Specialisation track in Companion Animal Dermatology
Modern small animal veterinary practitioners are continuously met with higher demands and expectances to level of expertise, advanced diagnostic work-up and various treatment modalities.
The Companion Animal Dermatology programme is a 2-year specialisation track consisting of 3 course modules and a Master's thesis.
The programme has a strong emphasis on practical sessions and case-based approaches applicable for implementation at specialised companion animal clinics.
Practical sessions (wet labs) included in the Dermatology Master’s programme are;
- Endoscopy workshops (video otoscopic examinations)
- Interpretation sessions of advanced CT data of the ears (external canals and middle ear) of the dermatological patient
- Practical and diagnostic cytological exams including accurate sampling and advanced interpretation with regards to dermatological diseases
Each course module is a 5 days on-site module at the University Hospital for Companion Animals, University of Copenhagen.
The modules consists of a combination of theoretical lectures, case-based workshops and practical wet-labs and are divided into:
The course responsibles for the specialisation track in Dermatology are:
- Professor Annemarie Thuri Kristensen, University of Copenhagen
- Associate Professor Mette Schjærf, University of Copenhagen
As certified/specialist, you can apply for enrolment directly at the Dermatology specialisation track.
- From Sweden: Swedish specialist in diseases of dogs and cats, in Swedish known as Steg 1
- From Norway: Norwegian specialist in diseases of dogs and cats, in Norwegian known as Specialisering i veterinærmedisin, spesialitet smådyr
- From Finland: Finnish specialist in diseases of dogs and cats, in Finnish known as Pieneläinsairauksien erikoiseläinlääkäri
- From Denmark: DVA in Small Animal Diseases, in Danish known as certificeret fagdyrlæge i sygdomme hos hunde og katte.