Webinar Plus: Dermatology essentials

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About the course

Key Areas

  • Diagnostic techniques in dermatology
  • Diagnosis and management of pyoderma and Malassezia dermatitis
  • Diagnosis and management of allergic skin disease
  • Diagnosis and management of otitis

About this course

Do you want to provide the best care for patients (and their owners) with chronic skin and ear disease?

Dermatological cases in small animal practice are common, challenging and often frustrating to manage successfully. This online course will refresh and update your knowledge and understanding of the most common dermatological disorders to enhance your patient management and client communication.

Why do this course?
This course will increase your knowledge and confidence in dealing with chronic skin and ear disease in small animal practice. It will help you to improve your diagnostic skills and to make use of in-house tests that are relevant and practical in small animal clinics. It will update you on responsible use of antimicrobials in patients with recurrent infections and how spot and deal with those involving multidrug-resistant pathogens. You will get practical tips on how best to investigate and treat allergic skin disease and otitis and on how to manage owner expectations to improve a successful outcome for your patients.

Course details
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

The webinars will run on the following dates from 12.00pm to 2.30pm GMT including a 30minute registration and familiarisation period prior to the commencement of the lecture.

Webinar dates:
Wednesday 7th November 
Wednesday 14th November 
Wednesday 21st November 
Wednesday 28th November



Anette Loeffler, DrMedVet PhD DVD DipECVD MRCVS 
Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Dermatology 
The Royal Veterinary College 

Anke Hendricks, DrMedVet CertVD DipECVD PGCertAP FHEA MRCVS 
Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Dermatology 
The Royal Veterinary College 

Katarina Varjonen, MSc DipECVD MRCVS 
Lecturer in Veterinary Dermatology 
Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies 

Professor of Veterinary Dermatology 
The Royal Veterinary College 

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