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Getting More From Your Rectals : The Use of Ultrasound in Fertility Visits

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Price: £630.00

Who simply MUST attend?

  • This course is ideal for new graduates and those who are in their early years of practice.
  • Delegates need some reasonable skills in manual rectal work already and some experience of scanning helps but is not essential.

    What is Different About This Course?
  • This 2 day course offers training in a small group with a big practical element. You will relate scanning to treatments on farm i.e. you will cover how to incorporate what you see with what treatments/advice you give.

    What Changes Can Delegates/Line Managers Expect As A Result Of The Course?
  • This course should add value to your fertility visits and increase the level of your work from the increasing presence of the techs/lay scanners and now even farmers.

    What Are the Likely Benefits to The Business?
  • This course will get farmers to see the benefit of retaining the vet as key part of fertility management despite increasing applications of other technologies and synchronisation programs.
  • This course will add interest to your vets routine work.

    Programme Overview
    Objectives of the course are to enable delegates to
  • Set their machine up for the best quality image
  • Recognise what are true images and what are artefacts
  • Appreciate the many appearances of the corpus luteum
  • Combine images of the ovaries and uterus with other information to more accurately predict the stage of the cycle
  • Use all the information to give the best treatment and /or advice in the case of an open cow
  • Diagnose early pregnancies and twins with confidence and appreciate the pitfalls in routine fertility work
  • Develop a sound approach to the management of uterine disease.

    Briefly the course comprises
  • Classroom sessions and practical sessions over 2 days.

    Equipment required
  • Delegates are asked to bring their own scanning machines.

    Additional Info


    Cost (inc. VAT): £630.00
    Trainer: Mark Burnell BVetMed DBR CertCHP MRCVS
    Start: 2 Oct 2018
    Finish: 3 Oct 2018
    Start Time: TBA
    Duration: TBA
    Address: TBA

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