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PgC / PgD / MSc Advanced Veterinary Nursing (Analgesia and Pain Management)

Harper Adams University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Harper Adams University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

This certificate will allow nurses to develop their knowledge of anatomy and physiology of acute, chronic and neuropathic pain development, as well as exploring the consequences of untreated pain.

It will build on knowledge of pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical options for treating and managing pain. Whilst developing a student’s ability to assess pain and synthesise appropriate multimodal pain management plans for veterinary patients.

The development of the new RCVS post-registration framework has allowed for the creation of accessible, flexible and focused areas of study, allowing veterinary nurses to further their academic skills alongside their professional skills.

This course is accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).

Teaching and learning

Delivery will be by a combination of distance learning and optional study days where guest speakers, seminars and practical classes support the modules. A range of distance learning methods will be used, including study notes, e-mail and Harper Adams’ interactive virtual learning environment ‘The Learning Hub’. Access to a computer and broadband internet is essential.

Modules will be assessed by a range of methods, including assignments end of module examination, and practical exams. Support in assessment skills is available for those who have not sat an examination recently. Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip exit awards during this course.

Application deadline

01 September 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,160per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Harper Adams University

  • University League Table

    33rd

  • Campus address

    Harper Adams University, Edgmond, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 8NB, England

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