This podcast aims to provide a review on the current techniques to improve the diagnosis and surgical management of colic in horses. We will review several examples of colic work-up, discuss the key steps for decision making process as well compare the efficacy of different clinical techniques to reduce the rate of post-operative complications. In addition, it will offer discussion of prognostic indicators for survival based on new research.
This comprehensive course will take your understanding of skeletal imaging and pathology to a new level. Learn to refine the quality of your digital images and enhance your interpretation of radiographs of the appendicular and axial skeleton and joints.
Dogs, cats and exotics are all discussed with tutor -written notes, case studies, self-assessed quizzes and individual feedback enhancing the application of your learning. Make the most of the online forum to ask questions and share cases. Get to know your tutor and colleagues at the one-day face to face workshop. As well as conventional radiography, ultrasound, CT and MRI will be introduced where appropriate.
This short course will help you understand what your digital system is and will review simple radiographic principles to improve your image quality. You will learn about how to share your digital images for a second opinion and develop a better understanding of how to get the sharpest lung detail, the best abdominal contrast and crispest trabecular bone detail.
Covering the diagnostic approach, treatment and stabilisation of patients who present in a critical, life and death state. A systematic, team approach of how to get them back from the dead (CPR) will be summarised in line with the RECOVER guidelines. 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.
This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of pet fish and will cover selected areas of care and husbandry of freshwater pond and aquarium fish. Learn how to treat and diagnose problems in pet fish and give owners advice on simple setup and maintenance of aquariums and ponds.
Arrhythmias can produce a broad range of symptoms, from the barely perceptible to cardiovascular collapse. In the diagnostic work-up of arrhythmias, electrocardiography is the key element. If you’re like most vets, reading ECGs is probably a little bit of a nightmare! This course will help you develop a step by step guide to the interpretation of ECGs, starting with grasping the concepts of electrocardiography, and the normal ECG. Using ample case-based material, we will cover the most common ECG abnormalities in dogs and cats and review basic treatment strategies to help you provide better diagnostic and treatment options for your patients and clients.
The CVE small animal gastrointestinal and respiratory endoscopy workshop is designed for general practitioners from complete beginners through to those with intermediate level endoscopy skills. This is practical endoscopy for everyday use with a focus on flexible and rigid endoscopy of the upper gastrointestinal tract and the respiratory tract.
There are a lot of myths and misunderstandings surrounding the feeding of backyard chickens. This presentation explores the practicalities of feeding backyard poultry, with a view of obtaining maximum health results for one of the most popular pet birds in the world.