CPD Hours: 1 hours
Course Length: One hour
Course Format: Recorded webinar with a copy of the webinar slides provided
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- Antibiotic usage
- Antimicrobial resistance
Are you using the right antibiotic therapy or are you unsure of what drug to use and how long for?
Decision making with regards to antibiotic therapy can at times be challenging. Antibiotics are an essential tool for treating many equine conditions however, there is much scrutiny on the use, misuse and abuse of antibiotics particularly in relation to prophylaxis. This lecture aims to address the rational use of antibiotic therapy and guide the practitioner when to use antibiotics, what antibiotic to use and how long for. This lecture will include example cases of clinical scenarios commonly encountered in equine practice as well as up to date information on rational antibiotic therapy and tips to avoid antibiotic misuse. The information will be highly practical and relevant all equine practitioners.
Why do this course?
The course will focus on common conditions and antibiotics available to equine practitioners, tips for choosing what antibiotic to use, and cases where antibiotics are not necessary. The key areas:
A convenient and flexible way to earn some CPD hours without leaving home is to select webinars to view from our extensive library of recorded webinars. Priced at £25 for a 1 hour webinar they are great value for busy practitioners seeking quality CPD at a time of their choice. Participants will receive a handout (slides and/or notes) to support their viewing session and a certificate for 1 CPD hour.
Participants gain access to the webinar for two weeks which allows them to view it at their leisure and convenience as well as review aspects as needed to enhance their learning.
Members of the BVA Young Vets Network receive a 50% discount on our recorded webinars (subject to availability – ten discounted places available per webinar per year).
Nicola Lynch, MVB CertAVP MVetMed MRCVS
Staff Clinician in Equine Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College
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