Mendip Vets Safe Use of Vet Medicines Course

At a Glance

Delivery Method:
Classroom

Would you like to use veterinary medicines responsibly and safely, focus on reduction of fire-brigade medicine use while increasing the preventative one? Tick boxes with Red Tractor, FAWL and supermarket contracts? Look no further this isthe course for you!The course focuses on reduction of fire-brigade medicine use and increase of the preventative one, through a practical and interactive approach. Hone in on your knowledge of safe and responsible use of veterinary medicines, while bearing the legislative framework in mind.Understand the various classes of veterinary medicines and how, while working in conjunction with your vet you would help prevent farm animal diseases. 5 Customised Provision –Finally, we shall emphasise the importance of having a comprehensive herd and flock health plan.

Overview in brief

This medicines course will help you focus on preventative medicine use while reducing your fire-brigade one.

By the end of the course, you shall be able to recognise the different classes of medicines, from Antibiotics, to Anti-Inflammatory, to Management and Vaccines.

By attending this course, you shall also be able to fulfil your Red Tractor, FAWL and supermarket contract requirements.

The groups of delegates are kept small and very interactive.

The finer details

The target species for this course are food producing animals, like cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and poultry.

Our highly experienced Instructors will help you understand the various classes of veterinary medicines and how to use them safely and responsibly in animals under your care.

The course's key fundamentals will also cover understanding the most commonly used veterinary medicines, reducing the use of antibiotics, increase the use of Management medicines and Vaccines.

Understand the legislation surrounding storage, transporting, administering and recording of veterinary medicines.

Finally, understand how we can reduce overall antibiotic use, use veterinary medicines more efficiently and ultimately prevent disease on your farm by having a comprehensive herd and flock health plan.
Who should attend?
Farmers, farm workers and farm consultants who wish to learn how to use veterinary medicines responsibly and safely and who wish to comply with Red Tractor, FAWL and supermarket contract requirements.
What will be covered?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

• Discuss in a classroom how to Safely & Effectively Administer Veterinary Medicines to animals under your care
• Store & Transport Veterinary Medicines safely
• Understand what are the Management Medicines & Vaccines
• Understand what are the Antibiotics
• Understand what are the Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
• Understand what are the Anthelmintics
• Reduce Fire-brigade and Increase Preventative Use of Medicines
• Dispose Veterinary Medicines safely and within legal requirements
• Understand Legislative, Farm Assurance & Record Keeping Requirements
• Appreciate the Importance of a Herd & Flock Health Plan.
Other areas of interest?
  • Mendip Vets Advanced Cattle Hoofcare Course

  • Mendip Vets Cattle DIY AI Course

  • Mendip Vets Mobility Scoring Course

  • CowSignals.

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