Course Information

Multiple Bookings

If you wish to book more than one person on a course, please download and complete the multiple booking form. Once you have entered your details save and email the PDF to, a member of the Membership Services Team will be in touch within 2 working days for payment details. If anyone has any comments on the process please email

6 February 2020 10:00 - 6 February 2020 17:00

Keeping in the loop

Holiday Inn, Haydock, Lodge Lane, Newton Le Willows Haydock Merseyside, WA12 0JG

Top tips on the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease in small animal patients

Heart murmurs and heart failure are common findings in small animal patients in primary practice. This one-day interactive course will review a range of clinical scenarios from coughing to collapse to provide delegates with an update on howto practically approach dogs and cats with cardiorespiratory signs in primary practice. Top tips will be given on whichcases with murmurs need investigating more urgently than others using simple tools available to veterinary practitioners. Itwill focus on game changers in heart failure treatment and diagnosis, including the hotly discussed topic of diuretic resistanceand the new, recently licensed loop diuretic. This will be an interactive course with case examples so remember tobring your smart devices!

Learning objectives

· Understand the importance of a clinical examination when presented with cardiorespiratory cases
· How to approach heart murmurs in both dogs and cats
· Increased confidence diagnosing heart failure and also diuretic resistance
· Managing diuretic resistance


Emily Dutton
RCVS recognised specialist in veterinary cardiology

Intended for Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Nurses

Terms and Conditions: All courses must be paid for in full at the time of booking.

To qualify for an applicable refund, cancellations must emailed to or requested by telephone on 01452 726700. With over 30 days’ notice we will refund 70% of the course fee.  With between 15-30 days’ notice we will refund 50% of the course fee.  No refunds will be provided for cancellations with notice of 14 days or less, however if we are able to resell your place on the course we will provide a full refund.

BSAVA reserves the right to alter the programme or the speaker should this become necessary due to unavoidable circumstances.  BSAVA reserves the right to cancel a course due to unforeseen circumstances.  Registrants should note that the BSAVA member's rate applies only when the person attending the course is a member of the Association.  To qualify for the reduced member's rate for courses, non-members must join BSAVA prior to the course.

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