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Our top picks from the unmissable 2019 programme of CPD

13 May 2019, at 9:00am

Below is our selection of the must-see presentations taking place at VetsNorth in one month. As a Veterinary Practice reader, you can save 15 percent on all tickets with the code VPMAG15.

Taking place on 12-13 June, VetsNorth has been designed to provide vets and veterinary nurses with an unparalleled programme of high quality, affordable CPD, offering guidance and advice on key topics to equip delegate with the confidence and understanding to improve practice effectiveness and performance.

Held in the heart of Manchester, the accessible event offers attendees the opportunity to choose from 27 hours of bespoke content covering subject areas across small animal medicine, small animal surgery and veterinary nursing. Presentations will focus on the endocrine system, emergency medicine and surgery and critical care nursing. The friendly, regional size of this event ensures that you won’t be lost in the crowd but provides opportunities for engagement with leading experts, allowing you to ask questions and seek real, individual advice on challenging cases you are facing in practice.

Below is our selection of the most unmissable sessions taking place at VetsNorth 2019. The programme can be viewed here and your discounted ticket can be purchased here using the code VPMAG15 at checkout.

Small animal medicine

Our top pick:

Heather Moberly of Texas A&M University providing guidance on where to find information for free when researching difficult cases.

Unmissable sessions:

Researching the difficult case – where to find information for free! – Heather Moberly MSLS AHIP FHEA PgCert (Vet Ed)

Acute vomiting and diarrhoea in the dog – Ed Hall MA VetMB PhD DipECVIM-CA FRCVS

Cardiovascular emergencies and CPCR in dogs and cats Gayle Hallowell MA VetMB CertVA PhD DipACVIM DipACVECC PFHEA FRCVS

Viral Haemorrgahic Disease in rabbits – Molly Varga BVetMed DZooMed (Mammalian) MRCVS

Veterinary nursing

Our top pick:

Georgie Hollis’ presentations exploring the science behind effective bandaging

Unmissable sessions:

Top tips for effective bandaging - Georgie Hollis BSc

Anaesthetising the emergency patient – Helen Binge RVN

Running effective weight loss programmes in your practice – Clare Spencer BSc (Hons) CVN, Cert Ed, Dip AVN (Medical) Cert VNECC RVN

Resolving conflict in practice – Carolyne Crowe BVetMed (Hons) MSc, BSc (Hons) Dip Coaching Dip Stress Management and Wellbeing MRCVS

Small animal surgery

Our top pick:

David Williams’ session exploring opthalmological surgical emergencies in dogs and cats, covering trauma to the eye from lid lacerations through penetrating corneal foreign bodies to globe prolapse.

Unmissable sessions:

Opthalmological surgical emergencies in dogs and cats - David Williams MA VetMB PhD CertVOphthal CertWEL FRCVS

Emergency respiratory tract surgery in the dog - Alison Moores BVSc (Hons) CertSAS DipECVS MRCVS

Perineal surgery in the dogJon Hall VetMB MA CertSAS DipECVS MRCVS

Gastric-dilation volvulus in the dog – Prue Neath BSc (Hons) BVetMed DipACVS DipECVS MRCVS

The conference will be accompanied by a trade exhibition with the veterinary industry’s leading companies, held in the stunning atrium of MMU Business School, allowing you to get hands-on with the latest products and learn about new services in the veterinary industry. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in an interactive Q&A on hot topics in the veterinary industry at the end of the first day. Delegates are encouraged to submit their questions in advance to vetsnorth@5mpublishing.com or on twitter using #VetsNorth.

Don’t forget, as a Veterinary Practice reader, you can save 15 percent on all tickets by using code VPMAG 15 at checkout or by phoning 01865 237 737.