19/02/2020 - 23/02/2020 | Leipzig, Germany

registration open

Principal Course Master:
Prof. Dr. Reto Neiger DECVIM-CA, DACVIM (DE)
Course Masters:
Dr. Christiane Stengel DECVIM (DE)
Dr. Silke Salavati DECVIM-CA (UK)
Program Overview

Due to the high interest in the Internal Medicine discipline, as of 2018 parallel to the Internal Medicine study program in Utrecht, ESAVS offers an alternative Internal Medicine program which has the same scope covering all relevant topics of Veterinary Internal Medicine in a total of 6 weeks of residential course work.
While equivalent to the Utrecht IM – study program in content as well as in regard to ECTS Points meeting all requirements for the Certificate and Master Degree in Internal Medicine.

Please note that the new study program has a different structure and is composed of 6 one week (5 day) Courses:

  • Internal Medicine: Gastroenterology & Liver and Pancreas
  • Internal Medicine: Nephrology & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine: Respiratory and basic Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine: Haematology and basic Oncology
  • Internal Medicine: Infectious diseases / Immunology and basic Neurology
  • Internal Medicine: Toxicology and basic Emergency and Critical Care

Each course can be taken independently in any sequence as fits your schedule. The courses are case oriented with emphasis on practical problem solving exercises.

Course Overview
Clinical work-up of internal medicine gastrointestinal, liver and pancreatic problems will be presented in a case oriented approach. Typical and less common problems of dogs and cats presented with diseases involving the entire gastrointestinal tract including hepatopathies and pancreatopathies will be used to demonstrate a structured and problem-oriented work-up.
Preliminary Program (Subject to change)
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
08:30 – 09:00 Introduction
09:00 – 09:30 Dysphagia
09:30 – 11:00 Regurgitation
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:45 Vomiting
12:45 – 13:45 Lunch Break
13:45 – 14:45 Gastritis / peptic ulcer
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 – 16:30 Motility abnormalities
Thursday, 20 February 2020
09:00 – 10:15 Ascites
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 13:15 Small intestinal problems
13:15 – 14:15 Lunch Break
14:15 – 14:45 PLE
14:45 – 15:45 Large intestinal diarrhea
15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 – 17:15 Fecal incontinence
Friday, 21 February 2020
09:00 – 11:00 GI-Endoscopy
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 Obstipation
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 – 15:30 Liver parameter abnormalities
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 16:30 Hepatic encephalopathy
Saturday, 22 February 2020
09:00 – 10:15 Liver shunt
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:15 Icterus
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:00 EPI
14:00 – 15:15 Pancreatitis
15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:00 Pancreatitis continued
Sunday, 23 February 2020
09:00 – 12:00 Cases
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 16:00 Cases continued
 

Total hours: 40

ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): TBA

ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5

 

Registration and fees
Tuition fee: Euro 1.950.-
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Early registration: Euro 1.850.-

(deadline for early registration payment: 15th October 2019)
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