An authoritative, savvy and indispensable guide

Medical Neurology for Advanced Practitioners
Mini Series

Fine tune your Neurology skills and become familiar with some challenging presentations in this easy to attend, fully guaranteed, Online Mini Series™ from CPD Solutions

  • Gain a wealth of insider information from one of the best!
  • You have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions and study notes for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – you learn without travelling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
  • Watch the recordings on your iPad, mobile, PC or tablet
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification
  • For Advanced Practitioners and those at a similar level

Gives me useful up to date treatment options for epileptics which is Common presentation.

This mini-series has given me confidence in communicating possible prognosis of trauma patients to clients and in the management of seizures in newly presented/status epilepticus and in chronic management.

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

Neurological Trauma

  • How intracranial pressure is dealt with by the brain
  • How we clinically and neurologically assess brain injury patients
  • What the logical treatment options are for brain injury patients
  • What the prognosis is for dogs with brain injury
  • How spinal cord injury patients should be evaluated
  • What are the prognostic factors that help us assess spinal cord injury patients
  • What treatment strategies should be used for patients with spinal cord injury

Session 2

Seizures - A Case Based Approach to Help with the Frustrations

  • What are the criteria used to consider an animal as refractory to first line seizure therapy
  • What are the drug options used for a chronic refractory seizure case
  • How should the drugs used for maintenance seizure therapy be used in dogs and cats
  • What are the alternate treatment options for refractory seizure cases
  • What are the pathophysiological effects of status epilepticus on the body and brain
  • What are the first line drugs to be used in status and how should they be used
  • What are the second drugs to be used in status and how would they be used
  • What at home treatment recommendations exist for those animals that have cluster seizures

Session 3

Inflammation and the CNS - How to Approach When Tests Don't Help

  • The clinical presentation of CNS inflammatory diseases
  • The diagnostic tests which confirm inflammatory disease is affecting the CNS
  • The specific diagnosis of CNS inflammation
  • The infectious causes of CNS inflammation
  • What does immune mediated CNS inflammation mean
  • How to treat CNS infections
  • How to treat CNS immune mediated disease

Meet the Presenter....

Simon Platt

BVM&S, Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology), Diplomate ECVN, MRCVS
RCVS Recognized Specialist of Veterinary Neurology

Dr. Simon Platt received his veterinary degree from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1992, following which he undertook an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph and a 2 year period in private practice in the England. Dr. Platt completed a residency in neurology and neurosurgery in 1998 at the University of Florida and afterwards spent 2 years as an assistant professor of Neurology at the University of Georgia. In 2000, Dr. Platt returned to the UK where he was Head of the Neurology/Neurosurgery service at the Animal Health Trust until 2006, from which time he has been at the Dept. of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Georgia where is currently a Professor.  Dr. Platt received the AAVC National resident of the year award in 1998, the BSAVA Blaine award for outstanding contributions to small animal medicine and surgery in 2005, the UGA Clinical Research Award in 2010 and the David Tyler Award for Innovative Teaching in 2012. Dr. Platt has authored or co-authored over 180 journal articles and 50 book chapters and is the co-editor of the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Neurology and the Manual of Small Animal Neurological Emergencies. Dr. Platt is Past-President of the ACVIM Neurology Specialty and Founder member of the South Eastern Veterinary Neurology (SEVEN) group in the USA. Currently, Simon serves as Editor in Chief of the NAVC journal Today’s Veterinary Practice.

Watch the recordings at a time convenient to you!

Simon simplified the information so that I can use in consult room rather than just reciting from text book

Live Icon.

12 months access to recordings and course materials is included

Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events.
Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.


Take advantage of the easy Online Mini Series™ format and increase your confidence when dealing with your Neurology patients. Put Simon's ideas and strategies to work for you!

Just £397 + VAT*

  • Overseas customers outside the EU will not be charged VAT.
  • Overseas customers in the EU; provide your VAT number and we will refund the VAT.
Live Icon.

Price includes...

  • All 3 sessions
  • Notes and quiz (8 hours CPD)
  • PLUS unlimited access to recordings and all course materials for 12 months!
  • No traffic jams or accommodation hassles
  • No child or pet care to arrange
  • No rota clashes to worry about and no locum cover needed

Just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource


100% Money Back Guarantee

Buy with absolute confidence as your purchase is protected by our 100%, no quibble money-back guarantee

Logical way to investigate and manage these confusing and scary to approach diseases.

Need Some Help?

Have A Question?

Please call us on:

0151 328 0444

Alternatively email

We will be delighted to help. Thank you!