Practical Approach to Equine Medical Disease

University of Liverpool Continuing Professional Development
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1 day
295 GBP excl. VAT
Next available date: 11/11/2020 - Neston

Course description

Practical Approach to Equine Medical Disease

The morning will focus on equine hepatic disease including a review of recent viral aetiologies. Consideration will be given to prognostic factors and treatment and management of clinical cases. The prognostic value of acute phase proteins in equine medical cases will also be reviewed to help clinicians get the most from their clinicopathological data. After lunch the day will be broken up by a practical session with tips on liver and muscle biopsy and how to obtain diagnostic ultrasound images. participants will be given the opportunity to practice both liver and muscle biopsies on cadaver material and opportunities to perform diagnostic hepatic ultrasound examinations.

The afternoon will build on the practical session with lectures on equine myopathies including a case based discussions on nutritional management of these challenging cases.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This workshop is suitable for participants working towards an RCVS CertAVP in equine internal medicine or equine practice.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a thorough understanding of equine hepatic disease and hyperlipaemia including diagnosis, management and prognostic indicators
  • Demonstrate a systematic approach to equine clinical pathology problems including use of inflammatory markers
  • Demonstrate a systematic approach to the diagnosis and management of equine myopathies including RER, PSSM and MFM
  • Demonstrate the practical skills required for liver and muscle biopsy when required for diagnostic purposes in clinical cases.

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