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Webinar Bundle - Welcome to Australia

Speaker: Rob Webster, Dominic Barfield, Peter Best
from 1 US$ 184.80
(incl. tax)

This short course has been specifically designed to familiarise overseas graduated vets with conditions commonly, typically and in some instances exclusively found in Australia. The course comprises of 4 modules: 

Module 1 - Snake envenomation in companion animals

Module 2 - Tick paralysis (and cane toad intoxication)

Module 3 - Ten Considerations of Heat Stroke

Module 4 - Getting up to date on the latest in small animal veterinary clinical pharmacology

This course qualifies for 6 points of continuing education. 


Rob Webster

Rob Webster BVSc (hons) FANZCVS (emergency medicine and critical care)

Rob Webster graduated from The University of Queensland in 2000. He went straight into emergency practice at the Animal Emergency Centre in Brisbane and never left! Rob embarked on a training program in emergency medicine and critical care under the guidance of Prof Steve Haskins in 2006. As well as studying towards his Australian certification, Rob started the Animal Emergency Service in 2005. Rob passed the fellowship examinations and registered as a veterinary specialist in 2014. Animal Emergency Service currently has 5 practices on The Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, and Perth. Robs clinical interests are mechanical ventilation and critical care of patients with tick paralysis (Ixodes holocyclus).

Dominic Barfield


Dom graduated from the University of Sydney and worked in general practice in the surrounding suburbs for 5 years before returning to the country of his birth (UK) to seek further postgraduate training in Emergency and Critical Care. He has remained at The Royal Veterinary College since joining in 2008 and is a Diplomate of the American College of Emergency and Critical Care. He misses Australia daily, even though he actively recruits Australians to the RVC.

Peter Best

Dr Peter Best

Peter graduated in veterinary science in 1976, completed a Diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia at the University of Sydney in 1977 and the Fellowship of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in 1982. Peter is a registered specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesiology and is held in high regard by the veterinary profession for his surgical ability. Peter's clinical skill was acknowledged by the Australian Veterinary Association by his appointment as "Small Animal Practitioner of the Year" in 1991. An avid reader of the scientific journal "Nature", Peter's brain has continued to expand to the point where it has displaced most of the hair from the front of his head! Although now retired, Peter is still well known and active in both the industry and local community.

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