Practical cardiology online

Key Information

CPD Hours: 42 hours

Course Length: Six weeks

Course Format: An intensive tutor-moderated learning experience. Resources include online presentations, electronic course notes, videos, case scenarios, self-assessment quizzes and discussion forums in which participants review and discuss cases with colleagues and the tutor

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Course Information

Key Areas
  • What’s new in cardiology?
  • To medicate or not to medicate…
  • Does this dog have heart failure?
  • Why is this animal collapsing?
  • Heart disease - cats are not small dogs
  • Cardiac conditions that pretend to be non-cardiac
About this course

What’s new in Cardiology? This course will convert the latest research findings into practical advice on how to manage heart disease in dogs and cats in general practice.

This problem-based course will examine some of the key challenges in small animal cardiology, suggesting practical solutions based on evidence that will help you manage your cardiac patients to a high standard. New advances will be reviewed, and there will be opportunities for online discussion with your colleagues and the course tutors. Working through case scenarios will help you hone your skills.

There should be something for everyone on this six-week online course, whether you are phobic about cardiology or passionate about it. 

Why do this course?
This course will help you develop a logical approach to your patients with cardiac disease, using principles based on the latest clinical research in small animal cardiology. You will learn about cardiac diagnostic techniques and how to use them for maximum effect, as well as therapeutic decision-making based on current evidence


Lara Barron, DVM MS MRCVS
Staff Clinician in Cardiology
The Royal Veterinary College

Virginia Luis Fuentes, VetMB PhD CertVR DVC DipACVIM DipECVIM-CA MRCVS
Professor of Veterinary Cardiology
The Royal Veterinary College

Anne Kurosawa, DVM MVetMed DipACVIM (Cardiology) MRCVS
Lecturer in Cardiology
The Royal Veterinary College