Eastcott Referrals CPD - Online Webinars

We’ve taken our historic CPD presentations and made these available to view free as Online Webinars

Katherine Manchip and Dave Johnson

Corneal ulceration in dogs

Ulcers are not all equal. In this CPD we will look at how to differentiate superficial, spontaneous chronic corneal epithelial defects (SCCED), foreign bodies, sequestrums, immune-mediated and stromal ulcers. We will look at pathogenesis, management and treatment options.

Andrew Perry

Anaesthesia from a Dentist’s Point of View:

Andrew discusses the considerations of Anaesthesia during patient treatment from the dentists perspective.

Dental Radiography and Radiology:

In this presentation Andrew discusses how to take intra-oral dental radiographs and then reviews radiographic appearance of normal and common pathological features.

Clinical anatomy and instruments:

Here Andrew discusses the important features of oral anatomy and how it relates to oral surgery, then reviews the dentistry instrumentarium.

Peter Southerden

Exodontics - Tooth Extraction in cats and dogs

Peter describes the techniques used for tooth extraction in cats and dogs.

Dental Disease Identification

In this presentation Peter discusses the common oral and dental diseases that you will encounter in cats and dogs and describes their common features to aid identification.

Oral Examination, Scaling and Polishing

Peter discusses how to perform a complete oral and dental examination and then describes the techniques that are used for scaling and polishing teeth.

Jaw fractures in cats – what are my options?

Jaw fractures are a common sequel to serious skull trauma in cats. They are often complex and both diagnosis and fixation present significant challenges. In part one of this two part presentation, we look at the incidence and common patterns of maxillary and mandibular fracture and review two common techniques of fracture stabilisation using dental composite and wire.

David Mackenzie

Emergency and Critical Care of the Diabetes Patient

A case based webinar looking at the management of critically ill diabetes patients.

How to perform effective CPR and get your patient back

In this online webinar, David will take a step-by-step approach on how to perform effective CPR and the practical aspects of patient resuscitation. He will review how to set up a crash area and how to organise your 'resus team' to give you the best chance of getting your patients back…and keeping them back!

Duncan Barnes

How to approach juvenile lameness in dogs

Lameness in young dogs is a common presentation. This interactive webinar will guide delegates through the approach to juvenile lameness, with plenty of examples and cases to illustrate the common types of problems we see.

Small Animal fracture assessment and treatment planning

To get the best results in dogs and cats with fractures we need to have a systematic approach to assessing our patients and their injuries. This webinar will take delegates step by step through the process of assessing fractures and how to make a plan for their treatment.

Tim Charlesworth

Laparoscopic neutering

Laparoscopic neutering is the most commonly performed "keyhole surgery" in the UK. This webinar will cover the pros and cons of laparoscopy and discuss the different techniques available to help vets choose the best approach to use on their patients. Common complications and how to deal with them will also be discussed.

Brachycephalic Surgery - Making the best of a “Brachy situation”

Brachycephalic breeds remain some of the most popular within the UK with more and more cases of BOAS presenting to vets. In this CPD webinar Tim discusses the assessment, management, early interventions and salvage procedures that can be used to treat these cases.

Tristan Merlin

Neuromuscular blocking agents

Neuromuscular blocking agents (NMBA) are commonly used for ophthalmic surgeries. In this webinar Tristan gives an opportunity to those wanting to refresh their knowledge or learn more about this class of drugs, to use them more confidently.

Vanessa Woolhead

Feline azotaemia and ureteric obstructions

Chronic kidney disease is a common condition affecting our geriatric cats; however, alternative underlying causes of azotaemia, including ureteric obstructions, should be excluded in order for us to provide the most appropriate treatment. In this his webinar Vanessa reviews the pathophysiology of azotaemia with delegates to enable them to perform vital diagnostics and provide their clients with available treatment options.

Andrew Phillips

Surgical aspects of the extra hepatic biliary tract

In this online webinar Andrew Phillips gives a review of basic anatomy, pathophysiology, associated literature and surgical procedures of the extra hepatic biliary tract in small animals.

Matt Best

Approaching Canine Lymphoma: making the best decisions for your patients and clients

Lymphoma is one of the most common malignancies that we see in dogs. With appropriate treatment many dogs enjoy months or years of good quality extra life. In this webinar Matt discusses the initial approach to lymphoma and how to approach these cases. He looks at how to best inform owners, to get the right information from testing and to strategies to get the best outcomes for their dogs.

Annabel Mcfadzean

Surgical Extractions - Techniques & Complications

Dental extractions can be challenging so it is important to follow a logical approach and understand the important principles in order to achieve a good clinical outcome. In this presentation we will discuss the approach and specific techniques to use, providing tips along the way for the more ‘challenging’ teeth. We will look at equipment required and the proper use of instrumentation, preparation for surgery, flap creation and handling, and ways to achieve tension-free closure.  The most common complications will be discussed: both how to avoid, and the best way to treat if they do occur.

Virginia Crespo (DVM PGDip MSc MRCVS) and Alex Hamilton (BA VetMB MRCVS)

Disc disease in dogs

In this CPD session Virginia and Alex discuss the different types of disc herniation and the management of these cases.

Alix Freeman

Radiographic and CT evaluation of dental lesions and oral masses

In this CPD presentation Alix describes the normal structures and common pathologies of the canine and feline oral cavity as seen on radiography but also with reference to CT. There is a particular focus on tooth resorption and oral masses.

Ida Gilbert

‘I can see clearly now the haze has gone’ – Diabetic Cataracts in Dogs

In this webinar head of ophthalmology Ida Gilbert will focus on the clinical presentation and causes of cataracts, particularly diabetic cataracts in dogs. Ida will outline how to identify a cataract and discuss the treatments options available, most notably phacoemulsification.

“Not a wet eye in the house” - Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS)

Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) is a very common problem in dogs presenting in general practice. In this CPD presentation Ida discusses how to diagnose these cases early, give effective medical management and reviews surgical options.

Carles Blasi Brugué

Practical Transfusion Medicine in Dogs and Cats

In this webinar Carles discusses the practical aspects of transfusion medicine. He covers the different hemoderivatives and how to use them, and about canine and feline blood groups and blood compatibility. Carles will also help you understand how to use blood components in clinical practice.

Amy Dutton

Anaesthetic Considerations for the Neurological Patient

Anaesthesia of patients with intracranial disease can be challenging.  An understanding of relevant pathophysiology, pharmacokinetics, and the effects of anaesthesia is imperative. In this CPD webinar Head of Referral Nursing, Amy Dutton, examines the main nursing considerations when anesthetising these patients, including drug selection, monitoring, and potential complications that should be avoided.