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How veterinary medicines get to market

How veterinary medicines get to market

By doing this module you will learn:

·       what is and what is not legally a veterinary medicine

·       what is meant by a marketing authorisation

·       what information is available on a licensed medicine and where to find it

·       how safety is monitored and how to report adverse events.

Good veterinary dispensing practice - part 2

Good veterinary dispensing practice - part 2

By doing this module you will:

  • Understand who is responsible for dispensed medicines

  • Know how medicines are named

  • Know the legal requirements for labelling dispensed medicines

  • Be aware of best practice for accurate dispensing

  • Understand how dispensing errors occur

Good veterinary dispensing practice - part 1

Good veterinary dispensing practice - part 1

By doing this module you will:

  • understand who can prescribe and supply veterinary medicines

  • know who takes responsibility for dispensing in a veterinary practice

  • learn what constitutes a well set-up and well-run dispensary

  • know how to handle and store medicines correctly.

Sources of information on licensed veterinary medicines

Sources of information on licensed veterinary medicines

By doing this module you will:

  • Understand the purpose of the summary of product characteristics (SPC).

  • Know how data sheets and product leaflets relate to SPCs.

  • Know where to find information about licensed medicines.

  • Know how the different sources compare.

Handling veterinary medicines and pregnancy

Handling veterinary medicines and pregnancy

By doing this module you will:

  • understand how medicines can cause reproductive harm

  • understand how we get information about the harmful effects of medicines in pregnancy

  • know what practical measures to take to avoid harm

  • know where to find information on medicines and pregnancy.

What pet owners need to know about medicines

What pet owners need to know about medicines

By doing this module you will:

  • understand what pet owners need to know about medicines in order to use them safely and effectively
  • know what information needs to be given by law
  • know what information on medicines is available
  • understand how information on medicines can be provided in the veterinary practice, pet store or pharmacy