Internal Medicine: Respiratory Diseases in Dogs and Cats (Course 5/9)

30 March 2020 - 03 April 2020 | Xiamen, China

General Overview

The program of the courses is created to give the chance to participants to deepen their knowledge in internal medicine of companion animals. The courses will be at an advanced level, in case-oriented and problem-solving approaches; each week will focus on a specific “field” of small animal internal medicine in order to give to attending veterinarians basic as well as advanced competences in most important topics of veterinary internal medicine. By attending to all courses, the participants are expected to achieve an adequate level of skills to be able to solve problems in daily practice and to facilitate their cooperation with specialists in university and referral clinics.

The complete training programme consists of 9 periods of 5 days each; the entire programme will be given during three successive years. International guidelines and most recent scientific literature will be discussed during lectures, cases will be given to participants during practical sessions. Participants will be fully responsible to find adequate management plans and reach the diagnosis during practical sessions. Theoretical and practical sessions will allow the participants to achieve a level of knowledge and expertise that will enable them to manage any internal medicine case.

Please note: The courses can be taken in any order.

Topics

  • Respiratory disorders
  • Number of upper and lower respiratory tract diseases (e.g., tracheal collapse, pulmonary parasites, eosinophilic pneumonia, neoplasia)
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pathologies of the pleural space, mediastinum and chest wall

The module combines theoretical and practical sessions.

Language

All modules will be held in China, in English language with consecutive translation in Chinese.

Preliminary Program (Click to open)
Monday, 30 March 2020

09.00 - 10.00  Anatomy of airways and lungs, approach to respiratory signs
10.00 – 11.00 Diagnostic investigation of the respiratory tract
11.00 - 11.30  Pause
11.30 - 13.30 Nasal and nasopharyngeal diseases
13.30 – 14.30 Lunch break
Practical session: case management
15.30 – 15.45 Pause
Practical session: case management

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

09.00 - 10.00: Laryngeal diseases (Ferri)
10.00 - 11.00: Tracheal diseases (Ferri)
11.00 - 11.30  Pause
11.30 - 12.30 Eosinophilic broncopneumopathy and primary ciliary dyskinesia (Porporato)
12.30 - 13.30 Chronic bronchitis in dogs, bronchiectasis and bronchomalacia (Ferri)
13.30 – 14.30 Lunch break
14.30 Practical session: case management(Porporato/Ferri)
15.30 – 15.45 Pause
Practical session: case management(Porporato/Ferri)

Wednesday, 1 April 2020

09.00 - 10.00 Feline inflammatory bronchial disease and asthma (Porporato)
10.00 - 11.00 Infectious pneumonia (Porporato)
11.00 - 11.30 Pause
11.30 - 12.30 Pulmonary parasites (Ferri)
12.30 - 13.30 Interstitial lung diseases (Ferri)
13.30 – 14.30 Lunch break
14.30 Practical session: case management (Porporato/Ferri)
15.30 – 15.45 Pause
Practical session: case management (Porporato/Ferri)

Thursday, 2 April 2020

09.00 - 10.00 Miscellaneous lung diseases (Porporato)
10.00 - 11.00 Pulmonary hypertension: classification and causes (Porporato)
11.00 - 11.30 Pause
11.30 - 12.30 Pulmonary hypertension: diagnosis and treatment (Porporato)
12.30 - 13.30 Diseases of the chest wall: ribs, sternum and diaphragm (Ferri)
13.30 – 14.30 Lunch break
14.30 Practical session: case management (Porporato/Ferri)
15.30 – 15.45 Pause
Practical session: case management (Porporato/Ferri)

Friday, 3 April 2020

09.00 - 10.00 Anatomy and diagnostic evaluation of mediastinum, chest wall and diaphragm (Ferri)
10.00 - 11.00 Mediastinal diseases (Porporato)
11.00 - 11.30 Pause
11.30 – 12.30 Anatomy, physiology, and diagnostic evaluation of pleural space (Ferri)
12.30 - 13.30 Pleural effusions and pneumothorax (Ferri)
13.30 – 14.30 Lunch break
14.30 Practical session: case management (Porporato/Ferri)
15.30 – 15.45 Pause
Practical session: case management (Porporato/Ferri)

Registration and Fees

Discount tuition fee for Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka, Philippines, China, Pakistan and Vietnam: EURO 1.014,–

    Early registration: Euro 943,--

    (Deadline for FULL early registration payment: 23 November 2019)

Discount tuition fee for Hong Kong, Macao, South Korea, Taiwan and Lebanon: EURO 1.349,–

    Early registration: Euro 1.254,-

    (Deadline for FULL early registration payment: 23 November 2019)

Tuition fee for Europe, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, Canada, USA and Japan: EURO 1.724,–

    Early registration: Euro 1.603,-

    (Deadline for FULL early registration payment: 23 November 2019)

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