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Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Paragon Veterinary Referrals CPD provide an ideal opportunity to hear the latest ideas on various small animal topics, to discuss clinical problems and to meet up with colleagues.
FREE Evening CPD Meetings
We are pleased to offer FREE veterinary CPD evenings.
Format of the evening
Presentations start at 8.00pm. Registration starts at 7.00pm with a buffet and refreshments available from 7.30pm. The meetings will end at 10.00pm.
Certificates of Attendance will be issued for your CPD records to download from within your account within 48 hours following the event.
FREE CPD Clinical Club evening
Format of the evening
Paragon Clinical Club evenings are designed to appeal to Vets and to Veterinary Nurses.
They run from 8.00pm till 9.30pm and combine I hour of CPD with a 30-minute behind the scenes tour of the facilities at Paragon Referral Centre.
Numbers are strictly limited to 16 delegates per evening, so the environment is relaxed, informal and friendly, providing ample opportunity to engage with our speaker(s) and with our wider team when touring the centre.
A range of topics will be featured, some dedicated specifically for Vets and others for Veterinary Nurses.
- For Vets, the evening will be centred around several case studies for analysis and discussion
- For Veterinary Nurses, the evening will normally be focused around a presentation of around 45 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of questions and discussion.
Refreshments and biscuits will be provided so you don’t starve, but please bring a sandwich with you if you think you need more food.
To help us keep abreast of your opinions and ongoing professional CPD needs, we will ask you to complete a feedback form before you leave.
Certificates of Attendance of 1 hour of CPD will be available for your records to download from within your members account within 48 hours following the event.
Attend Future Events
If you are interested in the next event we would be delighted to see you. To ensure you don't miss an event, sign up to receive email notifications when each event is arranged – but be sure to book early, as places are strictly limited!
To book just click on the links under Forthcoming CPD Events below.
We hope that you will be able to join us and enjoy free CPD in a relaxed atmosphere and pleasant surroundings. Discussion and questions are welcomed during each event.
CPD Registration Process
By registering as a Paragon Veterinary Professional Member, you will be able to register to attend Paragon CPD events with the click of a button. The new system will allow you to manage all your Paragon CPD events from within your account, view forthcoming and previously attended events, download CPD attendance certificates, and cancel an event if necessary, all quickly and easily with the minimum of fuss.
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Forthcoming CPD Events
11 September 2018
Jane will present a practical guide to how and when to transfuse, including information on the Pet Blood Bank scheme...» Further information
25 September 2018
Cranial cruciate ligament disease is the most common cause of pelvic limb lameness in the adult dog...» Further information
Previous FREE Evening CPD Meetings
29 May 2018
Pain management is vital for the well-being of our patients. We will discuss in brief the pathophysiology of pain, ways to identify and assess acute and chronic pain, the benefits of multimodal analgesia and how to set up a pain management protocol at your practice with an algorithm. Classical analgesics and 'newer strategies' will be mentioned and any questions are welcomed.» Further information
16 May 2018
A selection of orthopaedic and neurosurgical cases presented in an interactive format inviting audience participation.» Further information
13 March 2018
Canine hypoadrenocorticism can be a difficult diagnosis to make, with clinical findings that can be vague, non-specific, and wax and wane. This case-based session will look at both diagnosis and treatment of this complicated disease, including how to use Zycortal to manage these cases.» Further information