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Feline & Canine Diabetes Workshop: New Tools & Old Tricks

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Feline & Canine Diabetes Workshop: New Tools & Old Tricks
Can’t make these dates? Or considering making a long weekend of it and Brisbane is more appealing?

The Brisbane Workshop is being held on Monday 22 & Tuesday 23 July 2024.

Workshop on the use of modern insulin treatment protocols and continuous glucose monitoring in diabetic cats and dogs.


Have you heard about new tools for managing diabetes in cats and dogs and wondered how to best incorporate them into your practice?
Do you want to better understand new insulin formulations (such as Toujeo) or new technology such as continuous glucose monitors?

Over 2 days diabetes gurus Linda FleemanChen Gilor and Renea Barrett will share their insights, tips, and tricks on how to manage diabetes in cats and dogs.

Interactive discussions in the mornings will highlight the pros and cons of modern insulin formulations and monitoring methods, as well as addressing questions such as:

  • How to minimise the impact of treating a diabetic pet on the owner’s quality of life?
  • Should we be frightened of inducing hypoglycaemia?
  • Which diabetic patients will benefit from dietary adjustment, and which will not?
  • What can we do about excessive glycaemic variability?
  • How to optimise the chance of diabetic remission in cats?

The afternoons will be devoted to gaining hands-on experience with managing real life diabetic cat and dog cases. You’ll find out exactly how decisions regarding insulin dose titration and other management changes can achieve the goals that you set for the patient.

Join us at this in-person workshop to master the essentials of managing diabetes in cats and dogs. You'll learn to set tailored management goals, confidently use continuous glucose monitoring and other methods for optimal care, and gain expertise in efficient insulin management. Additionally, discover how timely dietary adjustments can significantly enhance diabetic management and patient outcomes, equipping you with the knowledge and skills for advanced veterinary care.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Prioritise management goals for individual diabetic cats and dogs.
  • Confidently use continuous glucose monitoring and other monitoring methods to achieve management goals.
  • Confidently use continuous glucose monitoring and other monitoring methods to achieve management goals.
  • Identify how and when dietary adjustment will improve diabetic management and patient outcomes in cats and dogs.

Program

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Day 1 Thursday, 18 July 2024 - CATS

9.00

Lecture: Diabetic Management in Cats and Basal Insulin Therapy

 9.45

 Lecture: Overcoming Fear of Hypoglycaemia 

10.30

 Morning Break

11.00

Lecture: Glycaemic Variability in Cats: the Influence of Diet & Concurrent Diseases

11.45

Interactive Workshop: Continuous Glucose Monitoring Hands-On
In this engaging session, groups will explore Continuous Glucose Monitoring through a hands-on experience with the Freestyle Libre system. Participants will receive a learning pack with resources on applying the sensor, using the LibreLink app, and navigating the Freestyle Libre reader and LibreView software. A practical demonstration will involve volunteers applying sensors to gain firsthand experience.

12.45

 Lunch Break

1.30

Interactive Case-Based Learning: Real-World Diabetic Management
Explore diabetic care through real-world cases in this interactive session. Guided by expert tutors, participants will work in teams to develop management strategies, receiving targeted feedback along the way. The session concludes with a discussion of key insights from each case, deepening understanding of diabetic management in a collaborative environment.

3.00 

 Afternoon Break

3.30 - 5

Interactive Case-Based Learning Continues… 
Further deepen your expertise in diabetic care while tackling more new cases. Engage in strategic teamwork guided by experts, culminating in insightful discussions to enhance your mastery of practical diabetic management.

Day 2 Friday, 19 July 2024 - DOGS
9.00

Lecture: Diabetic Management in Dogs and Basal Vs Intermediate-acting Insulin Therapy

9.45

Lecture: Insulin Resistance in Dogs

10.30

Morning Break

11.00

Lecture: Management of Chronic GI Signs and Cushing’s in Diabetic Dogs 

11.45

Case-Based Learning: Crafting Client-Friendly Insulin Guides
Participants will be provided with a comprehensive 'learning pack', including various insulin formulations and dosing pens. The session focuses on practical, real-world application, where each group is challenged to create educational resources tailored for owners of newly diagnosed diabetic pets. Engage in this interactive opportunity to develop essential tools that will empower pet owners and enhance patient care.

12.45

Lunch Break

1.30

Case-Based Learning Continues
This session extends our case-based exploration with two new scenarios.

3.00

 Afternoon Tea

3.30

Case-Based Learning Continues…
Dive deeper into practical strategies and collaborative learning as we tackle additional cases, enhancing our collective expertise in client communication and care.

 5

 Workshop close

What is a Workshop?

Highly practical - develop the confidence to implement your new skills on your return to work

Practical workshops are an ideal way to build confidence and competence in your skills, as you put theory into practice.

Ideally balanced combination of theoretical and hands-on education, our workshops allow participants to obtain the most benefit possible through practical application of the skills being taught. Small group teaching with a high tutor to participant ratio will ensure that you benefit from individual attention from your highly regarded and experienced tutor/s. Nothing beats on-the-spot feedback as you learn a new procedure.

Who should enrol?

This course is suitable for qualified veterinarians.

Venue details

Rydges Melbourne
186 Exhibition Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Registrant Type 2-DAY WORKSHOP 
EARLY BIRD
2-DAY WORKSHOP
FULL RATE
Member* $1,530 save $270 $1,800
eMember / Non-Member  - $2,250

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

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Workshops and Conferences
Thursday, 18 July 2024 to
Friday, 19 July 2024
9:00 AM
25 CPD Point/s
Early Bird
24 Apr 2024

Rydges Melbourne
186 Exhibition Street
Melbourne VIC
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Workshops and Conferences
Thursday, 18 July 2024 to
Friday, 19 July 2024
9:00 AM
25 CPD Point/s
Early Bird
24 Apr 2024

Rydges Melbourne
186 Exhibition Street
Melbourne VIC
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Tutor/s

Linda Fleeman
BVSc PhD MANZCVS
Linda Fleeman runs Animal Diabetes Australia, which is a clinical service in Melbourne specifically for diabetic dogs and cats. After Linda graduated from the University of Queensl...
Chen Gilor
DVM PhD DACVIM
Dr. Gilor is an Associate Professor at the University of Florida, combining teaching, clinics, and research in the field of endocrinology, focused on diabetes mellitus. Before comi...
Renea Barrett
BSc DVM MANZCVS
Dr Renea Barrett has worked at Animal Diabetes Australia since 2021. Renea’s passion for diabetes and endocrinology was founded when she did the CVE Time Online Masterclass in Mana...
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Linda Fleeman
BVSc PhD MANZCVS
Linda Fleeman runs Animal Diabetes Australia, which is a clinical service in Melbourne specifically for diabetic dogs and cats. After Linda graduated from the University of Queensl...
Chen Gilor
DVM PhD DACVIM
Dr. Gilor is an Associate Professor at the University of Florida, combining teaching, clinics, and research in the field of endocrinology, focused on diabetes mellitus. Before comi...
Renea Barrett
BSc DVM MANZCVS
Dr Renea Barrett has worked at Animal Diabetes Australia since 2021. Renea’s passion for diabetes and endocrinology was founded when she did the CVE Time Online Masterclass in Mana...

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Feline & Canine Diabetes Workshop: New Tools & Old Tricks

Feline & Canine Diabetes
Workshop on the use of modern insulin treatment protocols and continuous glucose monitoring in diabetic cats and dogs. Have you heard about new tools for managing diabetes in cats and dogs and wondered how to best incorporate them into your practice? Do you want to better understand new insulin formulations (such as Toujeo) or new technology such as continuous glucose monitors?
Can’t make these dates? Or considering making a long weekend of it and Brisbane is more appealing?

The Brisbane Workshop is being held on Monday 22 & Tuesday 23 July 2024.

Workshop on the use of modern insulin treatment protocols and continuous glucose monitoring in diabetic cats and dogs.


Have you heard about new tools for managing diabetes in cats and dogs and wondered how to best incorporate them into your practice?
Do you want to better understand new insulin formulations (such as Toujeo) or new technology such as continuous glucose monitors?

Over 2 days diabetes gurus Linda FleemanChen Gilor and Renea Barrett will share their insights, tips, and tricks on how to manage diabetes in cats and dogs.

Interactive discussions in the mornings will highlight the pros and cons of modern insulin formulations and monitoring methods, as well as addressing questions such as:

  • How to minimise the impact of treating a diabetic pet on the owner’s quality of life?
  • Should we be frightened of inducing hypoglycaemia?
  • Which diabetic patients will benefit from dietary adjustment, and which will not?
  • What can we do about excessive glycaemic variability?
  • How to optimise the chance of diabetic remission in cats?

The afternoons will be devoted to gaining hands-on experience with managing real life diabetic cat and dog cases. You’ll find out exactly how decisions regarding insulin dose titration and other management changes can achieve the goals that you set for the patient.

Join us at this in-person workshop to master the essentials of managing diabetes in cats and dogs. You'll learn to set tailored management goals, confidently use continuous glucose monitoring and other methods for optimal care, and gain expertise in efficient insulin management. Additionally, discover how timely dietary adjustments can significantly enhance diabetic management and patient outcomes, equipping you with the knowledge and skills for advanced veterinary care.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Prioritise management goals for individual diabetic cats and dogs.
  • Confidently use continuous glucose monitoring and other monitoring methods to achieve management goals.
  • Confidently use continuous glucose monitoring and other monitoring methods to achieve management goals.
  • Identify how and when dietary adjustment will improve diabetic management and patient outcomes in cats and dogs.

Program

Download Program

Day 1 Thursday, 18 July 2024 - CATS

9.00

Lecture: Diabetic Management in Cats and Basal Insulin Therapy

 9.45

 Lecture: Overcoming Fear of Hypoglycaemia 

10.30

 Morning Break

11.00

Lecture: Glycaemic Variability in Cats: the Influence of Diet & Concurrent Diseases

11.45

Interactive Workshop: Continuous Glucose Monitoring Hands-On
In this engaging session, groups will explore Continuous Glucose Monitoring through a hands-on experience with the Freestyle Libre system. Participants will receive a learning pack with resources on applying the sensor, using the LibreLink app, and navigating the Freestyle Libre reader and LibreView software. A practical demonstration will involve volunteers applying sensors to gain firsthand experience.

12.45

 Lunch Break

1.30

Interactive Case-Based Learning: Real-World Diabetic Management
Explore diabetic care through real-world cases in this interactive session. Guided by expert tutors, participants will work in teams to develop management strategies, receiving targeted feedback along the way. The session concludes with a discussion of key insights from each case, deepening understanding of diabetic management in a collaborative environment.

3.00 

 Afternoon Break

3.30 - 5

Interactive Case-Based Learning Continues… 
Further deepen your expertise in diabetic care while tackling more new cases. Engage in strategic teamwork guided by experts, culminating in insightful discussions to enhance your mastery of practical diabetic management.

Day 2 Friday, 19 July 2024 - DOGS
9.00

Lecture: Diabetic Management in Dogs and Basal Vs Intermediate-acting Insulin Therapy

9.45

Lecture: Insulin Resistance in Dogs

10.30

Morning Break

11.00

Lecture: Management of Chronic GI Signs and Cushing’s in Diabetic Dogs 

11.45

Case-Based Learning: Crafting Client-Friendly Insulin Guides
Participants will be provided with a comprehensive 'learning pack', including various insulin formulations and dosing pens. The session focuses on practical, real-world application, where each group is challenged to create educational resources tailored for owners of newly diagnosed diabetic pets. Engage in this interactive opportunity to develop essential tools that will empower pet owners and enhance patient care.

12.45

Lunch Break

1.30

Case-Based Learning Continues
This session extends our case-based exploration with two new scenarios.

3.00

 Afternoon Tea

3.30

Case-Based Learning Continues…
Dive deeper into practical strategies and collaborative learning as we tackle additional cases, enhancing our collective expertise in client communication and care.

 5

 Workshop close

What is a Workshop?

Highly practical - develop the confidence to implement your new skills on your return to work

Practical workshops are an ideal way to build confidence and competence in your skills, as you put theory into practice.

Ideally balanced combination of theoretical and hands-on education, our workshops allow participants to obtain the most benefit possible through practical application of the skills being taught. Small group teaching with a high tutor to participant ratio will ensure that you benefit from individual attention from your highly regarded and experienced tutor/s. Nothing beats on-the-spot feedback as you learn a new procedure.

Who should enrol?

This course is suitable for qualified veterinarians.

Venue details

Rydges Melbourne
186 Exhibition Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Registrant Type 2-DAY WORKSHOP 
EARLY BIRD
2-DAY WORKSHOP
FULL RATE
Member* $1,530 save $270 $1,800
eMember / Non-Member  - $2,250

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

When
18/07/2024 9:00 AM - 19/07/2024 5:00 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
Where
Rydges Melbourne 186 Exhibition Street Melbourne, VIC 3000 AUSTRALIA