All you ever wanted to know about feline gastrointestinal disease

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About the course

Feline gastrointestinal diseases are commonly encountered in general practice, bt their diagnosis and management can be challenging. Using current best evidence, this course will review the aetiology, diagnosis and management of common intestinal, hepatic and pancreatic diseases in cats. A wide selection of clinical case examples will be used to provide clinical relevance. 

Learning objectives Evaluate the current literature on the aetiopathogenesis and management of inflammatory bowel disease. Review the diagnosis and management of other feline intestinal diseases. Discuss the frequency and aetiology of common acute and chronic liver diseases in cats.  Review the diagnostic tests and management options for acute pancreatitis. 

Speaker CV After graduation, Nick worked in practice before completing a residency in small animal medicine at the University of Cambridge. He remained at Cambridge as a medicine clinician before undertaking a PhD in canine hepatology. He became Clinical Associate Professor in Small Animal Medicine and Oncology at the University of Nottingham in December 2013. His areas of clinical research and interest are primarily in hepatic and gastrointestinal diseases.

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