Virtual Work Experience and Exploring the Veterinary Profession (FutureLearn)

Virtual Work Experience and Exploring the Veterinary Profession (FutureLearn)
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This course is designed for students considering a degree in veterinary medicine and science.
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Virtual Work Experience and Exploring the Veterinary Profession (FutureLearn)
Learn what it takes to become a vet and explore the challenges of the vet profession to decide if it's the right career for you. 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.

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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.


Syllabus


Week 1: Introduction to the veterinary profession

Week 2: The wider team, expectations and what it is really like being a vet


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.



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This course is designed for students considering a degree in veterinary medicine and science.

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