Learning Programme (PLLP)
Project will involve you in reviewing the need for routine health screening in
apparently healthy patients and writing a brief report. Once
completed send the report by email (in .doc format) to the Course
Your report will count as 10 Continuing
Education points towards your annual PLLP target of 90 points, and
Provet will send you an appraisal of your Entry. The best entries will be judged
and you may win an Award !
For a selected species of animal (eg
cat,dog,rabbit,horse,cattle, sheep) review the possible situations for
conducting a routine health screen even though the animal is apparently
normal. Write a
brief report to include the following :
- What is a routine health screen ?
- List situations when a routine health screen might
be indicated in the species that you have selected (egs age-related, pre-
or post-pregnancy, pre- or post-exposure to a health hazard, pre- or
- List the procedures that should be included in a
routine health screening programme ? If you already have one or more
practice programmes list those.
- How often should animals be screened, and who
should do the screen - a vet, a veterinary nurse, the owner ?
- Do you know whether or not your clients think that
routine screening of older animals to detect disease early is advisable ?
If not, conduct a mini-survey to find out.
- Any other comments that you want to make
completed send the report by email (in .doc format) to the Course Organiser:
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