Cardiology 1

19 - 23 July 2024 | Bangkok, Thailand

General Overview

The first module of the Cardiology program focuses on diagnostic and therapeutic options, such as heart murmurs, ECG seminars and ECG practicals, thoracic radiographs, biomarkers, cardiovascular drugs and the most common diseases seen in private practice. Veterinarians with no basic knowledge of cardiology are welcome to join this course.

Language

All modules will be held in English.

CPD Hours: 40

ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5

Tuition Fee: 1.450 € - 2.550 €

Course Language: English

Preliminary Program (Click to Open)
Friday, 19 July 2024 – Physical examination and ECG of the cardiac patient

8:45 – 9:00 Welcome and registration
9:00 – 10:00 Cardio is easy and logic – an introduction to anatomy, physiology, pathology (Prof. Wess)
10:00 – 10:45 ECG – interpretation made easy (Prof. Wess)
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:15 Cardiac Arrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances (Prof. Wess)
12:15 – 13:00 Practicals: ECG-based case examples (small groups) (Prof. Wess)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:00 Practicals: ECG cases self-study (small groups) (Group work)
15:00 – 16:00 Antiarrhythmic Drugs (Prof. Häggström)
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 17:15 Physical examination and auscultation of the heart and lungs part I (Prof. Häggström)
17:15 – 18:00 Physical examination and auscultation of the heart and lungs part II (Prof. Häggström)

Saturday, 20 July 2024 – Diagnostics: Radiology and Biomarker

9:00 – 10:00 Practicals: ECG case studies discussions (Prof. Wess)
10:00 – 10:45 Reading chest radiographs – cardiac diseases (Prof. Wess)
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:15 The basics of Rx-morphology: vascular/interstitial/bronchial/alveolar pattern (Prof. Wess)
12:15 – 13:00 Echocardiography: basic techniques and standard views (Prof. Wess)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:00 Practicals: ECG cases self-study (small groups) (Group work)
15:00 – 16:00 Biomarker – troponins (Prof. Häggström)
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 17:15 Lung diseases: typical morphology/case examples and mediastinal diseases (Prof. Häggström)
17:15 – 18:15 Radiograph interpretation – cases (Prof. Häggström)

Sunday, 21 July 2024 – Treatment and diagnosis of acquired diseases

9:00 – 09:45 Treatment of specific arrhythmias / ECG cases (Prof. Wess)
9:45 – 10:45 Dirofilariosis – Heartworm disease (Prof. Wess)
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:15 Diuretics - case examples (Prof. Wess)
12:15 – 13:00 Biomarker - NTproBNP (Prof. Wess)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:00 Practicals: Clinical case studies ECG cases (Prof. Wess)
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:15 Feline Cardiomyopathies – Diagnosis (Prof. Wess)
16:15 – 17:15 Feline Cardiomyopathies – Therapy (Prof. Wess)

Monday, 22 July 2024 – Pathophysiology and Therapeutic principles

9:00 – 10:00 Pathophysiology of the failing heart (Prof. Häggström)
10:00 – 10:45 ACE- Inhibitors – from physiology to clinical use (Prof. Häggström)
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:15 Neurohumoral regulation and treatment options: Beta-adrenergic blocking drugs and Spironolactone (Prof. Häggström)
12:15 – 13:00 Positive inotrope and inodilator (Prof. Häggström)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:00 Practicals: ECG cases self-study (small groups) (Group work)
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:30 Chronic valvular diseases – diagnosis and staging Diuretics - case examples (Prof. Häggström)
16:30 – 17:30 Chronic valvular diseases – therapy (Prof. Häggström)

Tuesday, 23 July 2024 – Acquired and congenital diseases

9:00 – 10:00 Pericardial diseases (Prof. Häggström)
10:00 – 10:45 Aortic stenosis (Prof. Häggström)
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:00 Pulmonic stenosis (Prof. Häggström)
12:00 – 12:45 PDA (Prof. Wess)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:45 DCM, ARVC, Doberman cardiomyopathy – diagnosis (Prof. Wess)
14:45 – 15:30 DCM, ARVC, Doberman cardiomyopathy -treatment (Prof. Wess)
15:30 – 15:45 Wrap-up of course, Certificates, Q & A (Prof. Wess)

Course Masters

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wess

DACVIM, DECVIM-CA (DE)

University of Munich, Germany

Prof. Dr. Jens Häggström

DVM, PhD, Diplomate ECVIM

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Uppsala, Sweden

Registration and Fees

Discount tuition fee for Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka, China, Pakistan, Lebanon and Vietnam: EURO 1.550,–

    Early registration: Euro 1.450,-

    (Deadline for FULL early registration payment: 18th April 2024)

Discount tuition fee for Macao, South Korea and Taiwan: EURO 1.950,–

    Early registration: Euro 1.850,-

    (Deadline for FULL early registration payment: 18th April 2024)

Tuition fee for Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, Canada, USA and Japan: EURO 2.550,–

    Early registration: Euro 2.450,-

    (Deadline for FULL early registration payment: 18th April 2024)

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