Hands-On Internal Medicine: A Day of Practical Techniques

This practical course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary for the investigation and management of both chronic and acute medical cases in small animal practice. Focusing on the ability to investigate more challenging cases, you will engage with clinical case examples to enhance your diagnostic and decision-making abilities. The practical segment of the session allows you to practice essential techniques in a supportive learning environment. Key takeaways include:

  • Perform Bone Marrow Biopsies: Gain hands-on experience in conducting bone marrow biopsies.
  • Conduct CSF Sampling: Learn and practice techniques for cerebrospinal fluid sampling.
  • Master Arthrocentesis: Acquire skills for performing arthrocentesis in dogs and cats.
  • Thoracic Procedures: Learn the techniques for placing thoracic drains and performing thoracocentesis.
  • Monitor Placement: Gain skills in placing Freestyle Libre monitors and central lines.
  • Pain Management: Master the application of sacrococcygeal blocks in cats.
  • How to place oesophagostomy and nasogastric tubes

 

This cadaveric practical day will provide you with 14 hours of CPD (including 5 hours of pre-programme webinar content released prior to the practical day session).

(Discounts available for group bookings. Please contact us directly: info@vtx-cpd.com)

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Programme Schedule

Registration

08:15-08:45

Introduction

08:45-09:00

Lecture - Fever of unknown origin… Too hot to handle?

09:00-10:00

Scott Kilpatrick

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Break

10:00-10:15

Practical – Bone marrow biopsies, CSF sampling and arthrocentesis

10:15-12:15

Scott Kilpatrick

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Lunch

12:15-13:00

Lecture – Fabulous feeding tubes

13:00-14:00

Scott Kilpatrick

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Practical – Placement of feeding tubes

14:00-15:30

Scott Kilpatrick

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Break

15:30-16:00

Practical – Medicine bits and bobs

16:00-17:30

Scott Kilpatrick

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Q&A Session to end the day

17:30-18:00

Scott Kilpatrick

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Additional webinar lessons (watch from 01/08/2024)

Diseases of the pleural space

Scott Kilpatrick

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Central venous catheters: How, when, why?

Scott Kilpatrick

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Feeding tubes

Scott Kilpatrick

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Advanced nutrition

Scott Kilpatrick

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Practical bone marrow biopsies

Scott Kilpatrick

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