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CPD & events calendar

The NZVA is committed to providing and being a facilitator for all high-quality continuing professional development (CPD) for veterinarians in New Zealand.

Scroll through the calendar to see what CPD activities are on offer. If you wish to add a CPD listing or are after our terms and conditions, please scroll below the calendar.

CPD listings with the NZVA accreditation badge have been reviewed by the NZVA CPD team and are deemed as providing high-quality continuing professional development for veterinary professionals across a range of competencies and veterinary fields.

 

Available all year - professional skills and wellbeing topics

    Professional skills for veterinary teams
Online course
NZVA NZVA accredited CPD
    Mentoring for success
Online course
NZVA NZVA accredited CPD
    Wellbeing and resilience for the veterinary profession
Online course
NZVA NZVA accredited CPD
    Leadership Intelligence Development and Support programme
Online course
NZVA accredited CPD
    ProSkills Online Short Courses
Online course
NZVA accredited CPD
    BSB50420 Diploma of Leadership and Management
Online course
NZVA accredited CPD
   

The 10 behaviours of successful people
Online course

NZVA accredited CPD
   

VetThrive 6 shield program
Online course

  NZVA accredited CPD

 

Available all year - technical knowledge and skills

    The Webinar Vet: Learn anytime, anywhere
Online subscription
NZVA accredited CPD
    Master of Veterinary Medicine
Online course
Massey University NZVA accredited CPD
    Gribbles webinar series
Webinar series
NZVA accredited CPD
    Technical emergency large animal rescue
Online course - registration still available
NZVA NZVA accredited CPD
   

A veterinary approach to sustainable food and farming
Online course

 

 

February 2023

15  

Get your teeth into best practice dentistry
Workshop

NZVA NZVA accredited CPD
16  

Avian medicine
Wellington Regional Network meeting

NZVA NZVA accredited CPD
23-24  

The Veterinary Human Factors Conference
Online conference - to receive 10% off the registration price use code VHFC23CCNZ when registering

 
27-28  

The Veterinary Kaleidoscope Summit - exploring diversity and inclusion in veterinary science
In person event (Australia)

 

 

March 2023

3  

Brachycephalic Surgery Wet-lab
Workshop

 Practical CPD  
17  

OssAbility TPLO Wet-Lab
Workshop

 Practical CPD  
24  

Companion Animal Point of Care Ultrasonography Essentials
Workshop

 Practical CPD  

 

April 2023

1  

OssAbility Cruciate Rehabilitation
Workshop

 Practical CPD  
27-28  

Practical Dentistry for Veterinarians
Workshop

 Practical CPD  

 

May 2023

11  

OssAbility Meniscus Surgery Wet-lab
Workshop

 Practical CPD  
12  

OssAbility TTA Wet-Lab
Workshop

 Practical CPD  
25-26  

Arthrodesis Wet-lab: Carpal & Tarsal
Workshop

 Practical CPD  

June 2023

16   Management of Ocular Emergencies
Workshop
 Practical CPD  
28-30   2023 NZVA Centenary and NZVNA Conference
Conference
NZVA NZVA accredited CPD

 

July 2023

6   Practical Skills in Critical Care for Vets
Workshop
 Practical CPD  
21-22   Fracture Management Wet-lab
Conference
 Practical CPD  

 

August 2023

11-12   Practical Abdominal Ultrasound
Workshop
 Practical CPD  

 

September 2023

7   Extra-Capsular Cruciate Repair Wet-Lab
Workshop
 Practical CPD  
8   Hip Luxation Repair Wet-lab
Workshop
 Practical CPD  
22   Advanced Fracture Management: Locking Plates Dry-Lab
Workshop
 Practical CPD  

 

October 2023

27   Companion Animal Point of Care Ultrasonography Essentials
Workshop
 Practical CPD  

 

November 2023

24-25   Gastrointestinal Surgery Wet-lab
Workshop
 Practical CPD  

 

CPD listing and accreditation

External providers can apply to have their CPD activities listed on the NZVA CPD calendar and/or to have their CPD accredited by NZVA. To apply for a calendar listing for an external company complete this CPD listing form.

Regional network meetings for NZVA members can be listed on the event calendar by completing this CPD listing form.

To apply for accreditation, go to our CPD accreditation page. CPD activities which are NZVA accredited have the NZVA accreditation stamp on the calendar listing and registration page.

NZVA terms and conditions

Payments
Once registration for a CPD activity has been made, an invoice or GST receipt will be emailed along with confirmation. The invoice must be paid within the payment terms stated on the invoice or within seven (7) days of the event (whichever comes first).

Substitutions
Delegates may nominate an alternative person from their same organisation to attend up to 48 hours before the event, at no extra charge. Should substitution not be possible, cancellation charges will apply. All substitutions must be received in writing.

No shows
If you are a registered for an activity, but do not participate and fail to notify the NZVA prior, no refund will apply.

Cancellations
Cancellations must be in writing. Cancellations received before 21 days before the activity starts will incur a NZ$50 administration fee. Cancellations received within 21 days of the activity start date will incur a 50% fee. Refunds are not available for cancellations received within seven days of the activity start date.

 

Cancellation/Postponement

  1. The NZVA reserves the right to make alterations to a programme, the venue and/or timings.
  2. In the situation where an activity is cancelled by NZVA, a full refund will be made. Liability will be limited to the amount of the fee paid by the delegate.
  3. In the situation where an activity is postponed or the dates being changed, the organiser shall not be liable for any expenditure (e.g. travel and accommodation), damage or loss incurred by the delegate. The delegate will not be penalised for cancelling should the new dates not be suitable.
  4. If any re-arrangement or postponement the event can take place, the registration between the delegate and the the NZVA shall remain in force and will be subject to the NZVA cancellation schedule.

Insurance
It is the responsibility of the delegate to arrange appropriate insurance cover in connection with their attendance at NZVA events. The NZVA cannot be held liable for any loss, liability or damage to personal property.