BEVA CPD Practical CPD for Equine Nurses

This brand new course has been created specifically for equine veterinary nurses and is designed to improve skills levels in several key areas of equine safety, specifically:

• Equine behaviour and training: a comprehensive run through of how equine behaviour and training techniques can increase safety

in equine nursing situations.
• Equine pain scoring: update on pain scoring and how it can be applied in equine practice.
• Equine wound care: update on equine wound care and discussion of dressings.

Practical sessions:
• Group session: Desensitisation to clippers with a real live horse. Designed to increase safety of equine nurses when dealing with difficult horses, by teaching desensitisation skills, based on scientific evidence.
• Individual sessions: Teaching safe handling techniques applicable to equine nursing situations e.g. restraint, handling and trot up examinations.
• Bandaging practical: hands-on practical including half limb, carpus and hock bandages. This will include common dressings and bandaging materials used to help you perfect your bandaging skills. A pressure monitor will be used to objectively assess pressure applied.

Key Learning Objectives:
• Enhance your knowledge of equine behaviour and handling.
• Apply this knowledge to real life equine nursing situations, to increase levels of human safety and equine comfort.
• Update your knowledge of equine healing and wound care.
• Enhance your knowledge of equine wound dressings, and increase your confidence when it comes to applying dressings and bandages.

Course Fee:
BEVA Members £150
Non-Members £300

Course Organiser:
Marie Rippingale BSc (Hons) REVN G-SQP DipHE CVN Dip AVN (Equine) - Derby

Speakers:
Lisa Ashton ASS Dip ES BHSII BA (Hons) PGCE MBA - Staffordshire
Louise Pailor RVN REVN - Cheshire
Siobhan Robinson RVN - Derby
Marie Rippingale BSc (Hons), REVN, G-SQP, DipHE CVN, Dip AVN (Equine) - Derby

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Scarsdale Vets, Marketeaton Lane Derby Derbyshire
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11 April , Wednesday 09:30