Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
North Downs Specialist 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. Presentations start at 8.00pm. A meal and refreshments will be 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.
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 – but be sure to book early, as places are strictly limited!
To book just click on the links under Evening CPD Meetings 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 the event.
CPD Registration Process
By registering as a North Downs' Veterinary Professional Member, you will be able to register to attend North Downs CPD events with the click of a button. The new system will allow you to manage all your North Downs CPD events from within your account, view forthcoming and previously attended events, download CPD attendance certificates, and cancel an event when and where necessary, all quickly and easily with the minimum of fuss.
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Forthcoming Evening CPD Meetings
23 January 2019
Neurological signs arise due to a wide range of conditions. Identifying true neurological patients, as well as determining the correct neuroanatomical localisation...» Further information
21 February 2019
Sneezing, nasal discharge and noisy breathing are relatively common presentations in cats. We will discuss the various differential diagnoses (including infectious, inflammatory and neoplastic)...» Further information
12 March 2019
Urinary tract problems can manifest diversely: from non-specific lethargy, to pollakiuria, to life-threatening acute collapse. Many of these problems benefit from a multidisciplinary approach to optimise patient outcome...» Further information
11 April 2019
It’s not just the nomenclature of ocular adnexal disease that can be challenging! Through a series of case discussions, we will consider investigation, treatment and management of common adnexal diseases...» Further information
4 July 2019
Melanoma can be a highly malignant cancer. Fear of undertaking an oral examination in an old dog with halitosis in case of a pigmented oral mass will be a familiar experience to many. But, we have always known that some of these tumours are less malignant, possibly even benign...» Further information
5 September 2019
The eye of the cat presents the veterinary clinician with a spectrum of unique and challenging clinical entities. Many of the principles of diagnosis and therapeutics can be applied to cats and dogs...» Further information
18 September 2019
Cranial cruciate disease is one of the most common causes of pelvic limb lameness that is observed in the dog...» Further information
20 November 2019
It is a constant challenge to know and then to achieve an appropriate surgical margin in your oncological cases. Those problems are all the more acute in orofacial tumours due to the anatomic limitations imposed...» Further information