Distance Education

Premium, intensive online veterinary CE  
 

TimeOnline

Flexible & accessible online CE with peer-to-peer learning
 

TimeOnline OnDemand

Self-paced learning gives YOU control | Flexibility to learn and develop your skills where and when suits you best

WebinarPLUS

Webinar series FREE to CVE Members

WebinarLIVE!

Short, Sharp & Sweet CE for the busy practitioner - 1 Hour, World Experts & FREE! 

Workshops

Highly practical – develop the confidence to implement your new skills immediately

Conferences

Concentrated & Intensive CE 
 

Workshops & Conferences

Immersive, interactive & practical
 
Seize the opportunity! Expand your knowledge, competence and confidence, and gain mastery of your clinical passion.

All DE programs are mentored by leading veterinary experts who will provide feedback and advice on completion of each monthly module. Each module may include written content, technique videos, self-reflections, quizzes and online submission of monthly assignments. Maximise the opportunity to expand and consolidate your learning by participating in the tutor moderated group discussion forums and attending the case-based and/or practical workshop/s optional for most courses. 

 

 
Quality online continuing education delivered by veterinary experts in short, manageable timeframes incorporating informal, social and collaborative learning with your peers

Build in-demand skills in key clinical areas. Engage with your tutor/s and other participants through an active discussion forum. The programs are further enhanced by concise core notes, video presentations, case studies, images, useful links and interactive quizzes to test your knowledge and round out the program. Earn 10+ CPD points with completion of each TimeOnline course.

 
TimeOnline OnDemand are short online continuing education programs that allow you to learn in your own time. Control your own learning, moving quickly through topics you may find easier and spending more time and effort on the challenging ones. OnDemand learning is a stress-free and enjoyable learning process.

 

Delivered by content matter experts, each OnDemand course gives you access to videos, presentations, notes, supplementary readings and an opportunity to test your knowledge. Succinct and engaging, these courses are designed to fit around your busy life and within your areas of interest.

Webinars are an ideal way to brush up on your skills when you are time poor, restricted by location or just prefer bite size CE.

WebinarPLUS are pre-recorded webinars presented by veterinary experts selected by CVE. Being pre-recorded, you can watch each presentation in your own time and participate in the discussion forum, moderated by your presenter for up to one week after the WebinarPLUS release. You will receive 1 CPD point for each CVE WebinarPLUS completed.

Webinars are an ideal way to brush up on your skills when you are time poor, restricted by location or just prefer bite size CE.

WebinarLIVE! presentations are led by veterinary experts, watched in real time and are followed by an interactive Q&A. It’s your chance to interact with experts, ask your burning questions and get real-time answers. You will receive 1 CPD point for each CVEWebinarLIVE! completed.

Practical workshops are an ideal way to build confidence and competence in your skills.

With the ideally balanced combination of theoretical and hands-on education, our workshops allow participants to obtain the most benefit possible through the practical application of the skills being taught. Small group teaching with a high tutor to participant ratio will ensure that you benefit from individual attention from the highly regarded and experienced tutor/s. Nothing beats on-the-spot feedback as you learn a new procedure.

Invest in 1-5 days of distraction-free, focused and practical learning.

Immerse yourself in a specific area or discipline for one or more days, making the most of time to engage with keynote speakers and maximise the educational opportunity. Network with peers sharing similar interests; build the relationships to support you in practice.

Centre for Veterinary Education conferences are a fantastic way to invest in a few days of distraction-free, focused learning.

Immerse yourself in a specific area or discipline and make the most of this time to engage with keynote speakers and colleagues from across the globe.

Our practical workshops are an ideal way to build confidence and competence in your skills with the balance of both theory and hands-on education.

You’ll be able to obtain the highest benefit possible through the skills being taught with small groups and a high tutor to participant ratio ensures you will benefit from individual attention and on-the-spot feedback.

 
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Anaesthesia & Analgesia: Fundamentals Distance Education

Thursday, 01 February 2024

Speaker/s: Eduardo Uquillas & Christina Dart

Online

2025 course registration coming soon.

Distance Education

Description

A sound understanding and knowledge of the principles and practice provide the foundation that underpins the complex process of clinical reasoning and decision making in this discipline. In this course participants will have the opportunity to enhance their clinical reasoning and decision-making skills in anaesthesia by refining their knowledge, and application of knowledge, in pharmacology, physiology and principles of clinical anaesthesia.  This course will enable participants to make sound and effective decisions when planning and executing anaesthesia, and in managing complications.

Behavioural Medicine Distance Education

Thursday, 01 February 2024

Speaker/s: Kersti Seksel, Debbie Calnon, Jacqui Ley, Isabelle Resch, Sally Nixon, Barbara Lindsay

Online

2025 course registration coming soon.

Distance Education

Description

Behaviour problem or problem behaviour? Learn to differentiate and maximise treatment success. Improve your ability to help your clients better understand their pets’ behaviour and learn to best manage anxiety, aggression and other common behavioural problems. Discover the latest updates in behavioural pharmacology – the when, why, how and which of psychotropic medications. A knowledge of behaviour is integral in maximising patient welfare. A positive experience in your practice for both patient and client will enhance satisfaction for pet, vet and the owner!

Cardiorespiratory Medicine Distance Education

Thursday, 01 February 2024

Speaker/s: Niek Beijerink & Mariko Yata

Online

2025 course registration coming soon.

Distance Education

Description

Gain the skills and in-depth knowledge required for those challenging cardiorespiratory patients with this course. Advance your diagnostic ability with a hands-on echocardiology workshop.

Clinical Neurology Distance Education

Thursday, 01 February 2024

Speaker/s: Laurent Garosi & Simon Platt

Online

2025 course registration coming soon.

Distance Education

Description

Are you over-referring? Complete this course to improve your confidence in dealing with those tricky neurological cases that are often referred to a specialist. Neurological cases are probably some of the scariest to deal with and quickest to get referred. This course aims to demystify the process of localisation and help you gain the confidence to workup these often-tricky cases. Starting with the basics of clinical neurology and an introduction to neuroanatomical localization, the aim is for you to develop a logical stepwise approach to neurological presentations. Each module will deal with a major clinical presentation such as seizures, paralysis and head tilt, taking from the responsible anatomy, through the neurological exam and differentials to the work up and management using video footage where applicable. Your learning will be enhanced by videos, photos and diagrams and expert feedback as you refine the skills to diagnose and manage common brain, spinal and neuromuscular diseases and adopt practical tips to apply in general practice.

Clinical Pathology Distance Education

Thursday, 01 February 2024

Speaker/s: Sandra Forsyth & Karen Jackson

Online

2025 course registration coming soon.

Distance Education

Description

Make the most of in-house clinical pathology and achieve accurate, rapid diagnoses. Do you want to maximise the benefits of your bench-top analyser and in-house pathology? Achieve rapid, cost-effective diagnoses with increased confidence? Ensure that your bench-top analyser is providing accurate information? This course will expand and refine your diagnostic skills across a range of modalities including biochemistry, haematology, acid-base balance, urinalysis, endocrinology, blood smear evaluation, urine sediment evaluation and cytology. You will be guided through a range of practical techniques that will grow your confidence and ensure you are getting the best out of your in-house machines, as well as from external pathology services.

Dermatology: Pruritic Skin Disease Distance Education

Thursday, 01 February 2024

Speaker/s: Ralf Mueller, Sonya Bettenay & Stefan Hobi

Online

2025 course registration coming soon.

Distance Education

Description

Develop a logical, problem-based approach to the investigation of pruritic skin cases. Skin problems are among the most common reason for presentation in everyday practice. The CVE Dermatology Distance Education program is a modular course that aims to provide you with the practical skills necessary to work-up and resolve these often recurrent cases with minimal frustration for both owner and clinician.   The Pruritic Skin Disease DE course will cover the various common causes of pruritus: including insect hypersensitivities, atopic and contact dermatitis as well as food allergies, Malassezia dermatitis and pruritic parasitic skin diseases.  The pathophysiology of pruritus, including neurogenic and psychogenic pruritus will be reviewed with an emphasis on current and upcoming treatment modalities.

Emergency Medicine: Distance Education

Thursday, 01 February 2024

Speaker/s: Yenny Indrawirawan, Sophia Morse

Online

2025 course registration coming soon.

Distance Education

Description

Develop your capacity to treat small animal emergency and critical care cases confidently and maximise your patient outcomes. This course aims to develop your practical skills and techniques for the treatment and monitoring of critically ill animals. Triage, fluid therapy, analgesia, acute abdomen, respiratory distress and multisystem trauma are all covered with an emphasis on case-based problem solving.

Feline Medicine Distance Education

Thursday, 01 February 2024

Speaker/s: Rachel Korman, Katherine Briscoe, Sam Taylor, Ashlie Saffire ....

Online

2025 course registration coming soon.

Distance Education

Description

An unwell cat poses unique challenges to the often time poor, small animal practitioner. They require refined, considered and focused care for the best outcomes. This newly updated course is designed to reinforce, deepen, and broaden your knowledge of feline medicine in a practical, interactive, and enjoyable way. Each module will focus on improving your clinical approach and provide you with key information and tips from our tutors. Your development will be supported by regular webinars, individual feedback from your tutors and an active forum. Immerse yourself in an approachable community for learning and advice all about cats, including valuable recommendations on how to make your practice more “feline friendly”. This course is delivered over 2 years to enable busy veterinarians to manage the comprehensive content.

Internal Medicine: A Problem Solving Approach Distance Ed

Thursday, 01 February 2024

Speaker/s: Jill Maddison, Sue Bennett, Susan Carr

Online

2025 course registration coming soon.

Distance Education

Description

Perennially popular tutors Jill Maddison and Sue Bennett present this course where the learning begins the way it does in the clinic: with a focus on the presenting problem. This 8-module course will advance your problem-solving skills to develop a rational, pathophysiologically-based approach to diagnosing and managing internal medicine cases. An emphasis on reflection and self-analysis of the way you process and work up cases will challenge you and help you to improve your approach in practice. In this way you will be able to develop a logical problem-solving framework that will carry through into more successful and rewarding management of your patients. The workshops will provide an opportunity to interrogate your methodology and discuss approaches with your peers and tutors. If you are interested in sitting the small animal medicine membership examinations for the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (ANZCVS), this is a wonderful preparation for you.

Internal Medicine: Keys to Understanding Distance Education

Thursday, 01 February 2024

Speaker/s: Darren Merrett, Jen Brown, Steve Holloway

Online

2025 course registration coming soon.

Distance Education

Description

Three enthusiastic and knowledgeable tutors guide you through 10 modules designed to increase your confidence in your ability to diagnose and treat your small animal patients.

Ophthalmology Distance Education

Thursday, 01 February 2024

Speaker/s: Robin Stanley

Online

2025 course registration coming soon.

Distance Education

Description

Develop your ability and confidence to investigate, diagnose and manage your ocular cases, every single time and know when you should be recommending referral. Learn the fundamentals of a thorough ocular exam from the front to the back of the eye. Case-based learning will increase your confidence in handling ophthalmology in general, equine, or small animal practice

Practical Oncology Distance Education

Thursday, 01 February 2024

Speaker/s: Katrina Cheng

Online

Coursewil be offered again in 2026.

Distance Education

Description

Unlike heart disease, chronic renal insufficiency and arthritis, cancer is potentially curable. Advances in chemotherapy and other treatment options have increased the options for palliative care, so that animals can have a prolonged life rather than a prolonged death. This course provides an overview of cancer biology, common chemotherapeutics, other therapies including surgery and radiation, paraneoplastic syndromes, lymphoma, sarcomas, round cell tumours and the complete approach to the cancer patient. Develop the skills to obtain a tissue diagnosis without compromising the patient, tailor  treatment plans for patients with co-morbidities and curate comprehensive palliative care protocols where the emphasis is on quality of life. Know that you are offering your patients – and their people – the most contemporary options and maximising the patient’s welfare.

Ruminant Nutrition Distance Education

Thursday, 01 February 2024

Speaker/s: Paul Cusack

Online

Offered again in 2026, Beef Medicine coming in 2025.

Distance Education

Description

Maximise the output of your clients’ operations and learn how to better manage nutritional problems.  This course aims to help you develop the knowledge and tools necessary to achieve optimal nutritional outcomes in beef, dairy cattle and sheep enterprises. A three-day interactive workshop will see you visiting dairies, feedlots, and grazing enterprises to bring your learning to life.

Surgery Distance Education

Thursday, 01 February 2024

Speaker/s: Chris Tan, Mark Newman, Wendy Archipow, Bronwyn Fullagar

Online

2025 course registration coming soon.

Distance Education

Description

Provide better outcomes for all your surgical patients and boost your confidence to approach more complex surgeries. This course aims to present an overview of surgery and assist you to improve your approach to diagnosis and management of surgical diseases. The modules will cover key principles, practical applications and procedures. Each module will be supplemented with a tutorial to give you immediate feedback as well as the opportunity to discuss key concepts and approaches with your tutor.

Diagnostic Imaging: Thoracic Distance Education

Friday, 01 March 2024

Speaker/s: Belinda Hopper

Online

Course starts in 9 day/s

Distance Education

Description

Improve your diagnostic skills and avoid common mistakes in thoracic diagnosis. Thoracic radiography is one of the most useful clinical tests undertaken in clinical practice and yet one of the most frequently cited areas of confusion. This course aims to increase your ability to take optimal thoracic radiographs and to interpret them confidently. The modules focus on radiographic interpretation, with incorporation of complementary imaging modalities, particularly CT and sonography, to assist in explanations of the radiographic pathological patterns present.

Dermatology: Infectious Skin Disease Distance Education

Wednesday, 01 May 2024

Speaker/s: Ralf Mueller, Sonya Bettenay & Stefan Hobi

Online

Distance Education

Description

Develop a logical, problem-based approach to infectious skin cases. Skin problems are among the most common reasons for presentation in everyday practice. The CVE Dermatology Distance Education program is a modular course that aims to provide you with the practical skills necessary to work-up and resolve these often recurrent cases with minimal frustration for both owner and clinician.  The Infectious Skin Diseases course has a broad content list, ranging from bacterial infections and mycoses to ectoparasites not typically associated with pruritus (such as demodicosis). It also covers all aspects of otitis externa and media including pathophysiology, diagnostics, medical management and surgical interventions.  Professor Mueller is regarded as one of the world’s leaders in both demodicosis and otitis and leads this course. The introductory module will cover the general approach to a dermatology patient. It also features practical work with microscopy and skin biopsy sampling conducted on-line and covers the key steps in the approach to nodules. While much of the emphasis is on developing a logical approach to case management, this course reviews the latest information available on a wide range of conditions and presents the latest evidence-based treatment options available. Ultimately, having more confidence in your abilities to manage skin patients will lead to higher job satisfaction and improve patient outcomes.

VPOCUS: Practical Applications for GPs Distance Education

Monday, 06 May 2024

Speaker/s: Soren Boysen & Serge Chalhoub

Online

Distance Education

Description

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) helps us make better clinical decisions, faster. In human patients, diagnostic confidence increases in 89.2 % when general practitioners add bedside POCUS to patient evaluation! By asking clinically relevant, often binary yes/no response questions, veterinary POCUS can be rapidly and efficiently learned and applied by anyone in any setting. Delivered by an internist and a criticalist (who share different perspectives and experiences but share the same great sense of humour), this course will familiarise you with the indicators for a POCUS exam and the key protocols used for abdominal, pleural, lung, vascular and cardiac imaging.

Anaesthesia & Analgesia: Compromised Patients Distance Ed

Monday, 20 May 2024

Speaker/s: Eduardo Uquillas & Christina Dart

Online

Distance Education

Description

In this course, participants will apply their foundational knowledge in anaesthesia to planning and administering anaesthesia and analgesia in patients presenting with comorbidities such as impaired renal and cardiac function, diabetes, as well as patients presenting with conditions requiring emergency surgery. Learners will be encouraged to utilize a problem-based approach to create individualized protocols that reduce complications and improve outcomes. Prerequisite: participants are assumed to have a sound knowledge of anaesthesia foundational principles (including drug physiology and anaesthesia equipment).

Diagnostic Imaging: Musculoskeletal Distance Education

Saturday, 01 June 2024

Speaker/s: Xander Huizing

Online

Distance Education

Description

Beyond broken bones - Increase your diagnostic accuracy and confidence. This comprehensive course will take your understanding of musculoskeletal imaging and pathology to a new level. Learn to refine the quality of your digital images and enhance your interpretation of radiographs of the appendicular and axial skeleton and joints.

Anaesthesia & Analgesia: Large Animals Distance Education

Monday, 26 August 2024

Speaker/s: Eduardo Uquillas & Christina Dart

Online

Distance Education

Description

In this course participants will gain understanding of the unique aspects of anaesthesia in domestic species presented in large animal veterinary practice. They will apply their fundamental knowledge and skills in anaesthesia to devise anaesthetic protocols by taking into consideration the risks associated with anaesthesia and the unique responses to anaesthesia, and to be able to respond to common peri-anaesthetic complications.  The majority of the course is dedicated to equine anaesthesia. The second part of the course will cover anaesthesia and anaesthetic techniques for ruminants, with a focus on small ruminants and South American camelids.

Advanced Dermatology Distance Education

Sunday, 01 September 2024

Speaker/s: Ralf Mueller, Sonya Bettenay & Stefan Hobi

Online

Distance Education

Description

Develop a logical approach to disease investigation and management of a range of complex dermatological cases, particularly immune-mediated and systemic diseases

Diagnostic Imaging: Abdominal Distance Education

Sunday, 01 September 2024

Speaker/s: Zoe Lenard

Online

Distance Education

Description

Improve your diagnostic skills and avoid common mistakes in thoracic diagnosis. Thoracic radiography is one of the most useful clinical tests undertaken in clinical practice and yet one of the most frequently cited areas of confusion. This course aims to increase your ability to take optimal thoracic radiographs and to interpret them confidently. The modules focus on radiographic interpretation, with incorporation of complementary imaging modalities, particularly CT and sonography, to assist in explanations of the radiographic pathological patterns present.

Anaesthesia & Analgesia: Unusual Pets Distance Ed.

Monday, 21 October 2024

Speaker/s: Eduardo Uquillas & Christina Dart

Online

Distance Education

Description

In this course participants will gain understanding of the peculiarities associated with anaesthesia in species that may be relatively less commonly presented in general veterinary practice but may require anaesthesia to facilitate handling, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. The species we will focus on are rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, birds and reptiles. Participants will apply their fundamental knowledge and skills in anaesthesia to devise anaesthetic protocols by taking into consideration the risks associated with anaesthesia, the unique anatomy and physiology and responses to anaesthesia , and to be able to respond to common peri-anaesthetic complications.

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