SRUC

Date and time: to be confirmed (next update June 2021)
Location: to be confirmed

The purpose of this course is to provide in-depth information on the major infectious diseases that impact at the herd level. It covers 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 are also discussed.

This course provides 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 satisfies 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.

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

Please watch our course video for more information from the tutors.

Tutors

(subject to availability)

  • George Caldow, Head of SRUC Veterinary Services
  • Colin Mason, SRUC Veterinary Investigation Officer
  • Helen Carty, SRUC Veterinary Investigation Officer

If you are an international applicant you can check if you need a visa to study this course on our Visas & immigration page.
For information on cancellations please view our refund policy.

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