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Willows Referral Service Forums provide an ideal opportunity to hear the latest ideas on various small animal topics, to discuss clinical problems and to meet up with colleagues.
Willows offer four CPD Event formats:
FREE Evening CPD Forums
We are pleased to offer further opportunities for FREE CPD, delivered both in our hospital conference facilities and at selected regional locations. In response to requests from attendees, we are starting the presentations at 8.00pm. The forums will end at 9.30pm.
Events held in our hospital will be preceded by an opportunity to have a conducted tour around the hospital and view our state-of-the-art facilities.
If you are interested in the next event we would be delighted to see you. For the forthcoming series of forums, unfortunately, bookings cannot be made on your behalf by contacting the practice directly. To ensure you don't miss an event, sign up to receive email notifications be sure to book early, as places are strictly limited!
To book just click on the links under Evening CPD Forums below.
Evening CPD Forums Schedule
For events held at Willows:
The evening will begin with an optional tour of the premises starting at 6.30pm prompt. A buffet, wine and refreshments will be served in the dining room from 7.00pm followed at 8.00pm by the forum which should last approximately one and a half hours.
For regional events:
Please check each individual events details.
Certificates of Attendance will be issued for your CPD records to download from within your account within 48 hours following the event.
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 forum.
Forthcoming Evening CPD Forums
Willows Clinical Club – an Invitation to join us for an interactive evening
An entertaining series of FREE informal, interactive Clinical Club evening meetings for practitioners.
Format of the evening
The evenings, which run from 8.00pm till 9.30pm, centred around a steeplechase of several case studies which are presented for small groups of 4 to 6 vets to discuss amongst themselves first for about 45 minutes, followed by further analysis and discussion with our Specialists for an additional 45 minutes or so. The types of cases presented vary from one evening to another, encompassing orthopaedics, ophthalmology, neurology, internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, critical care, anaesthesia, oncology, cardiology and dermatology. As well as having discussion regarding the case material presented, if you have a relevant tricky case you want some advice about, just ask!
The numbers are strictly limited to 20 delegates per evening, and you must register for these events online.
Refreshments and biscuits will be provided, but if you are a hungry type, it is recommended that you either eat before you come or bring a sandwich with you!
Certificates of Attendance of 1.5 hours of CPD will be available for your records to download from within your members account within 48 hours following the event.
To receive notification of the topics and dates of forthcoming Clinical Clubs, you need to register for CPD email updates. The registration process is straightforward and allows you to receive advance notification of all Willows CPD events.
Forthcoming Clinical Clubs Forums
FREE Film Reading Evening Sessions
Willows evening film reading sessions give you the chance to improve your radiology skills through contact with board certified radiologists here at Willows Referral Service. The evening sessions start at 8pm on the first Tuesday of each month (except December, January and February). Films will be presented for you to observe, and you are invited to write a short film report on each case. The radiologists will then go through the pertinent findings with you in intimate small group sessions.
How the evenings will flow
A series of X-ray cases will be available to examine from 8.00pm, and it is expected that those attending will take the time to review the radiographs and be prepared to critique the film quality, discuss their radiological findings, give a list of reasonable differentials, and recommend further studies as required. Guidance will be given on how to formulate a good quality radiological report.
At around 9.00pm a member (or members) of our Diagnostic Imaging team will then go through the evening’s cases. The evening typically finishes by around 10.00pm – 10.30pm, although this might be variable depending upon the case discussion.
Refreshments will be provided, but if you are a hungry type, it is recommended that you either eat before you come or bring a sandwich with you!
Forthcoming Film Reading Evening Sessions
Day CPD Meetings
Our popular and highly informative Day CPD Meetings cover a whole range of topics and disciplines. These will take place in our modern conference facilities within our conveniently located, purpose-built premises.
Day CPD Meetings Schedule
The day will begin with Registration and coffee between 9.00 and 9.30am and the meeting will close at 5.00pm.
Lunch will be provided and, for those who are interested, there will be an opportunity to have a tour of the hospital at lunchtime.
Certificates of Attendance will be issued at the end of the meeting for you to download from your account within 48 hours following the event.
A receipted invoice will provided to download from within your account.
If you are interested in the next event we would be delighted to see you.
Bookings are being taken online only – but be sure to book early, as places are strictly limited!
For further information just click on the forum link under Day CPD Forums below.
Forthcoming Day CPD Meetings
CPD Event Location: Willows Referral Service, Highlands Road, Shirley Solihull B90 4NH
Day CPD Meetings
Wednesday 28 November 2018
Bookings now being taken Only 1 places availableView and Register
FREE Evening CPD Forums
Wednesday 21 November 2018
Bookings now being taken Only 3 place/s availableView and Register