Neurological cases are probably some of the scariest to deal with and quickest to get referred. This course aims to demystify the process of localisation and help you gain the confidence to workup these often-tricky cases.
Starting with the basics of clinical neurology and an introduction to neuroanatomical localization, the aim is for you to develop a logical stepwise approach to neurological presentations. Each module will deal with a major clinical presentation such as seizures, paralysis and head tilt, taking from the responsible anatomy, through the neurological exam and differentials to the work up and management using video footage where applicable.
Your learning will be enhanced by videos, photos and diagrams and expert feedback as you refine the skills to diagnose and manage common brain, spinal and neuromuscular diseases and adopt practical tips to apply in general practice.
I thoroughly enjoyed the Clinical Neurology course. I am an older graduate and neurology was pretty poorly taught at University. The course was one of the best I have ever done, the tutors were really helpful in answering my questions and made me feel comfortable asking simple things. I would recommend this course to anyone thinking about doing it.
Donald Wiggins (UK) - 2017 DE participant
The course tutors are very good. I recommend this Distance Education course even if Neurology is not my primary interest.
Pooja Mishra, 2021
Our ultimate aim is to develop your ability and confidence to work-up neurological cases. We will focus on developing a logical and stepwise approach to presentations such as:
- Paresis and paralysis
- Seizures, tremors, and other paroxysmal events
- Intermittent weakness and collapse
- Locked jaw, dropped jaw and droopy faces
In addition, you will learn to diagnose and manage all of the common brain, spinal and neuromuscular diseases commonly seen in practice.
- Introduction to clinical neurology
- Neuro-ophthalmology and common cranial nerve disorders
- Intracranial diseases
- Epilepsy, tremors, and paroxysmal movement disorders
- Exercise-associated weakness and collapse
- Non-surgical spinal diseases
- Surgical spinal diseases
- Neurological causes of lameness and monoparesis
This online course comes with:
- A set of comprehensive digital notes, images and videos
- Self-assessed quizzes to test your knowledge and deepen your understanding
- A discussion forum for conversation, debate and sharing cases with your peers and tutors
- A monthly assignment based on real-life video case studies. Individual feedback and explanations will be provided by your tutors
- Four live Q&A Webinars to discuss progress, problems and apply your learning to case challenges
- A monthly review video delivered by your tutors to summarise all the key points and challenges covered within each topic
Free Textbook Handbook of Veterinary Neurology
Students will receive a FREE e-copy of the Handbook of Veterinary Neurology 5th Ed.
Workshop Dates & Structure
Monthly review videos and four (4) live Q&A webinars to discuss previous modules and clarify any issues
What is Distance Education?
Premium, intensive online veterinary CE
All CVE Distance Education (DE) programs are mentored by leading veterinary experts who will provide individual feedback and advice on completion of each monthly module. Each module may include written content, technique videos, self-reflections, quizzes and online submission of monthly assignments.
Each participant will receive a copy of the Handbook of Veterinary Neurology. Maximise the opportunity to expand and consolidate your learning by participating in the tutor moderated group discussion forum.
RACE approved - 90 CE credits
This program 1147-38189 was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 90 CE credits being available to any one veterinarian. Participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession
Who should enrol?
This course is suitable for qualified veterinarians.
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Loyalty DE Discount: Completed 2 or more (or all 3 Diagnostic Imaging, Dermatology or Anaesthesia & Analgesia) Distance Education (DE) courses in the previous 5 years, you are eligible for a 10% discount on future DE courses. Discounts are not cumulative. For further information about discount please read the full Terms. To redeem your discount contact the CVE via email [email protected] or phone +61 2 9351 7979 (Monday to Friday, AEST 9am to 5pm).