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10 Sep 2020

Feline Musculoskeletal Disease; Behaviour

Swindon

Objectives

Key learning objectives Day One:

  • Perform an orthopaedic examination and be familiar with the presentation of osteoarthritis in the cat
  • Understand the value of radiography, synoviocentesis, muscle and nerve biopsies
  • Describe the common myopathies including their presentation, diagnosis and treatment
  • Apply first aid techniques to fracture patients
  • Explain the principles of orthopaedic surgery and the approach to the repair of common fractures

Key learning objectives Day Two:

  • Understand normal cat behaviour
  • Understand the clinical causes of feline behavioural problems
  • Formulate an approach to common problems such as inappropriate toiletting, spraying, aggression and compulsive disorders
  • Understand and apply strategies for improving core territory security
  • Have a good knowledge of the principal behavioural modifying drugs, their use and potential side effects

Available Dates

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