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RCVS invites applications for Advanced Practitioner status

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APPLICATIONS for Advanced Practitioner status, the RCVS's new accreditation for veterinary surgeons, will be accepted from September 1, the College has announced.

The new accreditation is intended to represent a ‘middle tier’ between the initial veterinary degree and RCVS Specialist status. It will demonstrate that the veterinary surgeon has advanced knowledge and experience in a designated field of veterinary practice.

Practising veterinary surgeons with at least five years' experience and a relevant postgraduate qualification will be eligible to apply to be recognised as an RCVS Advanced Practitioner. The accepted qualifications include the RCVS Certificate in Advanced …

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