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Didactic Itinerary

Internal Medicine Tour Course

2022-2023
Cremona/Venice/Florence/Rome - Italy
Maximum 36 delegates
From € 5,612.00 (€ 4,600.00 + VAT)

1 - POA - Problem Oriented Approach and Clinical Pathology and Hematology

July 19-23, 2022

First day - Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Problem Oriented Approach
8:30
Registration
9:15
Introduction
9:30
Problem-oriented approach: the steps that follow history taking and physical examination
F.Fracassi
10:45
How to use and maximise scientific sources
F.Fracassi
11:30
Coffee break
12:00
Interactive Lesson
Interactive section: Journal Club
R.Oliveira Leal
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Approach to the patient  with regurgitation
R.Oliveira Leal
14:45
Approach to the patient with vomiting
R.Oliveira Leal
15:30
Diagnostic approach to acute diarrhoea
R.Oliveira Leal
16:15
Coffee break
16:45
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
F.Fracassi, R.Oliveira Leal
18:00
End of the Day
Second day - Wednesday, July 20, 2022
9:00
Diagnostic approach to chronic diarrhoea
R.Oliveira Leal
9:45
Approach to the patient with icterus
F.Fracassi
10:30
Coffee break
11:00
Hyperthermia and fever of unknown origin: from the clinical case to the diagnosis
R.Oliveira Leal
11:45
Approach to the patient with pale mucous membranes
R.Oliveira Leal
12:15
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
F.Fracassi
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Petechia and ecchymosis through the discussion of clinical cases ( part 1)
F.Fracassi
14:45
Petechia and ecchymosis through the discussion of clinical cases ( part 2)
F.Fracassi
15:00
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
R.Oliveira Leal
15:45
Coffee break
16:45
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
R.Oliveira Leal, F.Fracassi
18:00
End of the Day
Third day - Thursday, July 21, 2022
9:00
Clinical and diagnostic approach to the patient with cough
R.Oliveira Leal
9:45
Clinical approach to dyspnea
R.Oliveira Leal
10:30
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
R.Oliveira Leal
11:15
Coffee break
11:45
Polyuria and Polidipsia: from the theory to the clinical case
F.Fracassi
12:30
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
F.Fracassi
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Increase in volume of the abdomen / ascites: clinical cases
F.Fracassi
14:45
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in samll groups
F.Fracassi, R.Oliveira Leal
17:00
Question and answer
17:30
End of the Day
Fourth day - Friday, July 22, 2022
Clinical Pathology and Hematology
9:00
Regenerative anemia
S.Paltrinieri
9:45
Non regenerative anemia
S.Paltrinieri
10:45
Coffee break
11:15
Platelet disorders
W.Bertazzolo
12:00
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive section: Clinical Cases
All the speakers
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Leukocytosis and leukopenia
W.Bertazzolo
14:45
Approach to acute and chronic leukemia
W.Bertazzolo
15:15
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive section
All the speakers
16:00
Coffee break
16:30
Approach to coagulopathy and DIC
C.Agnoli
17:15
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive section: Clinical Cases
All the speakers
18:00
End of the Day
Fifth day - Saturday, July 23, 2022
9:00
Advanced diagnostic techniques in hematology
S.Paltrinieri
10:00
Treatment of immune-mediated hematological diseases
C.Agnoli
11:00
Coffee break
11:30
When and How can I perform a bone marrow sampling
W.Bertazzolo
12:15
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive cases
All the speakers
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Blood types and blood compatibility
C.Agnoli
15:00
Current practice in transfusion therapy
C.Agnoli
15:45
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
All the speakers
15:45
Coffee break
16:45
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
All the speakers
18:00
End of the Course and Certificate of Attendance Ceremony

2 - Endocrinology and Infectious diseases

September 20-24, 2022

First day - Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Endocrinology
8:30
Registration
9:15
Introduction
9:30
Cushing`s Syndrome: making a diagnosis, from clinical signs to endocrine tests and imaging
S.Galac
10:15
Cushing`s treatment: PDH
S.Galac
11:15
Coffee break
11:45
Cushing`s treatment: ADH
S.Galac
12:30
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive section: Clinical Cases
F.Fracassi
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Feline hypercortisolism
S.Galac
14:30
Canine pheochromocytoma
S.Galac
15:15
Interactive Lesson
Interactive section: adrenal incidentaloma
S.Galac
16:00
Lunch break
16:30
Addison’s disease
F.Fracassi
17:15
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive section: Clinical Cases
F.Fracassi
18:00
End of the Day
Second day - Wednesday, September 21, 2022
9:00
Canine and feline diabetes mellitus: epidemilology, clinical aspects and diagnosis
F.Fracassi
10:00
Diabetes Mellitus: treatment and monitoring of the treatment
F.Fracassi
11:00
Coffee break
11:30
Feline hypersomatotropism
S.Galac
12:15
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive cases
F.Fracassi
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Diabetic ketoacidosis
F.Fracassi
15:00
Polyuria Polidipsia
S.Galac
15:45
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
S.Galac
16:15
Coffee Break
16:45
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
F.Fracassi
18:00
End
Third day - Thursday, September 22, 2022
9:00
Canine hypothyroidism: pathogenesis and clinical signs
F.Fracassi
9:45
Canine hypothyroidism: diagnosis and treatment
S.Galac
10:30
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
F.Fracassi
11:15
Coffee break
11:45
Feline hypertiroidism: pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment
S.Galac
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Thiroid tumors in dogs
S.Galac
14:30
Calcium disorders
F.Fracassi
15:30
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
S.Galac, F.Fracassi
17:00
Question and answer
17:30
End of the Day
Fourth day - Friday, September 23, 2022
Feline and Canine Infectious Diseases
9:30
Feline Vector Borne Diseases
X.Roura
10:15
Haemoplasmosis
S.Tasker
11:15
Coffee break
11:45
FIV
S.Tasker
12:30
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive section: Clinical Cases
S.Tasker
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Feline leishmaniosis
X.Roura
14:30
Canine leishmaniosis
X.Roura
15:15
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive section: Clinical cases
X.Roura
16:00
Coffee break
16:30
FeLV
S.Tasker
17:30
End of the Day
Fifth day - Saturday, September 24, 2022
9:00
PIF
S.Tasker
10:00
Ehrlichiosis / Anaplasmosis
X.Roura
11:00
Coffee break
11:30
Babesiosis
X.Roura
12:15
Mycobacteriosis
S.Tasker
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Parvovirosis
X.Roura
15:00
Feline Upper Respiratory Tract Disease (FeURTD)
S.Tasker
15:45
Coffee break
16:15
Q&A: long interactive discussion
X.Roura, S.Tasker
17:30
End of the Course and Certificate of Attendance Ceremony

3 - Gastroenterology and Oncology

November 29-December 3, 2022

First day - Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Gastroenterology
8:30
Registration
9:15
Introduction to the course
A.German, F.Procoli
9:30
Problem-oriented approach in gastroenterology: from clinical sign to diagnosis
F.Procoli
10:30
Diagnosis and management of most common oesophageal diseases
F.Procoli
11:30
Coffee break
12:00
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical examples
F.Procoli, A.German
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Acute haemorrhagic diarrhoea syndrome in dogs: what is it and how to treat it
F.Procoli
14:45
Canine chronic inflammatory enteropathies: classification
A.German
15:30
Canine chronic inflammatory enteropathies: treatment
A.German
16:15
Coffee break
16:45
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
A.German, F.Procoli
18:00
End of the Day
Second day - Wednesday, November 30, 2022
9:00
PLE in dogs: what’s new on management
A.German
9:45
Feline chronic diarrhoea: IBD versus small cell lymphoma
F.Procoli
10:30
Coffee break
11:00
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical examples
A.German, F.Procoli
12:00
Canine and feline pancreatitis: diagnosis
A.German
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Canine and feline pancreatitis: treatment
A.German
15:00
Feline hepatic lipidosis: know it to avoid it
F.Procoli
15:45
Coffee break
16:15
Feline inflammatory liver disease
F.Procoli
17:15
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
A.German, F.Procoli
18:30
End of the Day
Third day - Thursday, December 1, 2022
9:00
Canine chronic hepatitis: pathogenesis
F.Procoli
9:45
Canine chronic hepatitis: treatment
F.Procoli
10:30
Coffee break
11:00
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical cases
A.German, F.Procoli
12:00
Nutritional assessment in small animals
A.German
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Nutritional support: feeding tubes
A.German
15:00
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in samll groups
A.German, F.Procoli
17:00
Q&A
17:30
End of the Day
Fourth day - Friday, December 2, 2022
Oncology
9:30
Approach to the oncology patient
J.Henriques
10:15
How to stage canine lymphoma
L.Marconato
11:15
Coffee break
11:45
How to treat canine lymphoma
L.Marconato
12:30
Interactive Lesson
Interactive section: cutaneous lymphoma
L.Marconato
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Feline lymphoma
J.Henriques
14:30
Feline injection-site sarcoma
J.Henriques
15:15
Interactive Lesson
Interactive section: hemangiosarcoma
J.Henriques
16:00
Coffee Break
16:30
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
L.Marconato
18:00
End of the Day
Fifth day - Saturday, December 3, 2022
9:00
How to stage canine mast cell tumors
L.Marconato
10:00
How to treat canine mast cell tumors
L.Marconato
11:00
Coffee break
11:30
Feline mast cell tumors
J.Henriques
12:15
Interactive Lesson
Interactive section: Squamous cell carcinoma in cats
L.Marconato
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Osteosarcoma
J.Henriques
14:45
Mammary tumors in dogs and cats
J.Henriques
15:30
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive section: clinical cases
L.Marconato, J.Henriques
17:00
Q&A
17:30
End of the Course and Certificate of Attendance Ceremony

4 - Nephrology and Respiratory disorders

April 18-22, 2023

First day - Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Nephrology
8:30
Registration
9:15
Introduction
9:30
How to evaluate renal function in the daily practice
10:15
Urinalysis and urine biomarkers: what’s new
11:15
Coffee break
11:45
Chronic kidney disease: current diagnostics & goals for long term management (diagnosis and staging) Part I
12:30
Interactive Lesson
Interactive section: CKD Clinical Cases
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Chronic kidney disease: current diagnostics & goals for long term management (treatment and prognosis) Part II.
14:45
Advanced therapies for CKD patients (mineral bone disorders, anemia, etc.)
15:15
Interactive Lesson
Interactive section: CKD clinical cases
16:00
Coffee break
16:30
Urinary tract infections: how to approach international guidelines
17:15
Interactive section: UTI clinical cases
18:00
End of the Day
Second day - Wednesday, April 19, 2023
9:00
Approach to proteinuria and glomerular diseases in dog and cat: understanding the pathophysiology
10:00
Update in diagnosis and treatment of immune glomerular diseases in dog and cat
11:00
Coffee break
11:30
Infectious diseases with renal involvement
12:15
Interactive cases: when renal biopsy makes the difference
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Urolithiasis part I: Approaching the patient with lithiasis
15:00
Urolithiasis part II: long term therapies and prevention
15:45
Interactive Lesson
Interactive clinical cases: diagnosis and medical treatment of unknown and complex urolithiasis: urates, xanthine, cystine
15:45
Coffee break
16:45
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
18:30
End of the Day
Third day - Thursday, April 20, 2023
9:00
Update in Acute Kidney injury classification and diagnosis
9:45
Acute kidney injury: medical management and monitoring of the patients
10:30
Interactive Lesson
Interactive cases: Complex electrolyte imbalances in Acute kidney disease; Dehydration and hypoperfusion in AKI: how to recognize and manage them correctly and avoid the overload
11:15
Coffee break
11:45
Renal replacement therapy update. Hemodialysis, hemoperfusion when do I really need it
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Approach to Urinary tract obstruction
14:30
Urethral obstruction in cats
15:30
Interactive clinical cases
17:00
Q&A
17:30
End of the Day
Fourth day - Friday, April 21, 2023
Respiratory Disorders
9:30
How to recognise clinical signs in small animal respiratory medicine
D.De Lorenzi
10:30
Respiratory tract functional anatomy: the possible weak points of a seemingly perfect system;
D.De Lorenzi
11:30
Coffee break
12:00
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical examples
D.De Lorenzi, F.Procoli
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Endoscopy of the respiratory tract: instruction for use
D.De Lorenzi
14:45
Feline chronic rhinitis
F.Procoli
15:30
Nasal aspergillosis in dogs: updates on management
F.Procoli
16:15
Lunch break
16:45
Interactive Lesson
Problem solving: discussion of clinical cases in small groups
D.De Lorenzi, F.Procoli
18:00
End of the Day
Fifth day - Saturday, April 22, 2023
9:00
Canine laryngeal paralysis
D.De Lorenzi
9:45
Update on brachycephalic airway disease
D.De Lorenzi
10:30
Coffee break
11:00
Interactive Case Reports Session
Interactive clinical examples
D.De Lorenzi, F.Procoli
12:00
Tracheal and bronchial collapse.  Are we talking about the same disease?
D.De Lorenzi
13:00
Lunch break
14:00
Bronchoalveolar lavage: general principle of cytologic interpretation
D.De Lorenzi
15:00
Feline lower airway disease
F.Procoli
15:45
Coffee break
16:15
Bronchopulmonary strongyloses
F.Procoli
17:15
Q&A
17:45
End of the Course and Certificate of Attendance Ceremony