All veterinarians should regularly update their competences to stay engaged in the new developments in the veterinary field by participating in postgraduate education.

Jos Bongers (former FVE stagiare) thesis on CPD system across EU provides a valuable set of information on the current systems. With the growing focus on quality assurance of CPD and participating in CPD abroad becoming more and easier, looking for a model of international harmonization of CPD systems in the veterinary profession could be a logical next step forward.