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Anemia in Cats: A Simple Approach

Anemia in Cats: A Simple Approach


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This seminar will cover a simple clinical approach to anemic cats, emphasizing how to use the history, physical examination findings, and CBC results to get to a diagnosis.

Learning Objectives

While participating in this webinar, attendees will learn how to:

  • Classify anemias as either regenerative, non-regenerative, or iron deficiency.
  • Integrate historical and physical examination findings with numerical results from the CBC
  • Integrate hematology graphics into the diagnostic approach to anemic cats

Speaker Bio

Guillermo Couto, DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine and Oncology)

Dr. Couto graduated from Buenos Aires University, Argentina in 1976. He spent 5 years as a private practice small animal practitioner in his hometown and then completed a Clinical Oncology Residency at the University of California-Davis. He is co-author of the textbook Small Animal Internal Medicine with Richard W. Nelson, and has over 350 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in the areas of oncology, hematology, and Greyhound medicine. Dr. Couto served as Editor In Chief of the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, and received numerous teaching and service awards while at the University. After 30 years in academia, he is now providing consultation and educational services through Couto Veterinary Consultants, Hilliard, Ohio.

RACE Credits 

This program 20-853779 is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 1.00 CE Credits (1.00 max) being available to any one veterinarian: and/or 1.00 Veterinary Technician CE Credits (1.00 max). This RACE approval is for the subject matter categorie(s) of: Scientific using the delivery method(s) of: Non-Interactive-Distance. This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board's CE requirements.