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Extramural studies- making the most of student placements
  1. Christine Latham

    Christine Latham qualified from Cambridge in 1981 and worked in private mixed practice and also for the PDSA. Since 1999, she has been the EMS Liaison Officer for Cambridge veterinary school. She currently also works part time in small animal practice and teaches Cambridge veterinary students at a local charity clinic. She holds the RCVS certificate in veterinary radiology.


EXTRAMURAL studies is an established part of veterinary undergraduate education and plays a key role in allowing students to develop the skills and confidence they will need in practice. In this article, Christine Latham discusses the broad aims of EMS and ways of ensuring that students derive maximum benefit from each placement.

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