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

Enrol on this course

This course is currently full. You can still enrol on it for free but your name will be added to a reserve list. Should a place become available, you will be contacted.

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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