Scaling & Crusting Dermatitis in Cats | Centre for Veterinary Education

Scaling & Crusting Dermatitis in Cats

What is your approach in diagnosing and treating scaling and crusting dermatitis in cats?

Mandy will present a practical explanation of how to approach the diagnosis of the cat that presents with a scaling and crusting skin condition in a general practice context. Management of selected skin conditions will be discussed.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Construct a differential diagnoses list of scaling and crusting skin diseases that affect cats.

  • Apply systematic knowledge and problem solving strategies to prioritise these differential diagnoses based on clinical history, signalment and physical examination findings.

  • Construct and refine a logical diagnostic approach.

  • Interpret the diagnostic tests required to confirm a clinical diagnosis of the scaling and crusting cat

Course Delivery

This PodcastPLUS comes with:

  • Access to a pre-recorded video podcast

  • A discussion forum for conversation, debate and information exchange with your peers and tutor

  • Access to further reading and/or resources (available one week before the video podcast release)

  • A self-assessed multiple choice quiz to qualify for CPD

  • An electronic certificate available for download upon successful completion of the quiz

Please email us to express your interest in this course


Thursday 21 September - Thursday 5 October 2017
Delivered Online


BSc BVMS MANZCVS (Canine Med.) FANZCVS (Derm.)

Mandy is a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (ANZCVS) in Veterinary Dermatology; a registered specialist in veterinary dermatology and Associate Professor in Small Animal Medicine (Dermatology) at Murdoch University, Western Australia. She is part of the global Animal Dermatology Clinic (ADC) team that has veterinary dermatology referral practices located in the US, Australia and New Zealand and she is the key dermatologist at ADC-Perth with two dermatology practices in Western Australia. Mandy teaches undergraduate veterinary students at Murdoch University and the dermatology unit of the Masters in Veterinary Medicine at both Murdoch and Massey University.

She is the President of the Council of the ANZCVS; a co-editor of the international journal Veterinary Dermatology and the current Australian and New Zealand representative and the Secretary of the World Association for Veterinary Dermatology and the President of World Congress in Veterinary Dermatology to be held in Sydney in 2020. She has authored and co-authored publications in national and international journals and textbooks. Mandy has extensive experience with clinical dermatology in companion animals and she loves consulting and teaching.

Course Fees

Member TypePodcastPlus
*Members include: Practice, Professional, Part-time, Recent Graduate, Academic and Student members

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