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New BOAS Practical Surgery Course

We have a brand new veterinary CPD practical surgery course to help you manage your brachycephalic patients with airway issues. Join us on February 28th at our fully refurbished Training Centre in Studley near … continue reading

PgCert Emergency Practice Approved by RCVS

The new PgCert in Emergency Practice offered by CPD Solutions and the University of Chester has been approved by the RCVS as a route to Advanced Practitioner status. This innovative new course is primarily prac… continue reading

Soft Tissue Surgery Refresher – Essential Veterinary CPD for Small Animal Vets

We have a brand new practical course to help you refresh and update your small animal soft tissue surgery skills in 2018! Equally suitable for you if you're a recent graduate needing reassurance and hands-on he… continue reading

PgCert Small Animal Surgery in Just 12 Months

This primarily practical new PgCert Course is run by CPD Solutions in conjunction with the University of Chester.  Vets can attain a valuable PgCert qualification in small animal surgery in just one year. The … continue reading

Introduction to Orthopaedics

Introduction to Orthopaedics is one of our most popular Practical Attendance Courses. This course is for you if you want to get started with small animal orthopedics with confidence. Hundreds of vets just like … continue reading

Vet CPD

Find vet CPD to meet all of your small animal requirements at CPD Solutions. Would you prefer online vet CPD or practical attendance courses? A fully flexible Webinar Club Membership or online vet CPD Mini Seri… continue reading

Veterinary CPD Changes

Veterinary CPD is compulsory for all vets in the UK. At present you're required to complete 105 hours over a three year period; however there is talk of changing the hour based system to one reflecting outcomes… continue reading

Veterinary Cardiology Courses – Small Animals

Cardiology is an essential area of veterinary practice. There are new developments and recommendations for the best approach to canine and feline cardiology patients all the time- when you come on one of our S… continue reading

Veterinary Head and Neck Surgery Courses

Would you like to develop your skills in surgery of the head and neck in small animal? We have a hands-on practical attendance course where you'll get direct help with refining your technique and making the rig… continue reading

Veterinary Ophthalmology Courses

Ophthalmology is a subject that vets often struggle with in small animal practice. If your heart sinks when an eye patient walks through your consulting room door, maybe it's time to get some expert help. Veter… continue reading

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Question: Why Choose CPD Solutions?

Answer: I have been asked many times ‘Why should I use CPD Solutions for my CPD? There are a lot of CPD options out there- what is it that you can offer me over other CPD provid…

Question: Can I get the benefits of practical attendance courses with online CPD ?

Answer: A question that I am very frequently asked is ‘Can you really get the benefits of hands-on practical attendance courses from online CPD?’ The answer is yes - and no…

Question: What are the biggest benefits for me of using CPD Solutions for my CPD?

Answer: One of the biggest benefits of booking your veterinary CPD with CPD Solutions is the flexibility and range of CPD formats that you can enjoy. We offer you complete flex…

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Testimonials

'The course content far exceeded my expectations. Refreshing to cover a subject in such depth & detail. Also was by far the best lecturer I have come across & thoroughly enjoyed my dat. Would recommend this course to every nurse with a interest in dentistry.'

- Claire Francis

'I now feel totally confident to go ahead with endoscopic techniques and get useful information to help improve our service to our clients.'

- Jane Barwick-Nesbit

‘This was a brilliant webinar. Enjoyed it very much and learned a lot too. Thank you for doing this. Dr. Eatwell really has the right feel for those precious creatures.’

- Irina Weese

‘So far has been the most useful course on abdominal scans I have done.’

'This was an excellent course, I now know what I should be doing when scanning hearts so will be scanning many more.'

- Sarah-Jane Eastman

‘The best course I've seen.’ ‘Have already recommended it!’

‘I have just attended the webinar on feline urethral obstruction: it has been super! Martha has been really useful and clear. ‘

- Paola Fognani

‘I would just like to say the webinar was excellent. It answered a lot of questions that we have been debating at our surgery, especially the subject of in-dwelling catheters. It was practical and relevant and thoroughly enjoyable. I look forward to more webinars!’

- Dave Cumber

'First thyroidectomy very successful thanks to the video and tips.'

This has been such a great experience. I have come away learning more than I thought I would and now feel much happier with not only performing an ultrasound but also changing the settings to achieve a better image.

- Emma Bailey

'A dog with a descemetocele would have lost its eye if I hadn't gained the confidence to perform a pedicle graft through a Keysteps Online programme.'

‘Wow! Thank you so much for a wonderful lecture. That was the best CPD I've done in years. You explained everything really clearly and succinctly. I really enjoyed it. Thank you, Esther.’

- Sarah Shephard

The course is very practical. I can use a lot of the techniques back home with confidence. The tutors are very experienced and eager to share their experience. The facilities at the CPD training centre are very good.

- Tanya Bruin

'This course was exactly what I wanted it to be. It simplified some of the topics, meaning I'm more prepared with how to explain common cancers and treatments to owners.'

- Sally Collins

'Really interesting and clinically relevant course. Good to use practical cases rather than just bland repetition of what is in the notes. Jane very approachable and interesting to listen to.'

- Geraldine Young

Great experience at CPD Solutions learning about Local Anaesthetic Techniques. Would definitely recommend! Came with an idea of what I wanted to learn but came away with so much more!

- Paula Bagshaw-Wright

I found the CPD very interesting and helpful. Having the opportunity to do scans and improve. The speakers explained everything and gave many useful tips. Time was more than enough for everyone to practice.

- Antonini Stavroulaki

‘Just wanted to say I find the webinars a very good way of topping up my CPD, although I can rarely listen to them live. I particularly liked the cat vaccination webinar I have just listened to, very informative and practical.’

- Robert Lee

Course Very Well Structured And The Tutor Was Of Very High Quality. I Would (and I Will) Recommend This Course To My Colleagues.

- Fabrizio Canelli

‘I enjoyed your webinar about post hibernation of tortoises. It was easy to follow and very informative, not having extensive knowledge of this. It left me feeling a lot more confident about dealing with such a case. So thank you.’

- Tim Dannatt

'Excellent - Have gained much more confidence from this course that I can use tomorrow in practice.'

- Tracey Whitehouse

'Thoroughly enjoyable, well taught and considered. Has put me at ease with some new techniques and ideas discussion made me feel that I would know what I would do in similar situations.'

- Emma Holmes

‘Easily the best CPD I've had for years!!! Excellent tutor, good facilities.’

- Tony Syrris

‘Thank you for offering such a great way to achieve further knowledge.’

'Have used information from your PSS topic to help with a kitten with a shunt and neurological / fitting info for several epileptic / neurological patients. The best bit is being able to return to it when you like.' 'Found the CPD on osteosarcsoma particularly useful when discussing with owners about survival rates'

‘I would like to pass on my compliments on the online CE program and the superb quality of the ultrasound miniseries. This is my first experience with your program and I am very impressed with the quality.’

- Kelly Hall

'Can complete CPD at work -no need for long days travelling by train, or giving up evenings.'

'Superb - I feel more confident now caring for tortoises and communicating with keepers to ensure correct husbandry. Learning techniques such as O-tubing extremely valuable.'

- Lynne Faulconbridge

'Livia was a brilliant tutor - excellent course content and so approachable and helpful. I have leart so much in these 2 days - all of which has been seful and relevant to general practice.'

- Miranda Sheppard

Excellent course content, level was just right for me. Really good balance of lectures and practical sessions too. The speaker was excellent, friendly and approachable throughout the day. Definitely will be recommending CPD Solutions to my colleagues.

- Anthony Dennison

Extremely useful to build up practical confidence in emergency situations, excellent and engaging. Now I can face these procedures without panicking. High quality of teaching.

- Giulia Toth

Excellent delivery of the course. Great balance of the theory and the practical sessions. It makes heart scan so much easier! Very informative, interactive supported with the clinical cases. Strongly recommended.

- Iwona Szmyd

‘Just like to say it was a very informative series and I am now more confident and skilled when performing abdominal ultrasounds. Thank you.’

'Speaker absolutely excellent. Lots of good, practical tips. I learnt about how best we can use our practices current endoscopy and what to purchase to improve it.'

- John Gould

'Being able to do the course in your own time at your own speed was really useful.'

An excellent practical course with patient and skilled tutors. Covers all the major emergency procedures that you worry about on call. I am much more confident with the surgeries and have picked up lots of useful tips.

- Laura Powell

This course provided a great combination of theory and practical techniques. The information was very well presented and one to one feedback given during the wet lab. I now feel confident about getting on with exploratory laparotomies and beyond!

- Siân Richards

‘Very good engaging speaker, easy to listen to approachable. Representative models were effective and simple. I feel like I understand the basic principles of the techniques practiced and it has given me confidence to have a go in practice.’

- Josie Parker

The knowledge I have reinforced alongside the surgical techniques I have learned will allow me to manage eye cases better, and to basically save eyes that would otherwise have been enucleation because reford is impractical for many owners.

- Stuart Lloyd

‘Just for the record - I think this is a wonderful service.’

‘Thanks Martha for the webinar yesterday - my first! It was a good use of time which in my life is very important.

- ‘Simon DeVile

‘I found the Feline Urethral Obstruction webinar very informative, practical and useful. I will probably change the way I manage these cases from now on and pass the new information on to my colleagues.’

- Sarah Topcu

'Very enjoyable. Excellent opportunity to practice practical skills. Thorough, explanation and keen tutors.'

- Georgina Kendall

‘The ongoing access is the gem of your course!’

'I find having whole days away doing CPD very difficult to manage with young children. Now I do CPD when it suits me in smaller units.'

'Excellent lectures, speakers very clear and informative, very useful practical sessions and helpful tutors. Very good to learn alongside other beginners.'

- Emily Hamlyn

'I performed a superficial caudal epigastric skin flap on a dog who had tried to jump a barbed wire fence causing a massive skin deficit in her groin. I would not have been confident to do this without the video on Keysteps online which shows step by step how to do this technique and explains complications that can occur. I don't think I would have had a successful outcome without the knowledge that Keysteps gave me.'

'I am amazed at how much we have achieved in just 2 days. I'm looking forward to level 2 now. I will be a lot more confident at using ultrasound in future.'

- Emma Mapletoft

‘I would just like to say how useful the webinar on the Diabetic Ketoacidosis was - the hour just flew by - I had to watch it yesterday as I was unable to watch it live - very good! Thanks.’

'Access from anywhere anytime, and from a very reliable service.'

'Excellent speaker. Clear concise and relevant information. Fascinating insights. I found the whole day most enjoyable.'

- Andrew Chivers

‘The videos were informative - it was great watching at home. I liked the quiz afterwards.’

'Excellent course, pasionate speaker and extremely useful practical sessions. In only 2 days feel enormously more confident.'

- Topasz Koch

'Very enjoyable and informative. Lots of time using the Ultrasound machine. (Which was great) Feel a lot more confident about scanning in practice now.'

- Louise Topham

‘I have finally made time to watch the 3rd neurology webinar and would like to say thank you very much indeed for organising the course which was/is very interesting and useful. One thing I really like about these webinars is being able to watch them as many times as you like, within a certain period. It's also really good not having to drive anywhere.’

- Stella Hitchins

Brilliant interactive CPD course that fully met my expectations. Excellent tutors, helpful and happy to answer all my questions, give advices and practical tips. Would recommend it to anyone who needs to refresh their general practice skills, as I really enjoyed it.

- Joanna Maciejewska

I found the course excellent. The practical sessions were also of great value, with good equipment and plenty of time to practise techniques. Overall, I would highly recommend this course to anyone thinking of embarking on Spinal Surgery.

- Cathal Rafferty

Today has been fascinating and engaging and I will leave with renewed enthusiasm. I can’t wait to get back to practice and implement all that I have learned. There is the perfect mix of lecture vs practical to help maintain focus.

- Emma Fowler

'Fantastic course, really helpful image filled lectures to cement the images in your brain. Great hands on practical experience. Feel ready to take on my next Endoscopy.'

- Helen Dearing

‘Thanks very much for the tortoise webinar - really helpful! Will it be possible to download the notes from the presentation? - it would be so useful!’

- Sarah Baird

'It allows me to perform a significant amount of my yearly CPD obligation without having to spend time away from my young family.'

'Section on status epilecticus-had a dog that would not stop seizuring until I used the protocol given. Also gave me the information I needed to give a clear account to the owners.'

This is the best practical session I have ever attended. Lots of video clips detailing the surgical procedures. Practical sessions are excellent, one to one coaching is always available. I will definitely recommend this course.

- Soo Ming Teoh

‘I have more awareness of patient monitoring, value of cardiac monitors, importance of understanding what the monitor is recording and showing.’

‘Fabulous webinar - thank you very much, really useful and enjoyable.’

‘Course excellent and best instructional U/S course I've attended.’

‘Thought Jonathan Dyce's webinar was excellent, it’s the best one I've attended yet. It was very focused and very relevant to day to day orthopaedics.’

‘Very informative, clear and easy to follow presentation. Extremely accessible way of clocking up those CPD hours and keeping up to date and refreshing knowledge.’

‘For the first time in my life I feel I could make a reasonable attempt at putting a plate on! Orthopaedics seems less frightening – the wetlabs were invaluable.’

‘Straightforward logical approach with lots of practical film reading rather than too much focus on theory.’

Brilliant course. Tutor very enthusiastic, small class size which is optimal to get a lot of time in lab, and one to one with tutor. Venue perfect.

- Ralf Konen

‘May I take this opportunity to express how happy I am with my membership of Webinar Club thus far. I have been impressed by the efficiency and reliability of the webinar service, which compares very favourably to your competitors.’

‘I thought the webinar on stifle radiology was excellent. I want to run and reassess all my old radiographs now!’

‘Thank you for offering such a great way to achieve further knowledge.’

‘Thoroughly enjoyed it. Gained confidence in common approach and decision making. Good balance of theory and practical.’

- Philip Perring

'Having already had a very high opinion of CPD Solutions Orthopaedic courses, this course met and exceeded my already high expectations. Application of techniques learnt today are applicable to a very wide range of commonly encountered fracture scenarios and are likely to be put to near daily use in our busy centre.'

- David Strong

Amazing. Really good for vet surgeons that are not comfortable around U/S machines. The course offers a good introduction to U/S basics. Practical part quite long and allows us to practise and feel more confident.

- Nadia Cufos

'Superb! I would not hesitate to recommend this course to colleagues.'

- Hugh Morrey

‘Been meaning to contact you to say how useful the webinar was. I'm not very technical but found it easy to do & the information & the way it was presented was great.'

- Louise Mills

‘Thanks for all the really well organised and good quality webinars.’

I chose CPD Solutions because the speakers are very knowledgeable and have a large amount of experience to use when answering questions.

- Fran Moreland

Great balance of teaching through both practical Endoscopy but also the techniques, theory, what’s normal and what’s not. Taken me to the level I will be happy to go back to the surgery and get straight into working up cases and get stuck in!

- Simon Lyddon

Excellent course. I learned a loads of handy tips. It is extremely useful, very practical and I will highly recommend this to anyone who wants to get a good start with Orthopaedics.

- Adelina Proteasa

'Really enjoyed it, hugely improved my confidence in Ortho cases and I am hoping to put my new skills into practice soon.'

- Emma Lindop

'Tutor was excellent. One of the most useful and informative courses I've been on. Every vet in first opinion practice would benefit.'

- Lucy Rivett

'The practical sessions were excellent. I feel confident enough to try these in practice. Definitely feel my objectives have been achieved. Lecture sessions were great. Excellent tutor.'

- Helen Stephenson

‘I enjoyed the webinar very much, found it very informative and interesting. Thank you very much! ‘

- Kerstin Vockert

‘Re capping my knowledge was most useful and I found the multiple choice questions helpful to check I had understood what was discussed.’

‘The whole course was so well presented – well organised and clinically easily understandable. The lecturer deserves an A*!’

‘Really excellent CPD. I was effectively challenged and encouraged to perform new procedures in a great small group environment and I am now much more confident to take them back to my practice.’

- Philippa Morton

‘My confidence to deal with those weekend chest films on my own is hugely enhanced. Good notes and good film reading practice.’

‘Just a note to say thank you for enabling me to access the webinar. I thought Kevin’s talk was both interesting and informative and found the study regarding changing osmolality through the duration of the hibernation period particularly fascinating.’

- Sue Beck

‘I greatly enjoyed the webinar and found lots of useful information.’

‘Mark very clear and explains things in ways that are not only easy to understand but enable me to work out problems from the underlying principles.’

‘Such a well put together through presentation that I have already been able to transfer across into using daily at work :) Excellent use of still images and videos to show what we should be aiming to see or how to find.’

CPD Solutions have been fantastic.A huge help to me, and boost to my surgical skills and confidence. I’d highly recommend STS Refresher (and CPD Solutions in general) to any vet looking for relevant, comprehensive and interesting CPD.

- Maggie Sellers
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