Develop your knowledge and understanding of congestive heart failure (CHF) in cats. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Cardiac conditions course bundle.
This module looks at pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and outcomes of CHF in cats, including:
Cause – underlying heart disease: primary, secondary, or arrhythmias.
Signs – respiratory difficulty, poor appetite, activity intolerance.
Treatment – control fluid retention, counter adverse neuroendocrine activation, correction of arrhythmia improving systolic or diastolic function.
Prognosis – guarded.
Support and Resources
This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Felis followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
This course was written and peer reviewed by:
This module is worth approximately 60 minutes of CPD.