BEVA Human First Aid for Equine Vets

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Event date

22 March 2018

Venue location

The Horse Trust
Westcroft Stables
Slad Lane
Princes Risborough
HP27 0PP


BEVA, +44 (0) 1638 723555

Event type

Partner events


Ian Patterson


BEVA member £175

Non-BEVA member £350

Event Description

Following the findings from the BEVA 2014 injuries survey, that showed Equine Vets have the highest risk of any civilian occupation, this must attend course will address a range of traumatic/ medical conditions which can be prevalent in the equine veterinary industry on a daily basis. Using practice based scenarios this course will cover how to assess serious injuries and perform essential first aid should an accident occur in your hospital or ambulatory practice environment and will also look at how to mitigate risks in the future.

The course leads to an FAA Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work qualification.

Key Learning Objectives: 

  • Recognise the risks involved within the equine veterinary profession
  • Learn how to mitigate the risk of serious injury 
  • Know how to correctly assess an incident at work 
  • Manage a casualty with head, limb or crush injuries 
  • Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking or in shock 

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