Clinical therapeutics online

Key Information

CPD Hours: 42 hours

Course Length: Six weeks

Course Format: An intensive tutor-moderated online learning experience. Resources include electronic course notes, supplementary reading, self-assessment exercises and discussion forums in which participants review and discuss cases with their colleagues and the tutors

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Tutors’ input fantastic, so helpful and approachable. It's a much less intimidating environment to ask those seemingly "stupid" questions than on a traditional day course.

Course Information

Key Areas
  • Principles of clinical pharmacology and adverse drug reactions
  • GI drugs
  • Pain management
  • Cardiovascular drugs
  • Cancer chemotherapy
  • Antimicrobials
  • Corticosteroids
  • Anticonvulsants
About this course

Do you ever wonder if there is more to clinical pharmacology than knowing the dose rate?

This online course will cover many of the major drug classes used in small animal practice. The emphasis will be on enhancing your knowledge and understanding of what drugs are indicated for which disorders as well as the how, when and why of drug action and side effects.

Why do this course?
You will enhance your understanding of clinical pharmacology in general, and a variety of different drugs and classes in particular, allowing you to be more confident about the drugs you use in and prescribe for your patients.


Carl Bradbrook , BVSc CertVA DipECVAA FRCVS RCVS
Recognised Specialist and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia
Moores Veterinary Specialists, Winchester

Professor of Veterinary Cardiology
The Royal Veterinary College

Jonathan Elliott, MA VetMB PhD CertSAC DipECVPT FHEA MRCVS
Professor of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology
The Royal Veterinary College

Irina Gramer, DipECVIM-CA (Oncology), MRCVS
Lecturer in Oncology
The Royal Veterinary College

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

Professor for Small Animal Diseases, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
Honorary Professor of Veterinary Neurology and Neurosurgery, The Royal Veterinary College