1325 Cardiovascular Emergencies

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About the course

Cardiovascular disease is an essential part of first opinion practice. This course is highly practically orientated and focused to help you to recognise cardiovascular emergencies, differentiate them from diseases affecting other organ systems and be confident in your initial approach to treatment and stabilisation of your patients.

What you’ll learn:

  • Differential diagnosis of coughing, dyspnoea and collapse in dogs and cats
  • Practical considerations of CPCR
  • Managing hypotension and low venous return
  • Acute arrhythmias
  • Managing acute congestive heart failure in dogs and cats
  • Hypertensive crises
  • Cardiomyopathy and decompensated mitral valve disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Managing pericardial effusion
  • Embolic disease – what you can do
  • Feline aortic thromboembolism, pulmonary thromboembolism
  • Acute vasculitis – presentation and management

Tutor: Kit Sturgess MA VetMB PhD CertVR DSAM CertVC MRCVS


Start date Location / delivery
29 Apr 2019 CPD Solutions Training Centre, Studley, B80 7EY Book now

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