General Practitioner Certificate in Cardiology (Distance Learning)

The Improve International GPCert(Cardio) modular training programme has been accredited by ISVPS as being a suitable education programme based on the course content and the calibre of the tutors delivering the taught course.

 

Candidates are required to study all areas of the course syllabus, which comprises taught and non-taught areas. Full details of the course syllabus will be available from Improve on registration.

 

The GPCert(Cardio) qualification has been validated by Harper Adams University(HAU) and candidates have the option of completing the GPCert and PgC in Small Animal Cardiology, which carries 60 credits at a M Level 7. These credits can be used towards a higher qualification such as a Masters Degree.

Please contact ISVPS for further information regarding the Postgraduate Certificate.

 

The PgC Small Animal Cardiology award is eligible for the RCVS Advanced Practitioner Status. 

Requirements

To achieve the General Practitioner Certificate in Cardiology, awarded by ISVPS, candidates are required to

  • Complete the full modular training programme
  • Complete the pre-and post-module questions
  • Submit 1 x 2,250-2,500 case report
  • Undertake a 50 Multiple Choice Question Examination
  • Undertake an Online Applied Knowledge Examination

 

Candidates will also be required to complete the following additional study:

  • Further reading on the taught subjects
  • Additional study of the non-taught areas of the course syllabus

 

The GPCert is an entry requirement for the 60 academic credit Postgraduate Certificate (PgC), awarded by Harper Adams University. To achieve the PgC, candidates are required to:

  • Undertake the General Practitioner Certificate (including all requirements listed above)
  • Please contact ISVPS for further information regarding the Postgraduate Certificate

On successful attainment of the GPCert(Cardio) candidates will be awarded with a personalised certificate and their name will be included in the ISVPS register of General Practitioner Certificate holders.

Frequently asked questions

How long will it take?

Following course completion, candidates have up to four years to satisfy ISVPS assessment requirements and obtain the GPCert.

 

What if I am not successful in passing one of the components of the examination?

Candidates are required to pass all components of the examination to gain the GPCert(Cardio) qualification. Candidates who fail their case report will be given clear indications where they were unsuccessful and guidelines on how to complete their case report to the required standard. There is a nominal fee to re-sit the final examination or resubmit the case report.

 

How do I get started?

Please contact us via email and we will send you a link to register.

Fees

Please contact ISVPS


Examination and Submission Dates

2023 Examination Candidates

  • ISVPS Registration: 18th October 2021
  •  Case Report: 30th January 2023
  • MCQ Examination, case-based scenario and online applied knowledge examination: 16th May 2023 with remote invigilation

Recent News

Keeping your veterinary exams on track during COVID-19

It’s been a tough year, but our committed exam candidates have inspired the ISVPS team to keep innovating. Here are 9 ways we’ve supported your professional development worldwide - we’re especially proud to be one of the few veterinary certification bodies providing...

Newsletter Signup

Enter your email below to get updates and news from ISVPS

Contact

ISVPS
Alexandra House
Whittingham Drive
Wroughton, Swindon
SN4 0QJ, UK.

Tel: 01793208124
Email: english@isvps.org