Rabbit Welfare Association Fund Conference 2017

In just a few weeks the Rabbit Welfare Association Fund will be hosting a world class weekend of Rabbit CPD at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. Have you booked your place?

Rabbit Welfare Association Fund Conference 2017

Posted:

17 May 2017

A Rabbit Interactive Conference

Edinburgh 17th June and 18th 2017

In just a few weeks the Rabbit Welfare Association Fund will be hosting a world class weekend of Rabbit CPD at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.

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When is the Conference?

17th and 18th June 2017

There’ll be lectures and master class workshops, as well as a whole day dedicated to behaviour.

Who are the speakers?

  • Brigitte Lord
  • Craig Hunt
  • Dr Anne McBride
  • Elisabetta Mancinelli
  • Emma Keeble
  • Ivan Crotaz
  • Jenna Richardson
  • Kevin Eatwell
  • Livia Benato
  • Marie Pavaday-Pillay
  • Molly Varga
  • Nadene Stapleton
  • Richard Saunders

The Saturday programme

  • 8.30-9.30 Abscesses - by Nadene Stapleton
  • 9.30-10.30 Stasis: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatments - by Jenna Richardson
  • 11.00-12.00 Top tips to a successful consult - by Emma Keeble
  • 12.00-13.00 Dental Radiography - by Craig Hunt
  • 14.00-16.00 Workshop 1 Option
  • 16.30–18.30 Workshop 2 Option

Workshops

  • Dentistry (Vets only) by Craig Hunt
  • Airways by Ivan Crotaz
  • Surgery (vets only) by Elisabetta Mancinelli
  • Analgesia including Grimace scale by Molly Varga
  • Case studies by Richard Saunders
  • Gold Star Nursing by Livia Benato
  • Radiography interpretation (not dental) by Kevin Eatwell

This CPD day is open to all Vets, VNs, and Vet Students. You need to choose 2 workshops from the options shown above. The workshops are on a first come first served basis, so you need to book early to avoid disappointment.

The Sunday programme - dedicated to the behaviour of the rabbit

10.00-12.00 Understanding fear and pleasure: the rabbit perspective by Dr Anne McBride
13.00-14.30 Providing companionship: practical tips on bonding by Marie Pavaday-Pillay
15.00-17.00 Cognition: mental activity keeps you young by Dr Anne McBride

How much does it cost?

Saturday: Members Price £200 Non Members Price £250

Sunday: £60 for members £90 for non-members

Both days booked together: Veterinary Practice Member £240 Non-Veterinary Practice Member £280