17 Apr 2019

Feline Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine

Swindon

Objectives

Key learning objectives Day One:

  • Recognise the importance of a detailed history and clinical examination of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems in the diagnosis of cardiopulmonary diseases
  • Understand the common causes of heart disease in cats
  • Understand the central importance of blood pressure in the pathophysiology of cardiac disease in cats and know how to discriminate the causes of hypertension in this species
  • Recognise the crucial role of high quality imaging modalities (especially ultrasonography and radiology) in the differential diagnosis of feline cardiopulmonary diseases

Key learning objectives Day Two:

  • Approach the common presentations of respiratory disease including nasal discharge, epistaxis, coughing, stertor, stridor, sneezing and reverse sneezing
  • Diagnose and treat upper respiratory tract diseases, both acute (infectious) and chronic (inflammatory or infectious or neoplastic in origin)
  • Formulate an approach to allergic lower respiratory tract disease including differential diagnoses, investigation and treatment of allergic airway disease, parasitic disease and pulmonary fibrosis
  • Understand pleural space disease including differential diagnoses, investigation and therapeutics

Summary

Comprehensive course notes, refreshments and lunch on the day.

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