This training is the best option you can find to specialize in Dermatology in Small Animals and make more accurate diagnoses”

The clinical presentations of Immune-Mediated and Autoimmune Dermatoses are very heterogeneous, sometimes with acute pustular, erosive or ulcerative lesions, accompanied by systemic symptoms such as hyperthermia or anorexia. This conditions and limits our time frame for action, making it necessary to initiate an orderly and focused diagnostic protocol from the beginning in order to establish an adequate treatment as quickly as possible. 

Determining whether our patient has an Immune-Mediated and Autoimmune Dermatoses requires a detailed anamnesis, a thorough general and dermatologic examination, diagnostic methods of immediate interpretation, such as cytologic studies, and delayed interpretation, such as histopathologic or laboratory studies. 

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 subject developed in the Postgraduate Certificate course addresses, 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 Immune-Mediated and Autoimmune Dermatoses is the most comprehensive and up-to-date educational program on the market. The most important features of the program include: 

  • 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 program 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. 

The design of this program focuses on Problem Based Learning, by means of which the specialist must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise throughout the 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 Postgraduate Certificate will allow you to combine your studies with your professional work while expanding 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. Immune-Mediated and Autoimmune Dermatoses

1.1. Aetiopathogenesis of Autoimmune Diseases

1.1.1. Types of Immunity
1.1.2. Development Mechanisms of Autoimmune Diseases

1.2. Diagnosis of Autoimmune and Immune-Mediated Diseases

1.2.1. Laboratory Methods
1.2.2. Histopathological Findings

1.3. Therapy of Autoimmune and Immune-Mediated Diseases

1.3.1. Phases of Treatement for Immune-Mediated and Autoimmune Diseases Induction Phase Transition Phase Maintenance Phase Extinction Phase

1.3.2. Immunosuppressive Drugs Azatioprina Chlorambucil Mycophenolate Mofetil Cliclofosfamide Oclacitinib Tetracycline-nicotinamide /Doxycycline Glucocorticoids

1.4. Autoimmune Diseases 

1.4.1. Pemphigus Complex Etiopathogenesis Pemphigus Complex Pemphigus Foliaceus Pemphigus Erythematosus Pemphigus vulgaris

1.4.2. Lupus Erythematosus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus Erythematosus (SCLEE) Vesicular Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (VCLE) Chronic Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (CCLE) Discoid Lupus Erythematosus Discoid Lupus Erythematosus with Facial Distribution (LEFD) Discoid Lupus Erythematosus with General Distribution (LEGD) Mucocutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (MCLE) Exfoliative Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (ECLE) Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

1.4.3. Subepidermal Bullous or Blistering Diseases Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid (MMP) Bullous Pemphigoid (BP) Acquired Epidermolysis Bullosa (AEB)

1.4.4. Pigmented Autoimmune Diseases Vitiligo  Uveodermatologic Syndrome

1.5. Immune-Mediated Diseases I

1.5.1. Adverse Reactions to Medications Etiopathogenesis Clinical Findings Diagnosis Treatment 

1.6. Immune-Mediated Diseases II

1.6.1. Erythema Multiform Etiopathogenesis Clinical Findings Diagnosis Treatment 

1.7. Immune-Mediated Diseases III

1.7.1. Steven Johnson Syndrome Etiopathogenesis Clinical Findings Diagnosis Treatment 

1.7.2. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN) Etiopathogenesis Clinical Findings Diagnosis Treatment 

1.8. Immune-Mediated Diseases IV

1.8.1. Juvenile Canine Cellulitis Etiopathogenesis Clinical Findings Diagnosis Treatment 

1.8.2. Feline Plasma Cell Pododermatitis Etiopathogenesis Clinical Findings Diagnosis Treatment 

1.9. Immune-Mediated Diseases V

1.9.1. Immune-Mediated Canine Fistulas Canine Perianal Fistulas Etiopathogenesis Clinical Findings Diagnosis Treatment Canine Tassal Fistulas Etiopathogenesis Clinical Findings Diagnosis Treatment

1.10. Immune-Mediated Diseases VI

1.10.1. Vascular Diseases Etiopathogenesis Clinical Presentations Proliferative Thrombovascular Necrosis of the Ear Post-vaccinal Ischemia Dermatopathy Proliferative Nasal Arteritis Familiar Vasculopathy Diagnosis Treatment

1.10.2. Dermatomyositis. Etiopathogenesis Clinical Findings Diagnosis Treatment

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