Vet CPD – Previous Courses

VET CPD – PREVIOUS COURSES


Building Skills and Confidence for Farm Animal Practice

Debby Brown, BVSc MRCVS

A day of discussion for new and recent graduates, covering some of the issues that you may come up against in the early years of modern farm animal practice, helping you to achieve better clinical outcomes and aid decision-making under pressure……READ MORE

27 November 2015, Ashbourne

Creating Practical Johne’s Strategies for your Clients

Dick Sibley, BVSc Hon FRCVS

Johne’s disease is insidious and costly; 80% control can lead to 100% failure. This workshop-style course, aimed at advanced practioners, takes you through an update on the disease, routes of transmission and principles of how the disease spreads between and within herds……READ MORE

9 December 2015, Markfield

Farm Practice – Options and Opportunities for Development

Pete Gripper, BVetMed and Pete Orpin, BVSc MRCVS – ANVAL Ltd

The course will address the structure of farm practices, profitability, income streams and profit generation, opportunities to expand service and will review the tools and tactics  to help achieve this. The day will be discussion based and highly interactive….READ MORE

24 February 2016, Worcester

Infectious Diseases (Part 1) – Understanding the symptoms and making a diagnosis

James Russell, BVetMed MRCVS

Part 1 of this course will focus on the different approaches that may be taken to appropriately diagnose common infectious diseases of cattle on-farm, refresh knowledge of pathology and aetiology of these conditions and consider the use of risk assessments alongside test results….READ MORE

20 April 2016, Derbyshire

Infectious Diseases (Part 2) – So you have a diagnosis – what next?

James Russell, BVetMed MRCVS

Part 2 of this course will be held on-farm and will focus on the development of control and eradication strategies that can be tailored to individual farms and ensure commitment from all farm staff, thus improving farmer outcomes…..READ MORE

18 May 2016, Derbyshire

Building design and systems for successful calf health

Jamie Robertson, Honorary Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen

This course is a mixed class and farm day, providing participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to diagnose problems with calf systems for their clients, using objective measures……READ MORE

29 June 2016, Rugby

Building Skills and Confidence for Farm Animal Practice

Debby Brown, BVSc MRCVS

A day of discussion for new and recent graduates, covering some of the issues that you may come up against in the early years of modern farm animal practice, helping you to achieve better clinical outcomes and aid decision-making under pressure……READ MORE

23 November 2016, Lutterworth

Transition Cow Workshop

Owen Atkinson, DipCHP MRCVS

A practical training day for for dairy practitioners, to develop greater confidence in consulting skills around dry cow management,including aspects of nutrition and whole farm planning…….READ MORE

18 January 2017, Market Drayton

Basic Bovine Ultrasound

John Dawson, BVMS, MRCVS, Cert CHP

This highly practical course provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to get the most out of bovine ultrasound examinations and explains how to incorporate findings into the herd management strategy of the farm. …….READ MORE

1 February 2017, Staffordshire

Flock Health Planning Workshop

Oli Hodgkinson, BVSc, Cert SH&P, MRCVS

A practical and interactive day of sheep health planning enabling participants to develop a workable health plan and covering the best ways to get onto farm and engage sheep farmers in the health planning process…..READ MORE

22 February 2017, Staffordshire

Advanced Bovine Ultrasound

John Dawson, BVMS, MRCVS, Cert CHP

A classroom-based course, aimed at the experienced veterinary ultrasound user, who wants to enhance their image interpretation to aid diagnosis of both normal and infertile problems……..READ MORE

1 March 2017, Leicestershire

Foetal Sex Determination

John Dawson, BVMS, MRCVS, Cert CHP

This highly practical course provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to get the most out of bovine ultrasound examinations, including foetal sex determination and advanced structure evaluation…..READ MORE

10 May 2017, Derbyshire

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Owen Atkinson, DipCHP MRCVS

A 2 hour clinical club to discuss clinical decision making around responsible antibiotic use, using the treatment of post-parturient uterine infection as an example……READ MORE

7 June 2017, Leicestershire

Ram Electro-Ejaculation

Oli Hodgkinson, BVSc, Cert SH&P, MRCVS

A highly practical and interactive half-day course, covering the electro-ejaculation of tups using the lane ram probe, sample analysis, sperm morphology and how electro-ejaculation fits into the flock health plan……READ MORE

19 July 2017, Welshpool

Practical Farm Animal Surgery

Oli Hodgkinson, BVSc, Cert SH&P, MRCVS

A practical day focusing on ram vasectomies, cattle abdominal surgery and effective techniques for on-farm anaesthesia……READ MORE

27 September 2017, Welshpool

Livestock Post-Mortem

Alan Murphy BVMS, DBR, MSc (Applied Toxicology), MRCVS

A highly practical and interactive course covering the recommended standard and systemic approach to PME, including common pathological presentations and best practice sampling processes……READ MORE

1 November 2017, Sutton Bonington Campus

Building Skills and Confidence for Farm Animal Practice

Debby Brown, BVSc MRCVS

A day of discussion to give the wider picture on some of the issues you may come up against on-farm, build confidence and encourage proactive veterinary services…….READ MORE

29 November 2017, Catthorpe, Leicestershire

Is First Loss, Best Loss?

Dick Sibley, BVSc HonFRCVS

25% of cull cows from UK dairies leave the farm dead – many as casualties of no value and most commonly slaughtered on-farm because they are down. But many of these cows are never seen by a vet…..READ MORE

28 February 2018, Sutton Coldfield

Youngstock Management & Nutrition (Part 1)

Richard Cooper BVSc DCHP MRCVS, Julia Moorhouse, BVM&S CertCHP MRCVS

Delivering competence in basic and intermediate dairy youngstock nutrition and feeding management techniques that will facilitate the
delivery of consultancy services to dairy clients…..READ MORE

14 March 2018, Tamworth

Youngstock Management & Nutrition (Part 2)

Richard Cooper BVSc DCHP MRCVS, Julia Moorhouse, BVM&S CertCHP MRCVS

Delivering competence in basic and intermediate dairy youngstock nutrition and feeding management techniques that will facilitate the
delivery of consultancy services to dairy clients…..READ MORE

2 May 2018, Tamworth

Health Planning for the Beef Herd

Molly McKay BSc (Hons) BVetMed MRCVS

A day of discussion covering productivity targets and how these can be achieved, health planning specific to the individual farm and formulating action plans to investigate production losses on specific units…..READ MORE

26 September 2018, Catthorpe Manor Estate, LE17 6DF