Live Agendas |

Programme | Saturday 27 March 

Each session will end with a live discussion element.

Sessions within the Live Streams will be added to the On Demand Stream after live broadcast.

Congress Open
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Welcome & Day Three Keynote Lecture | Dr Ranj Singh

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Speaker
Dr Ranj Singh
Medical Doctor & TV Presenter
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Orthopaedics


Live Stream 1 | 10:00 - 10:50    Getting the most from your orthopaedic exam in the lame dog

Orthopaedic exam review - Ben Walton (UK)

Visual gait analysis and how to be objective - Miranda Aiken (UK)

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Live Stream 1 | 11:20 - 12:10    Is this lameness orthopaedic or neurological?

Live session - Ben Walton (UK) & Bianca Hettlich (CH)


Live Stream 1 | 12:20 - 13:10    My favourite orthopaedic myths

My favourite myths around FHO - Bianca Hettlich (CH)

Cat fractures will heal as long as the two bone ends are in the same room - Miranda Aiken (UK)

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Speakers
Ben Walton
Clinical Research and Development Director
Fusion Implants
Miranda Aiken
Veterinary Surgeon
Anderson Abercromby Veterinary Referrals
Bianca Hettlich
Veterinary Surgeon
Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern
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Cytology for Vets and Nurses


Live Stream 2 | 10:00 - 10:50    Improving your practice's skills in cytology

Common mistakes in sampling - Paola Monti (UK)

Common mistakes in interpreting - Elizabeth Villiers (UK)

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Live Stream 2 | 11:20 - 12:10    Is it cancer?

How does the cytologist do it? - Elizabeth Villiers (UK)

What else does the oncologist need to know (TNM)? - Laura Blackwood (UK)


Live Stream 2 | 12:20 - 13:10    Interactive cytology

Live session - Paola Monti (UK) & Elizabeth Villiers (UK)

Speakers
Paola Monti
Clinical Pathologist Specialist
Dick White Referrals
Elizabeth Villiers
Head of Pathology
Dick White Referrals
Laura Blackwood
Head of Department
University of Liverpool
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Current Topics


Live Stream 3 | 10:00 - 10:50    Mastering uncertainty: communicating to inspire confidence

Overview of psychology of uncertainty - Carolyne Crowe (UK)

Application of this from COVID lockdown perspective in practice - Alan Robinson (UK)


Live Stream 3 | 11:20 - 12:10    Lessons from lockdown: telemedicine is here to stay

Insights into maintaining relationships and changing dynamics with remote consults - Brian Faulkner (UK)

Practice perspective: how have we used it, what have we learned? - Matt Flann (UK)

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Live Stream 3 | 12:20 - 13:10    Today's VUCA world: opportunity or threat?

Overview of VUCA - Richard Casey (UK)

Key themes of change - Liz Somerville (UK)

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Speakers
Carolyne Crowe
Head of Training
Veterinary Defence Society
Alan Robinson
Director
Vet Dynamics
Brian Faulkner
Veterinary Surgeon
Colourful CPD
Matthew Flann
Veterinary Surgeon
Pennard Vets
Richard Casey
Head of Clinical Development
Blue Cross
Liz Somerville
Director
Loch Leven Equine Practice & VMG
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Urogenital Tract Surgery


Live Stream 4 | 10:00 - 10:50    The broken tap: when do we need a plumber?

Critical history, blood tests and urinalysis - Alix McBrearty (UK)

Imaging the urogenital tract: what test when? - Gawain Hammond (UK)


Live Stream 4 | 11:20 - 12:10    The leaking tap: what's new?

dentifying ectopic ureters: tips and tricks - Laura Owen (UK)

USMI when medicine fails: what next? - Alasdair Hotston Moore (UK)


Live Stream 4 | 12:20 - 13:10    The burst pipe under the floorboards: how to spot urinary trauma?

Spotting urinary tract trauma - Ed Friend (UK)

Treatment options for urinary tract trauma - Laura Owen (UK)

Speakers
Alix McBrearty
Locum Vet
Gawain Hammond
Veterinary Surgeon
VetCT
Laura Owen
Senior Lecturer
University of Cambridge
Alasdair Hotston Moore
Referral Surgeon & Consultant
IVC-Evidensia
Ed Friend
Veterinary Surgeon
Langford Vets
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KARL STORZ Endoscopy


Exhibitor Stream | 11:20 - 12:10    Bilateral laparoscopic adrenalectomy for canine pituitary dependent hyperadrenocorticism

Presentation and Live Q&A - Karla Lee

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Speaker
Karla Lee
Associate Professor
Royal Veterinary College
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Lunch & Exhibition


Visit the Virtual Exhibition and meet with industry representatives, to discuss their latest products and services!

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Chronic Pain


Live Stream 1 | 14:30 - 15:20    What can be achieved in a ten minute consult

Establishing pain through owner questioning - Matt Gurney (UK)

What can be achieved in a 10 minute consult - Samantha Lindley (UK)

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Live Stream 1 | 15:30 - 16:20    Owner engagement in chronic pain

Managing expectations: client education - Samantha Lindley (UK)

Monitoring pain therapies - Matt Gurney (UK)

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Live Stream 1 | 16:50 - 17:40    Building a pain management plan: where to start

Drug free management - Samantha Lindley (UK)

Foundations of drug therapy: Into building the plan and an overview of NSAIDS - Stuart Carmichael (UK)

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Live Stream 1 | 17:50 - 18:40    Drug management in chronic pain: when basics are not enough

Older drugs - Matt Gurney (UK)

New approaches - Ian Self (UK)

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Speakers
Matt Gurney
Head of Anaesthesia
Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists
Samantha Lindley
Veterinary Surgeon
School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow
Stuart Carmichael
Managing Director
Fitzpatrick Referrals & Fitzpatrick Learning Academy
Ian Self
Principal Clinical Anaesthetist
University of Cambridge Vet School
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Oncology Myths and Legends


Live Stream 2 | 14:30 - 15:20    Chemotherapy: common myths debunked

Giving chemotherapy is too dangerous to the cat - Owen Davies (UK)

Giving chemotherapy is too dangerous to the dog - Sarah Mason (UK)


Live Stream 2 | 15:30 - 16:20    How to deal with the incidental mass

Can we ever assume a mass is a lipoma? - Michael Macfarlane (UK)

Incidental abdominal masses in dogs - Sarah Mason (UK)


Live Stream 2 | 16:50 - 17:40    The miracle cures: how to deal with Dr Google

Will changing my pet's diet help to cure the cancer? - Owen Davies (UK)

I have read on the internet about… Using EBM to combat miracle cures - Sarah Mason (UK)


Live Stream 2 | 17:50 - 18:40    Client communication: it's a two way street!

Top tips for getting the message across without losing the patient

Part I - Linda Ryan (UK)

Part II - Michael Macfarlane (UK)

Speakers
Owen Davies
Veterinary Surgeon
Highcroft Veterinary Referrals
Sarah Mason
Head of Oncology
Southfields Veterinary Specialists
Michael Macfarlane
Veterinary Oncology Clinician
North Downs Specialist Referrals
Linda Ryan Roberts
Veterinary Technician Specialist
Inspiring Pet Teaching
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The Profession Today: Recruitment and Retention


Live Stream 3 | 14:30 - 15:20    Build it and they will come: creating a vet and nurse friendly practice

Team perspective - Alan Robinson (UK)

Productivity is more than a number: rewarding and recognising team excellence - Ernie Ward (UK)


Live Stream 3 | 15:30 - 16:20    Desperately seeking vets and nurses: how do I make my practice stand out?

The unfair advantage: a digital strategy to fill your vacancies - Dave Nicol (UK)

Writing a compelling advert - Brian Faulkner (UK)


Live Stream 3 | 16:50 - 17:40    Good team players are found not made: how to choose wisely

Review of different tools and criteria for selection - Carolyne Crowe (UK)

How I hire: essential attributes of excellent employees - Ernie Ward (UK)


Live Stream 3 | 17:50 - 18:40    I’ve got ‘em, now how do I keep ‘em? The keys to retention

Why culture matters - Ernie Ward (UK)

Intrinsic vs extrinsic motivation - Alan Robinson (UK)

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Speakers
Alan Robinson
Director
Vet Dynamics
Ernie Ward
Founder
Seaside Animal Care & Dog Gone Healthy
Brian Faulkner
Veterinary Surgeon
Colourful CPD
Dave Nicol
Founder
VetX
Carolyne Crowe
Head of Training
Veterinary Defence Society
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Acute Abdomen


Live Stream 4 | 14:30 - 15:20    Help! Acute abdomen: what do I do?

Presentation and triage of acute abdomen - Alison Moores (UK)

What is the immediate management, in terms of bloods, drugs and tests? - Jackie Demetriou (UK)


Live Stream 4 | 15:30 - 16:20    Stabilising the acute abdomen

Fluid therapy in acute abdomen - Jess Herley (UK)

Anaesthetic considerations for the acute abdomen - Ian Self (UK)


Live Stream 4 | 16:50 - 17:40    Optimising surgical management of the acute abdomen

Surgical management of the acute abdomen - Jackie Demetriou (UK)

Otomies and ectomies in the acute abdomen: how to improve outcomes - Rob White (UK)


Live Stream 4 | 17:50 - 18:40    How to deal with abdominal surgical complications

Post surgical complications: overview - Jackie Demetriou (UK)

Dealing with post operative peritonitis - Jane Ladlow (UK)

Speakers
Alison Moores
Specialist Soft Tissue Surgeon
Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists
Jackie Demetriou
Head of Soft Tissue Surgery
Dick White Referrals
Jessica Herley
Veterinary Technician Specialist
Paragon Veterinary Referrals
Ian Self
Principal Clinical Anaesthetist
University of Cambridge Vet School
Rob White
Professor of Small Animal Surgery
School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham
Jane Ladlow
Veterinary Surgeon
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TVM UK Animal Health


Exhibitor Stream | 12:20 - 13:10    Dealing with coprophagia in dogs

Presentation - Helen Harrison

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Speaker
Helen Harrison
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Mount International United Services


Exhibitor Stream | 14:30 - 15:20    Why MRI is the next big thing in veterinary/ What CT can do for your patients and the surgery

Presentation and Live Q&A - Denise Newsom

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Denise Newsom
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Repeat of Day Three Keynote Lecture | Dr Ranj Singh

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Speaker
Dr Ranj Singh
Medical Doctor & TV Presenter
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