GP Refresh - Parasite Control in Cats and Dogs
Mini Series

Get up to speed with recognising different parasites and infestations in this easy to attend, fully guaranteed, Online Mini Series™ from CPD Solutions

  • Understand the importance of hygiene, diet and responsible disposal of faeces in reducing zoonotic risk
  • Review the tick-borne pathogens, present in the UK of relevance to cats and dogs
  • Understand the rationale for year round flea control in UK cats and dogs
  • 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 live meetings OR the recordings on your mobile, PC or tablet
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification

This is the second online Mini Series I have done, and I have found both so convenient and flexible as they allow me to work around my small children.

I enjoyed it and enjoyed being able to do at my own pace. It’s much easier to do the webinars when I have quiet time at home or in practice.

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

Worm control

  • Recognise the different types of parasitic worm of veterinary and zoonotic significance in UK cats and dogs
  • Understand the available tools for their diagnosis, their importance and limitations
  • Appreciate the role of routine preventative treatment in worm control and the importance of taking a risk based approach
  • Review current evidence for anthelmintic resistance and how it differs in cats and dogs when compared to ruminants and horses.
  • Understand the importance of hygiene, diet and responsible disposal of faeces in reducing zoonotic risk

Session 2

Fleas

  • Revise the veterinary significance of flea infestations and their zoonotic implications
  • Review the zoonotic pathogens transmitted by Ctenocephalides felis, particularly Bartonella henselae and Rickettsia felis
  • Understand the rationale for year round flea control in UK cats and dogs
  • Understand factors leading to flea control breakdown and how to minimise them
  • Review flea resistance and environmental contamination with insecticide and how client education and compliance can limit these.
  • Be able to control existing household infestations.

Session 3

Ticks

  • Understand the factors driving tick exposure.
  • Review the tick-borne pathogens, present in the UK of relevance to cats and dogs
  • Explore their zoonotic potential
  • Be able to recognise the risks of exposure and to put effective tick prevention measures in place
  • Be able to give basic tick prevention advice to pet owners to keep themselves safe, while not crossing the line into human medical advice.

Meet the Presenter....

Ian Wright

BVMS, MSc, MRCVS

Ian is a practising Veterinary surgeon and co-owner of the Mount Veterinary Practice in Fleetwood. He has a Master’s degree in Veterinary Parasitology, is head of the European Scientific Counsel of Companion Animal Parasites (ESCCAP) UK & Ireland and guideline director for ESCCAP Europe.

Ian has over 100 published peer reviewed articles and papers, and is an editorial board member for the Companion animal and Vet CPD journals. He continues to carry out research in practice including work on intestinal nematodes and ticks.

Attend the Live Sessions or watch the Recordings later - it's up to you!

The content of the Mini Series will help me very much in my work in practice. It will give me confidence to approach cases in a logical way and reach a working diagnosis and treatment plan, whilst recognising where specialist advice and referral is appropriate.

Live sessions

Session 1 - Friday 5th August 2022 2pm-4pm

Session 2 - Friday 19th August 2022 2pm-4pm

Session 3 - Friday 9th September 2022 2pm-4pm

Easy to Attend!

No special equipment required... just a decent broadband connection

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Can't Make One Of The Live Events?

It doesn’t matter……all sessions are recorded and you have access to them for a full 12 months after the course.

Recordings.

Take advantage of the easy Online Mini Series™ format

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.
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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

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Very thorough and comprehensive courses. The course notes are a great addition too.

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