Short Courses in Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary medicine is a part of health care science that deals with non-human treatment, diagnosis and prevention of diseases, other disorder and injuries. It is a broad field covering all species of animals as well as many disciplines. The practitioners are called veterinary physicians or vets (veterinarians). Usually they focus on these areas: small animal practice, wildlife medicine, food safety, food animal medicine, large animal practice, laboratory animal practice, conservation medicine, equine medicine, exotic animal veterinarian and etc. Graduates can work as animal caretakers, marine biologists, park managers or rangers, science teachers, animal groomers, veterinary pathologists, animal assisted therapists and etc.

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Suggested Short Courses Programmes

Laboratory Animal Science
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 3,435 per module
  • Non-EEA € 3,435 per module
  • 10 days

The objective of this 2-week intensive course in laboratory animal science is to present basic facts and principles that are essential for the humane use and care of animals and for the quality of research.

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Diagnostic Avian and Exotic Animals Pathology
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 1,900 per module
  • Non-EEA € 1,900 per module
  • 40 days

In this course the student is trained to perform post-mortem diagnostics based on protocols, and to formulate, based on this diagnosis, the pathogenesis, the etiology and significance of the pathological conclusion for the contact animals.

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Ethics of Animal Welfare (Utrecht University)
  • Mar 2016
  • EEA € 785 per module
  • Non-EEA € 785 per module
  • 35 days

The aim of this course is to make scientists and other professionals (managers, policy makers) in the field of animal management aware of the ethical dimensions of their dealing with animal (welfare) issues. The course offers knowledge and tools that enables them to deal with ethical questions on both a theoretical and a practical level.

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Veterinary Epidemiology
  • Jan 2016
  • EEA € 1,285 per module
  • Non-EEA € 1,285 per module
  • 84 days

It is taught by epidemiologists from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, and forms part of the MSc Epidemiology program of the UMC Utrecht and Utrecht University. The aim of the 8-week course is to make you familiar with all the basic principles of veterinary epidemiology. In every learning unit, a specific veterinary epidemiology topic will be discussed, illustrated and combined with practical data analysis tasks and/or reading assignments, for an interactive learning experience.

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Canine Health & Nutrition Diploma
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 289 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 289 per year
  • 24 months

Canine health and nutrition is a topic that not enough people know about, and the demand for canine nutritionists is growing. The announcement of this course, exclusive to BCCS has been well received and much anticipated.

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Identification of Ticks of Medical and Veterinary Importance
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 1,450 per module
  • Non-EEA € 1,450 per module
  • 5 days

FAO Reference Centre for Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases at Utrecht University offers a specialised training course on tick taxonomy. Ticks and tick-borne diseases affect animal and human health worldwide and are the cause of significant economic loses.

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Donkey Health
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 225 per module
  • Non-EEA € 225 per module
  • 35 days

Most veterinarians, and certainly equine veterinarians, will at some point during their career be confronted with a sick donkey. Although donkeys resemble horses in many respects, there are also a number of important differences. During this course, we will address the similarities and differences between donkeys and horses.

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Economic Principles and Concepts for the Veterinary Sciences
  • Mar 2016
  • EEA € 685 per module
  • Non-EEA € 685 per module
  • 42 days

Economic issues play an important role in the often risky decisions that need to be made about disease control. The aim of this introductory course, which is intended for participants with an interest in the field of animal health economics, is to provide you with the basic economic principles and concepts that underlie decision-making about animal health problems.

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Applied Economic Modeling for the Veterinary Sciences (Utrecht University; UMC Utrecht; Wageningen University)
  • May 2016
  • EEA € 595 per module
  • Non-EEA € 595 per module
  • 42 days

Economic modeling underpins decision-making in the entire field of animal health economics, so a good understanding of the issues and tools involved is vital. The aim of this hands-on course is to enable you to become familiar with using the relevant tools so that you can become more actively involved in economic decision-making, particularly with regard to disease control.

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Cardiovascular Epidemiology (Utrecht University; UMC Utrecht)
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 785 per module
  • Non-EEA € 785 per module
  • 21 days

The objective of this course is to provide you with insights into the principles of cardiovascular disease (CVD) epidemiology and the important issues that are involved – plus a lot more besides. Unlike many other courses that only go into one particular topic in depth, this course will enable you to ‘zoom out’ from your own direct research in order to look at the bigger picture. By doing so, you will be able to see your own work or research from a broader perspective.

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Observing Primate Behaviour
  • Aug 2015
  • EEA € 1,950 per module
  • Non-EEA € 1,950 per module
  • 18 days

Looking at primates resembles looking at a mirror. Similar to humans, primates are highly social animals with complex social interactions. Relationships of primates are characterized by agonism, affiliation and sex.

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