Conference Programme

The London Vet Show is returning to the ExCeL this November! The team is busy putting together the best event yet - with some very special treats lined up for our delegates to celebrate us finally being together again (safely, of course). 

Some plans will remain under wraps however, we are delighted to bring you an exclusive preview of the London Vet Show clinical conference programme for 2021. The RVC Clinical Theatres 1, 2 and 3, RVC Equine Theatres 1 and 2 and BVA/BEVA Equine Theatre are now available below. This year’s conference will once again bring you the most comprehensive and relevant clinical topics for CPD, supported by real business advice and content that could transform your practice. We will be releasing other streams such as the RVC Nursing Theatre and BVA Career Development throughout April. Get your ticket to be the first to receive it. 

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The London Vet Show clinical programme for companion animals and equine is now live! 

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11 Nov 2021
  1. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
  2. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    General welcome to the show from the RVC There are no learning outcomes
  3. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Cats present some unique anaesthetic and analgesic challenges. Small body size and species-specific responses to drugs can complicate feline anaesthesia. Cats can be difficult to handle, intubate and ...
  4. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Whether you are interested in orthopaedics or not, fractures and trauma commonly present in general practice, and there are often many decisions and steps to make before even thinking about surgery an ...
  5. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Dogs and cats presenting with spontaneous? haemoabdomen may have surgical or non-surgical underlying causes. Identifying non-surgical causes is critical for avoiding an unnecessary and potentially det ...
  6. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Clients often report concerns over their dog’s behaviour when left alone. The form of that behaviour may vary widely but commonly includes vocalisation, destruction and toileting. These behaviours can ...
  7. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
  8. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Get the nerve to do some blocks! Local anaesthetic drugs are effective, easy to use and inexpensive. The use of local/regional blocks improves anaesthetic safety by allowing the patient to be maintain ...
12 Nov 2021
  1. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Our veterinary patient population has changed as our medical skills have progressed and we have become capable of supporting patients with advanced disease and advancing age. All tranquilizers, induct ...
  2. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Anorexia can have a myriad of causes and is a clinical manifestation of many different diseases. Usually, there will be some other, more specific clinical sign in our patient that will help us localis ...
  3. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    This presentation will review the four treatment options for feline hyperthyroidism: medical, dietary, surgical management and radioactive iodine. The pros and cons of each will be considered with upd ...
  4. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Fractious and aggressive patients can be very difficult and dangerous to anesthetize. Not only do they present a danger to the veterinarians and staff, but they also generally require a much larger do ...
  5. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Jaundice can be caused by a wide range of different pathologies. One of the key clinical decisions that often needs to be made is whether the cause requires medical or surgical management. In this lec ...
  6. RVC Clinical Theatre 1
    Dry eye disease (keratoconjunctivitis sicca/KCS) is one of the most common ocular diseases in dogs. As it is frequently undiagnosed, and we will discuss symptoms that raise suspicion for dry eye disea ...
11 Nov 2021
  1. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    Ferrets are popular pets and regularly seen in small animal practice. In general, the approach to a sick ferret is similar to that of other small carnivores with a few key species-specific differences ...
  2. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    In human medicine, the link between physical and emotional health is well established. The same connection between physical, emotional and cognitive health is present in our non-human companions and i ...
  3. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    The Golden Rules are ‘rules of thumb’ to help us decide how to manage small breed dogs with mitral valve disease. They serve as an aid to clinical judgement but remember each case is different and the ...
  4. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    Immune-mediated haematological diseases are often life-threatening and managing them requires good knowledge of transfusion medicine, immunosuppressive drugs and clinical pathology. Great communicatio ...
  5. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    Pelvic fractures and tail injuries can be highly variable from simple wounds and certain pelvic fractures which only need some cage rest through to quite complicated, and often multiple concurrent fra ...
  6. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    In this lecture, Dave will go through how cats do things differently from dogs and how to spot this. He will discuss getting the most from the clinical examination and how to rapidly and safely diagno ...
12 Nov 2021
  1. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    Hypercalcaemia in cats has been reportedly on the rise for a number of years and can be the result of multiple underlying aetiologies. This is certainly a clinical problem in which cats are not small ...
  2. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    I WANT to be in pain – said no one EVER. However, pain is actually beneficial in preventing or decreasing tissue damage. But pain whose intensity exceeds that needed for protection, or pain that is pr ...
  3. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    Acute myelopathies resulting in paraparesis/paraplegia in dogs are commonly encountered in clinical practice. This lecture reviews the clinical, diagnostic approach and treatment plan for the dogs pre ...
  4. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    Understanding owner experiences and attitudes to veterinary care of their pets are key to maximising compliance, and satisfaction of both owners and the veterinary team. This talk will review the late ...
  5. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    This presentation will provide a practical overview on implementing a Cat Friendly; approach within the veterinary practice, with useful tips for nurses, receptionists and vets alike. The ethos and pr ...
  6. RVC Clinical Theatre 2
    Feline diabetes remains a challenging disease, diagnosing it is relatively straightforward, but once we enter the world of insulin and diets, are there perhaps too many options out there? How can we c ...
11 Nov 2021
  1. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    Mast cell tumours are the most common cutaneous neoplasia in dogs and can present in a variety of manners, demonstrating a wide range of biologic behaviour; each case, therefore, needs to be approache ...
  2. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    The role of the general veterinary practitioner is inherently complex. Each day involves resolving conflicts between the needs of the patient, client, business, and personal goals. This problem-solvin ...
  3. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    Computed tomography (CT) has become more widely available in veterinary practice and is currently often relied on for diagnosis, staging, and treatment planning. Given the cross-sectional nature of im ...
  4. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    Owners have a tendency to book their pet in for a neutering procedure and assume they do not need to discuss this with you, the vet, because it is a routine surgery. However, at some stage prior to su ...
  5. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    Lymphoma is a commonly encountered neoplasia in both dogs and cats, and can present in a variety of forms. There are multiple diagnostic and treatment approaches depending on variables such as anatomi ...
  6. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    Clinical pathology tests are a very important part of the diagnostic tools veterinary practitioners need to diagnose and manage diseases in small animal patients. They are also frequently run to scree ...
12 Nov 2021
  1. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    Epilepsy is the most common neurological presentation in veterinary practice, and despite the amount of antiepileptic drugs available on the market, many of our patients continue to suffer a high numb ...
  2. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    This lecture will review the indications and surgical techniques for abdominal organ biopsies. The focus will be on the surgical anatomy of the liver, intestines and pancreas and the optimum way to bi ...
  3. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    Everybody makes mistakes sometimes, but if you are a vet the consequences can be serious and distressing for all involved. Introducing the VDS VetSafe system and human factor frameworks developed from ...
  4. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    If one can name one hormonal disease that has the ability to confuse and frustrate vets around the world, it probably has to be Cushing's Syndrome. From diagnosis to management, successful decision ma ...
  5. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    The optimum treatment of pyothorax is not known. It was classically taught that in dogs treatment should be surgical and cats should be treated medically. However, research and clinical practice have ...
  6. RVC Clinical Theatre 3
    Euthanasia decisions are rarely easy for an owner. Many will need to consider and negotiate with family and friends who we never see, but who may have a significant emotional investment in their dog o ...
11 Nov 2021
  1. BVA/BEVA Equine Theatre
    To review the key anatomical structures involving the pastern and digital flexor tendon sheath, steps involved in the triage of such injuries and implementing a treatment plan within the budgetary con ...
  2. BVA/BEVA Equine Theatre
  3. BVA/BEVA Equine Theatre
    Acute severe lameness can be stressful and challenging. Such cases require good clinical decision making to alleviate suffering and provide owners with appropriate treatment options for the horse wher ...
  4. BVA/BEVA Equine Theatre
    Managing mares for artificial insemination (AI) is commonplace in the UK with mare owners being able to access chilled semen from the UK and Europe and frozen semen from around the World. The aim is t ...
  5. BVA/BEVA Equine Theatre
    Regional antimicrobial therapy achieves high local concentrations of antibiotics and has been shown to be of benefit in the treatment of orthopaedic infection. The appropriate technique is important t ...
  6. BVA/BEVA Equine Theatre
12 Nov 2021
  1. BVA/BEVA Equine Theatre
    The development of anthelmintic resistance (AR) in equine gastrointestinal parasites has added a layer of complexity and confusion to parasite control programmes for horses. In this talk, I will hopef ...
  2. BVA/BEVA Equine Theatre
    Antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) incorporates multiple processes needed to sustain the efficacy of antimicrobial drugs in the face of the increasing development and spread of antimicrobial resistance i ...
  3. BVA/BEVA Equine Theatre
  4. BVA/BEVA Equine Theatre
  5. BVA/BEVA Equine Theatre
    David will review the fundamental diet and management changes that are central to tackling equine obesity. He will review the adjunctive use of pharmaceuticals and highlight some of the indications fo ...
  6. BVA/BEVA Equine Theatre
    Being called to any equine emergency can be extremely stressful. The idea of the horse being difficult to access, requiring sedation or anaesthesia in the field, the potential for human casualties and ...
11 Nov 2021
  1. RVC Equine Theatre 1
    Abnormalities of haematology and biochemistry parameters are common. Some are clinically insignificant and often self-correcting while others require immediate attention and rapid intervention. Recogn ...
  2. RVC Equine Theatre 1
    Antimicrobials are frequently prescribed in equine practice; despite the frequency with which it occurs, getting ‘it right’ can sometimes be a real challenge. The easy options are not always the ‘righ ...
  3. RVC Equine Theatre 1
    Feeding horses requires knowledge of equine nutrition and animal husbandry. The aim of this lecture is to provide equine practitioners with the necessary background knowledge of equine nutrition in or ...
  4. RVC Equine Theatre 1
  5. RVC Equine Theatre 1
    Skin tumours are frequently encountered in veterinary practice yet frequently owner elects to adopt a "monitor" policy. In this lecture, we will cover a practical approach to common skin tumours inclu ...
  6. RVC Equine Theatre 1
    Standing surgery of the Equine Head and Neck is performed commonly in equine practice. This session will concentrate on nerve blocks used for common procedures of the head such as dental extraction, s ...
12 Nov 2021
  1. RVC Equine Theatre 1
    The effect of laminitis on the foot can be catastrophic for the horse resulting in lameness, pathological changes and chronic damage to the suspensory apparatus of the foot. It is essential to underst ...
  2. RVC Equine Theatre 1
    This session is of interest to those wanting to expand their understanding of what's possible in equine cardiology. It will cover the management of horses with arrhythmias or murmurs, the impact of yo ...
  3. RVC Equine Theatre 1
    Over the past several years research in the area of equine ophthalmic diseases have provided additional information on pathogenesis and treatment for some of the most frustrating conditions including ...
  4. RVC Equine Theatre 1
    This presentation will describe how unwanted oestrus behaviour presents and how to determine that the unwanted behaviour is truly related to the reproductive tract of the mare or with the reproductive ...
  5. RVC Equine Theatre 1
  6. RVC Equine Theatre 1
    Dystocia in the horse is one of very few true emergencies that the veterinarian will see, where every further minute of delay will make a difference to survival of both the mare and foal. How a dystoc ...
11 Nov 2021
  1. RVC Equine Theatre 2
    Non-conventional radiographic views used in horses, including principles and examples, are discussed and presented. Review the principles for obtaining conventional and lesion orientated radiographs i ...
  2. RVC Equine Theatre 2
  3. RVC Equine Theatre 2
    Cervical diseases are common in horses. Ultrasonography can help us in the diagnosis of these pathologies. This lecture will show how to perform a basic ultrasonographic exam of the cervical exam and ...
  4. RVC Equine Theatre 2
    Diagnosis of pelvic and sacroiliac diseases can be challenging and not always straightforward. The use of ultrasonography can aid useful information in the diagnostic work-up of these pathologies. Thi ...
  5. RVC Equine Theatre 2
    Radiography is often one of the first diagnostic tools used to diagnose common diseases of the head and neck. In this session we will cover:- Common radiographic projections, how to acquire them and t ...
  6. RVC Equine Theatre 2
12 Nov 2021
  1. RVC Equine Theatre 2
  2. RVC Equine Theatre 2
  3. RVC Equine Theatre 2
  4. RVC Equine Theatre 2
  5. RVC Equine Theatre 2
    Apical tooth root infections often present as swellings of the face or mandible, with or without draining tracts, or as nasal discharge as a result of secondary sinusitis in patients with caudal maxil ...
  6. RVC Equine Theatre 2

 

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