I feel more confident to try microscopy
It was good to be able to touch up on my lab skills considering the new practice i work at has an internal lab and require there nurses to do more in house analysis. This will help me be able to read blood smears and microscopy bette
- Find out how to make a good blood smear – an absolute must have
- You have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions and study notes for reviewing key points
- Superb value for money - you learn without travelling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
- Watch the live meetings OR the recordings on your iPad, mobile, PC or tablet
- Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification
Blood Sampling and Analysis: How to Get the Best from a Drop of Blood
- How to take the right sample to diagnose a disease
- How to confirm an animal is anaemic before investigating the cause
- How to identify if the anaemia is regenerative or not
- Leukogram numbers and white cell morphology
- How to make a good blood smear – an absolute must have
- How to identify physiological leukocytosis versus inflammation and infection
Urine Analysis: Not Just Any Old Jam Jar!
- When to take a voided sample or via cystocentesis
- What you can reliably do with the sample in house
- How to identify common sediment material
- How to avoid common pitfalls and sample artifact
- When and how to use dipsticks properly
Microscopy: Does it Always Have to be Blurred?
- How to set up a microscope
- How to take a skin scrape
- How to take and smear material from a skin lesion
- How to identify bacterial infection
- How to identify some common skin masses
Roger Powell MA VetMB DipRCPath DiplomateACVP FRCPath MRCVS
Roger Powell graduated from Cambridge University in 2000 and after four years in mixed practice, returned there to complete a residency in clinical pathology. Following this, he worked for a brief period at Cambridge Veterinary School, gaining both the British and American Diploma in Veterinary Clinical Pathology in 2007 and then fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists in 2009. In 2008 he opened PTDS, an independent veterinary diagnostic laboratory that works alongside specialists and first opinion vets. His keen interests are cytology and haematology, contributing chapters to several BSAVA manuals and veterinary cytology textbooks, and he enjoys teaching or discussing all aspects of clinical pathology and diagnostic testing with vets and nurses.
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Very thorough and comprehensive courses. The course notes are a great addition too.