Programme |

Friday 26 March 2021

Module Summaries | Agenda


Each of these modules contain a whole host of content that will be available through the online event platform!

With live presentations, interactive sessions and Q&A discussions, plus an On-Demand Stream filled with webinars to compliment the live programme.

Click each panel to learn more & view the day's agenda below

Can The Profession Go Green?

Friday 26 March - Live Stream 1 | On-Demand Stream


Module Summary

Environmental awareness and the need for everyone to play their part in building a sustainable approach has never been more vital. With pioneers in the veterinary space learn why this matters, what is possible and how sustainability makes sense not only environmentally and ethically but also as part of your practice identity and mind-set.


Live Programme Sessions

10:00 - 10:50 One health, one planet: why sustainability is a necessity   

Leadership perspective: what is needed right now and how to change minds - Libby Kemkaran-Thompson 

High level perspective: what is happening in veterinary sector - Ellie West

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11:20 - 12:10 What does environmentally friendly look like in a practice?   

The business case for sustainability - Becky Sedman

Practice level practical perspective - Zoe Halfacree


12:20 - 13:10 20x20 visions of a greener future now 

5 pecha kucha's - Matthew Sawyer & Becky Sedman


On-Demand Sessions

Webinar Shining a spotlight on waste - life through the COVID lens - Zoe Halfacree

Webinar How exactly do you change minds? - Libby Kemkaran-Thompson

Webinar Hospital case study: how did we make our anaesthesia practices more environmentally friendly? - Will McFadzean

Dentistry

Friday 26 March - Live Stream 1 | On-Demand Stream


Module Summary

Get your teeth into one of the most frequently performed procedures in practice, and brush up on your dentistry. Join an international group of speakers as they give you the lowdown on dental imaging, challenging extractions in dogs and cats and feline chronic gingivitis-stomatitis, as well as tips on ensuring effective dental management in practice.


Live Programme Sessions

14:30 - 15:20 Dental management in practice

Ergonomics in the dental station for the veterinary surgeon - Jens Ruhnau

Ergonomics in the dental station for the veterinary nurse - Claire Bloor

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15:30 - 16:20 Better dental imaging: techniques and practice

Using Cone Beam CT in practice and how it compares with conventional radiology - Milinda Lommer

Dental radiology projections for three rooted maxillary teeth - Jens Ruhnau

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16:50 - 17:40 Dental surgery: difficult extractions - tips and tricks

Difficult dog extractions: tips and tricks - Jens Ruhnau

Difficult cat extractions: tips and tricks - Milinda Lommer

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17:50 - 18:40 Feline chronic gingivitis and stomatitis: an update

Part l: FCGS - what it is and managing expectations -  Boaz Arzi

Part ll:  stem cell therapy and stomatitis - Boaz Arzi


On-Demand Sessions

Webinar     Feline chronic gingivostomatitis: recent updates and future perspectives - Boaz Arzi

The Exotic Hideaway

Friday 26 March - Live Stream 2 | On-Demand Stream


Module Summary

Whether you see small furries and reptiles once in a blue moon, or more regularly, there are those problem cases that always stump you. Most common presentations are related to skin, or ENT conditions. This module is designed to give a methodical approach to these cases and to outline the most appropriate tests and therapeutics.

The last session covers emergency triage and stabilisation of emergency exotic cases, giving tips and hints for intravenous access and most likely differential diagnoses for collapse in reptiles, birds and rabbits.

The module is supplemented by pre recorded webinars by internationally renowned speakers of analgesia and anaesthesia; ultrasonographic techniques in small mammals and an overview on haematology and biochemistry of small animals and reptiles.


Live Programme Sessions

10:00 - 10:50    ENT infections in rabbits and small furries: what's up, doc?

How to approach ENT cases in-practice - Thomas Donnelly

Sinusitis and rhinitis in rabbits: non-antibiotic therapies - John Chitty

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11:20 - 12:10    Common cases in exotic skin disease

How to diagnose in-practice. Which diagnostic tests to do? - Tom Dutton

Factors involved in skin disease in reptiles: detecting infectious cases -  John Chitty


12:20 - 13:10    Help, it's an exotic emergency: what do I do?

Principles of triage and immediate assessment of exotics - John Chitty

Stabilisation - Tom Dutton


On-Demand Sessions

Webinar    Understanding blood results in small mammals and reptiles John Chitty

Webinar    Ultrasound of small mammals: is it possible?

Webinar    Analgesic and anaesthetic drugs in small mammals Ian Self

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Neurology on a Shoestring

Friday 26 March - Live Stream 2 | On-Demand Stream


Module Summary

Say goodbye to nervous neurology with a practical team-based approach. Covering the essentials of how to approach the neurological case in practice, our speakers will take you through a practical guide from examination to diagnostics, and key presentations – the neurotrauma patient, seizures and other paroxysmal events, and weakness and collapse.

Pre-recorded resources will cover canine epilepsy management, neurotrauma of the brain and spine and nursing the neurological patient.


Live Programme Sessions

14:30 - 15:20    Where do I start? Keys to cost-effective neuro diagnosis

An introduction to the neurological examination - Tom Cardy

Key diagnostic test - Holger Volk


15:30 - 16:20    How to approach neuro trauma in practice

A vets perspective : diagnosis and management - Tom Cardy

A VN's perspective: diagnosis and management 


16:50 - 17:40    Diagnosing seizures and other paroxysmal events

Odd episodes: when is a seizure not a seizure? - Tom Cardy 

Other causes - Holger Volk


17:50 - 18:40    Approaches to weakness and collapse: a case based discussion

Panel discussion - Holger Volk & Gerard Mclauchlan


On-Demand Sessions

Webinar    A guide to the fundamentals of traumatic brain injury and spinal traumaTom Cardy

Webinar    Nursing the neurological patient

Webinar    Epilepsy management: beyond conventional drugsHolger Volk

Ophthalmology

Friday 26 March - Live Stream 3 | On-Demand Stream


Module Summary

Take a clear sighted look at some of the most common and important ocular presentations. These highly practical sessions will cover ocular opacities, non-healing ulcers and ocular emergencies.

Pre-recorded resources available will cover canine and feline cataracts, corneal sequestrums in cats and brachycephalic ocular issues.


Live Programme Sessions

10:00 - 10:50    Ocular opacities: what, when, where, why?   

Corneal opacities - Richard Everson

Anterior chamber, lens and vitreous - Lorraine Fleming


11:20 - 12:10    These are the pits: non-healing corneal ulcers and how to deal with them

SCCEDs, endothelial degeneration - Richard Everson

Feline indolent ulcers - Lorraine Fleming


12:20 - 13:10    Ocular emergencies: what the heck am I dealing with?

Interactive session - Richard Everson & Lorraine Fleming


On-Demand Sessions

Webinar    Brachycephalic dogs: key ocular issues - Richard Everson

Webinar    Corneal sequestrums in cats: diagnosis and treatment options - Richard Everson

Webinar    Canine and feline cataracts: diagnosis, treatment and prognosis - Lorraine Fleming

Brachycephalics

Friday 26 March - Live Stream 3 | On-Demand Stream


Module Summary

Short of face but long on potential problems, brachycephalics present many challenges. Explore some of the most common issues facing you when dealing with these cases, from respiratory assessment and BOAS surgery to anaesthesia and the importance of a team approach.

A review of a number of the other important conditions to watch out for, as well as regurgitation and hiatal hernia, brachycephalic ocular issues, and nursing the BOAS patient will also be covered.


Live Programme Sessions

14:30 - 15:20 Gasping for air: how badly is my patient affected? - Julia Riggs & Chris Shales


15:30 - 16:20 Take a deep breath: BOAS surgery doesn't have to be scary

Nose and soft palate - Jane Ladlow

Larynx & tracheostomy/tieback - Rob White


16:50 - 17:40 Anaesthesia in BOAS patients: protocols and pitfalls

Vet perspective - Liz Leece

Nurse perspective - Jen Busby


17:50 - 18:40 The team approach to the brachycephalic patient

Panel discussion - Julia Riggs, Chris Shales & Lydia Smith


On-Demand Sessions

Webinar Now then: this is no ordinary dog... what should I be looking for?  - Chris Shales

Webinar Regurgitation and BOAS hiatal hernia: should this be treated surgically? - Rob White

Webinar Nursing the BOAS patient: primary considerations - Lydia Smith

Kidney Medicine and Nursing

Friday 26 March - Live Stream 4 | On-Demand Stream


Module Summary

Are kidneys keeping you up at night? This module delivers the answers to some key questions, with a focus on ensuring the basics are in place to achieve a comprehensive diagnosis, and allowing the development of the right management strategy for the patient. The module covers key biochemistry and urinalysis, acute kidney injury and nephrolithiasis.


Live Programme Sessions

10:00 - 10:50 Getting the basics right

Blood tests in kidney disease: looking beyond urea and creatinine - Rebecca Geddes

Urine tests in kidney disease: beyond dipstick and USG - Sophie McMurrough


11:20 - 12:10 Acute kidney injury

Making the diagnosis

Managing the patient - Caroline Boothroyd


12:20 - 13:10 Nephroliths: when are they a problem and what should I do next?

Identifying kidney stones: incidental finding or the key to the patient's problem - Isuru Gajanayake

Approach to calcium oxalate nephroliths: surgery, medicine or wait and see? - Tim Charlesworth

Live session: interactive nutrition cases - Isuru Gajanayake 


On-Demand Sessions

Webinar Nutrition: stretching your knowledge. The evidence base for dietary intervention in renal disease - Isuru Gajanayake

Nursing: The Cornerstone of Care

Friday 26 March - Live Stream 4 | On-Demand Stream


Module Summary

This year’s BSAVA virtual nursing stream examines how we can provide the best nursing care for some of our most critical patients. With well-known and international speakers we will discuss how to gain intravenous access in collapsed patients, place and maintain urinary catheters, monitor high dependency patients and look into how we can help patients suffering with nausea.

Pre- recorded webinars will provide further insight into nursing critical patients and advanced treatments that are becoming available.


Key Learning Objectives

  • To know the best way to approach a patient with difficult venous access.
  • Describe how to place a urinary catheter, how to maintain it and prevent hospital acquired infection.
  • Improve understanding of how to nurse the complex patient.

Live Programme Sessions

14:30 - 15:20    Tame that vein

Bad veins; How to get IV access when all the veins have gone - Amy Newfield

Intravenous catheter care and maintenance - Sophie McMurrough


15:30 - 16:20    Team urology

Don’t hate urinate! Urethral catheterisation - Sophie McMurrough

Urine for a treat! Nursing the blocked bladder - Kathryn Latimer-Jones


16:50 - 17:40    Does all bleeding eventually stop..?

Common coagulopathies - Laura Rosewell

Nursing the bleeding patient - Holly Witchell


17:50 - 18:40    Curb the queasiness

What can you do for the nausiated patient? - Laura Rosewell

Caring for the pancreatitis patient - Holly Witchell


On-Demand Sessions

Webinar    Nutritional care for crystals and stonesSophie McMurrough

Webinar    Hello haematologyLaura Rosewell

Webinar    Tubes, tubes and more tubes: nursing the high dependence patientElle Haskey

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Keynote


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Can The Profession Go Green?


10:00 - 10:50

One health, one planet: why sustainability is a necessity

Presentations & live discussion - Libby Kemkaran-Thompson & Ellie West

Sponsored by



11:20 - 12:10

What does environmentally friendly look like in a practice?

Presentations & live discussion - Becky Sedman & Zoe Halfacree


12:20 - 13:10

20x20 visions of a greener future now

Presentation: 5 pecha kucha's - Matthew Sawyer & Becky Sedman

Speakers
Libby Kemkaran-Thompson
Ellie West
Becky Sedman
Zoe Halfacree
Matthew Sawyer
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Lunch & Exhibition
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Dentistry


14:30 - 15:20

Dental management in practice

Presentations & live discussion - Jens Ruhnau & Claire Bloor

Sponsored by



15:30 - 16:20

Better dental imaging: techniques and practice

Presentations & live discussion Jens Ruhnau & Milinda Lommer

Sponsored by



16:50 - 17:40

Dental surgery: difficult extractions - tips and tricks

Presentations & live discussion Jens Ruhnau & Milinda Lommer

Sponsored by



17:50 - 18:40

Feline chronic gingivitis and stomatitis: an update

Presentation & live discussion - Boaz Arzi

Speakers
Jens Ruhnau
Claire Bloor
Milinda Lommer
Boaz Arzi
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Re-run of Keynote

Speaker

Jenny Campbell

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Keynote


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The Exotic Hideaway


10:00 - 10:50

ENT Infections in rabbits and small furries: what's up, doc?

Presentations & live discussion - Thomas Donnelly & John Chitty

Sponsored by



11:20 - 12:10

Common cases in exotic skin disease

Presentations & live discussion - Tom Dutton & John Chitty


12:20 - 13:10

Help, it's an exotic emergency: what do I do?

Presentations & live discussion - Tom Dutton & John Chitty

Speakers
John Chitty
Thomas M. Donnelly
Tom Dutton
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Lunch & Exhibition
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Neurology on a Shoestring


14:30 - 15:20

Where do I start? Keys to cost-effective neuro diagnosis

Presentations & live discussion - Tom Cardy & Holger Volk


15:30 - 16:20

How to approach neuro trauma in practice

Presentation & live discussion - Tom Cardy


16:50 - 17:40

Diagnosing seizures and other paroxysmal events

Presentations & live discussion Tom Cardy & Holger Volk


17:50 - 18:40

Approaches to weakness and collapse: a case based discussion

Live case based discussion - Holger Volk & Gerard Mclauchlan

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Re-run of Keynote

Speaker

Jenny Campbell

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Keynote


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Ophthalmology


10:00 - 10:50

Ocular opacities: what, when, where, why?

Presentations & live discussion - Richard Everson & Lorraine Fleming


11:20 - 12:10

These are the pits: non-healing corneal ulcers and how to deal with them

Presentations & live discussion - Richard Everson & Lorraine Fleming


12:20 - 13:10

Ocular emergencies: what the heck am I dealing with?

Presentations & live discussion - Richard Everson & Lorraine Fleming

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Lunch & Exhibition
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Brachycephalics


14:30 - 15:20

Gasping for air: how badly is my patient affected?

Presentations & live discussion - Julia Riggs & Chris Shales


15:30 - 16:20

Take a deep breath: BOAS surgery doesn't have to be scary

Presentations & live discussion - Jane Ladlow & Rob White


16:50 - 17:40

Anaesthesia in BOAS patients: protocols and pitfalls

Presentations & live discussion - Liz Leece & Jen Busby


17:50 - 18:40

The team approach to the brachycephalic patient

Live panel discussion - Julia Riggs, Chris Shales & Lydia Smith

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Re-run of Keynote

Speaker

Jenny Campbell

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Keynote


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Kidney Medicine and Nursing


10:00 - 10:50

Getting the basics right

Presentations & live discussion - Rebecca Geddes & Sophie McMurrough


11:20 - 12:10

Acute kidney injury

Presentation & live discussion - Caroline Boothroyd


12:20 - 13:10

Nephroliths: when are they a problem and what should I do next?

Presentations & live discussion - Isuru Gajanayake & Tim Charlesworth

Speakers
Rebecca Geddes
Sophie McMurrough
Caroline Boothroyd
Isuru Gajanayake
Tim Charlesworth
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Lunch & Exhibition
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Nursing: The Cornerstone of Care


14:30 - 15:20

Tame that vein

Presentations & live discussion - Amy Newfield & Sophie McMurrough


15:30 - 16:20

Team urology

Presentations & live discussion - Kathryn Latimer-Jones & Sophie McMurrough


16:50 - 17:40

Does all bleeding eventually stop…..?

Presentations & live discussion - Laura Rosewell & Holly Witchell


17:50 - 18:40

Curb the queasiness

Presentations & live discussion - Laura Rosewell & Holly Witchell

Speakers
Amy Newfield
Sophie McMurrough
Kathryn Latimer-Jones
Laura Rosewell
Holly Witchell
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Re-run of Keynote

Speaker

Jenny Campbell

Coming soon!