ISFM Feline Symposium – nursing programme


Nursing programme


Wednesday 3 April – The Holiday Inn (Birmingham Airport), Birmingham, UK

ISFM's popular day for veterinary nurses returns for 2019 with a topical, practical and thought-provoking feline programme.


10.00–10.45Measuring blood pressure and managing hypertensionSarah Caney
10.45–11.30Routine blood and urine panels: What’s to be gained?Sarah Caney
11.30–12.00Coffee break 
12.00–12.30Vaccination protocols: From principles to practice Martha Cannon
12.30–13.00CKD: Early diagnosis, management and monitoringSarah Caney
14.00–14.45Effective communication with ownersAlison Lambert
14.45–15.15Body and muscle condition scoring: How, when & why?Marge Chandler
15.15–15.45 Tea break 
15.45–16.30Geriatric clinics: Setting them up and keeping them goingNicola Ackerman
16.30-17.00Managing feline weight: What works and what doesn’tMarge Chandler

Registration rate: £95.00




What's included?

  • Lunch, teas and coffees
  • CPD certificate of attendance
  • Access to the online downloadable proceedings 2 weeks before the symposium




Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport
Coventry Road
B26 3QW

The Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport Hotel is situated less than 2 miles from the NEC / Genting Arena, Resorts World, Birmingham International Rail Station and Birmingham International Airport.

Getting there 

A complimentary shuttle service for guests operates between the hotel and Birmingham International train station from 5:00am – 1.00pm and 3.00pm – 11.00pm daily. The service runs every 30 minutes during peak and hourly during off-peak times. For more information please contact the hotel.

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