Anaemia & Transfusion Medicine (Vets)
This course aims to give general practitioners the tools to confidently formulate a diagnostic when presented with an anaemic dog or cat. A systematic approach enables practitioners to achieve a timely and cost-effective outcome for their patient and client.
The course covers the basic principles of transfusion medicine, giving course participants the confidence to administer blood products in their practice. The course also provides a review of the current recommendations regarding the management of IMHA.
After successful completion of this course, you will:
- Produce a clinically-appropriate diagnostic plan for the anaemic dog/cat based on analysis of standard laboratory data
- Discuss the current evidence for the diagnosis and management of IMHA in dogs
- Choose appropriate screening tests for canine and feline blood donors and blood product recipients
- Perform blood collection and blood product transfusions in dogs/cats
- Identify transfusion reactions
- The diagnostic approach to anaemia
- Transfusion medicine
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This course is self-paced and there is no active discussion forum. If you are looking for a short online course with a discussion forum please check out our TimeOnline courses.
Who should enrol?
This course is designed for qualified veterinarians. Veterinary students are welcome to enrol.