The Week Ahead: 26th June – 2nd July

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Summer has officially started in the UK! Here’s an interesting fact for you, did you know the phrase ‘dog days of summer’ used to refer to sweltering summer days has more to do with the stars than dogs?

The Roman’s ‘dies caniculares‘ began towards the end of July when the star ‘Sirius’ (known as the “Dog Star”) began to rise in the sky just before the sun.

The star was so bright that the Romans believed it gave extra heat to the sun, and was responsible for hot days in summer!


 

While we’re waiting for the first ‘dies caniculares‘, let’s get stuck in to the latest upcoming CPD opportunities!

 


“Practical Tips on How to Deal with Behaviourally Challenging Patients in Practice” by Sarah Heath

Visits to the veterinary practice can be stressful for both patients and clients as well as for practice staff. Fractious behaviour is an indicator of emotional challenge for the patient and can increase the potential for human injury. In order to deal effectively with behaviourally challenging patients it is essential to consider the veterinary visit from the animal’s perspective and to learn how to anticipate and prevent potentially harmful situations.

If you have enrolled for our ‘Behaviour Expertise Series’ then you will be automatically registered for this webinar and will receive a link for the webinar one hour before the start of the live broadcast.

Broadcast Live: 8:00 pm (BST) on Tuesday 27th June 2017

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“Becoming a Good Worrier” by Mike Scanlan

This 6 week course is aimed at helping people working in the veterinarian profession to understand more about sleep, to worry less about sleep and to feel less tired and bothered about the effect that sleep problems have on their lives. By the end of the course most people will be experiencing improved functioning and will be more relaxed and content.

If you have enrolled in our ‘Sleep Series’ then you will be automatically registered for this webinar and will receive a link for the webinar one hour before the start of the live broadcast.

Broadcast Live: 8:00 pm (BST) on Wednesday 28th June 2017

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“To Ab or not Ab: The Dental Antibiotic Conundrum” by Rachel Perry

The use of antibiotics by the veterinary profession is currently under much scrutiny as we are globally on the brink of a pharmacological crisis. Every time we prescribe antibiotics for a patient we should therefore have a strong and provable rationale that has been clinically considered. Dentistry is perhaps one area in which antibiotics are overused. This webinar aims to summarise the need (or not!) for your dental patients.

If you are a Platinum or Diamond Member then you will be automatically registered for this webinar and will receive a link for the webinar one hour before the start of the live broadcast.

Broadcast Live: 8:30pm (BST) on Thursday 29th June 2017

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Have a great week and we’ll see you on another webinar soon!

Team