We are proud to announce registration is now open to the first module of the Feline Medicine Online
The program is designed for veterinarians who want to learn about how to precisely treat their feline patients. Deepen your knowledge to quickly transition into practice.
The program has a school-based structure and is of a demanding professional level. It provides practicing veterinarians with a high level of expertise. All lectures are brought to you by world-renowned specialists in feline medicine.
Feline Medicine Online Study Program
22 September 2021 - March 2022
Language: English 60 Hours CPD Live-Sessions 1 year access to the recordings Fee: 15 € / Hour Module and Full Prorgram Pricing available
Setup: One or two sessions per week including a Q&A session where you can ask your questions directly to the instructor.
The sessions will be recorded and are available to be streamed for one year starting from your date of enrollment.
The live sessions are accompanied by written material, question sets for self-study and discussion boards. At the end of each module, an examination is provided leading to a "Certificate of Knowledge" after successfully passing the exam.
After having attended the Full Program you will get access to an examination leading to the "Certificate of Advanced Knowledge in Feline Medicine".
You will have many opportunities for personal contact and interactive discussions directly with your instructor and colleagues.
Module 1: Understanding Cats 1) Cat friendly handling: From the cat's point of view, Dr. Scherk 2) Cat friendly handling: Putting Purrspective into your practice, Dr. Scherk 3) Cat friendly handling: Improving Client Compliance at home, Dr. Scherk Preventive Health Care / Wellness 4) Getting a meaningful history, Dr. Scherk 5) How to work-up a case (SOAP), Dr. Scherk 6) Life-Stage Wellness, Dr. Scherk 7) Wellness Programs (First year of life, Senior screening), Dr. Scherk Feline Behaviour 8) The Relevance of Behavioural Medicine to Feline Practice, Dr. Heath 9) The Emotional Impact of Optimising the Feline Environment , Dr. Heath 10) Common Behavioural Manifestations of Feline Emotional Distress, Dr. Heath
Module 2: Nephrology and Lower Urinary Tract 1) Understanding Feline Kidney Diseases: Old and New Thoughts, Dr. Scherk 2) Lower Urinary Tract Health – Metabolism and Stress, Dr. Scherk 3) Monitoring Hematuria to help manage Urinary Tract Health and Feline Welfare, Dr. Scherk Feline Nutrition 4) Nutritional Needs for Felids, Dr. Chandler 5) Nutritional Assessment – Developing a Feeding Plan, Dr. Chandler 6) Inappetence and Anorexia, Dr. Chandler 7) Obesity, Dr. Chandler 8) Risks of Sarcopenia and Cachexia, Dr. Chandler Gastro-Intestinal System 9) Chronic Feline Diarrhea: A frustrating Dilemma,Dr. Scherk 10) Managing Constipation and Megacolon: Relieving a Hard Problem,Dr. Scherk 11) Update in Feline Enteropathies,Dr. Scherk 12) Cholecystitis, Biliary Tract Diseases, Dr. Scherk 13) Liver (Lipidosis, Cholangitis), Dr. Scherk 14) Pancreatitis,Dr. Scherk
Module 3: Feline Infectious Diseases 1)
Infectious Diseases 1, Prof. Lappin 2) Infectious Diseases 2, Prof. Lappin 3) Infectious Diseases 3, Prof. Lappin 4) Infectious Diseases 4, Prof. Lappin Feline Cardiology 1) Cardiology 1, Dr. Estrada 2) Cardiology 2, Dr. Estrada
Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders: Asthma and Heartworm-Associated Respiratory Disease, Dr. Scherk
Non-Infectious Upper Respiratory Diseases – work-up
, Dr. Scherk Feline Endocrinology 7)
Diabetes Management 1
, Dr. Scherk
Diabetes Management 2
, Dr. Scherk
, Dr. Scherk
Hyperaldosteronism and Hypothyroidism
, Dr. Scherk
Module 4: Feline Muscoskeletal Disease & Surgery 1) Orthopedic examination, Prof. Langley-Hobbs 2) Musculoskeletal Disease: OA, DJD, Prof. Langley-Hobbs 3) Soft Tissue Surgery, Prof. Dupré Feline Anaesthesiology and Pain Management 4) Anesthesiology, Dr. Robertson 5)
Acute Pain Management
, Dr. Robertson 6)
Chronic Pain Management,Dr. Robertson 7) Neuropathic Pain Management, Dr. Robertson Feline Emergency and Critical Care 8)
Emergency and Critical Care 1: Triage, Dr. Sigrist 9) Emergency and Critical Care 2: Approach to Common Emergency Case, Dr. Sigrist 10) Emergency and Critical Care 3: Feline Fluid Therapy, Dr. Sigrist
Module 5: Feline Neurology 1) Mental status and Cranial Nerves: Neurological Examination, Dr. Parent 2) Gait & Posture, Postural Reactions, Spinal Reflexes: Neurological Examination, Dr. Parent Feline Oncology 3) Oncology 1, Dr. Musser 4)
,Dr. Musser Feline Ophthalmology 5)
Ophthalmology 1: Examination and Common Diseases, Dr. Eaton 6) Ophthalmology 2, Dr. Eaton Feline Hematology 7) Hematology, TBA Feb/March 2022
8) Clinical Pathology and Lab Diagnosis, TBA Feb/March 2022 Feline Dermatology 9) Dermatology 1, TBA Feb/March 2022 10) Dermatology 2, TBA Feb/March 2022