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Equine Medicine Online CPD Mini Module

University of Liverpool

7 months ago

Date: Monday 7th March, 2022 - Sunday 10th April, 2022
Start time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Duration: 4 hour(s)
Cost: £385

This 100% online CPD mini-module has been developed and aimed towards the more experienced veterinary surgeon. The module content has been developed by veterinary specialists at the forefront of current veterinary research.The module will provide you with 25 hours of designation specific CPD. Over four weeks we will cover a different weekly topic in an area in which there may have been changes, advances or controversy in recent years.The course is taught and tutored by Liverpool and other external veterinary specialists, following a similar format to the University of Liverpools CertAVP modules. With online lectures, discussion boards and weekly MCQ tests designed to help support your learning, this short Small Animal Medicine mini-module will provide a fun and interactive way to ensure you keep up to date in your area of interest. Course content: Week 1: 7 March 2022Maximising Broodmare Fertility: A review of current evidence and whats newSpeakers - Niamh Lewis and Gretchen NearyWe start this mini module with a look at the maximising conception rates in broodmares. Niamh Lewis, from UCD, reviews the current evidence on an area close to the heart of many commercial breeders, fertility of the foal heat followed by a look at the alternative current assisted reproduction techniques provide.Gretchen Neary will look at the problem mare focussing on the latest evidence on a logical, evidence-based approach to endometritis including a look at the use of some of the novel non-antibiotic therapies.We have a live zoom meeting during this week with Niamh and Gretchen presenting and discussing cases. Week 2: 14 March 2022Developmental Origins of Health and Disease: understanding its importance in broodmaresSpeakers Pascale Chavatte-Palmer and Sarah StonehamThis week we will delve into the important emerging field of DoHaD in the horse and its practical application to support the development of healthy, sound offspring. This topic is as important to single mare breeders as it is to larger studfarms.We are very lucky to have Pascale Chavatte-Palmer, giving us an introduction DoHaD and an update on current research relating to broodmares research. Pascale heads the leading research team on DoHaD at INRA investigating the epigenetic programming during prenatal life that lead to the birth of a healthy, robust individual. She has a particular interest in maternal and post-natal influences including nutrition, on metabolic and osteoarticular outcomes in the foal. This will be followed by a lecture by Sarah Stoneham a practical approach to providing optimum nutrition for the broodmare based this research to support the development of a healthy, sound, athletic foal.Sarah will host this weeks live zoom meeting on Nutrition of broodmares and youngstock. Week 3: Break week Week 4: 28 March 2022The Equine Neonatal Critical CareSpeakers Cat Mackenzie and Vikki ScottThis week we move on to the foal and Cat Mackenzie will look at Serum Electrolytes and Acid-Base. Cat will provide an easy to understand look at this vital, often overlooked, area of clinical pathology in the foal. Enabling a better understanding of when and why to run these tests and how to interpret the results.Vikki Scott will take a look at shock in the equine neonate and include how to manage these foals in the field as well as the hospital situation.Cat will host this weeks live zoom meeting Week 5: 04 April 2022The Older Foal: A case-based approachSpeaker Emily Floyd and Charlotte Easton-JonesIn the final week we take a case-based approach to some of the common presentations in the older foal with Emily Floyd and Charlotte Easton Jones from Rossdales. They will discuss the investigation and management of the ill-thrifty foal and look at the differential diagnosis, investigation and management of Respiratory disease in the older foal focussing on condition other than Rhodococcus Equi.Emily Floyd will host this weeks live zoom meetingAs well as 25 hours of designation-specific CPD, delegates will gain access to the University of Liverpool Library and associated veterinary journals not to be overlooked! Please note the order of the topics within the weeks, are subject to change Start date: 7 March 2022Cost: £385

Who is it for?

This 100 online CPD mini-module has been developed and aimed towards the more experienced veterinary surgeon. The module content has been developed by veterinary specialists at the forefront of current veterinary research.

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

25 hours

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