Veterinarians must continue their training to adapt to new developments in this field”

The skin, along with its characteristics, is considered to be an active organ in the induction and maintenance of the immunological response. Cutaneous microbiota also contribute in a very important way to the defensive mechanisms of the skin. This training covers all these mechanisms and specifies the resident and transitory organisms of the skin.

Dermatology is possibly the specialty within pet veterinary medicine that is most frequently encountered in daily clinical practice. Because of this, and taking into account its importance, this Postgraduate Certificate program has been developed by a veterinary teaching team of reference in Veterinary Dermatology.

The combination of experience, both theoretical and practical, allows the veterinary professional to develop, first hand, specialized knowledge to carry out a good diagnosis and treatment of dermatological diseases from the theoretical point of view, with the latest developments and scientific advances and from the extensive practical experience of all teachers.  The combination of a great team of interrelated teachers is what makes this Postgraduate Certificate unique among all those offered in similar training courses.
The topics developed in the Postgraduate Certificate course address, in great depth, the most important dermatoses of small animals, including dogs, cats and other non-traditional species of companion animals.

With this Postgraduate Certificate the veterinary professional acquires advanced knowledge of Veterinary Dermatology for daily clinical practice. The study system applied by this University provides a solid foundation in the specialized knowledge of the Physiopathology of the skin and Latest Generation Dermatological Therapeutics.

As it is an online Postgraduate Certificate course, students are not restricted by set timetables, nor do they need to physically move to another location. All of the content can be accessed at any time of the day, so you can balance your working or personal life with your academic life.

Don't miss the opportunity to study this Postgraduate Certificate with us. It's the perfect opportunity to advance your career and stand out in an industry with high demand for professionals”

This Postgraduate Certificate in Cutaneous Dysbiosis or Alterations of the Microbiome: Bacteria and Fungi offers you the characteristics of a high-level scientific, educational and technological course.

  • These are some of its most notable features:
  • Development of practical cases presented by experts in Dermatology in Small Animals
  • The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created, provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional practice.
  • Breakthroughs in Dermatology in Small Animals
  • Practical exercises where self-assessment can be used to improve learning.
  • Special emphasis on innovative methodologies in Dermatology in Small Animals
  • Theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments.
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection.

This course is the best investment you can make when choosing a refresher programme to update your existing knowledge of Veterinary Dermatology"

The multimedia content, developed with the latest educational technology, will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide immersive training programmed to train in real situations.

This program is designed around Problem Based Learning, whereby the professional must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise during the academic program. For this purpose, the professional will be assisted by an innovative interactive video system created by renowned and experienced experts in Dermatology in Small Animals and with extensive experience. 

This training comes with the best didactic material, providing you with a contextual approach that will facilitate your learning."

This 100% online program's degree will allow you to combine your studies with your professional work while increasing your knowledge in this field."


The structure of the content has been designed by the best professionals in the Dermatology in Small Animals sector, with extensive experience and recognized prestige in the profession, backed by the volume of cases reviewed, studied, and diagnosed, and with extensive knowledge of new technologies applied to veterinary medicine.   

This Postgraduate Certificate contains the most complete and up-to-date scientific program on the market” 

Module 1.  Cutaneous Dysbiosis or Alterations of the Microbiome (Bacteria and Fungi)
1.1. Bacterial Dysbiosis

1.1.2. Surface Pyodermas
1.1.3. Superficial Pyodermas
1.1.4. Deep Pyodermas Cytological Differences of the Different Pyodermas Localized Deep Pyodermas Pyoderma Profunda of the German Shepherd

1.1.5. Antibiotic Therapy Reading of the Antibiogram MRS Bacterial Strains Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies

1.2. Rare Bacteria Mycobacteria  

1.2.1. Mycobacterium tuberculosis
1.2.2. Mycobacterium Lepraemurium
1.2.3. Saprophytic Mycobacteriosis in Immunocompetent Hosts
1.2.4. Mycobacteriosis in Immunodeficient Hosts

1.3. Folliculitis Complex Furunculosis-Cellulitis

1.3.1. Pathogenesis and Clinical Characteristics 
1.3.2. Types of Folliculitis-Forunculosis-Cellulitis

1.4. Subcutaneous Abscesses  

1.4.1. Subcutaneous Abscesses in Dogs
1.4.2. Subcutaneous Abscesses in Cats

1.5. Various Bacterial Infections

1.5.1. Necrotizing Fasciitis
1.5.2. Dermatophilosis
1.5.3. Filamentous Bacteria

1.6. Superficial Mycotic Dysbiosis

1.6.1. Dermatofphytosis DTM Cultivation Characteristics of the Most Common Dermatophytes

1.6.2. Yeast Dermatosis

1.7. Subcutaneous Mycoses, Systemic Mycoses and Other Mycoses  

1.7.1. Subcutaneous Mycoses Sporotrichosis
1.7.2. Subcutaneous Mycoses Mycetomas and Other Subcutaneous Mycoses
1.7.3. Systemic Mycoses Cryptococcosis, Blastomycosis, Coccidiomycosis, Histoplasmosis
1.7.4. Candidiasis, Aspergillosis, Other Mycoses

1.8. Antifungal Treatments  

1.8.1. Topical Treatments
1.8.2. Systemic Treatment

1.9. Dermatoses caused by Algae, Rickettsiae and Viruses  

1.9.1. Diseases caused by Algae
1.9.2. Rickettsial Dermatoses Erlichiosis Mycoplasmosis
1.9.3. Dermatoses caused by Virus Dermatoses caused by Virus in Cats Dermatoses caused by Virus in Dogs

1.10. Dermatosis due to Protozoa  Leishmaniosis

1.10.1. Typical Cutaneous Manifestations of Leishmaniasis
1.10.2. Treatment Suggestions in Leishmaniasis

Achieve professional success with this high-level training provided by prestigious professionals with extensive experience in the sector"