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Safe and Responsible Use of Veterinary Medicines

Duration:
1 Day

Safe and Responsible Use of Veterinary Medicines Training Course

Seltc VETERINARY MEDICINES training course Sussex and Kent

1 Day training for anyone administering veterinary medicines (oral, topical, and subcutaneous treatments) to animals safely. Farm assurance schemes may require and predominantly qualification solely carried out on client’s own site. Training includes storing and transporting medicines, disposing of unwanted supplies, recognise signs of ill health and the relevant records that are kept. Your training is followed by a subsequent City & Guilds NPTC assessment with your certificate will reflect the species of animal that you work with which includes farm and domestic.

COURSE CONTENT

  • The responsible use of veterinary medicines
  • Signs of health and ill health
  • Zoonosis
  • Storage
  • Health and safety
  • Animal welfare
  • Operator safety
  • Transport
  • Veterinary medicine authorization and legal categories
  • Label Interpretation
  • Administration of veterinary medicines
  • Record keeping
  • Disposal and the environment

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED

Protective Equipment:

  • Wellington or water-repellent boots with a good grip (preferably with steel toe cap protection) EN20345
  • Non-snag outer clothing - ideally clean overralls
  • Waterproof leggings/ trousers (PVC or nitrile)

Site Equipment:

  • Suitable animal species for handling with adequate restraints (crush, pen, halter, muzzle, extra person to help hold etc.)
  • Weigh scales
  • Simulated application of topical and oral medicines

For agricultural animals e.g. cattle, sheep, pigs and goats etc. one of the application methods must be by injection which cannot be simulated and must be required by the animal

  • Lockable Veterinary Medicines cabinet

PRE-REQUISITES:

Candidates over 16 years

FURTHER INFORMATION:

https://www.nptc.org.uk/

All of our courses can be accredited by either NPTC or LANTRA, depending on the level of accreditation you require

PROGRESSION COURSE SUGGESTIONS:

Transport of Animals by Road (Short Journeys)

Transport of Animals by Road (Long Journeys)

Basic Stockmanship & Welfare

Safe Use of All Terrain Vehicle - Sit Astride

Emergency First Aid at Work (+ Forestry)

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