Canine and Feline Oncology (Online)
Extend your knowledge with Massey University’s Master of Veterinary Medicine (MVM) Oncology course which offers a practical approach to managing canine and feline patients. Update yourself in this rapidly advancing field.
Please note: Courses are revised following each offering. Details of content and assessment are subject to change between offerings.
What will you learn?
- diagnosis and management of canine and feline neoplastic diseases how initial approach can influence outcome.
- the options for pets with a wide variety of cancers: Chemotherapy, surgical management, radiation therapy and an introduction to newer therapeutic options
- how to guide clients through treatment decisions and options.
- how to individualise patient care to suit concurrent conditions and the response to therapy the holistic approach
How the course works
This course is taught via distance learning (you may know it as continuing education, distance education or continuing professional development) by a recognised international expert in his field
- Purpose written course notes authored by your course lecturer, will introduce you to important publications in the field of oncology. No textbook required!
- Interactive case material, reflective activities and class discussion of cases are provided through our online classroom.
Your lecturer: Peter Bennett BVSc DipACVIM(small animal internal medicine) DipACVIM(oncology) FACVSc(canine medicine)
Peter Bennett has specialist qualifications in small animal medicine in both Australia and the USA and additional specialist qualifications in Oncology. He is one of only a few specialists in this field in Australasia. He is currently Clinical Specialist in oncology and small animal medicine at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Sydney University. As well as being rich in clinical experience, Peter is an experienced distance educator and examiner.
In-depth part-time study 24 teaching weeks spread over a 7-8 month period
Learning materials and facilities
- Lecturer-authored notes
- Study guide
- Case-based activities
- Electronic library access
- 3 day workshop: face to face or an online option for some sessions
- MVM Commons community site
- Online case discussion facilitated
- Social forum
- Portfolio of course work (1 submission)
- Case report assignment
- Online final examination (remote proctoring)
- Internet access
- Textbook: there is no textbook for this course