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Cardiology 1

24 November 2020 - 28 November 2020 | Guilin, China

Overview

 
Veterinarians with no or basic knowledge in cardiology are welcome to join this course.
 
General cardiology course program:
In the mornings: lectures with one general topic. In the afternoons: practical training on patients, group case discussions on pre-recorded case materials.

Topics

  • Clinical signs, physical examination and auscultation
  • Pathophysiology of heart failure and neuroendocrine regulation
  • Biomarker in veterinary cardiology
  • Reading chest radiographs – cardiac and non cardiac diseases
  • ECG made easy seminar: from the basics to a diagnosis
  • ECG Workshops (independent studies in groups) - ECG case examples
  • Introduction into echocardiography and doppler examinations
  • Therapy of arrhythmias
  • Therapy of heart failure: cardiac drugs
  • Studies in groups: Congenital heart defects, clinical cases
  • Aortic stenosis
  • Pulmonic stenosis
  • Patent ductus arteriosus
  • Mitral and tricuspid dysplasia
  • Chronic valvular diseases
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy,Doberman pinscher cardiomyopathy and ARVC
  • Dirofilariosis/heartworm disease
  • Pericardial diseases
  • Independent studies in groups: Canine cases
  • Cardiac tumors
  • Feline cardiomyopathies: HCM, RCM, DCM, ARVC
  • Workshop: Feline cases
  • Workshop: Canine and feline cases (potpourri)

Language

All modules will be held in China, in English language with consecutive translation in Chinese.

Preliminary Program (click to open)
Tuesday, 24 November 2020

08:30 – 09:00 Welcome and registration
09:00 – 10:00 Physical examination and auscultation of the heart and lungs part I
10:00 – 10:45 Physical examination and auscultation of the heart and lungs part II
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:00 ECG – interpretation made easy I
12:00 – 13:00 Cardiac Arrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:00 Antiarrhythmic Drugs
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:30 Treatment Strategies of Specific Arrhythmias
16:30 – 17:30 ECG practicals based case examples

Wednesday, 25 November 2020
09:00 – 10:30 Chronic valvular diseases – diagnosis and staging
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 Chronic valvular diseases – Therapy
12:00 – 13:00 ACE-Inhibitors
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:15 Betablockers
15:15 – 15:40 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17.00 Aortic stenosis
Thursday, 26 November 2020
09:00 – 10:00 Diuretics - case examples
10:00 – 10:45 Reading chest radiographs – cardiac diseases I
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:15 Reading chest radiographs – cardiac diseases II
12:15 – 13:00 Rx-morphology: vascular/interstitial/bronchial/alveolar pattern
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:15 Echocardiography: basic techniques and standard views
15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:00 Problem based echocardiographic approach
16:45 – 17:30 ECG case studies 
Friday, 27 November 2020
09:00 – 10:30 Pericardial diseases
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:00 Radiograph interpretation - cases
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:15 Pulmonic stenosis
15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:00 Radiograph interpretation – cases / ECG practicals
Saturday, 28 November 2020
09:00 – 10:30 Feline Cardiomyopathies – Diagnosis
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 Feline Cardiomyopathies – Therapy
12:00 - 13:00 Patent Ductus Arteriosus
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:15 DCM – Diagnosis and Therapy
15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:00 ECG case studies

 

Course Location

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