Date and time: The next course date will be released in June 2022. Please contact us for more details via the form below
Location: To be confirmed

Refresh your knowledge with a review of the important endo- and ecto-parasitic diseases of cattle and sheep. Sessions cover the epidemiology and control of parasitic gastroenteritis, lungworm, coccidiosis, liver fluke and sheep scab.

The course includes discussion on changing disease patterns and highlight opportunities for monitoring and health planning. Information on new and emerging parasitic diseases is also covered. Case based material is used to discuss diagnostic testing options and interpretation of results which together with an update on new test developments equips you to investigate problems.

This course may support those working towards their RCVS CertAVP. It is particularly applicable to:

  • B-PAP.2 Production animal practice
  • C-S.1 Diseases of adult sheep
  • C-S.3 Diseases of lamb & parasitic diseases
  • C-C.7 Youngstock rearing & infectious diseases

Please watch our course video for more information from the tutors.


(subject to availability)

  • Heather Stevenson, SRUC Veterinary Investigation Officer
  • Helen Carty, SRUC Veterinary Investigation Officer
  • David Wilson, SRUC Veterinary Investigation Officer

If you are an international applicant you can check if you need a visa to study this course on our Visas & immigration page.
For information on cancellations please view our refund policy.

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