Canine megaoesophagus

Key Information

CPD Hours: 1 hours

Course Length: One hour

Course Format: Recorded webinar with a copy of the webinar slides provided

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Course Information

Key Areas
  • What is megaoesophagus
  • Clinical signs and concurrent complications
  • Treatment and management of the condition
  • Dietary requirements
  • The use of a Bailey chair
About this course

Megaoesophagus – are we doing all we can for our patients?

This webinar will explore the condition of megaoesophagus in dogs. Signalment, clinical signs and concurrent disease processes will be discussed alongside evaluation of current treatment and management options.

Why do this course?
This webinar will provide nurses with a thorough understanding of the condition and the options available for management. Diagnostic techniques will be discussed alongside the importance of gold standard nursing care. The importance of long term client support will be explored due to the chronic nature of megaoesophagus. Suitable nutrition and feeding regimes will also be considered.

Designed for qualified veterinary nurses or experienced student nurses wishing to update their knowledge and develop their confidence in this area.

A convenient and flexible way to earn some CPD hours without leaving home is to select webinars to view from our extensive library of recorded webinars. They are great value for busy practitioners seeking quality CPD at a time of their choice. Participants will receive a handout (slides and/or notes) to support their viewing session and a CPD certificate.
Participants gain access to the webinar for two weeks which allows them to view it at their leisure and convenience as well as review aspects as needed to enhance their learning.
Members of the BVA Young Vets Network receive a 50% discount on our recorded webinars (subject to availability – ten discounted places available per webinar per year).

Kelly Druce, BSc RVN DTLLS
Medicine/Oncology Nurse and Clinical Educator
The Royal Veterinary College