MS194 – Treating aggressive sarcomas & carcinomas in small animal practice

£347.00 (+VAT)

Join American Specialist in Veterinary Oncology Owen Davies for three 2-hour sessions. Includes 12 months access to all of your course materials.

Join Owen Davies as he shares some of the latest information from the rapidly-developing field of veterinary oncology, and gives a pragmatic approach to the management of solid tumours and metastatic disease in a practice setting. The sessions will focus on examples of common and challenging cancers but teach a first-principles method to equip the delegate to deal confidently with any solid tumour!

  • Join Owen Davies MA VetMB MVetMed MANZCVS(SAM) DACVIM(Oncology) for three 2-hour online sessions
  • Comprehensive notes to downloaded
  • 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 (and in case you miss a live session!)
  • Superb value for money – learn without travelling
  • Watch the live events or the recordings on your iPad!

 

Programme

Session 1: Wednesday 16 January 2019   2pm-4pm (UK time)

Introduction & all about soft tissue masses (including feline injection site sarcoma)

What you’ll learn:

  • A little bit of (relevant!) cancer biology, how we can use it to interpret pathologist’s reports, and how to make treatment decisions when no “standard” treatment exists.
  • Principles of cancer chemotherapy, different types of medical anticancer treatment including metronomic chemotherapy and tyrosine kinase inhibitors
  • Types of radiation therapy available and when to refer
  • Other anti-cancer therapies worthy of consideration
  • Approach to soft tissue masses; diagnostic steps and differential diagnoses including histiocytic sarcomas
  • All about the feline injection site sarcoma
Session 2: Wednesday 30th January 2019   2pm-4pm (UK time)

All about bone tumours & splenic tumours

What you’ll learn:

  • Approach to a bone tumour; diagnostic steps and differential diagnoses
  • Osteosarcomas; diagnosis, staging and the latest on different treatments available including limb-spare surgeries as well as palliative options
  • Approach to splenic tumours, with and without haemoabdomen
  • All about haemangiosarcomas; different types and different prognoses; diagnosis, differential diagnoses, medical and surgical management
Session 3: Wednesday 13th February 2019   2pm-4pm (UK time)

All about the approach….. to intranasal tumours, oral tumours, anal gland and urogenital tumours

What you’ll learn:

  • Looking at the diagnostic approach and management of oral, nasal, anal gland and urogenital tumours
  • Making the diagnosis
  • Assessing the risk / presence of metastasis
  • Options for medical, surgical and other means of treatment
  • Potential pitfalls in management
  • Key points in the management for patients on a budget
  • Course conclusion

 

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