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.
• 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.
BEVA Members £150
Marie Rippingale BSc (Hons) REVN G-SQP DipHE CVN Dip AVN (Equine) - Derby
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Marie Rippingale BSc (Hons), REVN, G-SQP, DipHE CVN, Dip AVN (Equine) - Derby