This two hour session includes the following topics:
Orthopaedic Examination of Cats
For every diagnosis missed for not knowing, ten are missed for not looking. How can you do a thorough orthopaedic examination in a cat? How can you optimise the environment? What should you be looking for? The usefulness of an owner video. What is a normal range of motion in a cat? What other investigations are useful?
Musculoskeletal Disease in Cats: Osteoarthritis – Diagnosis and Treatment
- How to Diagnose Osteoarthritis
- Under recognition of ortho pain in cats
- Client specific outcome scores - CSOM
- NSAID consensus study from ISFM
- Meloxicam use with CKD studies
- AntiNGF Ab treatment - Solensia Importance of modification of the home for cats with OA
- Constipation in the older cat— could it be a manifestation of OA
AccessRecorded Webinars and Q&A Session
Study Time / CPD2 hours
Access Duration12 months
This course is part of an Online Program in Feline Medicine consisting of 5 modules. Learn at your own pace! The course materials are all recorded and you have access for 12 months starting with your registration.
IEVS Certificate of Knowledge in Feline Medicine
Meet the Instructor
Prof. Sorrel Langley-Hobbs
MA BVetMed DSAS (Orth) Dipl. ECVS FHEA MRCVS
University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Sorrel Langley-Hobbs graduated from The Royal Veterinary College, London (RVC). She did an internship there before spending 2 years in private practice and then returning to do an orthopaedic residency. She gained her RCVS Diploma in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics) in 1997 and her ECVS Diploma in Small Animal Surgery in 1999. She spent six months at the University of Pennsylvania in 1998 before she moved back to the UK and worked at Cambridge University until 2013. She has been a Professor in Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Bristol since 2013. She was awarded the BSAVA Simon Award in 2012 for outstanding contributions in the field of small animal surgery. She has a particular interest in feline orthopaedics and runs a feline orthopaedic clinic at Bristol. She has co-edited a textbook on Feline Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Disease in 2009 and Feline Soft Tissue and General Surgery in 2013.
Book the Package consisting of 2 Webinar Hours incl. Recorded Q&A Session
Feline Medicine: Module 4
Full Module 4
10 Webinars about Anaesthesiology and Pain Management, Emergency and Critical Care, Musculoskeletal Diseases, Surgery, incl. Certification Option & Q&A Sessions' Recordings. Receive 33 € Discount.
Feline Medicine Cert.
Full Online Program
Book the full Feline Medicine Program with 58 webinars incl. Q&A Sessions' Recordings and receive 265 € Discount & Advanced Certification Option!
Find out more about all webinars of the series
The Full Online Program in Feline Medicine is comprised of 58 webinars, which are divided into 5 modules. The webinars include the following topics:
Module 1Understanding Cats1) Cat friendly handling: From the cat's point of view, Dr. Scherk2) Cat friendly handling: Putting Purrspective into your practice, Dr. Scherk3) Cat friendly handling: Improving Client Compliance at home, Dr. Scherk
Preventive Health Care / Wellness4) Getting a meaningful history, Dr. Scherk5) How to work-up a case (SOAP), Dr. Scherk6) Life-Stage Wellness, Dr. Scherk7) Wellness Programs (First year of life, Senior screening), Dr. ScherkFeline Behaviour8) The Relevance of Behavioural Medicine to Feline Practice, Dr. Heath9) The Emotional Impact of Optimising the Feline Environment , Dr. Heath10) Common Behavioural Manifestations of Feline Emotional Distress, Dr. Heath
Module 2Nephrology and Lower Urinary Tract1) Understanding Feline Kidney Diseases: Old and New Thoughts, Dr. Scherk2) Lower Urinary Tract Health – Metabolism and Stress, Dr. Scherk3) Monitoring Hematuria to help manage Urinary Tract Health and Feline Welfare, Dr. Scherk
Nutrition4) Nutritional Needs for Felids, Dr. Chandler5) Nutritional Assessment – Developing a Feeding Plan, Dr. Chandler6) Obesity, Dr. Chandler7) Inappetence and Anorexia, Dr. Chandler8) Risks of Sarcopenia and Cachexia, Dr. ChandlerGastro-Intestinal System9) Chronic Feline Diarrhea: A frustrating Dilemma, Dr. Scherk10) Managing Constipation and Megacolon: Relieving a Hard Problem, Dr. Scherk11) Update in Feline Enteropathies, Dr. Scherk12) Cholecystitis, Biliary Tract Diseases, Dr. Scherk13) Liver (Lipidosis, Cholangitis), Dr. Scherk14) Pancreatitis, Dr. Scherk
Module 3Infectious Diseases1) Infectious Diseases 1, Prof. Lappin2) Infectious Diseases 2, Prof. Lappin3) Infectious Diseases 3, Prof. Lappin4) Infectious Diseases 4, Prof. LappinFeline Cardiology5) Cardiology 1, Dr. Estrada6) Cardiology 2, Dr. EstradaFeline Dentistry7) Inflammatory Oral Diseases: caudal stomatitis, periodontal disease, EGC, Dr. Gawor8) Dental diseases: TR, pulp diseases, malocclusion, trauma, FOPS., Dr. TuttPulmonary Diseases
9) Bronchopulmonary Disease in Cats - Asthma and Acute Respiratory Distress, Dr. Scherk10) Snots & Snuffles: Chronic Feline Upper Respiratory Syndromes, Dr. Scherk
11) Feline Diabetes Update: Insights in Diagnosis and Management 1, Dr. Scherk12) Feline Diabetes Update: Insights in Diagnosis and Management 2, Dr. Scherk13) Feline Hyperthyroidism Update: Managing Complicated Cases, Dr. Scherk14) What you should know about Hypothyroidism and Hyperaldosteronism in Cats, Dr. Scherk
Module 4Musculoskeletal Disease & Surgery1) Orthopedic Examination, Prof. Langley-Hobbs2) Musculoskeletal Disease: OA, DJD, Prof. Langley-Hobbs3) Soft Tissue Surgery, Prof. DupréAnaesthesiology and Pain Management4) Anesthesiology, Dr. Robertson5) Acute Pain Management, Dr. Robertson6) Chronic Pain Management, Dr. Robertson7) Neuropathic Pain Management, Dr. RobertsonEmergency and Critical Care8) Emergency and Critical Care 1: Triage, Dr. Sigrist9) Emergency and Critical Care 2: Approach to Common Emergency Case, Dr. Sigrist10) Emergency and Critical Care 3: Feline Fluid Therapy, Dr. Sigrist
Module 5Neurology1) Mental status and Cranial Nerves: Neurological Examination, Dr. Parent2) Gait & Posture, Postural Reactions, Spinal Reflexes: Neurological Examination, Dr. ParentOncology3) Oncology 1, Dr. Musser4) Oncology 2, Dr. MusserOphthalmology5) Best Practices for Feline Ophthalmic Examination, Dr. Eaton6) Most Common Ophthalmic Diseases in Cats, Dr. EatonDermatology
7) Feline Dermatology 1, Dr. Böhm8) Feline Dermatology 2, Dr. BöhmHematology
9) Hematology, Dr. Musil
10) Clinical Pathology and Lab Diagnosis, Dr. Guldner