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Mastering Medicines

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Price: £79.20

Making best use of farm medicines has never been more important. Not only does good practice result in decreased costs and increased treatment but in an environment where antimicrobials and wormer resistance is on the rise it is imperative that farmers have a working knowledge of this subject.

Learning Outcomes


  • Develop knowledge of different types of medicines available
  • Use this knowledge to improve decision making on farm
  • Avoid expensive mis-use
  • Safe administration of medicines
  • Store and maintain medicines on farm in accordance with legislation and farm assurance requirements
  • Record on farm medicine usage in accordance with legislation and farm assurance requirements
  • Describe the difference between vaccines and treatments and the different legislative classes
  • Describe basic differences that exist between different classes of antibiotic and the need for veterinary guidance for their use
  • Describe the basic classes of anthelmintics and the need for veterinary or SQP guidance on their use
  • Understand the actions of an NSAID and when they should be used
  • Understand the responsibility of those administrating medicines to farm animals

Additional Info


Cost (inc. VAT): £79.20
Trainer: Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS
Date: 7 Sep 2018
Start Time: TBA
Duration: TBA
Address: Bishopton Vets, Mill Farm, Ripon, N. Yorkshire, HG4 2QR

Please note: delegates withdrawing from the course within 3 working days will be charged 60% of the total fee.
Failure to turn up on the day of the workshop without prior warning will be charged at the full amount.