CPD Events

How to Evaluate an Electrocardiogram and ECG: Emergency and Anaesthesia Cases

Date : Tuesday 14th November 2023

Venue : Huthard Room II & Presidents Room, 3/F South Tower, YMCA, Hong Kong

Time : Registration & Buffet: 7:00pm~8:00pm; Seminar: 8:00pm~10:30pm

Speaker : Dr. Mark Dirven

Early Bird Registration :
(before 11:30pm of 13 Nov 2023)
  • Include Dinner
    • Members : $480
    • Non-Members : $750
    • CPD Hours : 2.5

Extended Registration :
  • Include Dinner
    • Members : $1000
    • Non-Members : $1000
    • CPD Hours : 2.5

Organizer : The Hong Kong Veterinary Association Ltd.

During the evening lecture you will learn how to record and read a normal electrocardiogram in dogs and cats. This will be followed by a presentation of a number of recorded ECGs recorded in anaesthesia or emergency patients.

Speaker's Biography

Dr. Mark Dirven
DVM DECVIM-CA Cardiology

Mark graduated from Utrecht University, The Netherlands in 2004. After graduation, he worked in several companion animal clinics and developed an interest in cardiology. From 2012 onwards, he combined his work in private practice with a residency training program at the university veterinary hospital. In March 2017, he became a European specialist in cardiology (Diplomate ECVIM-CA Cardiology). From 2017 to 2019, he continued to work as a cardiology specialist in a referral only private hospital and the Utrecht university veterinary hospital.

In January 2019 he moved from the Netherlands to Sweden where he is currently based at one of the larger companion animal hospitals in Europe, Evidensia Södra animal hospital in the Stockholm area. He leads the cardio department of the hospital where he is involved in patient care, research and teaching of vets and nurses. Additionally, he is an associate editor for the Journal of Veterinary Cardiology and a board member of the European Society of Veterinary Cardiology.

Hope to see you there.

Howie Wong
HKVA CPD Coordinator

For enquiries please email secretariat@medcom.com.hk

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