Cushing’s Disease


eCPD Tutorial – unlimited lifetime access!



Course Summary

Canine Cushing’s disease, or hyperadrenocorticism, is a condition resulting from chronic excessive cortisol. This 45 minute eCPD tutorial for veterinary nurses explains the pathogenesis, presenting clinical signs, common diagnostic tests and treatment options for hyperadrenocorticism. The role of the veterinary nurse is critical in the diagnosis and management of this chronic medical condition. The goal of this presentation is to increase awareness and understanding of this condition and therefore improve the care of affected dogs.


Course Tutor

Chris Scudder  BVSc, MVetMed, DACVIM (SAIM), MRCVS


Attendance Certificate

This tutorial is worth 45 minutes of CPD.


Course Notes

Unfortunately, course notes are not available to  accompany this tutorial.


Upon purchase, the tutorial will be immediately available to view from ‘My Courses’ (along with your course notes, if available). Every eCPD tutorial now comes with lifelong access, so you can view the tutorial as may times as you like, with no time limits!


If you make any personal notes during the tutorial using ‘take notes’, these will be saved, along with your certificate and CPD record for permanent access in ‘My Courses’.

This eCPD tutorial is worth 45 minutes of CPD.


A certificate will be available from the ‘My Courses’ section, for you to download and print, once you have completed the tutorial.  A permanent record of your total CPD hours will also be recorded in your account section.



Chris Scudder



Chris graduated from the University of Bristol in 2007 and worked in small animal practice for the next three years. In 2010 he undertook an internship at the University of Bristol followed by a residency in small animal internal medicine at the Royal Veterinary College. He became a Diplomate of the ACVIM in 2015 and completed his PhD in feline acromegaly in 2017. Chis is currently Head of Internal Medicine at Southfield Veterinary Specialists, and his main areas of interest are canine and feline endocrinology and pituitary diseases in particular.


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