The course also aims to increase trainees’ understanding about the different types of medicines used and how these relate to the common diseases relevant to their farms.
- Safely administer veterinary medicines to animals under their care
- 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
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