Course Information

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6 September 2019 08:30 - 6 September 2019 17:00

Vet Nurse Merit Award in Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy

Smart Veterinary Clinic, Swansea, Heol Dulais, Birchgrove Swansea West Glamorgan, SA7 9LH

Fees:                     BSAVA Nurse Member £525.00
                              Non BSAVA Member     £787.50

Venue:                 SMART Clinic, Hoel Dulais, Birchgrove, Swansea, SA7 9LH

Further details on travel and accommodation can be provided if required


Speaker:            Lowri Davies BVSc MRCVS

Day 1: Friday 18th September 2019  will begin with an overview of the place of nurses in the framework of the rehabilitation team and how the process of rehabilitation is addressed. Practical sessions in examination of the patient will be included.

Day II: Saturday 19th September 2019 will continue by looking at different types of therapy available and how they can be applied, assessed and monitored, including hot and cold therapy, acupuncture and electrotherapy. Practical sessions on therapeutic exercises will be included.

Webinar I: Tissues response to injury – How to promote healing and why things go wrong.

Day III: Saturday 17th October 2019 will cover postoperative rehabilitation and physiotherapy of orthopaedic and spinal patients and will then look at prevention of injuries, weight and mobility and managing the obese patient. Includes practical sessions on hydrotherapy and case examples throughout the day.

Webinar II:  Therapeutic exercises – a practical approach to what can be achieved in practice


An online assessment and case study will follow these attendance events and at the end of the award you will receive a certificate and badge.


Vet Nurses with an interest in Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy


Terms and Conditions: All courses must be paid for in full at the time of booking.

To qualify for an applicable refund, cancellations must emailed to or requested by telephone on 01452 726700. With over 30 days’ notice we will refund 70% of the course fee.  With between 15-30 days’ notice we will refund 50% of the course fee.  No refunds will be provided for cancellations with notice of 14 days or less, however if we are able to resell your place on the course we will provide a full refund.

BSAVA reserves the right to alter the programme or the speaker should this become necessary due to unavoidable circumstances.  BSAVA reserves the right to cancel a course due to unforeseen circumstances.  Registrants should note that the BSAVA member's rate applies only when the person attending the course is a member of the Association.  To qualify for the reduced member's rate for courses, non-members must join BSAVA prior to the course.

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