Implement veterinary clinical governance

Description

Conduct self audit and peer group review processes in relation to professional standards in veterinary clinics.

Alternative labels

implement clinical governance in the veterinary sector
conduct clincal self audit in veterinary sector
apply clinical governance principles to veterinary medicine

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Implement veterinary clinical governance is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Implement veterinary clinical governance is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Specialised veterinarian: Specialised veterinarians are professionals with a comprehensive scientific education. They have the authority to carry out, in an independent, ethical and personally responsible capacity, all aspects of veterinary medicine, in the interest of the health and welfare of animals and public health in accordance with national and international legislation. In addition they need a recognized qualification and/or experience in a specific species and/or veterinary procedure.

Veterinary specialisms are generally classified according to species and/or procedures, for example:

Species covered may include equine and zoological animals
Procedures covered may include cardiology, orthopaedics

Current lists  of specialisms and details for the specific qualifications and experience required can be found at:
http://www.ebvs.org/
https://www.avma.org/Pages/home.aspx

You are advised to contact the relevant national regulatory body for further information.
Official veterinarian: Official veterinarians are professionals with a comprehensive scientific education. They have the authority to carry out, in an independent, ethical and personally responsible capacity all veterinary activities with particular focus on the health and welfare of animals and public health in accordance with national and international legislation. They are responsible for national animal disease eradication programmes, the protection of public health and food or animal inspection, animal movements, and import and export of live animals and their products.
General veterinarian: General veterinarians are professionals with a comprehensive scientific education. They have the authority to carry out, in an independent, ethical and personally responsible capacity, all aspects of veterinary medicine, in the interest of the health and welfare of animals and public health in accordance with national and international legislation. The generalist veterinarian can work with any species, however they may choose to work with a single species or types such as equine, companion or production animals.

 


 

References

  1. Implement veterinary clinical governance – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022