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logoThe Residency programmes aim to provide residents with general skills and knowledge to enable them to become specialists in veterinary pharmacology and toxicology.

These are described in detail in the

In summary:

  • Be acquainted with the main current theories, principles and issues (scientific, technical and regulatory) of veterinary pharmacology and toxicology
  • Develop scientific activities in order to contribute to the development of the discipline
  • Be able to recognize and work-up
    • any pharmacological or toxicological problem as they occur in the different possible settings of veterinary practice or during pre-marketing safety assessment, pre-clinical and clinical drug development and also after marketing authorization (pharmaco- and toxicovigilance)
    • emerging issues of clinical pharmacology, pharmacotherapy, and clinical toxicology (hazard identification)
    • new scientific and technical developments in the discipline
  • Be able to cooperate with specialists and colleagues in clinical disciplines to the benefit of the veterinary patient
  • Be able to contribute to
    • methods in preventive medicine, veterinary toxicology, regulatory toxicology, the management of zoonoses and antimicrobial resistance, avoidance programmes for undesirable residues in feed and food material
    • sustainable agriculture by promoting prudent use of veterinary drugs and related substances, pesticides and fungicides
    • national and international records and databanks providing knowledge of drug-interactions, toxins (both natural and man-made), interactions of medicinal products and toxins with nutrients or any other compound in the animals' environment
    • teams working in the regulatory framework of European and International (VICH) harmonization towards drug licensing, pharmacovigilance, the evaluation of toxic substances (hazard identification, hazard characterization, exposure assessment, risk characterization)
    • teams working on surveillance and monitoring programs related to toxic and undesirable substances in the food chain
  • Be able to provide new concepts and opinions for therapeutic intervention (including prophylaxis, metaphylaxis and preventive measures) for diseased or intoxicated animals
  • Be able to approach problem solving in an analytical, scientific and evidence-based way and be able to assign priorities to these solutions

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