Licensed Veterinary Technician Holland Military Working Dog Hospital Devine, TX, United States
Specialty Veterinary Technician Session: Occurrence of Hyperthyroidism in our feline patients is a common occurrence. All things Hyperthyroid will be reviewed in this lecture for veterinary technicians. This informative session will include basic physiology, clinical signs, proper palpation of enlarged glands, handling tips, diagnostics, and treatment options. The session will end with client education topics for technicians when advocating for these patients.
Outline the different diagnostics for feline hyperthyroidism
Effectively communicate with owners regards treatment side effects with feline hyperthyroidism
Recognize the clinical signs of Hyperthyroidism in the feline patient
Display the fundamentals to palpate an enlarged thyroid gland in a feline patient