21 Jul 2019

Medical Pharmacology



Module Description:

Understanding the pros and cons of laboratory testing and perfecting your interpretation skills are invaluable objectives for this module. By expanding your working knowledge of a variety of toxins and infectious diseases this module will also help you with those difficult vaccination conversations.


Key Learning Objectives:

  • Appreciate the challenges involved in getting the best out of laboratory tests including sampling methods and test selection
  • Describe a general approach to all poisoning cases including what resources are available, what diagnostic tests may help and how to treat common toxicities
  • Discuss rational drug use– consider how we protect antibiotic use, other considerations in therapeutic trials in medicine cases and monitoring for side effects
  • Consider traditional UK infectious diseases - how they are diagnosed, managed and treatment options
  • Become familiar with infectious diseases new to the UK and discuss the challenges in diagnosis and treatment of these conditions
  • Describe how antibody testing can be useful in vaccination protocols
  • Be familiar with WSAVA vaccination guidelines


Comprehensive course notes, refreshments and lunch on the day.

Booking Options

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Full Course £274.31 £0.00 £274.31

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Payment Terms & Conditions

  1. Payment for the course can be paid by credit card or bank transfer.
  2. Please contact us for pricing relating to corporate veterinary groups and multiple booking discounts.
  3. Full details regarding the course cancellation procedure can be found here: https://www.improveinternational.com/uk/terms-and-conditions/

Registration Information

  1. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first served basis.
  2. Where all available places are full, applicants will be offered first refusal for the next available date.
  3. Confirmation and enrolment details will then be sent to confirm your booking.

Key Information

Medical Pharmacology
21 Jul 2019
1 Day Course
09:00 Registration
09:30 Course starts
17:00 Course finishes
6 CPD hours
Kate Murphy
Price: £274.31 + VAT

Alternative Start Dates

Medical Pharmacology
19 Jul 2020


Improve International was established in 1998 by a group of veterinary surgeons from across the UK. We run Continuous Professional Development training for veterinary professionals to help develop the skills and knowledge required in practice. Our programmes utilise a combination of review lectures, case-based discussion and, where applicable, hands-on practical sessions. We are an international organisation with offices in the UK and Portugal.



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