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Pragmatic tips on post mortem exams, and on farm health and safety

  • British Veterinary Association
  • Philippa Mills CMIOSH, Health and Safety Consultant, NFU Mutual Risk Management Services Ltd and David Harwood BVetMed MRCVS, Veterinary Consultant (formerly Veterinary Investigation officer APHA)
  • 14/07/2016 - 12:00 am
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  • Tel no: 020 7908 6336
  • Email : events@bva.co.uk
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Price: £180 - 360

7 Mansfield Street



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The first part of this course will look at farm health and safety. Designed for veterinary practices and employees within the practice, it will outline the importance of managing health and safety and covers legislation, risk assessments and workplace hazards.

The second part of this course will show you how to perform a farm animal post mortem examination efficiently and safely. It will outline the decision process when contemplating a post mortem examination and the preliminary information required. The post mortem approach will then be explained, including sampling and recording. Some common pathological presentations will be described, including case discussions. It will also cover health and safety considerations, including zoonotic risks.

The five key things you will learn from this course are:

  • The importance of managing health and safety
  • How to perform risk assessments on the farm
  • How to improve your post mortem skills
  • How to recognise common pathology presentations
  • The importance of case discussion

BVA Members early bird rate* – £180
BVA Members standard rate – £210
Non BVA Member early bird rate*- £300
Non BVA Member standard rate- £360

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

Book online or call Helen Dingle on 020 7908 6336

BVA members can book three BVA CPD courses for the price of two. Find out more and view our terms and conditions at www.bva.co.uk/CPD

You can find out more about this course on the BVA website.

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