CAVE Clinical Skills Week


Friday 9th February 2018

Diagnostic Success (6 CPD Points)

The challenge with dermatology cases is that many skin conditions with a different aetiology present with similar clinical signs. The veterinarian in general practice must be able to collect and interpret in-house laboratory tests from dogs and cats with dermatitis and ear infections and use this information to guide the selection of the most appropriate treatment. The day will comprise of case-based seminars as well as practical tips for collection and interpretation of material from a range of different skin diseases.

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Prices below are inclusive of GST

CAVE Member Early Bird Rate (closes 15th Jan) Regular Rate (closes 1 Feb)

Day 4 Registration Dermatology

$570.00 $600.00
Non-CAVE Member Early Bird Rate Regular Rate (closes 1 Feb)

Day 4 Registration Dermatology

N/A $750.00

If you are a CAVE Member, please have your membership number handy.

CAVE Members wishing to register for all 4 days are eligible for a further discount and can register here. 

Outline for the day

Cutaneous infestations Parasites

  • Recent advances in diagnosis and treatment

Case Studies: how to approach treatment with modern parasiticides

Cutaneous infestations: Bacteria and Malassezia

  • Routine pyoderma vs methicillin resistant infection

Case Studies: how to manage and treat resistant infections

Otitis external

  • Refractory and resistant cases

  • Microbiome and biofilms

Case Studies: how to treat biofilm

Dermatology Presenters

Associate Professor Mandy Burrows


If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the CAVE Office on +61 (08) 9360 6342 or email