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Videos: CPD course for overseas vets and VNs

We have made the video recordings from the ‘Introduction to the UK veterinary professions course’ available for you to watch below.

Please note most of the recordings were made in 2020 and refer to early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic. There may be content which is no longer up to date, please refer to our Covid-19 resources for the current guidelines.

Introduction and welcome

Introduction - Ian Holloway, RCVS Director of Communications

The role of the RCVS

RCVS Strategy and Direction – Lizzie Lockett, RCVS CEO

How to register with the RCVS as a veterinary nurse or veterinary surgeon educated outside of the UK

Registration of veterinary nurses educated outside of the UK – Victoria Hedges, RCVS Examinations Manager

Registration of veterinary surgeons educated outside of the UK – Nicola South, RCVS Head of Registration

RCVS Statutory Membership Exam – Jude Bradbury MRCVS, RCVS Examinations Manager

Finding your dream job in the UK and understanding cultural differences

Finding a great career in UK veterinary practice Parts 1 & 2  – Richard Holborow MRCVS & Iain Richards MRCVS, veterinary surgeons in practice

Tips from an overseas vet who has survived Part 1 & 2 - Andrea Dias MRCVS, VetAbroad

Practising as a veterinary professional in the UK

What it means to be a veterinary professional in the UK Part 1 - Kimberley Richardson, RCVS Senior Standards and Advice Officer/Solicitor

What it means to be a veterinary professional in the UK Part 2 - Rob Girling, RCVS Disciplinary Solicitor

Developing your skills and knowledge - Jenny Soreskog-Turp, RCVS Lead for Postgraduate Education

The support we can offer you when problems occur - tips on avoiding pitfalls in practice Part 1 & 2 – Christine Magrath HonFRCVS & Michael Stanford, VDS Claims Consultant

The art of delegation – Matthew Rendle RVN, Chair of RCVS Veterinary Nurses Council

Support available to you when working in the UK

Introducing Vetlife - support for the veterinary community – Geoff Little MRCVS

What the BVA can offer you: support and key services – Daniella Dos Santos MRCVS, BVA Senior Vice President

RCVS Knowledge - Chris Gush, RCVS Knowledge Executive Director