Veterinary Specialist

Veterinary SpecialistsMinimum Standards for Specialisation

 

What options are available for registration as a veterinary specialist?

1. A prescribed academic qualification and registration as a veterinarian with the SAVC.

or  

2. Successful completion of the Council-approved specialist registration examination and registration as a veterinarian with the SAVC. After a written application and approval by Council a candidate will register upon successful completion of the Council-approved specialist registration examination and registration as a veterinarian with the SAVC.  All training information will have to be submitted together with  a request to sit the Council registration examination.   

or

3. A foreign qualification recognised for registration as a specialist in the country of origin, peer evaluation by a panel of registered specialists appointed by the SAVC and registration as a veterinarian with the SAVC. Council will assess a post graduate qualification for registration as a veterinary specialist on application if the applicant is not the holder of a prescribed post graduate qualification. Application for assessment of post graduate qualification not prescribed in terms of the Act.

A. Peer review process

B. Peer review checklist

C. Application for registration as a veterinary specialist

D. Assessment Guide for Peer Review

Links to African Council websites

Veterinary Statutory Bodies in Africa
http://www.rr-africa.oie.int/en/RC/en_vsbs.html

Veterinary Council of Namibia
http://www.van.org.na/section.php?secid=10

Veterinary Council of Zimbabwe (department of livestock and veterinary services)
http://www.dlvs.gov.zw/

Kenya Veterinary Board
http://kenyavetboard.org/

Veterinary Council of Tanzania
http://www.mifugouvuvi.go.tz/vertinary-council-of-tanzania/

Botswana Veterinary Association
http://www.bva.org.bw/bva_content.php?id=2

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