Livestock CPD Modules

The following Livestock CPD modules are available to qualified SQPs, before beginning please ensure that you have read our ‘earning CPD points‘ information.

FIRST click on a unit title to begin studying. Beneath each unit you will find a multiple choice quiz which is automatically marked. The pass mark for all modules in order to gain the available CPD points is 100%. (You may take the test more than once should you fail to reach 100% on your first attempt).

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Livestock
Module 1 Technical Review: Hypocalcaemia - Dietary Manipulation to Prevent Milk Fever (ID:137 – first published February 2016)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> Gain an understanding of hypocalcaemia and risk factors
> Gain an understanding of control and management of hypocalcaemia in the dry period.
> Gain an understanding of management and treatment of hypocalcaemia at calving

This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (February 2016). This article has been brought to you by Animax Limited.
Unit 1 Technical Review: Hypocalcaemia - Dietary Manipulation to Prevent Milk Fever (2 CPD points)
Module 2 Technical Review: Strike in Sheep - A Guide to Giving the Best Blowfly Advice (ID:139 – First Published April 2016)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> Informing SQP’s on the important role they can play in educating and advising farmers in the fight against blowfly

This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (April 2016). This article has been brought to you by Elanco Animal Health
Unit 1 Technical Review: Strike in Sheep - A Guide to Giving the Best Blowfly Advice (2 CPD points)
Module 3 Technical Review: Understanding Copper (ID:135 – First Published June 2015)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> Understanding copper: poor performance in cattle and sheep can be caused by insufficient copper intake.
> Discover the clinical signs and what can be done.

This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (June 2015). This article has been brought to you by Dr Elizabeth Berry, Animax Company Veterinary Surgeon
Unit 1 Technical Review: Understanding Copper (2 CPD points)
Module 4 Flock Health Planning (ID:133 – First Published April 2015)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> Gain a better understanding of what makes a good flock health plan.
> Use an understanding of flock health planning to start discussions about relevant health areas and become more engaged with sheep producers.
> Appreciate the value of new digital flock health management tools.

This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (April 2015). This article has been brought to you by Kate Hovers BVSc CertSHP MRCVS
Unit 1 Flock Health Planning (2 CPD points)
Module 5 Sheep parasites and resistance (ID: 156 – Published April 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (April 2018). This article has been brought to you by Merial.
Unit 1 Sheep parasites and resistance (2 CPD points)
Module 6 The incidence of SARA in grazing dairy cows and the role of rumen buffers and conditioners in its control (ID:131 – First Published April 2015)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> Understanding the impact and risks of sub-acute ruminal acidosis (SARA) and its control.

This module has been accredited with 1 CPD point and is correct at the point of going to press (April 2015). This article has been brought to you by Dr Derek McIlmoyle, AB Vista GB & Ireland Technical Director
Unit 1 The incidence of SARA in grazing dairy cows and the role of rumen buffers and conditioners in its control (1 CPD point)
Module 7 Trace Elements and Fertility in Cattle (ID:143 – first published January 2017)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> Gain an understanding of the factors which can affect fertility > Gain an understanding of the role of trace elements > Gain an understanding of the effect of trace element deficiencies on fertility
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (February 2016). This article has been brought to you by Animax Limited.
Unit 1 Trace Elements and Fertility in Cattle (2 CPD points)
Module 8 Gutworms and Immunity (ID:145 – first published April 2017)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (April 2017). This article has been brought to you by Merial.
Unit 1 Gutworms and Immunity (2 CPD points)
Module 9 Preventing lungworm in cattle control (ID:150 – first published July 2017)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES

This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (July 2017). This article has been brought to you by Merial.
Unit 1 Preventing lungworm in cattle (2 CPD points)
Module 10 Module 6 - A fresh approach to parasite control (ID:148 – first published July 2017)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (July 2017). This article has been brought to you by CEVA.
Unit 1 A fresh approach to parasite control (2 CPD points)
Module 11 Controlling weeds in grasslands (ID:154 – First published April 2018)
This module has been accredited with 1 CPD point and 2 Basis points, and is correct at the point of going to press (April 2018). This article has been brought to you by Crop Protection Specialists at Dow AgroSciences
Unit 1 Controlling weeds in grasslands (1 CPD point, 2 Basis points)
Module 12 The role of selenium and iodine in ruminants (ID:151 – First published April 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (April 2018). This article has been brought to you by Animax
Unit 1 The role of selenium and iodine in ruminants (2 CPD points)
Module 13 Treatment of flies in livestock (ID:162 – First published June 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (June 2018). This article has been brought to you by Zoetis
Unit 1 Treatment of flies in livestock (2 CPD points)
Module 14 Treatment of Liver Fluke (ID:158 – First published June 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (June 2018). This article has been brought to you by animal health specialists at Boehringer Ingelheim Animal
Unit 1 Treatment of Liver Fluke (2 CPD points)
Module 15 The whole herd approach to managing milk fever (ID:161 – First published June 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (June 2018). This article has been brought to you by animal health specialists at Boehringer Ingelheim Animal
Unit 1 The whole herd approach to managing milk fever (2 CPD points)
Module 16 Best practice sheep ear tagging (ID:166 – first published July 2018)
Gain 1 CPD point.
Unit 1 Best Practice Sheep Ear Tagging (1 CPD point)
Module 17 Target specific worming periods to optimise customer satisfaction - (ID167 - first published July 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (July 2018). This article has been brought to you by Elanco
Unit 1 Target specific worming periods to optimise customer satisfaction (2 CPD Points)
Module 18 Gutworm Control in Dairy Cows - (ID165 - first published July 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (July 2018). This article has been brought to you by Boehringer Ingelheim
Unit 1 Gutworm Control in Dairy Cows (2 CPD Points)
Module 19 Best practice tissue tag sampling (ID:171 – first published September 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (September 2018). This article has been brought to you by QuickTag- a trading name of Datamars Agri UK
Unit 1 Best practice tissue tag sampling (2 CPD points)
Module 20 Understanding life on a beef farm - Part 2 of the Farm Facts series (ID:174 – first published October 2018)
This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (October 2018). This article has been brought to you by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health.
Unit 1 Understanding life on a beef farm - Part 2 of the Farm Facts series

 

 

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