Lab work needn't be laborious!

Making the Most of Your Microscopy
Mini Series

Get essential tips to help with case investigation and diagnosis in this easy to attend, fully guaranteed, Online Mini Series™ from CPD Solutions

  • This online course is suitable for vets and veterinary nurses
  • 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

It will definitely enhance my microscopy skills and our evaluation of diagnostic samples in practice.

As informative as ever! Love these webinars – wouldn’t change them.

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

Skin Lumps: Whoops, That Didn’t Need That…

  • How to set up your microscope properly
  • Staining and smearing
  • Identifying infection and inflammatory causes
  • How to practically distinguish inflammation from proliferative lesions to guide therapy and intervention
  • Proliferative lesions and when to ‘refer’ the slide material

Session 2

Fluid Analysis On Your Own: Rapid In House Screening

  • How to rapidly but consistently prepare a fluid sample for staining and examination
  • Is it inflammatory or haemorrhagic?
  • Infectious aetiologies
  • Not infectious – when should you refer for analysis?

Session 3

Haematology: Preventing Automated Analyser Misdiagnosis

  • Types of analysers
  • Types of analysers
  • Common analyser pitfalls from specific cases, illustrating where and how they go wrong and how to correctly identify the disease
  • Detailed morphological assessment of red and white cells
  • Introduction to leukaemia

Meet the Presenter....

Roger Powell

MA VetMB DipRCPath Diplomate ACVP FRCPath MRCVS

Roger Powell graduated from Cambridge University in 2000 and after four years in mixed practice, returned there to complete a residency in clinical pathology. Following this, he worked for a brief period at Cambridge Veterinary School, gaining both the British and American Diploma in Veterinary Clinical Pathology in 2007 and then fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists in 2009.

In 2008 he opened PTDS, an independent veterinary diagnostic laboratory that works alongside specialists and first opinion vets. His keen interests are cytology and haematology, contributing chapters to several BSAVA manuals and veterinary cytology textbooks, and he enjoys teaching or discussing all aspects of clinical pathology and diagnostic testing with vets and nurses.

Watch the recordings at a time convenient to you!

This course will enable me to feel more confident in looking at cells under the microscope.

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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 make the most of your practice lab

Just £247 + 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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