Didactic Itineraries

Internal medicine

Didactic Itinerary

Internal Medicine Tour Course

2022-2023
Cremona/Venice/Florence/Rome
Maximum 36 delegates
From € 5,612.00 (€ 4,600.00 + VAT)

Chiara Agnoli, DVM, PhD

Walter Bertazzolo, Med Vet, Dipl ECVCP

Federico Fracassi, Med Vet, Dott Ric, Dipl ECVIM-CA

Rodolfo Oliveira Leal, DVM

Saverio Paltrinieri, Med Vet, PhD, Dipl ECVCP

First day - Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Problem Oriented Approach
8:30
Registration
9:15
Introduction
9:30
Problem-oriented approach: the steps that follow history taking and physical examination
F.Fracassi
10:45
How to use and maximise scientific sources
F.Fracassi
11:30
Coffee break
12:00
Interactive Lesson
Interactive section: Journal Club
R.Oliveira Leal
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Approach to the patient  with regurgitation
R.Oliveira Leal
14:45
Approach to the patient with vomiting
R.Oliveira Leal
15:30
Diagnostic approach to acute diarrhoea
R.Oliveira Leal
16:15
Coffee break
16:45
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
F.Fracassi, R.Oliveira Leal
18:00
End of the Day
Second day - Wednesday, May 4, 2022
9:00
Diagnostic approach to chronic diarrhoea
R.Oliveira Leal
9:45
Approach to the patient with icterus
F.Fracassi
10:30
Coffee break
11:00
Hyperthermia and fever of unknown origin: from the clinical case to the diagnosis
R.Oliveira Leal
11:45
Approach to the patient with pale mucous membranes
R.Oliveira Leal
12:15
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
F.Fracassi
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Petechia and ecchymosis through the discussion of clinical cases ( part 1)
F.Fracassi
14:45
Petechia and ecchymosis through the discussion of clinical cases ( part 2)
F.Fracassi
15:00
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
R.Oliveira Leal
15:45
Coffee break
16:45
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
R.Oliveira Leal, F.Fracassi
18:00
End of the Day
Third day - Thursday, May 5, 2022
9:00
Clinical and diagnostic approach to the patient with cough
R.Oliveira Leal
9:45
Clinical approach to dyspnea
R.Oliveira Leal
10:30
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
R.Oliveira Leal
11:15
Coffee break
11:45
Polyuria and Polidipsia: from the theory to the clinical case
F.Fracassi
12:30
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
F.Fracassi
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Increase in volume of the abdomen / ascites: clinical cases
F.Fracassi
14:45
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in samll groups
F.Fracassi, R.Oliveira Leal
17:00
Question and answer
17:30
End of the Day
Fourth day - Friday, May 6, 2022
Clinical Pathology and Hematology
9:00
Regenerative anemia
S.Paltrinieri
9:45
Non regenerative anemia
S.Paltrinieri
10:45
Coffee break
11:15
Platelet disorders
W.Bertazzolo
12:00
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive section: Clinical Cases
All the speakers
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Leukocytosis and leukopenia
W.Bertazzolo
14:45
Approach to acute and chronic leukemia
W.Bertazzolo
15:15
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive section
All the speakers
16:00
Coffee break
16:30
Approach to coagulopathy and DIC
C.Agnoli
17:15
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive section: Clinical Cases
All the speakers
18:00
End of the Day
Fifth day - Saturday, May 7, 2022
9:00
Advanced diagnostic techniques in hematology
S.Paltrinieri
10:00
Treatment of immune-mediated hematological diseases
C.Agnoli
11:00
Coffee break
11:30
When and How can I perform a bone marrow sampling
W.Bertazzolo
12:15
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive cases
All the speakers
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Blood types and blood compatibility
C.Agnoli
15:00
Current practice in transfusion therapy
C.Agnoli
15:45
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
All the speakers
15:45
Coffee break
16:45
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
All the speakers
18:00
End of the Course and Certificate of Attendance Ceremony

Federico Fracassi, Med Vet, Dott Ric, Dipl ECVIM-CA

Sara Galac, DVM

Xavier Roura, Med Vet, Dipl ECVIM

Severine Tasker, DVM

First day - Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Endocrinology
8:30
Registration
9:15
Introduction
9:30
Cushing`s Syndrome: making a diagnosis, from clinical signs to endocrine tests and imaging
S.Galac
10:15
Cushing`s treatment: PDH
S.Galac
11:15
Coffee break
11:45
Cushing`s treatment: ADH
S.Galac
12:30
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive section: Clinical Cases
F.Fracassi
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Feline hypercortisolism
S.Galac
14:30
Canine pheochromocytoma
S.Galac
15:15
Interactive Lesson
Interactive section: adrenal incidentaloma
S.Galac
16:00
Lunch break
16:30
Addison’s disease
F.Fracassi
17:15
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive section: Clinical Cases
F.Fracassi
18:00
End of the Day
Second day - Wednesday, September 21, 2022
9:00
Canine and feline diabetes mellitus: epidemilology, clinical aspects and diagnosis
F.Fracassi
10:00
Diabetes Mellitus: treatment and monitoring of the treatment
F.Fracassi
11:00
Coffee break
11:30
Feline hypersomatotropism
S.Galac
12:15
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive cases
F.Fracassi
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Diabetic ketoacidosis
F.Fracassi
15:00
Polyuria Polidipsia
S.Galac
15:45
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
S.Galac
16:15
Coffee Break
16:45
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
F.Fracassi
18:00
End
Third day - Thursday, September 22, 2022
9:00
Canine hypothyroidism: pathogenesis and clinical signs
F.Fracassi
9:45
Canine hypothyroidism: diagnosis and treatment
S.Galac
10:30
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
F.Fracassi
11:15
Coffee break
11:45
Feline hypertiroidism: pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment
S.Galac
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Thiroid tumors in dogs
S.Galac
14:30
Calcium disorders
F.Fracassi
15:30
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
S.Galac, F.Fracassi
17:00
Question and answer
17:30
End of the Day
Fourth day - Friday, September 23, 2022
Feline and Canine Infectious Diseases
9:30
Feline Vector Borne Diseases
X.Roura
10:15
Haemoplasmosis
S.Tasker
11:15
Coffee break
11:45
FIV
S.Tasker
12:30
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive section: Clinical Cases
S.Tasker
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Feline leishmaniosis
X.Roura
14:30
Canine leishmaniosis
X.Roura
15:15
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive section: Clinical cases
X.Roura
16:00
Coffee break
16:30
FeLV
S.Tasker
17:30
End of the Day
Fifth day - Saturday, September 24, 2022
9:00
PIF
S.Tasker
10:00
Ehrlichiosis / Anaplasmosis
X.Roura
11:00
Coffee break
11:30
Babesiosis
X.Roura
12:15
Mycobacteriosis
S.Tasker
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Parvovirosis
X.Roura
15:00
Feline Upper Respiratory Tract Disease (FeURTD)
S.Tasker
15:45
Coffee break
16:15
Q&A: long interactive discussion
X.Roura, S.Tasker
17:30
End of the Course and Certificate of Attendance Ceremony

Alex German, DVM, Dipl ECVIM-CA

Joaquim Henriques

Laura Marconato, Med Vet, Dipl ECVIM-CA (Oncology)

Fabio Procoli, Med Vet, Dipl ACVIM, Dipl ECVIM-CA, MRCVS

First day - Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Gastroenterology
8:30
Registration
9:15
Introduction to the course
A.German, F.Procoli
9:30
Problem-oriented approach in gastroenterology: from clinical sign to diagnosis
F.Procoli
10:30
Diagnosis and management of most common oesophageal diseases
F.Procoli
11:30
Coffee break
12:00
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical examples
F.Procoli, A.German
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Acute haemorrhagic diarrhoea syndrome in dogs: what is it and how to treat it
F.Procoli
14:45
Canine chronic inflammatory enteropathies: classification
A.German
15:30
Canine chronic inflammatory enteropathies: treatment
A.German
16:15
Coffee break
16:45
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
A.German, F.Procoli
18:00
End of the Day
Second day - Wednesday, November 30, 2022
9:00
PLE in dogs: what’s new on management
A.German
9:45
Feline chronic diarrhoea: IBD versus small cell lymphoma
F.Procoli
10:30
Coffee break
11:00
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical examples
A.German, F.Procoli
12:00
Canine and feline pancreatitis: diagnosis
A.German
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Canine and feline pancreatitis: treatment
A.German
15:00
Feline hepatic lipidosis: know it to avoid it
F.Procoli
15:45
Coffee break
16:15
Feline inflammatory liver disease
F.Procoli
17:15
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
A.German, F.Procoli
18:30
End of the Day
Third day - Thursday, December 1, 2022
9:00
Canine chronic hepatitis: pathogenesis
F.Procoli
9:45
Canine chronic hepatitis: treatment
F.Procoli
10:30
Coffee break
11:00
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
A.German, F.Procoli
12:00
Nutritional assessment in small animals
A.German
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Nutritional support: feeding tubes
A.German
15:00
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in samll groups
A.German, F.Procoli
17:00
Q&A
17:30
End of the Day
Fourth day - Friday, December 2, 2022
Oncology
9:30
Approach to the oncology patient
J.Henriques
10:15
How to stage canine lymphoma
L.Marconato
11:15
Coffee break
11:45
How to treat canine lymphoma
L.Marconato
12:30
Interactive Lesson
Interactive section: cutaneous lymphoma
L.Marconato
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Feline lymphoma
J.Henriques
14:30
Feline injection-site sarcoma
J.Henriques
15:15
Interactive Lesson
Interactive section: hemangiosarcoma
J.Henriques
16:00
Coffee Break
16:30
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
L.Marconato
18:00
End of the Day
Fifth day - Saturday, December 3, 2022
9:00
How to stage canine mast cell tumors
L.Marconato
10:00
How to treat canine mast cell tumors
L.Marconato
11:00
Coffee break
11:30
Feline mast cell tumors
J.Henriques
12:15
Interactive Lesson
Interactive section: Squamous cell carcinoma in cats
L.Marconato
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Osteosarcoma
J.Henriques
14:45
Mammary tumors in dogs and cats
J.Henriques
15:30
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive section: clinical cases
L.Marconato, J.Henriques
17:00
Q&A
17:30
End of the Course and Certificate of Attendance Ceremony

Davide De Lorenzi, Med Vet, SMPA, Dipl ECVCP, PhD

Francesco Dondi, Med Vet, PhD

Fabio Procoli, Med Vet, Dipl ACVIM, Dipl ECVIM-CA, MRCVS

First day - Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Nephrology
8:30
Registration
9:15
Introduction
9:30
How to evaluate renal function in the daily practice
10:15
Urinalysis and urine biomarkers: what’s new
11:15
Coffee break
11:45
Chronic kidney disease: current diagnostics & goals for long term management (diagnosis and staging) Part I
12:30
Interactive Lesson
Interactive section: CKD Clinical Cases
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Chronic kidney disease: current diagnostics & goals for long term management (treatment and prognosis) Part II.
14:45
Advanced therapies for CKD patients (mineral bone disorders, anemia, etc.)
15:15
Interactive Lesson
Interactive section: CKD clinical cases
16:00
Coffee break
16:30
Urinary tract infections: how to approach international guidelines
17:15
Interactive section: UTI clinical cases
18:00
End of the Day
Second day - Wednesday, April 19, 2023
9:00
Approach to proteinuria and glomerular diseases in dog and cat: understanding the pathophysiology
10:00
Update in diagnosis and treatment of immune glomerular diseases in dog and cat
11:00
Coffee break
11:30
Infectious diseases with renal involvement
12:15
Interactive cases: when renal biopsy makes the difference
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Urolithiasis part I: Approaching the patient with lithiasis
15:00
Urolithiasis part II: long term therapies and prevention
15:45
Interactive Lesson
Interactive clinical cases: diagnosis and medical treatment of unknown and complex urolithiasis: urates, xanthine, cystine
15:45
Coffee break
16:45
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
18:30
End of the Day
Third day - Thursday, April 20, 2023
9:00
Update in Acute Kidney injury classification and diagnosis
9:45
Acute kidney injury: medical management and monitoring of the patients
10:30
Interactive Lesson
Interactive cases: Complex electrolyte imbalances in Acute kidney disease; Dehydration and hypoperfusion in AKI: how to recognize and manage them correctly and avoid the overload
11:15
Coffee break
11:45
Renal replacement therapy update. Hemodialysis, hemoperfusion when do I really need it
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Approach to Urinary tract obstruction
14:30
Urethral obstruction in cats
15:30
Interactive clinical cases
17:00
Q&A
17:30
End of the Day
Fourth day - Friday, April 21, 2023
Respiratory Disorders
9:30
How to recognise clinical signs in small animal respiratory medicine
D.De Lorenzi
10:30
Respiratory tract functional anatomy: the possible weak points of a seemingly perfect system;
D.De Lorenzi
11:30
Coffee break
12:00
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical examples
D.De Lorenzi, F.Procoli
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Endoscopy of the respiratory tract: instruction for use
D.De Lorenzi
14:45
Feline chronic rhinitis
F.Procoli
15:30
Nasal aspergillosis in dogs: updates on management
F.Procoli
16:15
Lunch break
16:45
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
D.De Lorenzi, F.Procoli
18:00
End of the Day
Fifth day - Saturday, April 22, 2023
9:00
Canine laryngeal paralysis
D.De Lorenzi
9:45
Update on brachycephalic airway disease
D.De Lorenzi
10:30
Coffee break
11:00
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical examples
D.De Lorenzi, F.Procoli
12:00
Tracheal and bronchial collapse.  Are we talking about the same disease?
D.De Lorenzi
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Bronchoalveolar lavage: general principle of cytologic interpretation
D.De Lorenzi
15:00
Feline lower airway disease
F.Procoli
15:45
Coffee break
16:15
Bronchopulmonary strongyloses
F.Procoli
17:15
Q&A
17:45
End of the Course and Certificate of Attendance Ceremony

Scientific Directors:

Federico Fracassi, Med Vet, Dott Ric, Dipl ECVIM-CA

Fabio Procoli, Med Vet, Dipl ACVIM, Dipl ECVIM-CA, MRCVS

Deadline for pre-registration: March 1, 2022

Maximum number of delegates: 36.


SCIVAC Member or foreign Veterinarian
€ 5,612.00 VAT included
NOT Member
€ 6,812.00 VAT included

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