Treating toxicity cases can seem a constantly changing landscape as new toxins are identified and approaches to therapy evolve. Join Claire Sharp as she outlines outlines approaches and methodologies, so you know what to do when these patients present.
This program was designed to improve your understanding and capabilities in ophthalmology while also having fun. David Maggs and Mark Billson will place special emphasis on performing a high-yield ophthalmic exam with the instruments already in your clinic, choosing the best diagnostic tests, perfecting ophthalmic surgical techniques, and discussing which drugs to use when.
This course aims to provide a thorough overview of canine and feline lymphoma, from the diagnostic steps, tests that can be offered and what should be done, and how to interpret the pathology results, knowing why this is important for treatment advice.
We will start with tips and tricks for performing an eye examination with equipment found in your practice or that can be easily and cheaply obtained. We will then cover the ten most common ocular presentations including the management of corneal ulcers, eyelid disease, uveitis and glaucoma. One of the four modules will focus exclusively on feline ocular disease.
Covering the diagnostic approach, treatment and stabilisation of patients who present in a critical, life and death state. The seminar will provide you with the latest evidence on how to treat the domestic pets who have succumbed to Australia’s venomous creepy crawlies whilst also covering decontamination and approaches to some of the more common household toxins.
Avian consults can be difficult and often present as an emergency because owners do not understand normal bird behaviour nor recognise key symptoms that might indicate an important underlying problem. The course will review when and which medication and/or surgical procedures may be necessary, once a diagnosis has been reached. Avian cases may often seem complex at first glance. This course aims to give you the knowledge and skills to approach them with confidence and give your patients the maximum chance of a successful outcome.
Chronic kidney disease is common in our feline patients, affecting up to 90% of cats over 15yrs of age. Whilst most of us feel comfortable making a diagnosis of CKD, challenges can come when patients have multiple diseases, or when the cat decides that they know what's best! In this seminar we will review the diagnosis and management of CKD, from an evidence-based viewpoint, and discuss ways we might improve the QOL of cats, and compliance of our owners.
Refresh your skills through a review of the important fundamentals of surgery and the opportunity to practice these skills in a wet lab environment. This workshop will be ideal for those returning to practice, recent graduates and old hands who want to brush up their surgery skills.
Have you ever had a trauma patient arrive, and all you can think of is ‘where do I start?’ This course is designed for emergency veterinarians as well as general practitioners on how to deal with traumatic emergencies. There are many layers of managing trauma patients, from the initial triage and stabilisation; advanced surgery; monitoring critical patients; and dealing with associated complications. This will be an intensive course where you will develop a broad range of skills and knowledge which you can also apply to many of your other patients as well. We will promise it will be challenging but rewarding!
Are you over-referring? Complete this course to improve your confidence in dealing with those tricky cases that are often referred to a specialist.
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 work up 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 step-wise approach to neurological presentations.