Date: 29 & 30 May 2024
Time: The course starts at 10am on Day 1 and will finish around 4pm on Day 2
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 Centre Manager
  • 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.

Price (includes refreshments and lunch; accommodation is not included): £540 (£450 without tax and £540 including tax)

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