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For Equine Vets Everywhere

Fundamentals of Internal Medicine - Gloucestershire

10 Nov 2022 09:00 - 15:30

Three Counties Equine Hospital LLP,
Tewkesbury,
GL20 6HE

Multiple dates available

This course also takes place on 17 October at Twemlows in Shropshire and 23 November at Liphook Equine Hospital, as well as 9 and 10 November at Three Counties Equine Hospital. To find out more about our alternative dates please use the buttons below.

17 October 23 November

people iconWho is the course for?

This course is part of our Fundamentals programme, ideal for new and recent graduates and those looking to refresh their knowledge.

book iconAbout the Course

This course will provide a grounding in Internal Medicine. The format utilised will use pre-learning an essential part of the course with recorded lectures and then a more practical and small group approach to learning on the day. This will allow a far more informal and hands on learning experience for each delegate with the group of experienced medicine clinicians.  

An overview of a number of topics will take place from pyrexia of unknown origin, the collapsed and neurological horses, coughing horses and how to deal with infectious disease outbreaks.  

Practical sessions will cover how to undertake guttural pouch endoscopy, tracheal washes, bronchoalveolar lavage and cardiac auscultation. Interactive case scenarios will present biosecurity issues, clinical pathology and interpretation of respiratory samples.

Interactive case scenarios will present biosecurity issues, clinical pathology and interpretation of respiratory samples.  


thinking iconKey Learning Objectives

  • Attend a medical case and formulate and implement a logical action plan 
  • Examine and investigate more chronic respiratory cases and know how to apply diagnostics such as respiratory endoscopy 
  • Confidently auscultate a heart and know when to investigate audible abnormalities further 
  • Be able to formulate and implement a biosecurity plan for the yard 
  • Carry out a neurological assessment in a logical manner 
  • Know when and how to refer.  

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Excellent, really useful providing essential skills to equine practitioners as well as gems of information for new grad GPs.

- 2021 Delegate

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click iconPre-course learning

This course has pre-learning which takes place on the online learning platform two weeks before the practical day.

organiser iconCourse Organiser

  • Vicky Savage BVSc MSc CertAVP DipECEIM MRCVS  

speaker iconPractical Course Speakers

  • Lauren Gummery BVSc CertAVP(EM) DipECEIM MVM MRCVS  
  • Andrew Harrison BVSc CertEP CertVA MRCVS  
  • April Lawson BVSc BSc CertAVP(EM) MSc AFHEA DipECEIM MRCVS TBC  
  • Vicky Savage BVSc MSc CertAVP DipECEIM MRCVS

speaker iconOnline Only Course Speakers

  • Dickie Hepburn BVSc MS CertEM(IntMed) DipACVIM(LA) FRCVS
  • Vicky Savage BVSc MSc CertAVP MRCVS 
  • Victoria South MA Vet MB CertAVP(EM) DipECEIM MRCVS  
  • Julie Potier DVM MRCVS
  • Jamie Prutton BVSc BSc DipACVIM DipECEIM MRCVS 

price iconCourse Fees

  • Member price £330
  • Non Member price £660

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 Boehringer Ingelheim  Dechra Veterinary Products

Please note: you are required to make an online payment when booking via the website. If you would like to pay using a different method please contact us on +44 (0) 1638 723 555 or by email at events@beva.org.uk.


Terms & Conditions

Standard Terms and Conditions

You will be required to sign that you are COVID-19 symptom free on arrival at the venue.

  • If you book a place on a BEVA CPD course and are unable to attend due to any COVID-19 related issue you will receive a credit for the amount you paid. This credit can be used for any BEVA CPD and will be valid for a year from the date of issue. Please contact us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a course.e
  • If BEVA are required to cancel or postpone a course for any reason, you can opt to receive a full refund or receive a credit for a future BEVA CPD course (valid for a year from the date of issue).
  • A full refund will be made, less a 10% administration charge, if cancellation is more than 6 weeks before the start of the course.
  • A refund cannot be guaranteed if cancellation is less than 6 weeks before the start of the course. A refund will be made if BEVA can resell the place, less a 20% administration charge.
  • All delegates must have appropriate liability and professional indemnity insurance.
  • Delegates must bring appropriate safety wear (coveralls, hard hats, boots etc) to courses involving practical sessions.
  • BEVA may pass contact details of delegates to the organisers or sponsors of the course unless the delegate has specified otherwise.
  • All delegates self-certify that they are a qualified veterinary surgeon or veterinary nurse and qualified to undertake the procedures being taught. Where the delegate is in training for such a qualification BEVA must be made aware of their training status at the time of booking.

By registering for this event, you accept the above terms and conditions.


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