Perform duties of veterinarian at race meetings or trials

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Assessment Template
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Prepare for race meeting.

1. Date, times and duties are confirmed with race club.

2. Billing system is confirmed.

3. Rules of racing are reviewed.

4. Supplies of first aid and emergency medications and equipment are prepared.

5. Stewards are advised of veterinarian's presence on course.

Monitor greyhounds or horses during race meetings.

6. Pre-race assessment of greyhounds or horses is carried out at the request of stewards and/or trainer or after observation of signs of distress,illness,injury or abnormal behaviour .

7. Pre and post-race blood and/or other samples are collected as directed by stewards.

8. Advice on the impact of inclement weather conditions on the health, welfare and management of greyhounds or horses is provided to stewards and/or trainers.

9. Race and post-race activities are observed and greyhounds or horses of concern are examined, treated if required and results reported to stewards.

Provide emergency care to greyhounds or horses.

10. Extent of injuries or illness of greyhound or horse is assessed and reported to stewards.

11. Restraints are applied to prevent further injury to greyhound or horse if required.

12. First aid is administered.

13. Safety of staff and greyhound or horse is reviewed.

14. Assistance from racecourse staff is coordinated to remove greyhound or horse from the scene if possible.

15. Prognosis is determined and reported to stewards and connections of greyhound or horse.

16. Greyhound or horse is referred for further treatment if required.

17. Suspected notifiable disease outbreak is reported to stewards and Animal Health Australia.

Comply with euthanasia procedures.

18. Reasons for decision to euthanase greyhound or horse are reported to stewards and connections of the animal.

19. Greyhound or horse is moved to private location if possible or area screened from public view.

20. Animal's identification is verified and recorded.

21. Euthanasia method is selected and administered with consideration to staff safety, greyhound or horse welfare and the rules of racing.

22. Death of greyhound or horse is confirmed.

23. Samples are taken for testing or post-mortem performed.

24. Arrangements are coordinated with stewards, race club staff and greyhound or horse connections for removal of deceased animal .

25. Written report on incident, including reasons for decision to euthanase and outcomes of post-mortem tests, is provided to stewards.