- thoracic radiographic anatomy and variants
- distinguishing different pulmonary diseases
- diagnosis of cardiac disease and cardiac failure
- thoracic masses
- gastric and intestinal disorders, including obstruction
- imaging the urinary tract
- diagnosis of urinary obstruction
- clinical reasoning
About this course
Do you fudge diagnoses or feel obliged to use teleradiology because you lack confidence in interpreting radiographs?
After this in-depth refresher course on the essentials of thoracic and abdominal radiology, you will be better able to manage your patients more efficiently, save your clients money and gain satisfaction from applying your own diagnostic skills.
This in-depth online course for small animal veterinarians will refresh aspects of thoracic and abdominal radiographic anatomy and essential pathological concepts. There will be numerous case examples, quizzes, selected background reading and discussion forums to help participants increase their ability to correctly interpret radiographs. Emphasis will be on the most prevalent conditions affecting dogs and cats in first opinion practice, as well as common causes of error. There will be guidance about what to do when you are not sure and things that you can’t do with radiology.
Why do this course?
This is an opportunity to enhance your knowledge and understanding of this essential first-opinion practice skill under the guidance of a highly experienced diagnostician.
Course format: A mixture of two-hour weekly webinars (which can be viewed live and/or as recorded versions throughout the course), online case assessment exercises, supplementary reading material and tutor-moderated online discussion forums
Course length: Four weeks
Relevant to CertAVP modules: Small Animal Medicine (C-SAM.8), Diagnostic Imaging (C-VDI.1 and C-VDI.3)
The webinars will run on the following dates from 12.00pm to 2.00pm GMT including a 30 minute registration and familiarisation period prior to the commencement of the lecture.
Friday 2nd March
Friday 9th March
Friday 16th March
Friday 23rd March
Christopher R Lamb, MA VetMB DipACVR DipECVDI FHEA MRCVS
Professor of Radiology
The Royal Veterinary College