Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science (Cardiology)

The Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science is a 60 ECTS postgraduate education targeted small animal veterinarians seeking continuing professional development.

The master's programme consists of 4 basic courses, 3 advanced specialisation courses, and a master's project.

The courses are designed with a minimum of physical attendance. Each course requires 5 or 6 consecutive days at the University Hospital for Companion Animals at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Call opens: 1 October 2022
Application deadline: 1 May 2023

Specialisation in Companion Animal Cardiology

The Companion Animal Cardiology specialisation track provides continual and professional development for veterinarians within the areas of comprehensive theoretical and clinical knowledge relevant to practice cardiology in referral clinical settings.

By following the specialisation track in Companion Animal Cardiology you will gain
  • Comprehensive theoretical and clinical knowledge relevant to practice cardiology in referral clinical settings
  • Experience and advanced level expertise in diagnostic work up of the cardiac patient including management of acute and chronic heart failure, the use of diagnostic tools including conventional and advanced echocardiography, interventional cardiology and Holter monitoring
  • Confidence in attending certification in national and international screening programs of inherited congenital and acquired heart diseases in purebred dogs and cats
  • Experience and advanced level expertise in cardiovascular pharmacology including antiarrhythmic drugs, diuretics, vasoactive agents and inotrops
  • Advanced level of knowledge and skills and competences within the approach to, assessment and management of the cardiovascular system in the perioperative patient and in non-cardiac patients in intensive care units

 

 

Specialisation responsibles

The responsible course leader of the specialisation track in Companion Animal Cardiology is:

Lecturers at the specialisation track in Cardiology

    Lecturers with specialist knowledge in the field will be invited to contribute.

     

    NB: If you hold a Nordic certificate in Companion Animal Diseases, you may be admitted directly to the advanced courses. For more details, please consult the admission criteria.

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