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Introduction to the UK veterinary professions - a key CPD course for overseas vets and VNs

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 at 09:30 - Wednesday, 12 June 2019 at 17:00 (BST)

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Jointly organised by the RCVS and VDS Training this two-day course provides key information and skills needed to practise in the UK.

The course is aimed at overseas qualified veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses during their first two years working in the UK, as well as those considering working here.

 


 

Venue:

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, 62-64 Horseferry Road London SW1P 2AF

 



 

Tuesday 11 June 2019 - Working in UK veterinary practice: key information for vets and vet nurses

 

  • The day covers how the UK veterinary professions are organised, with information about jobs, employment rights and the support available if things go wrong.

 

  • Talks are given by representatives from the RCVS, VDS Training, BVA, British Veterinary Nursing Association and the Vetlife charity.

 

  • The course also aims to help delegates understand their legal duties as a veterinary professional in the UK, which can vary significantly from their own country, along with expected standards of professional conduct.

 

  • The day is free to attend and lunch is provided.

 

 


 

Agenda for day one:

 

09.00   Coffee and Registration

09.15   Welcome: who are you? Who are we?  

            Ian Holloway, RCVS Director of Communications

09.30   What it means to be a veterinary professional in the UK 

            RCVS Senior Advice Team 

10.15   The support we can offer you when problems occur - tips on avoiding pitfalls in practice 

            Geoff Little MRCVS, Christine MaGrath HonFRCVS, VDS

11.15   Break

11.30   What the BVA can offer you: support and key services 

            Speaker to be confirmed

12.15   The art of delegation  

            Matt Rendle, RCVS Veterinary Nurses Council

12.45   Lunch

13.30   Tips from an overseas vet who has survived  

            Luis Sainz-Pardo MRCVS, VetAbroad

14.15   Developing your skills and knowledge  

           Jenny Soreskog-Turp, Senior Education Officer (CPD)

14.45   Mind Matters, Vet Futures & ViVet  

           Lizzie Lockett, CEO RCVS & Anthony Roberts, Director of Leadership and Innovation RCVS

15.00   Break

15.15   Securing your dream job in the UK  

            Richard Holborow MRCVS, veterinary surgeon in practice

16.00   Further support available to you as a UK veterinary professional  

            Geoff Little MRCVS, VDS

16.15   Questions

16.30   Close

 

Agenda and speakers subject to change.

 

Lunch and refreshments will be provided, please list any dietary requirements when you register.

 

Please register here for the 'Working in UK veterinary practice' day.

 

 


 

Wednesday 12 June 2019 - Communications Masterclass 

 

Venue

This training day will take place at The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, 62-64 Horseferry Road London SW1P 2AF

In small groups, delegates go through the challenges they may face in the consulting room and how to handle them in a role-play format. The day costs £180 inclusive of VAT per person.


To attend the Communications Masterclass please register your details by contacting VDS Training info@vds-training.co.uk or 01565 743862 directly. Please note, payment must be made at the time of registering.

 

Programme Timings

08.30 Registration

09.00 Training starts

16.30 Close

 

Lunch and refreshments will be provided, please list any dietary requirements when you register.


Do you have questions about Introduction to the UK veterinary professions - a key CPD course for overseas vets and VNs? Contact Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

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Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)
62-64 Horseferry Road
SW1P 2AF London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 at 09:30 - Wednesday, 12 June 2019 at 17:00 (BST)


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Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons sets, upholds & advances the educational, ethical & clinical standards of veterinary surgeons & veterinary nurses.

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