Training Programs

Continuing Professional Development Courses for Veterinarians

Basic Small Animal Acupuncture

This short training course is intended for small animal practitioners who are interested in exploring the use of acupuncture as an additional tool for diagnosis, treatment and surgery in their practice. 

  • July 29-30, 2015 (2 days from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
  • Venue: CVM VTH - Diliman Station Lecture Room 1, UP Diliman
  • Minimum number of participants: 15
  • Coordinator: Marianne Leila S. Flores and Jezie A. Acorda
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Basic Small Animal Cardiology

Cardio-respiratory failure is one of the leading causes of death in small animals. Proper diagnosis is important to prevent progression of the disease that can lead to death. Common clinical signs include arrhythmia, ascites and coughing. Early diagnosis and medical intervention can help in the management and contribute to improve the prognosis of the condition. This short training course aims to provide basic concepts and principles of cardiology in small animal practice. Specifically, it will provide basis for pathophysiological changes associated with the disease as well as basic rationale for cardiac medications.

  • July 22-23, 2015 (2 days from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
  • Venue: CVM VTH - Diliman Station Lecture Room 1, UP Diliman
  • Minimum number of participants: 10
  • Coordinator: Marianne Leila S. Flores and Karlo Romano B. Gicana
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Basic Small Animal Cytopathology

Cytopathology is a relatively cheap, rapid and non-invasive diagnostic technique in small animal practice. This training course is a two-day course intended for veterinarians engaged in small animal practice, teaching and research aimed to review basic principles in cytopathology and enhance the cytopathology skills of the participants by providing hands on practical experience in the collection, evaluation and interpretation of cytological cases for rapid and accurate disease diagnosis. The course will utilize actual cases encountered in clinical practice.

  • July 15-16, 2015 (2 days from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
  • Venue: CVM VTH - Diliman Station Lecture Room 2, UP Diliman
  • Minimum number of participants: 10
  • Coordinator: Marianne Leila S. Flores and Veronica A. Matawaran
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Clinical Aspects of Wildlife Medicine (Basic Wildlife Medicine)

The course will deal with basic wild animal management, clinical evaluation and treatment, clinical evaluation and treatment and is geared towards understanding the reptile patient.

  • July 29-30, 2015 (2 days from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
  • Venue: CVM VTH - Diliman Station Lecture Room 2, UP Diliman
  • Minimum number of participants: 15
  • Coordinator: Marianne Leila S. Flores/Emilia A. Lastica-Ternura/Arville Pajas/Karlo R. Gicana
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Inventory Management in Veterinary Practice

This short training course is for finance managers of a veterinary practice to discuss inventory management to minimize total cost related to inventory decisions and related  functions such as service scheduling, purchasing and traffic of products. This will also include specific decision models which can be applied to assist the finance manager's search for inventory levels which will increase the value of practice. 

  • July 28, 2015 (8:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
  • Venue: CVM VTH - Diliman Station Lecture Room 1, UP Diliman
  • Minimum number of participants: 15
  • Coordinator: Marianne Leila S. Flores 
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Radiographic Interpretation in Small Animals

The short training course is intended for small animal practitioners who are interested in developing and improving their skill in the use of radiography for diagnosis of diseases and disorders in small animals.

  • July 22-23, 2015 (2 days from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
  • Venue: CVM VTH - Diliman Station Lecture Room 2, UP Diliman
  • Minimum number of participants: 15
  • Coordinator: Marianne Leila S. Flores and Eduardo B. Torres
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Small Animal Electrocardiography

Electrocardiography enables practitioners to diagnose cardiac problems originating from altered electroconductivity of the heart. It is an essential skill for all veterinary practitioners to have. This short training course is designed to guide participants in understanding the electrical rhythmicity of the heart, how to obtain the ECG, and how to use the ECG to diagnose cardiac abnormalities that alter this rhythmicity. 

  • July 1-2, 2015 (2 days from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
  • Venue: CVM VTH - Diliman Station Lecture Room 2, UP Diliman
  • Minimum number of participants: 15
  • Coordinator: Marianne Leila S. Flores and Jovencio Hubert A. Abalos
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Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery

A significant number of clinical cases presented in a veterinary facility can come from orthopedic cases. This short training course will guide the practitioner on the management of orthopedic cases specifically on the surgical approach to different fractures and dislocations. Selected orthopedic procedures will be performed in a canine cadaver such as intramedullary pinning, bone plating and femoral head ostectomy. 

  • July 8-9, 2015 (2 days from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
  • Venue: CVM VTH - Diliman Station Lecture Room 2, UP Diliman
  • Minimum number of participants: 15
  • Coordinator: Marianne Leila S. Flores and Rey B. Oronan
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Small Animal Ultrasonography

This short training course is intended for small animal practitioners who are interested in adding ultrasound imaging to their repertoire of professional diagnostic tools.

  • July 1-2, 2015 (2 days from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
  • Venue: CVM VTH - Diliman Station Lecture Room 1, UP Diliman
  • Minimum number of participants: 15
  • Coordinator: Marianne Leila S. Flores/Jezie A. Acorda
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Training Course on Problem Based Medicine

A problem based medicine is an alternative method in disease diagnosis that elevates the skills and deductive reasoning of a veterinary practitioner. This short training course aims to guide participants into the logically and pathophysiologically-sound approach to diagnosis and management of the most commonly presented clinical signs of vomiting, diarrhea and weakness.

  • July 15-16, 2015 (2 days from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
  • Venue: CVM VTH - Diliman Station Lecture Room 1, UP Diliman
  • Minimum number of participants: 15
  • Coordinator: Marianne Leila S. Flores and Marco F. Reyes
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