Vets Cymru 2019

28-29 June 2019
Aberystwyth University


The BSAVA and the Wales Veterinary Centre (WVSC) are hosting Vets Cymru, a two-day event offering both large and small animal ‘CPD by the sea’ for vets, vet nurses and students. 

The mixed practice event takes place in Aberystwyth on 28th and 29th June and has a ‘Welsh stamp’ across the programme, plus an exhibition of around 25 companies and social calendar which includes a traditional Welsh Twmpath, a dance night on the seafront.

Vets Cymru Programme

The comprehensive programme features four streams of clinically-led CPD for small and large animal vets and vet nurses.

Small animal vet stream

Friday 28th June
 

Time Lecture Speaker
9.00 - 9.50 "Mild Perihilar Oedema" - Diagnosing and misdiagnosing CHF on thoracic radiographs Dave Dickson
10.00 - 10.50  Ocular emergencies: Performing an ophthalmic examination  Rose Linn - Pearl 
10.50 - 11.35 Break  
11.35 - 12.25 “Beyond frusa-dexa-betamox” - Practical management of the dyspnoeic cat Dave Dickson
12.25 - 1.45 Lunch  
1.45 - 2.35 Corneal ulcers: Emergencies and complex cases Rose Linn - Pearl
2.45 - 3.35  Investigation of the pruritic dog Sue Paterson 
2.35 - 4.10 Break  
4.10 - 5.00 Endocrine disease David Church

 

Saturday 29th June

Time Lecture Speaker
9.00 - 9.50 Endocrine disease David Church
10.00 - 10.50 Therapeutic options for canine atopic dermatitis  Sue Paterson 
10.50 - 11.35 Break  
11.35 - 12.25 Medical mystery tour David Church
12.25 - 1.45 Lunch  
1.45 - 2.35 Allergic otitis in the dog Sue Paterson 
2.35 - 3.35  Anaesthetic accidents and emergencies  Karen Walsh 
3.35 - 4.10 Break  
4.10 - 5.00 I've got a fracture and I need to fix it: Anaesthesia for trauma Karen Walsh

Large animal vet stream

Friday 28th June
 

Time Lecture Speaker
9.00 - 9.15 Liver / rumen fluke - WVSC trends Jonathan King
9.15 - 9.50  Teasing flukes apart for improving diagnostics, anthelmintics and vaccines:
Aberystwth University research updates
Russ Morphew
10.00 - 10.50 Fluke testing / control Sian Mitchell
10.50 - 11.35 Coffee  
11.35 - 12.25 An update on rumen fluke James O'Shaunghnessy
12.25 - 1.45 Lunch  
1.45 - 2.10 Liver disease in horses Matthew Robin
2.10 - 2.35 The modern approach to equine foot lameness Tim Froyenlund 
2.45 - 3.10 Prophlactic medicine update Matthew Robin
3.10 - 3.35 Update on equine dentistry  Tim Froyenlund 
3.35 - 4.10 Break  
4.10 - 5.00 Antibiotic use in equine medicine David Renney

 

Saturday 29th June

Time Lecture Speaker
9.00 - 9.50 Sheep surveillance in action DavAmanda Carson
10.00 - 10.50 Disease threats relevant to small-scale pig herds Susanna Williamson
10.50 - 11.35 Break  
11.35 - 12.25 Diarrhoea in weaned cattle and Summer scour syndome - a new disease? Nick Millar
12.25 - 1.45 Lunch  
1.45 - 2.35 Immunology for GP vets Paul Williams
2.45 - 3.15 Barriers to compliance and fridge study Paul Williams
3.15 - 3.35 Gwaredu BVD update - the story so far Neil Paton
3.35 - 4.10 Break  
4.10 - 5.00 TBC Dai Grove White

Vet nurse stream

Friday 28th June

Time  Lecture  Speaker 
9.00 - 10.30  Cardiopulmonary Cerebral Resuscitation CPR: Optimising what we know  Claire Roberts 
10.30 - 11.00  Break   
11.00 - 11.45 Implementing pain scores in small animal practice  Claire Roberts
11.45 - 12.30 "Old dog, new ticks" - The perils of the travelling pet Sian Stockford
12.30 - 2.00   Lunch  
2.00 - 4.00   Blood, sweat and smears - Extended interactive session  Sam Tanfield 
4.00 - 4.15  Break   
4.15 - 5.00  Managing an efficient theatre  Emma Gerrard

 

Saturday 29th June

Time Lecture Speaker
9.00 - 10.30 Love is in the air-way management Dawn Sheppard
10.30 - 11.00 Break  
11.00 - 11.45 Senior pets Nicola Ackerman
11.45 - 12.30 Interactive parasitology Les Middleton
12.30 - 2.00 Lunch  
2.00 - 3.30 Nursing the medical patient (interactive) Nicola Ackerman
3.30 - 4.00 Break  
4.15 - 5.00 Interactive cytology Sue Paterson

Practical stream

Friday 28th June
 

Time Lecture Speaker
9.00 - 10.00 Endoscopy and the nurses role - It doesn't have to be daunting! Cheryl Stear
10.10 - 11.10 Small animal gastroscopy - Get through that pylorus! Cheryl Stear 
11.10 - 11.45 Break  
11.45 - 12.35 BVA AMR  
12.35 - 1.45 Lunch  
1.45 - 2.35 BVA AMR  

 

Saturday 29th June

Time Lecture Speaker
9.00 - 10.00 Endoscopy and the nurses role - It doesn't have to be daunting! Cheryl Stear
10.10 - 11.10 Small animal gastroscopy - Get through that pylorus! Rose Linn - Pearl 
11.10 - 11.45 Break  
11.45 - 12.35 BVA AMR  
12.35 - 1.45 Lunch  
1.45 - 2.35 BVA AMR  

Register Online

Online registration for Vets Cymru 2019 is now open. You will need to be registered and logged in to the BSAVA website to book online using the button below.

We look forward to welcoming you in Aberystwyth!



Terms and Conditions

Please make sure you read our terms and conditions before registering.

Vets Cymru 2019 Prices

All prices inclusive of VAT
Price
BSAVA MEMBER
BSAVA Member - Vet £250
BSAVA Member - Veterinary nurse £150
BSAVA Member - Student / Veterinary nurse student £50
WVSC MEMBER
WVSC Member - Vet £300
WVSC Member - Veterinary nurse £175
NON MEMBER
Vet £350
Veterinary nurse £230

Twmpath

Friday 28 June, 19.30
Old College, Aberystwyth seafront
Food, drinks and dancing!
Tickets are £35 each

After a CPD-filled day, unwind with us at a traditional Welsh Twmpath for an evening of delicious food, drinks and of course dancing! Tickets are available to book when registering for Vets Cymru, or if you have already registered, please give us a call on 01452 726700 to book your place.

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