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MS113 – Anaemia and Bleeding Disorders Mini Series

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Price: £327.00

This course is available online. Please see below for more details on how to attend this course via the Internet.

Join European and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Internal Medicine Simon Tappin for three 2-hour sessions. Includes 12 months access to all of your course materials.

Product Description

  • Join Simon Tappin MA VetMB CertSAM DipECVIM-CA MRCVS for three 2-hour online sessions and get expert help in handling your patients with anaemia and bleeding disorders
  • Comprehensive notes to downloaded
  • Self-assessment quizzes to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification (don’t worry, you can take them more than once if you don’t quite hit the mark first time)
  • A whole year’s access to recorded sessions for reviewing key points (and in case you miss a live session!)
  • Superb value for money – learn without travelling
  • Watch the live events or the recordings on your iPad!


Session 1: Friday 17th June 2016   2pm-4pm (UK time)

Approaching the Anaemic Patient

  • Review of red cell physiology and the approach to patients with anaemia
  • Assessment of laboratory findings
    • Blood smear analysis
    • Understanding red cell parameters
    • Cytological morphology
    • How to classify causes of anaemia
  • Understand how, when and where to take a bone marrow biopsy
  • Introduction to transfusion medicine
    • How to collect and administer a transfusion
    • What component therapies might be useful from veterinary blood banks
Session 2: Friday 1st July 2016   2pm-4pm (UK time)

The Causes of Anaemia and How to Treat Them Successfully

  • Causes of regenerative anaemia
    • Blood loss anaemia
    • Haemolysis
    • Immune mediated red cell destruction
  • Treatment options for immune mediated haemolytic anaemia including which immunosuppressive therapies should be considered
  • Causes of non-regenerative anaemia, including chronic renal failure and bone marrow disease
  • Understanding how and when to use erythropoietin
  • Plenty of case-based examples
Session 3: Friday 15th July 2016   2pm-4pm (UK time)

Approach To and Treatment Of the Bleeding Patient

  • Coagulation in cats and dogs, including recent advances in understanding
  • Assessment of laboratory and patient side tests of coagulation
  • Primary coagulation disorders – thrombocytopenia, thrombocytopathia and von Willibrand’s disease
  • Secondary coagulation disorders
    • Inherited diseases such as haemophilia A and B, and Hageman factor deficiency
    • Acquired disorders such as rodenticide toxicity
  • Understanding disseminated intravascular coagulation and treatment options

The price includes all 3 sessions, notes and quiz – 8 hours of CPD

*No traffic jams, accommodation hassles, pet or childcare, rota clashes, locum fees ……….. just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource.

*overseas customers will not be charged VAT

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