Small Animal Medicine & Surgery (GPCert SAM&S)
The modern veterinary surgeon working in general practice needs to have a broad understanding of both key surgical skills and small animal internal medicine. This four-year programme has been developed to meet these requirements and it combines short update lectures, case-based discussion and where appropriate, hands-on practical sessions carried out in a safe wet-lab environment. Over the four years, delegates will learn the very latest developments in soft-tissue surgical techniques and the best approach to the dog or cat with a medical problem.
The course consist of 24 modules; 3 two-day courses pr year in four years
Course Fee: DKK 72.000 + VAT
(includes all lectures, course notes, refreshments and lunch)
Payment by four invoices:
DKK 18.000 (beginning of 2016)
DKK 18.000 (beginning of 2017)
DKK 18.000 (beginning of 2018)
DKK 18.000 (beginning of 2019)
No open course dates
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BVetMed, DSAM, MRCVS, RCVS Specialist in Small Animal MedicineSara graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London and spent three years in general practice before starting a four year internal medicine residency at Cambridge Veterinary School. She was the Bunning Fellow in Oncology at Cambridge for three years before entering private referral practice. She has been an RCVS examiner for CertSAM and DSAM. Her interests include clinical pathology, oncology and endocrinology.
DrVetMed DipECVS MRCVSHannes graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna in 2001 and completed an internship at the School of Veterinary Medicine Hannover. Following research in perioperative pain therapy he achieved his Doctorate degree in 2003. After one year in small animal practice he started a three year residency in Small Animal Surgery at the University of Berne, Switzerland. Hannes has worked in referral practice in the UK since 2007 and became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in July 2008.
DVM, CertSAM, DipECVIM-CA, MRCVSSusana Silva graduated from the University of Porto (Portugal) in 2001. After working in small animal practice, Susana moved to the UK and started a small animal internship. Susana obtained her Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Small Animal Medicine Certificate (CertSAM) in 2007 and finished her training residency at the University of Bristol in 2009. In 2010 Susana obtained the European Diploma in Veterinary Small Animal Medicine (DipECVIM-CA) and is currently working at Vets Now Referrals, Swindon.
BSc, MA, VetMB, CertSAS, Dipl.ECVS, MRCVSSam Woods graduated with a Pharmacology degree from the University of Aberdeen in 1998 before receiving her Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Cambridge in 2003. BSc, MA, VetMB, CertSAS, Dipl.ECVS, MRCVSSam Woods graduated with a Pharmacology degree from the University of Aberdeen in 1998 before receiving her Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Cambridge in 2003. After four years in mixed practice she undertook an Internship at Dick White Referrals, followed by a Residency in Small Animal Surgery at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh during which she was awarded the RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery. Sam became a European Specialist in 2015 and is currently a Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery at the R(D)SVS in Soft Tissue Surgery and Orthopaedics. Sam enjoys all aspects of surgery but her major interests include wound management and reconstruction and surgical oncology.
DVM MSc PhD DiplECVS DiplACVS MRCVSGuillaume graduated from the Veterinary School of Toulouse; France where he attained his DVMdegree(with Thesis)in 1998. Guillaume is Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery at the University of Bristol, School of Clinical Veterinary Sciences and member of the Bristol Heart Institute.Guillaume also serves as an Associate Editor(soft tissue surgery) for the Journal of Small Animal Practice. He is also a member of the Small Animal examination committee of the European College of Veterinary Surgery.
Professor Michael E. Herrtage M.A., B.V.Sc., D.V.Sc., D.V.R., D.V.D., D.S.A.M., M.R.C.V.S., Dip. E.C.V.I.M., Dip. E.C.V.D.I.RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal MedicineMike Herrtage graduated from the Liverpool University and is Professor Michael E. Herrtage M.A., B.V.Sc., D.V.Sc., D.V.R., D.V.D., D.S.A.M., M.R.C.V.S., Dip. E.C.V.I.M., Dip. E.C.V.D.I.RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal MedicineMike Herrtage graduated from the Liverpool University and is currently Professor of Small Animal Medicine at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of St. Edmund's College, Cambridge. He is Dean of the Cambridge Veterinary School and is in charge of the small animal medicine and diagnostic imaging services at the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital. His clinical responsibilities include all aspects of small animal medicine and diagnostic imaging, but he has a particular interest in endocrine and metabolic disorders. He was awarded the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (B.S.A.V.A.) Woodrow Award in 1986 for outstanding contributions in the field of small animal veterinary medicine and the B.S.A.V.A. Blaine Award for outstanding contributions to the advancement of small animal medicine in 2000. In 2014, he was awarded the World Small Animal Veterinary Association International Award for Scientific Achievement for outstanding contributions by a veterinarian, who has had a significant impact on the advancement of knowledge concerning the cause, detection, cure and/or control of disorders of companion animals.He has been President of the British Veterinary Radiology Association, President of the British Small Animal Veterinary Association, President of the European Society of Veterinary Internal Medicine and President of the European Board of Veterinary Specialisation. He is a Diplomate of both the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging and was until recently President of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. He has spoken at many international meetings and published over 200 articles in refereed journals.
CertSAS,DipECVS MRCVSI qualified as a Veterinary Surgeon in 2001 from Ghent University in Belgium, after which I completed an Internship in Small Animal Surgery. In 2003, I joined a small animal practice in the UK for 3Â½ years. During this time I gained the RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery. In February 2007, I joined Dick White Referrals, initially working as an Intern, prior to commencing a three year Residency training in Small Animal Surgery. In 2011, I was appointed as a Consultant in Small Animal Surgery. I enjoy all aspects of surgery but I am especially interested in Soft Tissue Surgery with particular focus on wound management, thoracic surgery and minimally invasive surgery.
BVM&S CertSAM DipECVIM-CA (Oncology) MRCVSJames qualified from the University of Edinburgh and after a period in private practice completed an internship and a residency in small animal oncology. He holds the ECVIM BVM&S CertSAM DipECVIM-CA (Oncology) MRCVSJames qualified from the University of Edinburgh and after a period in private practice completed an internship and a residency in small animal oncology. He holds the ECVIM diploma in small animal oncology and is currently a lecturer in oncology at the University of Liverpool. His particular research interests include canine lymphoma and tumour biomarkers.
DVM MSc DipECVIM-CA (Cardiology) MRCVSRCVS Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology. European Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology Brigite is an RCVS and European Specialist in Small Animal Cardiology who sees medical and surgical cardiology cases. Brigite graduated in 2008 from the University of Porto in Portugal. She first moved to the UK in 2009 and completed an internship at a referral center in Essex. In 2010 she was awarded the Leonardo da Vinci scholarship from the University of Porto, which allowed her to undertake an internship in Cardiology at the University of Liverpool Small Animal Teaching Hospital. In 2012 she started a three-year residency programme in Veterinary Cardiology at the same institution. In 2014 Brigite was awarded a Masters degree in cardiovascular pathophysiology. In 2015, having completed her residency, Brigite was promoted to the position of Lecturer in Cardiology at the University of Liverpool. She became a European Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology in 2016. Brigite has given numerous presentations at national and international congresses and has published several papers on topics such as dilated cardiomyopathy, pulmonic stenosis and cardiac tumours. Brigite is particularly interested in the diagnosis and management of arrhythmias, in particular, atrial fibrillation which is the main topic of many of her current research projects. In addition, she has a great interest in congenital heart diseases and their medical and surgical treatment.
VetMB MA,DVOphthal MRCVSSally Turner is a graduate of Cambridge University and spent 2 years in general practice, then did her ophthalmology training as a resident at the Animal Health Trust. Currently in private referral practice in London, Sally regularly lectures to vets and nurses and has written two books on veterinary ophthalmology. She is an RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology.
SDA, BVM&S, MPhil, FHEA MRCVSJames qualified from the University of Edinburgh in 1977 and spent the next three years in mixed general practice before returning to the university to obtain his masters degree. He then became lecturer and then senior lecturer in the small animal medicine department. Jimmy is a former Winston Churchill Fellow and holder of the BSAVA Blaine Award. He has been Head of Internal Medicine for more than 10 years and has recently obtained a personal chair in Canine Medicine. Although involved in all aspects of small animal internal medicine, Jimmy's main interest lies in gastroenterology where he has published widely.