Hyperadrenocorticism and hypoadrenocorticism – understanding the big HAC and the little hAC

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
  • Adrenal gland function
  • Signalment, clinical signs and causes of disease
  • Stress leucograms
  • Diagnostic test requirements and interpretation (blood and urine)
  • Stabilisation of patients
  • On-going treatment options
  • Nursing care
About this course

This webinar will focus specifically on these adrenal related endocrinopathies and will examine the different presentations both typically and atypically. Discussion will include the diagnostic tests available, specific sampling requirements and accurate interpretation of results.

Differences between feline and canine patients will be highlighted and current treatment options discussed fully including both stabilisation and long-term management.

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. Priced at £20 for a one hour webinar, 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 certificate for 1 CPD hours. 

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.


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