Clinical Pathology

Veterinary Day Course

Course Date and Venue:

Darlington
Thursday 26th April 2018
10am – 4.30pm

Cumbernauld
Thursday 24th May 2018
10am – 4.30pm

Lecture Summary:

Effective and targeted laboratory work up plays a vital part in obtaining a diagnosis in small animal practice. This course will review the methods of sample collection of urine and blood samples and consider how to avoid creation of artefacts.

Interpretation of laboratory results will be discussed in detail together with how to avoid misinterpretation of findings.

The importance of interpreting results in relation to clinical findings will be emphasised. Problem solving using clinical cases will be used to illustrate the value of clinical pathology in diagnosis.

We will cover –

Basics of blood and urine sample collection.
Sample artefacts and pitfalls and how to avoid them
Haematology: Interpretation of results from auto analysers to blood smears.
Serum biochemistry and how it helps in making a diagnosis.
Urinalysis and basic microscopic examination of samples

Course Tutor:

Professor James W Simpson SDA BVM&S MPhil FHEA MRCVS

Course Fee:

£250 +VAT (Total £300) Includes tuition, course notes, refreshments and lunch.

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Darlington
Thursday 26th April 2018
10am – 4.30pm

Cumbernauld
Thursday 24th May 2018
10am – 4.30pm

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