adult-centred, self-directed learning

Enrolment: Anytime

Assessment: 5 case reports plus 1 reflective essay

Timetable: Submit work anytime, results within 4 weeks

Module Syllabus

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£699.00 module fee

I have been surprised by the range of learning opportunities that this unit has provided, beyond a simple reflection of clinical cases. This has given me greater confidence in practice, and has motivated me to continue reading and researching whenever time permits.

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About this course

Candidates should have a sound grounding in the areas listed below. They also need develop the skills needed to write case reports that demonstrate the following competencies:

  • To acquire and develop written communication skills required to present case reports
  • To demonstrate an ability to communicate competence in decision making and clinical reasoning
  • To demonstrate reflective skills that enable understanding of the issues raised in clinical practice and the candidate’s learning as a result of completing the module.

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Ruth Gostelow, BVetMed MVetMed PhD DipACVIM DipECVIM FHEA MRCVS
Lecturer in Small Animal Internal Medicine
The Royal Veterinary College

Jill Maddison, BVSc DipVetClinStud PhD FACVSc SFHEA MRCVS
Professor of General Practice
The Royal Veterinary College