The Farm Assurance guidelines have changed. It is now recommended that at least one team member responsible for administering medicines has undertaken training and holds a certificate of competence.
Attending a medicines course will ensure you are compliant with this recommendation.
Mastering Medicines is a workshop designed to provide farmers and farm workers with the information they need to ensure medicines are used safely and effectively on-farm.
Þ Improve knowledge of different medicines available on farm and improve decision making
Þ Safely administer medicines to animals under their care
Þ Record medicine use in accordance with legislation
Þ Store and maintain medicines on farm in accordance with legislation and farm assurance requirements.
Þ Describe the difference between vaccines and treatments and the different legislative classes
Þ Describe basic differences that exist between different classes of antibiotic and the need for veterinary guidance for their use
Þ Describe the basic classes of anthelmintics and the need for veterinary or SQP guidance on their use
Þ Understand the actions of an NSAID and when they should be used.
Þ Understand the responsibility of those administering medicines to farm animals
£50 + VAT for the first trainee from each holding £30 for each additional trainee.
Includes lunch—please advice of dietary requirements when booking.
Places are limited, please contact us on 01453 511311 to book your place now.