Cardiology

Feline Respiratory and Cardiac Diseases

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Luxembourg

01.12.2021 – 05.12.2021

EURO 1.950.-

Total hours: 40
ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): TBA
ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5

Program Director/
Principal Course Master:

Univ. Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wess DACVIM, DECVIM-CA (DE)

Course Master:

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Bianka Schulz, DECVIM (DE)

Course program (Subject to change)

Wednesday, 1 December 2021
8:30 – 9:00 Registration, welcome, and introduction
9:00 – 10:00 Feline upper respiratory tract disease – do different agents cause different disease?
10:00 – 11:00 Chronic nasal discharge – a frustrating problem
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 12:00 Nasal fungal infections – challenge in diagnosis and treatment
12:00 – 13:30 Respiratory endoscopy and sampling in feline patients
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 – 15:15 Nasal neoplasia
15:15 – 15:45 Raspiratory case
15:45 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 17:00 Pleural effusion
Thursday, 2 December 2021
9:00 – 10:30 Feline bronchial disease – what`s new?
10:00 – 11:00 Respiratory case
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 12:00 Management of the feline patient with dyspnea
12:00– 13:00 Lower respiratory infections
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 14:45 Pulmonary parasites
14:45 – 15:30 Pulmonary neoplasia in cats – primary or metastatic
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee break
15:45 – 17:00 Interactive Quiz
Friday, 3 December 2021
9:30 – 10:15 The cat is not a small dog – differences between dogs and cats concerning heart murmurs
10:15 – 11:00 The cat is not a small dog – differences between dogs and cats concerning
physical examination and heart failure
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:00 Reading chest radiographs – cardiac diseases and congestive heart failure
Comparisons between dogs and cats
12:00– 13:00 Radiographic pattern recognition: vascular/interstitial/bronchial/alveolar patterns and differentials
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:30 ECG Introduction- How to interpret an ECG: Feline ECG abnormalities
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:00 Feline ECG Session (practical session)
Saturday, 4 December 2021
9:00 – 10:00 Echocardiography: basic techniques and standard views
10:00 – 11:00 Echocardiography: Color and Spectral Doppler
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:00 Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy – inheritance, pathology and genetic tests
HCM – ECG, Radiographs and ECHO
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:45 Biomarker in feline cardiology
14:45 – 15:30 Treatment of symptomatic and asymptomatic HCM
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:00 Feline ECG Session (practical session)
Sunday, 5 December 2021
9:00 – 10:00 Restrictive cardiomyopathy, Dilated cardiomyopathy and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) – diagnosis and treatment
10:00 – 11:00 Feline ECHO: Tips and Tricks
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 12:00 Feline Case examples (interactive session)
12:00 – 13.00 Congenital feline heart diseases causing volume overload
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 14:45 Congenital feline heart diseases: Cyanotic diseases
14:45 – 15:30 Congenital feline heart diseases causing pressure overload
15:30 – 15:45 Wrap up: Q&A

Course location

NH Hotel Luxembourg 1, Route de Tréves L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg