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Diary of Events

Workshops and courses which are available as CPD training opportunities as part of Mastitis Control Plan Deliverer membership are listed below.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we expect that at least some of the courses scheduled for the next few months will be held on-line. At present, the next full course we expect to hold will be the Research Updates course in September.

Meanwhile some extra online training opportunities are available - exclusive to Plan Deliverers

Wed 22 July  3 - 4 pm Journal Club

Wed 19 August  Mastitis Control Workshop / Day 2 of Plan Deliverer Training

Please contact 01749 871171 or email dmcp@qmms.co.uk for further details

Additional 'Day 1' training for new Plan Deliverers may be held on an ad hoc basis, according to demand.

We currently have a group of candidates interested in Plan Deliverer training and will soon be setting a date - likely to be early August

For further information on membership of the DMCP and subscription details, please email dmcp@qmms.co.uk or contact Dr Katharine Leach on 01749 871171

 

Wednesday 16th September 2020
Somerset or Online

This course provides an opportunity to discuss research evidence in a critical environment. A summary of published peer reviewed work in the area of udder health for the last 18 months will be presented and several papers will be presented in detail, allowing for stimulating discussion within the group. Current research at QMMS and University of Nottingham will also be presented.

Run by Taurus CPD, this course costs £200.00 + VAT. For further details and to book, please contact Taurus CPD on TaurusCPD@qmms.co.uk

Rescheduled to THURSDAY 1st October 2020
 Kegworth or Online

 

This practical course will discuss the role of the milking routine in optimising milk hygiene and udder health. There will be an emphasis on automatic milking systems (robotic milking).  The course will also cover other aspects of the environment including housing design, water and bedding.  

IF RESTRICTIONS ALLOW, there will be a visit to the University of Nottingham Dairy Centre  - please ensure you have clean and disinfected protective clothing and boots.

Numbers will be limited to 12 delegates

Run by Taurus CPD, this course costs £250.00 + VAT.

For registered AHDB Dairy Mastitis Control Plan Deliverers, this course can be selected as one of your CPD training days included in the cost of your individual or practice subscription.

For further details and to book, please contact Taurus CPD on TaurusCPD@qmms.co.uk

 

Wednesday 14th October 2020
QMMS Ltd, Cedar Barn, Easton, WELLS, Somerset

This course reviews the research and science behind laboratory data used to understand and interpret infection patterns in dairy herds. Topics include bacteriology, bulk tank sampling, MALDI-TOF, strain typing, PCR and somatic cell counts. Real herd examples will be used throughout to illustrate concepts and promote discussion.

Run by Taurus CPD, this course costs £200.00 + VAT.

For registered AHDB Dairy Mastitis Control Plan Deliverers, this course can be selected as one of your CPD training days included in the cost of your individual or practice subscription.

For further details and to book, please contact Taurus CPD on TaurusCPD@qmms.co.uk

 

Wednesday 9th December 2020

Quality Milk Management Services Ltd, Cedar Barn, Easton, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1DU

This course is aimed at more recent graduates and younger members of the practice team, as well as more experienced veterinary surgeons and consultants who wish to review and consolidate their knowledge around areas of bovine mastitis and its control. This course will review key concepts in mastitis epidemiology and aetiology, illustrated with examples. Diagnostics and treatment are summarised for both lactation and at drying-off, including selective dry cow therapy. Finally, key areas of control are discussed, with a focus on the management of the environment in dairy herds.

Run by Taurus CPD, this course costs £200.00 + VAT.

For registered AHDB Dairy Mastitis Control Plan Deliverers, this course can be selected as one of your CPD training days included in the cost of your individual or practice subscription.

For further details and to book, please contact Taurus CPD on TaurusCPD@qmms.co.uk