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Upper Respiratory Disease in Cats WebinarLIVE!

Upper Respiratory Disease in Cats WebinarLIVE!

Feline upper respiratory tract disease (FURTD) is a common, multifactorial syndrome affecting cats.

Clinical signs of feline URTD include serous to mucopurulent ocular or nasal discharge, sneezing, epistaxis, and severe ocular, nasal, and/or oral pathology including inflammation and ulceration of mucous membranes and corneas. Signs can be acute or chronic. Common respiratory pathogens involved in the development of URTD include FHV-1, FCV, B. bronchiseptica, and C. felis. Diagnosis and treatment is often challenging due to the variability of clinical signs, presence of co-infection and patient compliance. All the aspects will be discussed in this presentation.

Learning Objectives

  • Know the range of pathogens that can causing feline upper airway disease
  • Know when to obtain a diagnosis and the optimum way to collect samples
  • Current recommendations for treatment
  • What is a WebinarLIVE!?

    Ideal for recent graduates or vets returning to practice

    Webinars are an ideal way to brush up on your skills when you are time poor, restricted by location or just prefer bite size CPD.

    WebinarLIVE! presentations are led by veterinary experts, watched in real time and are followed by an interactive Q&A. It’s your chance to interact with experts, ask your burning questions and get real-time answers. You will receive 1 CPD point for each CVE WebinarLIVE! completed.

    Who should enrol?

    This course is designed for qualified veterinarians. Veterinary students are welcome to enrol.

    Veterinary nurses, technicians and other allied professionals with a special interest in the topic are also welcome to enrol in this course. Please be aware that the course is designed for qualified veterinarians and you should consider this in light of your knowledge and experience before you register.

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    This webinar will be hosted using the ZoomTM application. Zoom is a free application, and will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also join the webinar by phone. Check the webinar reminder email for Zoom toll free numbers for your location. Otherwise, please be aware of charges for data or telephone usage associated with your particular provider. Detailed access information will be sent to you with your registration confirmation.

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    Member* $25
    eMember $35
    Non-Member $50

    *Members include: Practice, Professional, Part-time Professional, Recent Graduate, Academic, Vet Nurse and Student members.

    Wednesday, 02 December 2020
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    1 CPD Point/s
    Delivered Online

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    Dr Matteo Bordicchia
    Matteo Bordicchia
    DVM MSc MANZCVS (Small animal medicine) MRCVS
    Dr Matteo Bordicchia
    Matteo Bordicchia
    DVM MSc MANZCVS (Small animal medicine) MRCVS
    Dr Bordicchia graduated in Italy. After a few years in practice working with horses, he discovered an interest in small animal medicine. He was granted a scholarship to spend 6 mon...


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