School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

Problems at Either End; How to Approach and Manage Patients with Chronic Gastrointestinal Upset - Online

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Wednesday 6 December 2023 (1pm - 5pm)




Location Online Teams Meeting
Cost £100
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This session will be case-based using problem orientated medicine to create differential diagnosis lists and develop diagnostic plans to enable delegates to confidentially approach patients with, or suspected to have, chronic gastrointestinal disease in a logical and structured manner in the practice setting.  

Topics to be covered 

          • How to approach patients with chronic vomiting and/or diarrhoea 

          • The possible differential diagnoses for patients with chronic gastrointestinal upset 

          • Developing a logical clinical approach to enable an accurate diagnosis to be achieved 

          • The treatment options available for different forms of gastrointestinal disease 

Learning objectives

  • Be able to understand how to assess and undertake a logical diagnostic evaluation for patient with chronic gastrointestinal upset 

  • Be able to create an outline differential diagnosis list for patients presenting with, or suspected to have, chronic gastrointestinal disease 

  • Be able to create a logical diagnostic plan based on the differential diagnosis list 

  • Understand treatment options for the most common forms of gastrointestinal conditions discussed 


Veterinary CPD Education Centre

School of Veterinary Medicine and Science
University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Leicestershire, LE12 5RD

0115 951 6647

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