AD119 – Advance25 GP Refresh Medicine

£997.00 (+VAT)

This course commences on 6th Septemberl 2022, with the last session taking place on 14th October 2022. The forum will remain open for two weeks after the last session.

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Advance25TM Courses help you to develop your knowledge and clinical skills in a defined area of small animal practice. These fully flexible online courses include tutor support and interaction via an interactive discussion forum you can ask questions and join the discussion at any time, wherever you are in the world. There are no ‘real time’ sessions that you need to be available for, so this course is suitable for you whatever your time zone. All of your course materials are all recorded, and you have full access for a 12 month period. The course runs for a six week period, and you’ll get tutor support for a further 2 weeks in case you need to catch up. After that, you’ll still have full access although the tutor support will end. Complete your learning and get your CPD Certificate for 25 Hours of CPD.

Are you returning to clinical work and would like to discover what’s new? Or maybe you would just like to refresh your knowledge in key areas of small animal internal medicine?

Do you want to learn about the current status and latest developments in the diagnosis and management of a range of small animal medical disorders?

In this course, we’ll use real life clinical cases to give you the latest updates on diagnosis and management of the more frequent presentations that you’ll come across in first opinion practice. We’ll use a logical problem solving approach to each case, interpret the results of diagnostic tests and determine optimal management strategies based on current best evidence. Ask all the questions you like – full tutor support is included. Get yourself right up to date and equipped for small animal practice with this fully flexible online course.

Session 1. How to diagnose and manage liver disease in practice.

What You’ll Learn:

  • What’s new in the diagnosis of liver disease in dogs and cats.
  • When a liver biopsy is indicated and how it should be performed.
  • The latest management advice for the dog with hepatitis.
  • Current evidence for the treatment of feline inflammatory liver disease.


Session 2. Updates on endocrine diseases in dogs and cats.

What You’ll Learn:

  • What’s new in the management of diabetes mellitus.
  • Why blood glucose curves are no longer recommended.
  • Management options for the cat with hyperthyroidism.
  • New thoughts on the diagnosis and monitoring of canine Cushing’s disease.


Session 3. How to approach the bleeding patient.

What You’ll Learn:

  • How to investigate the bleeding patient.
  • The latest developments in the management of selected bleeding disorders in dogs and cats.
  • What’s new in blood typing.
  • When and how to transfuse-the latest thoughts.


Session 4. Emergency cases.

What You’ll Learn:

  • How to approach the collapsed patient.
  • How to manage patients in respiratory distress.
  • Latest thoughts on fluid therapy.
  • Current concepts in providing supplementary nutrition.


Session 5. Immune-mediated diseases.

What You’ll Learn:

  • How to diagnose some of the more commonly encountered immune-mediated diseases.
  • The latest developments in immunosuppressive therapy.
  • The current evidence base for the treatment of immune-mediated haemolytic anaemia.
  • What’s new in the management of the dog with immune-mediated thrombocytopenia.


Session 6. Gastroenterology

What You’ll Learn:

  • The latest thoughts on the aetiology and diagnosis of canine IBD.
  • How to manage IBD in cats and dogs.
  • Current best evidence for the management of acute and chronic pancreatitis in dogs and cats.
  • What’s new in the diagnosis and management of feline small cell lymphoma.

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EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Clinical Director of Small Animal Services
Department of Veterinary Medicine
University of Cambridge
Madingley Road
Cambridge CB3 OES

After a period in small animal practice, Nick completed a residency in small animal medicine at the University of Cambridge, where he gained both the RCVS and European Diplomas. He remained at Cambridge as a medicine clinician for several years, and then undertook a PhD to study the aetiology of canine chronic hepatitis. He moved to the University of Nottingham in 2014 where he was Clinical Associate Professor in Small Animal Medicine and Oncology. He returned to Cambridge in 2018, and is Clinical Director of Small Animal Services. He undertakes clinical work and research, and is interested in all aspects of small animal internal medicine. He is active in undergraduate and postgraduate education and has further qualification in medical education.

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