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28 October 2021 09:00 - 28 October 2021 17:00

BSAVA Dispensing Course

Online , Online , Gloucester Gloucestershire, GL2 2AB

BSAVA Dispensing Course

Thursday 28th October 2021
Venue: Online
Speakers: Donal Murphy, Pam Mosedale, Mike Standford, Iwan Rees
Chair: Fred Nind

Fees: BSAVA Member £150inc VAT, Non Member £225inc VAT

This course has now been changed from an In person course to an online course keeping the same date and coverage of topics. 

This course meets the RCVS practice standards veterinary hospital Dispensing course requirements and is ideal for the new PSS Medicines Award CPD requirement.

It is also AMTRA accredited and carries 41 AMTRA CPD points.

It is suitable for Vets, Vet Nurses and other staff who deal with the dispensing of medicines and the pharmacy.

The BSAVA Dispensing course helps veterinary practices manage their dispensaries with up – to date information on the medicines regulations.

The day course will cover various aspects of Dispensing including an overview and update on legislation, through the cascade and into storing and disposal of Medicines.

There will also be sessions covering Controlled Drugs, Dispensing mishaps and what to expect from an inspection.

The program will be delivered in a timetable of lecture recordings through the day with a live Q&A session at the end of the day.
Attendance for the day is compulsory and a registration will be taken at the Q&A session.
Attendees will also have access to supporting material including course notes, a discussion forum and recording of the webinars for two weeks after the course.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain updated information on medicines legislation and regulations
  • Understand the cascade and how to treat animals when no authorised medicines are available
  • Understand Controlled Drugs and the requirements for storage and recording within the different schedules
  • Learn how to look after medicines and how to run the Dispensary legally and efficiently.
  • Understand the regulations covering disposal and movement of waste

Vet Surgeons, Vet Nurses, SQPs, Receptionist, Dispensary workers


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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