Internal Medicine 4: Hepatic and Pancreatic Diseases in Dogs and Cats

14 September 2020 - 18 September 2020 | Xian, China

General Overview

The program of the courses is created to give the chance to participants to deepen their knowledge in internal medicine of companion animals. The courses will be at an advanced level, in case-oriented and problem-solving approaches; each week will focus on a specific “field” of small animal internal medicine in order to give to attending veterinarians basic as well as advanced competences in most important topics of veterinary internal medicine. By attending to all courses, the participants are expected to achieve an adequate level of skills to be able to solve problems in daily practice and to facilitate their cooperation with specialists in university and referral clinics.

The complete training programme consists of 9 periods of 5 days each; the entire programme will be given during three successive years. International guidelines and most recent scientific literature will be discussed during lectures, cases will be given to participants during practical sessions. Participants will be fully responsible to find adequate management plans and reach the diagnosis during practical sessions. Theoretical and practical sessions will allow the participants to achieve a level of knowledge and expertise that will enable them to manage any internal medicine case.

Topics

Topics are the interpretation of chemistry panel tests and liver function tests, Indications for biopsy, the different kinds of hepatic biopsy, hepatic and bile cytology, chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis, acute hepatic intoxications, hepatic lipidosis, septic and non-septic cholangiohepatitis, hepatic lymphoma, acute pancreatitis and pancreatic insufficiency.

Language

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

Preliminary Program (Click to open)
Monday, 14 September 2020

08:30 - 09:00 Introduction
09:00 - 10:30 Diagnostic bood tests and imaging tools used for hepatic disease
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Diagnostic approach to patients with hepatic disease, including when and how to biopsy
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:30 Presentation of cases for analysis
14:30 - 17:30 Small group workup of cases
17:30 - 18:00 Turn in cases; provide questions for students to consider tomorrow

Tuesday, 15 September 2020

09:00 - 10:30 Course Masters discuss case analysis by students
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Specific chronic hepatic diseases of the dog
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Specific acute hepatic diseases of the dog
15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 - 18:30 Small group workup of cases

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

09:00 - 10:30 Course Masters discuss case analysis by students
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Specific chronic hepatic diseases of the cat
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Primary versus secondary hepatic diseases of the dog and cat
15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 - 18:30 Small group workup of cases

Thursday, 17 September 2020

09:00 - 10:30 Course Masters discuss case analysis by students
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Inflammatory pancreatic disease of the dog
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Pancreatic insufficiency of the dog and cat
15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 - 18:30 Small group workup of cases

Friday, 18 September 2020

09:00 - 10:30 Course Masters discuss case analysis by students
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Inflammatory pancreatic disease of the cat
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 Difficult cases in dogs and cats with hepatic and pancreatic involvement
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:00 Course summary and wrap up
17:00 - 17:30 Present Certificates

Registration and Fees

Discount tuition fee for Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka, Philippines, China, Pakistan and Vietnam: EURO 1.014,–

    Early registration: Euro 943,--

    (Deadline for FULL early registration payment: 21 March 2020)

Discount tuition fee for Hong Kong, Macao, South Korea, Taiwan and Lebanon: EURO 1.349,–

    Early registration: Euro 1.254,--

    (Deadline for FULL early registration payment: 21 March 2020)

Tuition fee for Europe, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, Canada, USA and Japan: EURO 1.724,–

    Early registration: Euro 1.603,--

    (Deadline for FULL early registration payment: 21 March 2020)

If you have any questions regarding the registration or any other further details for the courses in Asia please contact the ESAVS Office for Asia: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.