Asia-Pacific Feline Congress | Centre for Veterinary Education

Asia-Pacific Feline Congress

New developments in feline medicine

The CVE is partnering with the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) to hold a 3-day congress in Thailand to explore the latest developments in feline medicine.

The program looks at new developments in feline medicine including:

  • Evidence-based management of feline CKD

  • Systemic fungal infections

  • Diagnosis and management of ureteral obstructions

  • Frustrations with feline idiopathic cystitis

  • Feline lower airway disease

  • Chronic upper respiratory disease in cats

  • Rational antibiotic therapy in an age of antibiotic resistance

  • Managing bladder stones

  • Neurological examination in the cat

  • The effect of stress on physiological parameters in the cat

  • Cat Friendly Clinics – how to reduce stress in your feline patients

  • Chronic stomatitis in cats – where are we now

  • Assessment and management of feline pain

  • Managing anorexia in cats – when and how to tube feed

  • Urinary tract infections in cats

  • Managing anaemia in feline CKD

  • Diagnosis and management of feline HCM

  • Managing urethral obstruction in cats


Tuesday 7 - Thursday 9 November 2017
Early Bird
23 June 2017
Le Méridien Phuket Beach Resort
29 Soi Karon Nui
Karon, Phuket


BVSc (Hons) MVetClinStud FANZCVS

Having successfully gained her fellowship qualification, Carolyn commenced referral practice in Melbourne, from the Veterinary Referral Hospital in Hallam and then from the University of Melbourne. She is now one of the directors of Melbourne Cat Vets. Currently in the final stages of her PhD project, she has a busy family life with two children and two 19-year-old Burmese cats. Carolyn is interested in all aspects of feline medicine, particularly infectious diseases and clinical microbiology. She also has a strong interest in the theoretical underpinnings of effective adult learning and professional development. Carolyn is one of the tutors of the CVE/ISFM feline medicine DE course. 



BA (Anthropology & Zoology) DVM DACVIM PhD

Jessica Quimby received her veterinary degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2003 and completed a small animal rotating internship in Sacramento, CA. She subsequently spent two years in feline exclusive private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan before moving to Colorado State University. Wanting to learn more about medicine and advance the state of medical knowledge for cats, Jessica completed a combined small animal internal medicine residency and PhD program. In 2012 she completed her PhD entitled 'Feline Chronic Kidney Disease: Novel Approaches to Etiology, Specific Therapy and Supportive Care' and was faculty at Colorado State until 2017. Dr Quimby is now a faculty member at the Ohio State University. Her research continues to focus on chronic kidney disease in cats. She has an interest in clinical trials and clinical pharmacology which is aimed at improving supportive care and quality of life in cats with chronic kidney disease. Jessica is one of the tutors of the CVE/ISFM feline medicine DE course. 


Course fees
Member Type
Member*£200 (AUD$331)£225 (AUD$373)
Non-member£260 (AUD$430)£290 (AUD$480)

Member* includes: CVE Members, ISFM Members, Feline Medicine DE alumni.

All course fees will be charged in British Pounds. Estimated prices in AUD correct on 7 April 2017.

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