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For Equine Vets Everywhere

Fundamentals of Gastroenterology

29 Sep 2020 08:45 - 17:15

Defence Animal Centre,
Melton Mowbray,
LE13 0GX

people iconWho is the course for?

The course is designed for young vets, it is part of our Fundamentals programme. It would also be suitable for those who want to refresh their knowledge.

book iconAbout the Course

A day discussing the common gastro-intestinal conditions seen in general practice. Emphasis will be on using history and clinical examination to help determine the best diagnostic approach driven by evidence-based medicine. Knowledge will be consolidated using case scenarios. There will be some demonstrations of practical techniques. Please note, delegates must bring photo ID with them on the day, you will not be allowed in the venue without it. The Army have also requested delegate details and car registration numbers 72 hours before the course for security reasons. Therefore, no bookings will be accepted for this course after 1.00pm on Thursday 24th September. Delegates need to bring clean overalls and boots and they will be expected to walk through a foot dip. Delegates will also need a hard hat without a soft cover.

thinking iconKey Learning Objectives

  • Gain confidence in your knowledge on common and important gastro-intestinal disorders
  • Confidently be able to perform assessment of a horse with abdominal pain.
  • Describe the clinical management of horses with diarrhoea.
  • Describe indications for recommending/ performing gastroscopy and current guidelines on management of gastric disease.
  • How to confidently create a worming programme.
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Good fundamental course to give confidence about common clinical situations found in the clinical field.

- 2019 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

  • Professor Gayle Hallowell MA VetMB PhD CertVA DipACVIM DipACVECC PFHEA FRCVS, Nottingham

speaker iconCourse Speakers

  • Professor Mark Bowen BVetMed MMedSci, PhD Cert EM (Int Med), CertVA DipACVIM PFHEA FRCVS, Nottingham
  • Dr John Burford MA VetMB PhD CertESTS, CertVA, PFHEA FRCVS, Nottingham
  • Professor Gayle Hallowell MA VetMB PhD CertVA DipACVIM DipACVECC PFHEA FRCVS, Nottingham

price iconCourse Fees

  • BEVA members £240
  • Non members £480

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Please be reminded of biosecurity requirements at BEVA CPD events, these can be viewed here.

Note: only online payments are accepted when booking via the website. If you do not wish to pay online please contact the office on 01638 723555

Terms & Conditions
  • Cancellation more than 6 weeks prior to the start of the course: A refund will be made less a 10% administrative charge.
  • Cancellation less than 6 weeks prior to the start of the course: No refunds can be guaranteed, but if BEVA can resell the place a refund will be made less a 20% administrative charge.
  • Transfer of Delegate: Booked places can be transferred to another person. If the transferee is not a BEVA Member he/she will be liable for the difference between the Member and Non-Member delegate rates.
  • Insurance: All delegates must have appropriate liability and professional indemnity insurance.
  • Safety: Delegates must bring appropriate safety wear (coveralls, hard hats, boots etc) to courses involving practical sessions.
  • Data Protection: I understand that BEVA may pass my details to the organisers or sponsors of the courses unless I have specified otherwise.
  • Compliance: I am a qualified to undertake the procedures being taught, or I am in training for such a qualification, in which case I will make the organisers aware of my status.

By registering for this event, I confirm that I accept the above terms and conditions.