Feline Medicine and Surgery IV - Endocrinology and Nutrition

09 December 2019 - 13 December 2019 | Bali, Indonesia

Can cats be fed as little dogs? How to support therapy of diseased cats  by dietary management? How can you diagnose, treat and monitor endocrinopathy in a cat? After attending the ESAVS Course „Feline Endocrinology and Nutrition“ you will know the answers to these questions!

Overview

Information about nutrition in clinically healthy cats as well as in diseased cats will be given. Dietary management of diseases is an important issue in successful therapy. Nutritional guidelines for diseases of kidneys, bladder, liver, gastrointestinal tract, pancreas and heart as well as for cat patients suffering from neoplasia or allergy will be imparted.    

The course gives the practitioner a throughout understanding of feline endocrinology. Major topics include polyuria/polydipsia, diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism, hyperaldosteronism and hypercalcemia. Many of these diseases represent a diagnostic challenge, for many of them treatment decisions are difficult and for some they need to be made as soon as possible in order to save the pet´s life. Between the theoretical lectures clinical cases are discussed with differential diagnosis, further diagnostics and therapeutics.

Preliminary Program
Monday, 09 December 2019

09:00 – 09:30 Registration, welcome, and introduction
09:30 – 10:30 Hormone measurements
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 Polyuria/polydipsia
12:30 – 13:00 Case
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 15:00 Basics of Feline Nutrition I
15:00 – 15:30 coffee break
15:30 – 17:00 Basics of Feline Nutrition II

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

09:00 – 10:30 Food additives in feline nutrition
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 Obesity in Cats
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 – 15:00 Diabetes mellitus
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 17:00 Diabetic ketoacidosis

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

09:00 – 10:30 Hyperthyroidism
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:00 Thyroid gland and kidney disease
12:00 – 12:30 Diabetes and immunosuppression
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 – 15:00 Diets in cats suffering from cardiac disease, Diets in cats suffering from diabetes,Dietary Management of EPI
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 17:00 Dietary Management of renal disease and bladder stones in cats

Thursday, 12 December 2019

09:00 – 10:30 Dietary management of  cats suffering from neoplasia, nutritional imbalances in cats
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 Dietary management of  patients suffering from gastrointestinal disease and allergy
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 – 14:30 Hyperaldosteronism
14:30 – 15:30 Disorders of Calciumhomeostasis
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 17:00 Acromegaly

Friday, 13 December 2019

09:00 – 10:00 Hypertension
10:00 – 10:30 Steroids
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 11:45 Feline Cushing
11:45 – 12:30 Case
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 – 14:30 Nutrition of the critically ill cat, Raw Meat Based Diets in Cats, Case
14:30 – 15:00 Coffee break
15:00 – 16:00 Jeopardy
16:00 – 17:00 Wrap-up of course / Certificate ceremony

If you have any questions regarding the registration or any other further details for the courses in Asia please contact the ESAVS Asia Office: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.