at the Centre for Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine (CEVM) are hitting the
road to take training out to the veterinary profession.
veterinary medicine is the use of a combination of the best available
scientific evidence, veterinary clinical expertise and the specific animal and
owner circumstances to facilitate good clinical decision-making in veterinary
from the CEVM at the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at The
University of Nottingham are holding a number of evening training events on
evidence-based veterinary medicine (EVM) across the UK. The events are directed
at all members of the veterinary profession, including vets, vet nurses,
students and practice managers and will provide practical tips on how to
incorporate EVM into practice.
Rachel Dean, Director of the CEVM said: “It can be difficult for people working
in busy clinics to get the time to travel, sometimes long distances, for
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities. As one of the aims of
the Centre is to provide EVM opportunities and resources to support the
profession, we thought we would get on the road and deliver cost-effective CPD
on the doorstep of the profession.”
training events across Scotland, Northern Ireland, England and Wales are
scheduled. The two-hour evening events will include training on why EVM is
important to the veterinary profession, and how individuals can get more
involved in using an EVM approach to improve the health and welfare of the
animals under their care. Refreshments are included, and a discount is
offered for students.
information on the roadshow events is available here or by contacting the CPD unit.
opportunities for CPD relating to EVM can be found here.
CEVM is an internationally renowned team of researchers, clinicians and
teachers dedicated to improving the awareness and use of EVM principles in the
veterinary profession. The work conducted by the CEVM is focused on
practitioners to ensure the research conducted is beneficial and relevant to
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