Canine Medicine Bundle

8 hours online CPD

Written & Presented by: Yvonne McGrotty BVMS, CertSAM, DipECVIM, MRCVS

Course Overview


This course bundle gives an in-depth look at of some key topics of

Canine Medicine. The course consists of 8 modules:

  1. Cushings

  2. Diabetes Mellitus

  3. Addison's

  4. Chronic Diarrhoea

  5. Lungworm

  6. Pancreatitis

  7. Uroliths

  8. Clinical Cases

For the learning objectives and for more information on each module, read below.

 

 

Module 1: Cushings


Learning Objectives and Module Content:


● Achieve a systematic understanding of hyperadrenocorticism and demonstrate a thorough and logical diagnostic approach to investigation and treatment.
● Demonstrate the ability to communicate with owners in such a way as to achieve optimum results when commencing and continuing treatment.
● Achieve the ability for critical reflection on past cases, diagnosis and management and consider how approach in future may differ.

 

 

Module 2: Diabetes Mellitus


Learning Objectives and Module Content:


● Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus and demonstrate a thorough and logical diagnostic approach to investigation and treatment (including ketoacidosis).
● Demonstrate the ability to communicate with owners in such a way as to achieve optimum results in their practice circumstances.

 

 

Module 3: Addison’s

 

Learning Objectives and Module Content:

● Achieve an understanding of how hypoadrenocorticism cases may present and a logical diagnostic approach to investigation, treatment and management.
● Demonstrate the ability to communicate with owners in such a way as to achieve optimum results in their practice circumstances.
● Demonstrate the ability to recognise the appropriate case for onward referral.

Module 4: Chronic Diarrhoea


Learning Objectives and Module Content:


● Demonstrate a systematic approach to the chronic diarrhoea case.
● Understand the basic principles and applications of diagnostic aids.
● Demonstrate a thorough and logical diagnostic approach to investigation, treatment and prognosis.

 


Module 5: Lungworm


Learning Objectives and Module Content:


● Achieve a systematic understanding of the consequences of lungworm infection and demonstrate a thorough and logical diagnostic approach to investigation and treatment.
● Understand the principles and applications of diagnostic aids.
● Understand appropriate management and prevention.

 

 

Module 6: Pancreatitis


Learning Objectives and Module Content:

● Achieve a systematic understanding of the pathophysiology of pancreatitis and
demonstrate a thorough and logical diagnostic approach to investigation, diagnosis (including the use of diagnostic aids) and treatment.
● Demonstrate the ability to communicate with owners in such a way as to achieve optimum results for future management and prevention.


Module 7: Uroliths


Learning Objectives and Module Content:


● To enhance the depth and breadth of knowledge and understanding of the management of uroliths, including diagnostic approach, investigation and rational
therapy.
● Demonstrate the ability to communicate with owners in such a way as to achieve optimum results in their practice circumstances.

 


Module 8: Clinical Cases


● Discussion of case examples from modules 1-7.
● Achieve the ability to critically reflect on clinical work.


Following the 8 modules, there is a final MCQ exam to gain CPD certificate.

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