Mastering Medicines Training

We hear more and more about antibiotic resistance in the news these days and responsible medicine use is a 'hot topic' in the farming world.

Shepton Vets have long been an advocate of Responsible Medicine use and have provided training on this topic for over 10 years.

Our Online Medicine courses are approved by Red Tractor and provide information to allow you to treat only the necessary animals with the most suitable antibiotic, in order to improve treatment success and reduce antibiotic use on farm.

Our Online Mastering Medicines Course content includes: 

  • Safely administer veterinary medicines to animals under your care
  • Descibe the Describe the difference between vaccines and treatments and the different legislative classes
  • Describe basic differences that exist between different classes of antibiotic and the need for veterinary guidance for their use
  • Describe the basic classes of anthelmintics and the need for veterinary or SQP guidance on their use
  • Understand the actions of an NSAID and when they should be used.
  • Store and maintain medicines on farm in accordance with legislation and farm assurance requirements.
  • Understand the responsibility of those administrating medicines to farm animals 

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Forthcoming dates for our Online Mastering Medicines Training:

We are please to be able to offer our popular Mastering Medicines Course online. Delegates will need to go through our workbook before the online training and will need access to a computer or tablet that has a webcam and microphone to be able to take part in the training. 

Don't worry if your not too good with computers - we can arrange one to one team training on your farm instead. Give us a call to discuss your needs. 

18th November: 11.30am -2.00pm

Courses cost £45 + vat 

For full details of our Medicines Training or to arrange a course on your farm please contact Kate Hayes in the Farm office on 01749 341761.


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Farmer comments from some previous Medicine Courses:

…..Absolutely brilliant, everyone should come on this course!

…..I have just reduced my medicine bill!!

…..Really practical advice

…..I will be able to reduce the number of antibiotic treatments on my farm

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