OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Centre for Veterinary Education


By Lis Churchward

Chances are you have a well-thumbed copy of The Ettinger in your practice, like countless other vets and vet students from around the world.

Now’s your chance to hear straight from the horse’s mouth.

We asked Etienne for his 30 second elevator pitch about how you will benefit from participating in this conference. 

□ Opportunity to hear different ways of tackling recurrent, sometimes challenging cardiovascular problems
□ Opportunity to ask questions about cases or recurring issues in cardiovascular patients
□ Opportunity to explore the interplay between cardiac and extra cardiac systems: cardiorespiratory disorders, cardiorenal disorders, etc.



Etienne Côté DVM Dipl. ACVIM

Renowned veterinary cardiologist and professor at the University of Prince Edward Island’s Atlantic Veterinary College in Canada Dr Etienne Côté – one of the 3 co-authors and co-editors of the esteemed Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine – will be headlining the CVE’s State of the Heart Cardiorespiratory Conference in Sydney in February alongside the popular and highly regarded educator, Dr Niek Beijerink

Look, Listen, Learn – and PARTICIPATE!

Etienne, in Sydney, will literally bring to life the concepts available in the ‘gold standard’ Ettinger text. Better still, you will be able to able to put questions to him and be part of an informative and highly educative dialogue with fellow participants.


Niek Beijerink’s 2-minute pitch

‘State of the Heart – Respiratory Conference’ convenor Niek Beijerink outlines how this exciting conference - featuring some of Australia’s finest in this discipline: Mariano Makara, Erin Mooney, Rita Singh and Mariko Yata – will play out.

Day 5 Highlights – 2 x Workshops limited to 12 participants per session

Focused on thoracic ultrasound in the emergency setting, you will learn important emerging tools that you may someday need, very shortly, in the middle of the night. Don’t be caught off guard!

Seize the Days!

As Etienne so rightly points out, this conference presents you with so many opportunities that you don’t want to miss and meets the definition featured above  – the last one being the most important: A chance for progress or advancement.

Enrol in this conference and workshop and seize the opportunity to hone your cardiorespiratory skills to advance personally and professionally. Most importantly, it will equip you with the necessary skills to be the best veterinarian you can be for your patients and their owners.