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Agri Academy Module 1 - The Essentials of Good Medicine Management on Farm

Learn about the safe administration & management of medicines on farm

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Your Instructor


Conor Geraghty MVB Cert DHH
Conor Geraghty MVB Cert DHH

Conor Geraghty, native of Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, graduated with an MVB from University College Dublin in 1999. Following terms in both large animal and equine practice in the midlands and West of Ireland, Conor is now principal of Geraghty & Neary Veterinary, a three-person large animal/equine practice in east Galway. His specific veterinary interests include herd health, reproductive efficiency in beef and dairy cattle and knowledge transfer. He graduated from UCDs Dairy Herd Health in 2016.

Conor is also a long-standing member of Veterinary Ireland. He has served on the CAVI (Cattle Association of Veterinary Ireland) committee since 2011 and has been Chair for the past two years. He is currently Chair of the Food Animal Group of Veterinary Ireland. He is an active member of a number of working groups within the organisation including the BVD Implementation Group.

Conor manages a successful beef herd and breeds Belgian Blue cattle in his spare time.


Class Curriculum


  Introduction
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  Skillnet Profile Form - Please complete before continuing
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  Section 1 - The regulations
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  Section 3 - Antibiotics
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  Section 4 - Vaccines
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  Section 5 - Anthelmintics
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  Section 6 - Problem solving
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Frequently Asked Questions


Do I have to complete every section?
You must complete each section before moving onto the next section. Agri Academy is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish. Our training is accessible from many devices and very mobile friendly.
How long do I have access to the course?
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XLVets Skillnet, who are we?
In 2011, XLVets Ireland established XLVets Skillnet, funded by Skillnet Ireland and the Department of Education and Skills. XLVets Skillnet is a learning network supporting the training needs of the veterinary and agri sector in Ireland. We are just one of over 60 Skillnet Networks, who receive funding from Skillnet Ireland. This funding allows us to work with our members to identify and create bespoke training programmes needed to help make your business more competitive. A Skillnet Network is a collection of private-sector businesses that collaborate to address skills needs within their sector or region. Skillnet Ireland is funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills. Visit our websites for more information https://www.xlvets.ie/ https://www.skillnetireland.ie/

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