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Mastering Medicines Course

1 Mar 2019

Our next 'Lunch & Learn' session will be on Mastering Medicines on Wednesday 3rd April. 10.30am -2pm.

This workshop aims to increase knowledge of safety and good practice as well as outlining the legislative requirements for on farm medicines use.

Learning outcomes:

Safely administer veterinary medicines to animals under their care
Store and maintain medicines on farm in accordance with legislation and farm assurance requirements.
Record on farm medicine usage in accordance with legislation and farm assurance requirements.
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.
Understand the responsibility of those administrating medicines to farm animals

£45 + vat pp, additional team members will be charged at £10 +vat

This meeting will be held at Shepton Mallet Leisure Centre from 10.30am – 2pm and lunch will be provided.

Booking is essential, please contact Tom in the farm office book your place by 29th March.


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