General Practitioner certificate in Small Animal Medicine

Seoul - TBC

General Practitioner certificate in Small Animal Medicine


Our Small Animal Medicine GPCert programme will help you to transform your practice life:

- On successful attainment of the GPCert(SAM) candidates will be awarded a personalised certificate and their name will be included in the ISVPS register of General Practitioner Certificate holders

- Increase your skills, knowledge and confidence in dealing with more complex cases offering familiar and local treatment for the clients who trust you with their pets and accelerate diagnosis and treatment

- Reduce the need for external referrals and increase your practice’s capabilities and income and also progress your career


01 - Diagnostic Imaging
01/04/2022 |

Key learning objectives:

  • Review the principles of radiography, radiology and the significance of radiation protection
  • Gain an increased appreciation of the use of contrast radiography in a variety of situations and using a variety of techniques
  • Understand the principles of ultrasound imaging
  • Familiarize yourself with the basic principles of advanced imaging
  • Compare and contrast CT and MRI as diagnostic tools

Ponente: Andrew Holdsworth ()
02 - Ophthalmology
01/02/2022 |

Key learning objectives:

  • Review common ophthalmic examination techniques:
    • Basic neuro-ophthalmological examination
    • Ophthalmoscopy: distant direct, close direct & indirect
    • Correct use of Fluorescein for corneal evaluation
    • Tonometry and gonioscopy
  • Gain a footing in current ocular therapeutics: what do you need to have on your pharmacy shelf?
  • Familiarize yourself with the medical management of common ocular conditions
  • Identify the ocular manifestations of systemic diseases
  • Learn to recognize common ocular conditions that require surgery

Ponente: Sally Turner ()
03 - Cytology
01/03/2022 |

Key learning objectives:

  • Understand the principles and practical aspects of cytological sample collection, storage and preparation
  • Perfect your ability to describe the principles of routine cytological examination, and how this informs a cytological diagnosis
  • Develop your hematological skills by learning to adeptly interpret both normal and abnormal hemograms, identifying
    reticulocytes and discovering platelet and white cell abnormalities
  • Transform your understanding of the different cytological characteristics of effusions, aspirates and lavage samples
  • Familiarize yourself with some of the conditions most commonly diagnosed by cytology

Ponente: Marta Costa ()
04 - Dermatology
03/01/2022 |

Key learning objectives:

  • Develop a problem-solving approach to skin diseases
  • Describe the steps involved in dermatological examination of cats and dogs
  • List and understand the techniques used for the laboratory investigation of skin disease, and when they should be used
  • Recommend rational problem-solving approaches to the investigation and treatment of:
    • Alopecia
    • Pruritus
  • Become familiar with the common presentations of bacterial, parasitic and fungal skin disease
  • Identify common dermatological manifestations of systemic disease, and their pathogenesis

Ponente: Rosario Cerundolo ()
05 - Urology II
01/11/2021 |

Key learning objectives:

  • Describe and understand the factors involved in the development of crystalluria and urolithiasis in cats and dogs
  • Understand the principles of management of lower urinary tract disease in cats and dogs
  • Explore the often complicated management of FLUTD and urethral obstruction
  • Examine the possible causes of urinary incontinence, and their diagnosis and management
  • Classify canine prostatic diseases, and understand their pathogenesis, diagnosis and medical management

Ponente: Joana Aguiar ()

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