BEVA Advanced Theoretical Equine Dental Technicians Course - Both Days

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Event date

17 August 2018 - 18 August 2018

Venue location

Jurys Inn Hotel
245 Broad Street
West Midlands
B1 2HQ


BEVA, +44 (0) 1638 723555

Event type

Partner events


Speakers: Amy Taylor MRVCS BAEDT, Rob Pascoe BVSc BAEDT DipAVDC-Eq MRCVS and Jess Hughes BSc BAEDT


Course Fee: £450

(BEVA Members can attend day 2 only for £225. Please note – some vets have attended day 1 in the past and reported that it was beneficial. Course notes will only be provided for the day(s) that a delegate attends)

Event Description

This course is aimed at veterinarians and the more experienced EDT who wishes to sit the BEVA/BVDA EDT examination in the future. The course is offered as blended learning with introductory material provided online. Lectures with will cover all the theory needed for the theory section of the EDT Exam. At the end of day two the EDT exam will be discussed in detail highlighting the reasons for previous exam failures. Comprehensive notes are included in the course fee, which are essential reading when preparing to sit the EDT exam. 

Key learning objectives: 

  • Understand the depth of knowledge required to pass the BEVA/BVDA exam
  • Understand equine dental anatomy in the context of the whole horse
  • Understand the basics of equine digestive physiology and nutrition in relation to equine dental care
  • Understand the basic health care needs and common diseases of the horse
  • Understand the beneficial and pathogenic roles of microbes and their control
  • Understand equine dental diagnostic techniques
  • Understand the appropriate equine dental procedures to be undertaken by an equine dental technician
  • Understand evidence based medicine and its application to equine dental care
  • Understand the UK legislation that applies to equine dental procedures
  • Understand how to work as part of the veterinary care team in the provision of equine dental care
  • Understand the common reasons for failing the BEVA/BVDA exam

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