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VetTech - Lameness

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Price: £474.00

  • This course provides for practical training in cattle foot trimming and will support delegates skills towards the standard required to become an NACFT licenced trimmer. For beginners the course will form a solid platform for starting a career involving foot trimming, for those with experience the course provides further training, a practical refresher as well as the opportunity to share skills and experience with peers and for informal assessment if required.
    Who simply MUST attend?
  • Vet Techs looking to work within aspects of practical hoof care on farm and Vet Techs working as foot trimmers looking to refresh and compare skills with colleagues.
    Who else is it suitable for?
  • This is suitable for vets wishing to develop their practical foot trimming skills.

    What is Different About This Course?
  • A practical foot trimming course which aims to take delegates to the NACFT level licensed foot trimmer.
  • This is the only foot trimming course that brings together colleagues from across XLVets offering a unique experience to share info around foot trimming with competitors.

    What Are the Likely Benefits to The Business?
  • Structured CPD opportunity for existing Vet Techs
  • Development of skills from whatever starting position
  • Quality assurance achieved by informal assessment, feedback and experience
  • Opportunity to develop skills to start a foot trimming service for practices that donít currently have one.

    Programme Overview
  • Develop a solid understanding of bovine foot anatomy and physiology as it relates to hoofcare.
  • Understand and retain the Dutch foot trimming method theory and practical application
  • Apply these skills in practice safely
  • Develop these skills to include the safe and effective use of power tools.
  • Recognise the common causes of lameness and the practical approach to treatment.

    Additional Info


    Cost (inc. VAT): £474.00
    Trainer: Phil Alcock BVetMed CertCHP DipRN MRCVS
    Start: 28 Feb 2018
    Finish: 1 Mar 2018
    Start Time: 9:00
    Duration: 8 Hours
    Address: TBA

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