The International Society of Feline Medicine has announced the world's first virtual feline congress for veterinary surgeons, which will run over three days from Saturday August 8th and is free of charge.

The event offers over 30 hours of CPD, covering topics which have been chosen to represent the current areas of practical interest for veterinary professionals, from ethics and behaviour to critical care and pain assessment.

The online event was developed after the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of ISFM's annual European Congress. 

There will be two separate lecture streams, one for vets and one for veterinary nurses and technicians, alongside several sponsor-led symposiums, live question and answer sessions, and a virtual exhibition hall.

In recognition of attendance, CPD certificates will be available to download from the platform.

In the vet stream, topics include the assessment and management of pain in cats, ethics, analgesia and anaesthesia, point of care ultrasound, nutrition and critical care. International expert speakers will give the latest research in their respective fields, whilst ensuring that their talks and lectures remain practical, with ‘take-home’ information applicable in clinics.

The ISFM is at pains to recognise the generosity of Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Ceva, Hill’s, Purina, Idexx and Royal Canin, which has made it possible to provide the congress free of charge. 

Registration opens today. For more information and to register, visit:

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