MS232 – GP Refresh- Cardiology

£347.00 (+VAT)

Join RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology David Dickson for three 2-hour sessions. Includes 12 months access to all of your course materials.

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  • Join David Dickson DVC MRCVS (RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology) 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: Thursday 15th April 2021   12pm-2pm (UK time)

Diagnosing CHF in dogs: sorting the B-lines from the tram-lines

This session will cover how to approach diagnosing congestive heart failure in dogs, using tools available in clinical practice. Dave will discuss the key clinical signs, how to get the most from radiographs and ultrasound and how to avoid the common traps.

What you’ll learn:

  • History and clinical examination of dogs in heart failure
  • Radiography for diagnosing CHF in dogs
  • Ultrasound for diagnosing CHF in dogs
  • Common mistakes and pitfalls in diagnosing CHF in dogs
Session 2: Thursday 22nd April 2021   12pm-2pm (UK time)

Diagnosing CHF in cats: how to do a RAPID CAT exam

In session 2, we will go through how cats do things differently and how to spot this. We will discuss getting the most from the clinical examination and how to rapidly and safely diagnose CHF.

What you’ll learn:

  • History and clinical examination of cats in heart failure
  • How to do a RAPID CAT examination
  • Radiography for diagnosing CHF in cats
  • Ultrasound for diagnosing CHF in cats
Session 3: Thursday 13th May 2021   12pm-2pm(UK time)

Managing CHF in dogs and cats: SPAF and beyond

This session will cover diuretic uses and abuses, what other drugs to use, and when. We will talk about short-term and long-term management of CHF and how to optimise heart failure therapy.

What you’ll learn:

  • Use of diuretics – frusemide, torasemide and beyond
  • Use of positive inotropes and anti-thrombotic
  • Monitoring of CHF from afar including SRR
  • Draining effusions

 

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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