Continuing Professional Education

The School of Veterinary Medicine has gained a reputation for being a valuable provider of continuing professional education (CPE) in Hong Kong. Recognising that different veterinarians have different needs, the SVM provides a variety of CPE events to serve the needs of the community. These range from hands-on wet labs, workshops, seminars and even webinars. We maintain an innovative and collaborative approach in order to deliver high quality programmes that give you several options to keep yourself updated and at the cutting edge of your chosen field.

For enquiries, please call (852) 3442-6138 or email

Upcoming CPE Events

Date Topic
Stay tuned for more events coming up

For the tentative list of future events, please see:
- CPE calendar 2017
- CPE calendar 2018-2019


Past CPE Programmes

Topic Day Month Year
Infection Control in a Clinic 6 Apr 2017
Small Animal and Equine Orthopaedic Workshops 28-31 Mar 2017
Small Animal Ultrasound Workshop 25-26 Mar 2017
Antimicrobial Resistance - Current evidence gaps for informed public health risk management 1 Mar 2017
Endodontics: Good health comes from within 28 Feb 2017
Current and future swine breeding management 13 Feb 2017
Time to Act: Decisions for Emergency Surgery 25-26 Jan 2017
Feline Cognitive Dysfunction 10 Jan 2017
Host switching of herpesviruses - species specificity is no more 6 Jan 2017
Eleven metre baleen whale species not recognised until the end of the 20th century 7 Dec 2016
Workshop in Monitoring Veterinary Anaesthesia 30 Nov 2016
Wet Lab in Veterinary Local Anaesthesia 29 Nov 2016
Keeping your eye in - A seminar in companion animal ophthalmology 7 Nov 2016
Antimicrobial Resistance – A Global Epidemic 31 Oct 2016
CKD in cats and its management 29 Sept 2016
Chemotherapy in Veterinary General Practice 12 Sept 2016
How to be a Veterinarian AND be happy? 7 Jun 2016
FLUTD and its management 26 May 2016
Fundamentals of Anaesthesia for Nurses and Technicians (Group B) 14, 21, 28 Apr 2016
Fundamentals of Anaesthesia for Nurses and Technicians 10, 17, 23 Mar 2016
Wet Lab in Veterinary Ophthalmology 19 Feb 2016
Ophthalmology in Small Animal Practice 18 Feb 2016
What makes a cat a cat, and how to set up a cat friendly practice? 28 Jan 2016
Small Animal Veterinary Toxicology 26 Nov 2015
Abdominal Exploration: How to do it right 11 Nov 2015
Critical Care Wet Laboratory 4-5 Nov 2015
"One Health" MRSA 27 Oct 2015
The Economics of Transboundary Disease Control: Case Studies of FMD Planning in the United States and New Zealand 31 Aug 2015
Emergency & Critical Care Workshop 1-2 Jun 2015
Stress Management Workshop: The Veterinary Profession as an Illustration 7 May 2015
Where do emerging diseases come from? - A One Health Lecture 31 Mar 2015
AOVET Course - Advances in Equine Fracture Management 24-27 Mar 2015
An Excellent Opportunity for Hands-on Orthopaedic Surgery Workshop 6-7 Oct 2014
Veterinary Continuing Education in Cytology and Oncology 28-29 Aug 2014
AOVET Course - Principles in Equine Fracture Management 25-28 Mar 2014
4th South China Small Animal Veterinary Conference 11-13 Dec 2013
International Animal Welfare Symposium 21-22 Nov 2013
Pathology of Forensic Animal Welfare Cases 20 Nov 2013
Mini-Conference in Small Animal Geriatric Care 6-8 Nov 2013
Orthopaedic Seminar 1 Nov 2013
Surgical Evenings For Veterinary Surgeons and Assistants 30 Sep 2013
1-2 Oct 2013
IACUC/AEC training programme 2-3 May 2013
Equine Colic and Abdominal Surgery Symposium 27-29 Mar 2013
Seminar for Vet Nurses 12-13 Mar 2013
Treating Lymphoma in Dogs and Cats 4 Mar 2013
Veterinary Imaging & Cardiology Seminar 21 Feb 2013
Hands On Ultrasound Workshop 18-20 Feb 2013
Conference in Small Animal Practice 26-28 Nov 2012
PAVC Cardiology Seminar 14-16 Mar 2012
Asian Equine Upper Airway Symposium 11-13 Jan 2012
Treating Heart Disease in the Dog: Now and Next 26 Aug 2010
One-Health Workshop 10 Dec 2009