This programme is exclusively available to XLVet Members.
Duration: 8 days
Delegates: New graduates and those who have changed species specialism recently.
Overview: Modules include Management of the Equine Emergency Patient, Equine Medicine, Clinical Essentials, Wellbeing and Driver Skills.
Clinically-focused learning will ensure graduates are equipped with the clinical decision-making skills to save lives, avoid harm and develop a toolkit to use in out-of-hours situations. Gaining the skills and ability to manage common emergency cases, and how to triage emergency visits. The dentistry component will consider the most up-to-date techniques and theory alongside common dental problems. The course will be part online and part face-to-face (COVID permitting).
- Thriving in Equine Practice
- Practical Equine Pharmacology
- Driver Skills
- Finance and Management
Management of the Equine Emergency Patient
- Equine Wound Care and Fractures
- Best Practice Colic Management
- Foaling and Dystocia
- Lameness and Laminitis
- Septic or Not?
- An Introduction to Equine Dentistry
- Ophthalmic Exams and Ocular Emergencies
- Clinical Pathology and Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Content: Clinical and non-clinical.
Included: Four nights' accommodation, evening meals and lunches, as required for the course.