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Infectious Diseases of Cattle

 

Date: 27 & 28 January 2021
Venue: Online Webinar

Due to Covid-19, this course will now be run as a live webinar for the safety of our delegates and speakers.

Course summary

The purpose of this course is to provide in-depth information on the major infectious diseases that impact at the herd level. We will cover the biology, diagnosis and control of BVD, IBR, Johne’s disease, Leptospirosis and Neospora in relation to the UK livestock systems. In addition salmonellosis and venereal Campylobacter infection will be discussed. This course will provide the veterinary practitioner with all the information required to advise their clients on the control, accreditation and prevention of these financially important diseases. The course will satisfy CHeCS requirement for cattle practitioners to have undergone appropriate post graduate training in these diseases in order to provide veterinary support to their clients participating in CHeCS programmes. The course also covers elements of the Certificate of Advanced Veterinary Practice.

Course content

  • The biology of each of the diseases
  • The principles and limitations of diagnostic tests, their applications for each disease and case based examples for discussion
  • Practical approaches to control in the dairy and beef herds

 

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

  • B-PAP.2 Production animal practice
  • C-C.7 Youngstock rearing & infectious diseases
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Infectious Diseases of Cattle

Price: £420.00 inc VAT (£350.00 net)

Course times

  • The course starts at 10.00am on Day One and will finish around 4.00pm on Day Two

Tutors

  • George Caldow BVM&S MSc Cert CHP Dip ECBHM MRCVS FRAgS, Head of SRUC Veterinary Services
  • Colin Mason BVM&S BSc Cert CHP MRCVS
  • Helen Carty BVM&S CertAVP (Cattle) MRCVS
  • Katrina Henderson BVMS CertAVP (Cattle) MRCVS
    SRUC Veterinary Services
     
  • Prof George Gunn, Head of Veterinary Epidemiology
    SRUC Veterinary Epidemiology

 

 

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CPD for Vets

Address: SRUC Veterinary Services, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik, Midlothian, EH26 0PZ

Telephone: 0131 535 3130

Fax: 0131 535 3131

E-mail: cpdforvets@sac.co.uk