Date and time: 26–27 October 2022
Location: Holiday Inn Hotel, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6UA

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
  • Fiona Crowden, SRUC Veterinary Investigation Officer

If you are a non-UK or non-Irish national we need evidence of your right to study in the UK. After booking your place we will contact you and ask for a copy of your passport and UK visa. If you are an EU national with settled or pre-settled status we will ask for a copy of your passport or ID and your status-share code (when asked what you need the share code for, please select 'something else'). If you have any questions please contact us via the form below.

Prices (inc VAT)

Early bird price* £480
Standard price £530

*Early bird prices apply to bookings made more than six weeks in advance of the course date.

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