MS242 – Updates in Diabetes and Renal Disease in Dogs and Cats – Nurses

£297.00 (+VAT)

12 months access to recordings and course materials is included. Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events. Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.

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  • Join Nicola Lakeman PGDip RVN CertSAN CertVNECC VTS(Nutrition) for three 2-hour online sessions
  • Comprehensive notes to downloaded
  • Self-assessment quizzes to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification (don’t worry, you can take them more than once if you don’t quite hit the mark first time)
  • A whole year’s access to recorded sessions for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – learn without travelling
  • Watch the recordings on your iPad!



Session 1

Diabetes in cats and dogs

In this session we will look at the diagnosis and current treatment regimens for diabetes in cats and dogs. We will look at the differences between different treatment regimes, insulin and diet and how to manage these animals.

What you’ll learn:

  • Differences between different insulins and licensed dose rates.
  • Dietary management for diabetic cats and dogs.
Session 2

Renal disease in cats and dogs

In the second session we will look at the diagnostic pathways for renal disease in cats and dogs, linking these into the IRIS scoring system. We will look at how different IRIS stages will need different treatments and how we can support owners with these.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to use the IRIS scoring system to score cats and dogs.
  • By using the IRIS scoring system how to manage these animals in conjunction with the veterinary surgeon.
  • Dietary management for these animals, including phosphate binders.
Session 3

Long-term management for diabetic and renal patients

Both diabetic and renal patients can potentially have a good quality of life from diagnosis. There are lots of elements that need to be addressed for both conditions, these can include diet, home management, medications and monitoring of clinical signs. This session will look at how we can encourage monitoring at home of renal and diabetic patients; and discuss the other medical management components.

What you’ll learn:

  • What home monitoring methods are available and how to use them and encourage others to use them.
  • What to do when with have co-morbidities, including renal and diabetes together.


The price includes all 3 sessions, notes and quiz – 8 hours of CPD

*No traffic jams, accommodation hassles, pet or childcare, rota clashes, locum fees ……….. just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource.

Course Feedback :

“Very useful course, plenty of new information given and how to use in practice.

“I enjoyed it and enjoyed being able to do at my own pace. It’s much easier to do the webinars when I have quiet time at home or in practice.

“Very thorough and comprehensive courses. The course notes are a great addition too.

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