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Virtual Work Experience and Exploring the Veterinary Profession

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11th September 2020

Get virtual vet work experience before embarking on a veterinary degree

The COVID-19 pandemic means that many potential vet students cannot undertake animal handling work experience.

On this course, you’ll get insight into the reality of life as a vet so that you can make an informed decision before embarking on a veterinary degree course.

You’ll learn about the structure of veterinary practice and the different governing bodies, as well as discover the day to day challenges a vet might face.

You’ll also explore the different roles available outside of general practice and find out the great opportunities such a degree can bring.

What topics will you cover?

  • Introduction to the veterinary profession and how to begin a veterinary career
  • Where and how vets work
  • Roles of the wider veterinary team in and out of practice
  • Overview of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, the British Veterinary Association and professional conduct
  • The benefits and challenges of the vocation
  • Current and future issues for veterinary medicine and science

What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Explore the history of the veterinary profession
  • Summarise the organisation of the veterinary profession
  • Describe how to become a veterinary surgeon, what it involves and the time it takes
  • Discuss the roles of the wider veterinary team
  • Identify important skills and qualities required and provide examples of why these are important
  • Investigate current and future challenges in veterinary medicine and science
  • Apply work experience reflection to future placements
  • Model levels of care and service accreditation

Who is the course for?
This course is designed for students considering a degree in veterinary medicine and science. The course will also benefit anyone considering a role within the wider veterinary team.

Who developed the course?
The University of Nottingham is committed to providing a truly international education, inspiring students with world-leading research and benefitting communities all around the world.

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