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Cardiology II, 21 - 25 August 2014, Luxembourg - held

Course Master: Dr. Gerhard Wess, DACVIM, DECVIM-CA (DE)
Co-lecturer: Prof. Dr. Jens Häggström DECVIM (SE)
Instructors: Dr. Markus Killich (DE), Dr. Susanne Thamke (DE)


This course is part of a series and the participants that have attended the previous course(s) have priority. To register as a newcomer to the course please attach your Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter to your registration.

OVERVIEW

The 2014 Cardiology II ESAVS Course requires experience and knowledge in veterinary cardiology.
Topics include Advanced treatment options, Syncope and ECG, Basic Echocardiography, Feline cardiomyopathies and Advanced diseases.

General Program:
In the mornings: lectures with one general topic, in the afternoons: practical training on patients, group case discussion on pre-recorded case material.


PROGRAM (preliminary)

Thursday, 21 August 2014 – Advanced Treatment Options, Syncope and ECG
08:30 – 09:00 Welcome and registration
09:00 – 10:00 Syncope: practical work-up and differentials
10:00 – 10:45 ECG-repetition: assessment of arrhythmia`s and treatment strategies
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:15 Holter Monitoring: when to use, how to do, and how to analyse
12:15 – 13:00 Assessment of the diuretic function, the challenge between volume overload and hypo perfusion
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:45 Advanced treatment options of acute heart failure
14:45 – 15:30 Advanced treatment options of chronic heart failure
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:00 Interactive cases management of challenging cases
Clinical case studies, Heart Failure treatment

Friday, 22 August 2014 – Feline Cardiomyopathies
09:00 – 10:00 Dyspnea in Felines
10:00 – 10:45 Feline Cardiomyopathies: physical examination, SAM, DR VOTO, genetic tests
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:15 Feline Cardiomyopathies-ECG, radiography and biomarker changes
12:15 – 13:00 Feline Cardiomyopathies- echo diagnosis of HCM, DCM, RCM, ARVC
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:45 Update: treatment of feline cardiomyopathy
14:45 – 15:30 Aortic thrombosis diagnosis and therapy
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:00 ECG cases – practicals in small groups

Saturday, 23 August 2014 – Advanced Diseases
09:00 – 10:00 Atrial septal defect: diagnosis and treatment options
10:00 – 10:45 Ventricular septal defect: diagnosis and treatment options
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:15 Differentiation of MMVD and DCM in large breed dogs
12:15 – 13:00 Cyanotic heart diseases
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:45 Mitral and Tricuspid valve dysplasia
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 – 16:15 Systemic hypertension: diagnosis and treatment
16:15 – 17:00 Pulmonary hypertension: diagnosis and treatment

Sunday, 24 August 2014 – Basic Echocardiography
09:00 – 09:45 Echocardiography basics: standard views
09:45 – 10:30 M-Mode – reference values and results interpretation
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:45 Spectral Doppler-Echocardiography (PW and CW)
11:45 – 12:30 Colour Doppler-Echocardiography – tips and tricks
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 – 16:00 Hands-on: practical training of acquiring Echo-images from the right side
16:00 – 18:00 Hands-on: practical training of acquiring Echo-images from the right side

Monday, 25 August 2014 – Basic Echocardiography
09:00 – 09:40 Hands-on: practical training of Echo-measurement; ECG cases; ECHO cases
09:40 – 10:20 Hands-on: practical training of Echo-measurement; ECG cases; ECHO cases
10:20 – 11:00 Hands-on: right and left sided ECHO views; ECG cases; ECHO cases
11:00 - 11:40 Coffee Break
11:40 – 12:20 Hands-on: right and left sided ECHO views; ECG cases; ECHO cases
12:20 – 13:00 Hands-on: right and left sided ECHO views; ECG cases; ECHO cases
13:00 – 13:45 Lunch Break
13:45 – 14:15 Problem oriented echocardiography – volume overload
14:15 – 15:00 Problem oriented echocardiography – pressure overload
15:00 – 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 – 16:00 ECHO cases- interactive cases management
16:00 – 16:15 Wrap-up of course and discussion

Program: Cardiology II 2014 - subject to change

ATF credit hours (Akademie für Tierärtzliche Fortbildung, Germany): 31
(for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg)

CPD points (Continuing Professional Developement): 40
Please also see ESAVS Certficate Program (ECSAVP)

ECTS points (European Credit Transfer System): 5
Please also see ESAVS Master Program (EMSAVMP)


COURSE LOCATION

Hotel and Travel Information

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Please enter `Luxembourg City, Luxembourg`
and your travel dates.


Please enter for Destination: `Luxembourg City`, for Zip code: `1511`, for Country: `Luxembourg` and your travel dates. Then search for hotels near the course address: `162A Avenue
de la Faïencerie`.


REGISTRATION

This course is currently fully booked. New registrations will be placed on the waiting list.
To enrol on the waiting list please complete and submit the registration form below (Manual Registration) but do not make any payments until you are contacted by our office and confirmed a place.


Tuition fee: EURO 2.290,--
Early registration: EURO 2.190,-- (deadline for FULL early registration payment: 31st January 2014)

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