Webinar Plus: Advanced shelter medicine

Key Information

CPD Hours: 16 hours

Course Length: Four weeks

Course Format: A mixture of pre-recorded weekly webinars (which can be reviewed throughout the course), live weekly Q&A sessions with the tutors, quizzes, supplementary reading material and tutor-moderated online discussion forums

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Course Information

Key Areas
  • Infectious disease control – biosecurity and vaccination
  • Neutering – how and when, update on techniques
  • Decision making in shelter medicine - LCPS and rational use of resources
  • Behaviour cases and patient friendly handling
About this course

Working in the field of shelter medicine and want to know more? Our course is designed for those working in charity medicine, accessible care or within shelters to meet with like-minded people and update your knowledge with the RVC Shelter Team.

Throughout the course we will be thinking about different areas of Shelter Medicine and the latest thoughts and controversies in this field. All the topics that you love to debate including when and how to neuter, when to vaccinate and lots of real-life cases to think about and discuss. Pragmatic decision making and how to work up and manage cases in your own charity practice or shelter will also be a focus.

Why do this course?
You will already have a basic knowledge of shelter medicine and will be keen to expand your knowledge and interact with other vets in the field.

The webinars will be pre-recorded and there will be a weekly live Q&A session with the tutors. The Q&A sessions will take place on the following dates at 2:00pm London time.

Q&A dates:
Tuesday 31st October
Tuesday 7th November
Tuesday 14th November
Tuesday 21st November


Louise Allum, BSc MA VetMB PGCert(VetEd) MRCVS,
Head Vet, Shelter Medicine Program,
Royal Veterinary College

Lead Vet at Wood Green, the Animals Charity for Shelter Medicine Program
The Royal Veterinary College

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