Dermatology for Small Animal Veterinarians
Lecturer: Mandy Burrows BSc BVMS MANZCVS FANZCVS(dermatology)
Mandy Burrows is excited to offer you a problem based approach to dermatology for small animal veterinarians in this distance taught course offered in Massey University’s Master of Veterinary Medicine.
Please note: Courses are revised following each offering. Details of content and assessment are subject to change between offerings
What will you learn?
On this course you'll learn:
- a problem based approach to: pruritus, alopecia, papules, pustules, crusts, nodules and ulcerated lesions in dogs and cats
- how to get a better outcome for your patients with skin disease using practical information that you can apply every day in your veterinary practice
- how to get a diagnosis of skin and ear diseases in dogs and cats using techniques that you will learn and refine during the course that will improve the quality of your patient care and your practice income
- recent advances in the management and therapy of dermatological disease; update your knowledge so you are aware of the advances in treatments for common skin diseases - when to treat- when to refer.
How the course works
Dermatology is one of the MVM courses for postgraduate veterinarians which is taught online via distance learning and led by a recognised international expert in the field.
The course is supported by the latest research, reviews and case material to challenge veterinarians with in-depth, relevant continuing education. Course materials include a printed guide to your reading and assessment which integrates online learning activities such as discussions, quizzes, lessons, library searches, critical evaluation and exercises for self-assessment with reading materials and personal study tasks.
Highlights of the dermatology course include: A practical practice-relevant approach to dermatology, lecturer authored course notes and interactive problem based exercises to help you bench mark your progress.
With the MVM programme you have the flexibility to study when and where you want and the support of the MVM team to gain an internationally-recognised veterinary qualification that will help you in your practice every day.
An experienced teacher and lecturer at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, Mandy Burrows graduated from Murdoch University Veterinary School in 1985. Having completed residency training in two disciplines, pathology and internal medicine and dermatology, Mandy became a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Veterinary Dermatology in 1998. Mandy currently works as the Director of the Dermatology clinic at Murdoch University.
Mandy currently works as the Director of the Animal Dermatology Clinic – Perth and as an Associate Professor in Small Animal Medicine (Dermatology) at Murdoch University.
Mandy is the Past-President of the Council of the ANZCVS; the current Australian and New Zealand representative of the World Association for Veterinary Dermatology and the President of World Congress in Veterinary Dermatology and the President of the World Congress in Veterinary Dermatology, to be held in Sydney in 2020.