A day course discussing important internal medicine topics, and learning the skills of cardiac ultrasound, endoscopy and sampling of the guttural pouches and performing a tracheal wash and BAL. These are valuable skills essential for vets seeing horses in general practice. Pre-course online learning will allow for emphasis on the day to be placed on the practical skills required. A tour of Liphook Equine Hospital and Laboratory will be available after the course.
Please read and adhere to the BEVA Biosecurity Instructions for Practical Courses, which can be found here.
WHERE Liphook Equine Hospital, Forest Mere, Liphook Hants GU30 7JG COURSE FEES BEVA Members £240 Non-Members £480
FORMAT: Pre-course Online Learning to be completed prior to the day- when and how to take samples from the respiratory system (guttural pouches, tracheal wash, bronchoalveolar lavage). Morning Lectures will cover case-based discussion of common endocrine presentations and how to interpret results, how to investigate liver disease, dealing with Strangles, and how to investigate allergic airway disease. Afternoon Practicals will consist of teaching in the following areas with live horses or cadavers: • Tracheal wash and BAL – live horses and plucks • Examination and sampling of the guttural pouch – cadavers • Abdominal ultrasound – live horses SUITABLE FOR RCVS MODULES B-EP.3, C-E.3, C-E.15, C-E.16 COURSE ORGANISER Victoria South MA VetMB CertAVP (EM) DipECEIM, Hants COURSE SPEAKERS Victoria South MA VetMB CertAVP (EM) DipECEIM, Hants Andy Durham BSc BVSc CertEP DEIM DipECEIM MRCVS, Hants Jamie Prutton BSc (Hons) BVSc DipACVIM DipECEIM MRCVS, Hants