november, 2022

14nov(nov 14)9:00 am09dec(dec 9)5:00 pmThe Nurse’s Role in Managing Chronic Feline DiseasesOnlineCPD Type:Tutored CPDSubject:MedicineCPD Hours:10 hoursCost:£200 *Will run when 5 more delegates book

Course Details

Week 1
The Nurse’s Role in Medical Clinics – When, Why and How?

Why set up a monitoring clinic?

How to set up a monitoring clinic

Equipment needed for a monitoring clinic

Learning objectives
After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Understand the importance of nurses being involved in the long term monitoring of cats with medical diseases

Visualise how they would be able to set up this type of clinic in their own practice

Feel ready to learn and revise common chronic feline disease and become up to date with the latest evidence

 

Week 2
Managing Chronic Kidney Disease

What is CKD

What effects does CKD have on the body

How to monitor CKD

Treatment aims for CKD

IRIS staging

Learning objectives
After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Understand the pathophysiology of CKD

What parameters to monitor in the CKD patient

Understand the IRIS staging scheme

Understand what treatments are appropriate at which stage of disease

Be able to use evidence based medicine to help educate your clients

 

Week 3
Managing Diabetes Mellitus

What is diabetes mellitus?

How to monitor diabetes mellitus

Treatment aims for diabetes mellitus

Owner support for cats with diabetes mellitus

Learning objectives
After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Understand the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus

Understand the difference between cats and dogs with diabetes mellitus

Understand how to monitor diabetes mellitus and the importance of blood glucose curves

Understand what treatments are available for diabetes mellitus

Be able to counsel owners of cats with diabetes mellitus

 

Week 4
Managing Degenerative Joint Disease

How prevalent is DJD in cats?

How to assess cats for DJD

Treatments for DJD

How to engage owners in the treatment and monitoring of DJD

Learning objectives
After completion of this week, participants should be able to:

Understand the prevalence of DJD in cats and use that information in the nursing treatment and handling of the cat

Be able to assess cats using a variety of methods both in the clinic and at home for DJD

Understand the different treatments available for DJD

Educate owners about the treatments and how the owner can assess the cat to
improve compliance

 

The course will be fully tutored by Suzanne Rudd and will consist of 10 hours of CPD given in various formats, including tutorials, tasks, case studies, forum discussions and quizzes.

 

Click here for further details

Time

November 14 (Monday) 9:00 am - December 9 (Friday) 5:00 pm

Location

Online

Speaker

Suzanne RuddDipAVN(Medical) RVN The Feline Centre, University of Bristol

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