ETN CPD - Worming Answers March 2018
1. Which strategy should help you to make the most of the opportunity to advise your customers?
A) We are all busy people so being short, sharp and efficient always works.
B) The customer is always right so it’s best to agree with what they say.
C) Avoiding questions with yes or no answers can help steer the prescribing conversations more effectively.
2. Should customers be discouraged from making wormer decisions based on price alone?
3. Which approach can help build trust and customer satisfaction?
A) Offering season-specific advice
B) Keeping the customer on hold while you check your information
C) Rushing the conversation to save time
4. How often should faecal worm egg counts be conducted during the grazing season?
A) Every 6-8 weeks
B) Every 6 months
C) Every 2-3 months
5. Which parasites won’t be detected by a standard faecal worm egg count?
A) Encysted small redworm, tapeworm and bots
B) Encysted small redworm, ascarids and bots
C) Tapeworm, small redworm and bots
6. When should customers test or treat for tapeworm?
A) Spring and autumn
B) Summer and winter
7. There is evidence of widespread resistance in small redworm to which actives:
8. When should encysted small redworm be treated?
A) Late spring/early summer
B) Late autumn/early winter
C) When faecal worm egg counts indicate to do so
9. Which active is the treatment of choice for encysted small redworm?
A) A single dose of ivermectin
B) A double dose of pyrantel
C) A single dose of moxidectin
D) Five-day course of fenbendazole
10. When should bots be treated?
A) Annually after the first frost
B) Annually in the spring
C) Annually once the frosts have stopped
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