CPD Hours: 12 hours
Course Length: Four weeks
Course Format: A mixture of weekly webinars (which can be viewed live and/or as recorded versions throughout the course), quizzes to help reinforce topics discussed, supplementary reading material and discussion forums with colleagues and the tutor
- Common veterinary ethical issues
- Ethical theory and frameworks
- The relationship of ethics to law and professional behaviour
- Developing policy and procedure
- Ethical problem-solving
Have you faced ethical dilemmas in your practice? Do you want to learn how to manage them in a structured and consistent way?
In this course, we will examine common ethical challenges in the veterinary profession. We will look at the developing role of the veterinary nurse in responding to these challenges and cover ethical frameworks which help to develop a systematic and evidence-based approach. The course will include opportunities for discussion and peer learning.
Why do this course?
You will learn new ways of examining ethical issues, and how to develop responses that are consistent with the values of the profession and the individuals concerned. In our challenging profession, feeling confident that you have made the best possible decision is good for both our clients and our own wellbeing. This course contributes towards the Practice Standard’s Scheme award related to ‘Training in professional ethics’.
Delegates will learn new ways of examining ethical issues, and how to develop responses that are consistent with the values of the profession and the individuals concerned.
The webinars will run on the following dates from 12.00pm to 1.00pm London time.
Wednesday 2nd March
Wednesday 9th March
Wednesday 16th March
Wednesday 23rd March
Hamish Morrin, MSc (International Animal Welfare, Ethics and Law) FHEA RVN
Lecturer in Animal Science
Writtle University College