Advanced Programme in Veterinary Nursing of Zoo and Exotic Species (APVN)
Previously known as the Certificate in Vet Nursing of Exotic Species this programme has been running for over 22 years, providing veterinary nurses with skills, knowledge and qualifications to advance their career in
avian, reptile/amphibian, small mammal, wildlife and also zoo animal nursing.
Designed for vet nurses and vet technicians it covers a range of topics from anatomy and physiology, through nutrition, anaesthesia, emergency and critical care, fluid therapy, husbandry and nursing of common diseases. The zoo programme also looks at conservation, reintroduction medicine and the zoo industry.
Available to vet nurses and technicians worldwide as assessment is now online - no need to travel to the UK for an exam.
Each programme stands alone - choose the programme or programmes that are relevant to you.