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For Equine Vets Everywhere

BEVA Approved: BARTA Veterinary Responder course

03 Mar 2021 08:30 - 16:30

The Horse Trust,
PRINCES RISBOROUGH,
HP27 0PP

BEVA Approved Course

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people iconWho is the course for?

The course is open to all veterinary surgeons and nurses who work with horses.

book iconAbout the Course

The BARTA Veterinary Responder BEVA Approved course is designed to develop the knowledge and skills of practising veterinary surgeons and supporting team members when attending large animal incidents alongside the emergency services.

National guidance for the fire and rescue service and the Civil Contingencies Act both recognise the importance of trained veterinary responders attending and supporting the resolution of incidents involving animals.

These range from routine single animal entrapments where the animal is the focus, to major incidents such as flooding, where animals may form a component of a wider emergency situation.

The course will assist veterinary professionals in improving outcomes through mutual understanding of capabilities, knowledge of incident command procedures and how veterinary specialists fit into a multi agency response team.

Through a mixture of classroom discussion and practical scenarios, this highly engaging day will give veterinarians and veterinary nurses the confidence to deliver the best possible veterinary care in challenging circumstances as part of a wider rescue team.


thinking iconKey Learning Objectives

  • Working knowledge of large animal rescue principles and techniques
  • Understand incident command protocols and the veterinary specialist role
  • Support the resolution of incidents involved large animals by providing triage and viability assessment, advice to inform the rescue tactical plan, identification of risks from animal or environment, chemical control, pre-hospital care through casualty management, euthanasia, contribute to post incident hot debrief, provide feedback and welfare support

price iconCourse Fees

  • BEVA members £360
  • Non members £450

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price iconWhat is a BEVA Approved course?

By attending courses with the BEVA Approved stamp you can be sure that you will be undertaking CPD of the highest quality. 

All BEVA Approved courses are reviewed and approved by the BEVA Education Committee. The committee confirm the course meets BEVA's high CPD standards and that the course will be highly beneficial to equine veterinary professionals who attend.

Please be aware, BEVA do not take bookings for BEVA Approved Courses and all enquiries should be made directly with the organiser.

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