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Safe Use of Chemotherapy*

£139.00 + VAT

Safe Use of Chemotherapy: Knowledge of the indications and administration techniques of chemotherapy agents used in the treatment of cancer in pets is of paramount importance to achieve the best outcome in terms of survival and quality of life by avoiding ineffective treatments and preventing significant adverse effects. This course aims to be a practical guide to the safe dosing, preparation and administration in general practice of the most commonly used chemotherapy drugs for the treatment of cancer in small animals and their monitoring

5th - 25th Oct '20Suitable for Vets & VNs
Tutored by Dr Chiara Penzo DVM PhD Dip.ECVIM (Oncology) MRCVS. European and RCVS Recognised Veterinary Specialist in Oncology
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Safe Use of Chemotherapy*

Knowledge of the indications and administration techniques of chemotherapy agents used in the treatment of cancer in pets is of paramount importance to achieve the best outcome in terms of survival and quality of life by avoiding ineffective treatments and preventing significant adverse effects. This course aims to be a practical guide to the safe dosing, preparation and administration in general practice of the most commonly used chemotherapy drugs for the treatment of cancer in small animals and their monitoring. The course will concentrate on the most commonly used protocols, while receiving an update on new medications and techniques available for your patients such as electrochemotherapy, metronomic chemotherapy, tyrosine kinase inhibitors and immunotherapy!

Safe Use of Chemotherapy Modules

Module 1: Chemotherapy – what is it and when to use it
*contains main indications for the use of chemotherapy in pets

Module 2: Chemotherapy drugs and protocols – how to choose**
**contains a Handbook of chemotherapy drugs and protocols  

Module 3: Monitoring the veterinary chemotherapy patient

Module 4: ABC of Chemotherapy Preparation and Administration

Module 5: Chemotherapy Health and Safety in your practice

Module 6: Gastrointestinal toxicity, neutropenia and extravasation injury

Module 7: Bladder toxicity, acute reactions and toxicity from tyrosine kinase inhibitors

Module 8: Multiple choice exam at end of course and Certificate of Completion

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All our Tutored Online CPD Courses are written and taught by an expert in the relevant field. The tutor for this course is:

Dr Chiara Penzo DVM PhD Dip.ECVIM (Oncology) MRCVS. European and RCVS Recognised Veterinary Specialist in Oncology

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