In this course you will explore the diagnosis, pathology and epidemiology of the newest diseases of wildlife from around the globe while learning what defines a disease as emerging and the mechanisms by which this happens.
Echocardiography has become more complex (and affordable), new blood tests have appeared, and new drugs have become available. As a result, keeping up with the advances in feline cardiology is challenging.
It will cover optimal collection and processing techniques for useful tests, together with an outline of test indications. Important principles for interpreting samples will be detailed, and a wide range of cytology images provided as a valuable clinical resource.
This course is ideal for vets who want to brush up on their knowledge of analgesics and be updated on the latest techniques available for managing acute and chronic pain in small animals. It aims to develop your knowledge and clinical decision making by providing an update and review of drug efficacy and administration techniques, as well as taking an evidence based approach to the use of ‘off-label’ opioids.
Do you know what you are seeing when you are scanning? Can you follow blood vessels as a roadmap to the abdomen? Can you find the adrenal glands and pancreas? Do you have enough time to practise your scanning on normal dogs as well as clinical patients? If you are time poor but need an intensive boost to help you gain more confidence with your imaging, here’s your chance to make it happen! Let Dr Karon Hoffmann work with you in an intensive, immersive practical 4-day course on Diagnostic Ultrasound, where you will spend a dedicated amount of time learning how to perform scans from the right foundations and improve your technique under the expert guidance of these instructors. Karon is known Australia-wide as the ‘go to’ person for ultrasound as well as being a European Boarded Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. She will instruct and give you personal and immediate feedback on your scanning, and teach you tips and tricks that will make a huge difference when you get back to your practice.
In this course you will review and update your knowledge of avian anatomy, physiology and husbandry; handling and examination techniques; the collection of diagnostic samples; emergency procedures and housing; interpreting avian biochemistry and making the most of other in-house pathology; special requirements of avian radiography and common problems and syndromes.
The CVE is honoured to be accepting the baton from Canada to host the second international One Welfare Conference in Sydney, Australia. ‘One Welfare describes the interrelationships between animal welfare, human well-being and the physical and social environment’ (Garcia Pinillos, 2018)
This course is designed to give you better understanding of the principles and the practicalities of doing eye surgery with the aim of expanding the range of procedures you can confidently offer your clients. The course will feature video procedures to guide your learning.