MS113 – Anaemia and Bleeding Disorders Mini Series

£347.00 (+VAT)

12 months access to recordings and course materials is included. Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events. Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.

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  • Join Simon Tappin MA VetMB CertSAM DipECVIM-CA MRCVS for three 2-hour online sessions and get expert help in handling your patients with anaemia and bleeding disorders
  • Comprehensive notes to download
  • Self-assessment quizzes to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification (don’t worry, you can take them more than once if you don’t quite hit the mark first time)
  • A whole year’s access to recorded sessions for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – learn without travelling
  • Watch the recordings on your iPad!
  • This Mini Series was originally broadcast in June 2016.

 

Programme

Session 1:

Approaching the Anaemic Patient

  • Review of red cell physiology and the approach to patients with anaemia
  • Assessment of laboratory findings
    • Blood smear analysis
    • Understanding red cell parameters
    • Cytological morphology
    • How to classify causes of anaemia
  • Understand how, when and where to take a bone marrow biopsy
  • Introduction to transfusion medicine
    • How to collect and administer a transfusion
    • What component therapies might be useful from veterinary blood banks
Session 2:

The Causes of Anaemia and How to Treat Them Successfully

  • Causes of regenerative anaemia
    • Blood loss anaemia
    • Haemolysis
    • Immune mediated red cell destruction
  • Treatment options for immune mediated haemolytic anaemia including which immunosuppressive therapies should be considered
  • Causes of non-regenerative anaemia, including chronic renal failure and bone marrow disease
  • Understanding how and when to use erythropoietin
  • Plenty of case-based examples
Session 3:

Approach To and Treatment Of the Bleeding Patient

  • Coagulation in cats and dogs, including recent advances in understanding
  • Assessment of laboratory and patient side tests of coagulation
  • Primary coagulation disorders – thrombocytopenia, thrombocytopathia and von Willibrand’s disease
  • Secondary coagulation disorders
    • Inherited diseases such as haemophilia A and B, and Hageman factor deficiency
    • Acquired disorders such as rodenticide toxicity
  • Understanding disseminated intravascular coagulation and treatment options

 

 

The price includes all 3 sessions, notes and quiz – 8 hours of CPD

 

*No traffic jams, accommodation hassles, pet or childcare, rota clashes, locum fees ……….. just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource.

 

*overseas customers will not be charged VAT

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