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BEVA resumes face-to-face learning
Strict COVID safety precautions will be in place for each course.

In-person CPD courses will run alongside digital lessons

BEVA’s popular CPD courses are set to resume this month, with face-to-face lessons running alongside digital learning.

After more than a year of COVID-enforced online CPD, members and non-members will soon be able to take advantage of a wide array of hands-on, in-person courses, including the BEVA fundamentals series.

Together with the practical learning, there will also be a series of online courses with new content being added regularly.

A BEVA spokesperson said: "Strict COVID safety precautions are in force for each course; pre-course lateral flow tests are compulsory for all attendees, numbers are strictly limited, facemasks are required and hand sanitation sites are available."

A list of the available courses is below. For more information and to sign up, visit

Upcoming practical courses

  • fundamentals of lameness, laminitis and farriery, 20 May
  • fundamentals of radiography and ultrasound 6 June
  • BEVA Approved: BARTA veterinary responder course, 14 June
  • pre-purchase examination – the essentials, 6 July
  • the equine back, 10 July
  • fundamentals of the skin, eyes, medicines and difficult moments, 21 July
  • fundamentals of sedation, field anaesthesia and castration, 15 September
  • event incident management, 30 September
  • fundamentals of equine emergencies, 6 October
  • pre-purchase examination – the essentials, 18 October
  • foot and farriery, 8 November
  • fundamentals of gastroenterology, 11 November
  • interactive cardiology workshop, 11 November
  • fundamentals of dentistry, 20 November
  • dentistry – the next steps, 21 November
  • equine ophthalmology, 29 November.
Upcoming online courses
  • from superfoods to supplements: how to know more than the owner, 7 July
  • advanced theoretical equine dental technicians course, 19 August
  • advanced theoretical equine dental technicians course – online discussion only in preparation for the BEVA/BVDA examination, 19 August
  • advanced imaging discussion forum, 14 October
  • advanced reproduction discussion forum, 1 December.

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Webinar to share tips on impactful consultations

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 A webinar to help veterinary professionals communicate more effectively with their clients is set to be hosted by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA).

Taking place on Thursday 30 September, 'Top Tips for Impactful Consultations' will be led by Suzanne Rogers, co-director of Human Behaviour Change for Animals and Dr Natasha Lee, chair of the WSAVA's Animal Wellness and Welfare Committee.

For more information about the webinar, click here

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New online CPD otitis podcast created

A new 15 minute podcast on treating animals with otitis has been created by Dechra Veterinary Products. Featuring general practice vet Carolyn Kyte and veterinary dermatology specialist Natalie Barnard, the two vets will discuss their experiences treating otitis, and why owners are significant in successful treatment.

Dechra Brand Manager Carol Morgan commented: "What Carolyn and Natalie bring to the table with their new podcast for the Dechra Academy is a light and insightful discussion about communication and education being the keystone for better otitis outcomes and how vets can improve on their consultation skills to handle cases better."`

The podcast, called 'Think Differently about Otitis', is available to access for free on the Dechra Academy on-demand learning platform here.