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Continuing Education Courses

Continue your professional development and gain CPD points through the SASH CE program

Our comprehensive Continuing Education program is provided by leading Australian specialists in a broad range of disciplines across two distinct streams – for vets and for nurses. Offering face to face, virtual, and hybrid formats, there will always be something for everyone. Each course will be full of practical insights and case studies that you can use immediately to benefit your patients in your practice. Topics include emergency & critical care, medicine, surgery, oncology, neurology, dermatology, sports medicine, avian & exotics, anaesthesia, imaging, and more! Be sure to register your details below so you stay up to late with our latest events.

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Upcoming Webinars & Live Events 2024

it's not that whacky it's just a brachy

It’s not that whacky it’s just a brachy

Brachycephalics can pose some unique challenges for nurses. Join Nikki Pelz, SASH Surgery Nurse and TAFE Instructor as she takes you through a highly relevant hybrid seminar for nurses.

Topics include:

  • What is a brachycephalic patient?
  • What makes them so special?
  • Anaesthetic considerations for the pre, peri and post operative phases
  • The importance of close monitoring
  • How to implement small changes in the clinic to improve patient care
Speaker: Nikki Pelz Cert IV(VN) AVN RVN Cert IV(Train & Assess)
: Friday 14th Jun

Time F2F: 7 PM arrival for 7:30 PM start (Adelaide time)
Time Virtual: 8 PM AEST, 7:30 ACST
WhereSASH Adelaide & Zoom

Corneal Ulcer talk with Dr Negar

The Curse of the Corneal Ulcer

Corneal ulcers are not always straight forward cases. What do you do when they don’t heal after antibiotics? If this is the type of question you have found yourself asking, join Dr Negar Hamzianpour, SASH’s newest Ophthalmologist, as she covers corneal ulcers in an interactive webinar.

Topics include:

  • Why corneal ulcers may not be healing
  • Treatment options for different corneal ulcers
  • When to refer and options for when referral is not possible
Forelimb lameness with Dr Cherno

Forelimb Lameness

Join Dr Barry Cherno, Specialist in Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation as he discusses the common and not so common causes of lameness in canine thoracis limb. The webinar aims to improve the general practitioner’s ability to identify and diagnose issues related to forelimb lameness.

Date: Wednesday 29th May
Time: 7:30PM AEST, 7PM ACST
Where: Livestreamed on Zoom

SASH Academy

SASH is proud to provide our vet and vet nurse community with an on-demand digital platform housing a unique library of educational content from SASH specialists.

Features include:

  • Access free content any time anywhere, on your computer or mobile device
  • Learn at your own pace and resume where you left off
  • Instantly receive CPD certificates on course completion
  • A library of courses including past SASH webinars
  • Regularly updated content, with new courses due in the new year
  • Join a community of like-minded veterinarians

Previous webinars available on the SASH Academy

Tricky Oncologic Cases with Dr Veronika and Dr Sarah

Vet Webinar: Tricky Oncologic cases

A double team of oncologists, Drs Veronika Langova and Sarah Wetzel will take you through an exciting journey of tricky oncologic case studies. This case-based webinar will highlight challenges that general practitioners can commonly encounter with oncologic cases.

Date: Thursday, 9 May
Time (Virtual): 7:30 PM AEST, 7 PM ACST
Where: Livestreamed on Zoom

Nurse Education: Shock with Carina Selwood

Join Carina Sellwood, SASH Emergency & Critical Care Nurse and Nurse Trainer, as she takes you through nursing shock patients. Shock can be a poorly understood clinical syndrome. It occurs secondary to a huge number of disease processes, so mastering shock will improve how you nurse many patients, including the most critical. In this interactive seminar, we will focus on:

  • The 4 types of circulatory shock
  • Its treatment and nursing considerations
  • Stages of shock, enabling you to recognise shock in its earliest stage and directly improve patient outcomes.
  • Testing your knowledge using real cases.


Date: Tuesday, 7 May
Time (F2F): 7:15 PM arrival for 7:30 PM start (ACST)
Time (Virtual): 8 PM AEST, 7:30 ACST
Where: SASH Adelaide, 99 Rundle St, Kent Town SA

Refreshments will be served and ample on-site free parking is available. Spots are strictly limited.

Polytrauma: More than just Broken Bones

An evening with the SASH ECC, Surgery and Neurology Teams.

Join us for an evening of education and networking with members of the SASH North Ryde Specialist ECC, Surgery, and Neurology teams. Specialists from a number of other SASH hospitals will also be in attendance.

Our specialists will cover topics on how to triage, stabilise, systemically evaluate, and manage these critical patients with a team-based approach for best outcomes.

Hosted by the SASH North Ryde team the event will comprise an hour of case-based presentations from Drs Iain Keir, Erin Mooney, Julia Sumner and Patrick Kenny, a Q & A session, followed by an introduction to the SASH North Ryde Teams.

Date: Thursday 2 May 2024
Time: 7pm drinks for a 7:30pm start, including a three-course dinner
Where: Curzon Hall, 53 Agincourt Rd, Marsfield NSW 2122

This event will not be recorded.

Anaesthesia Considerations with Dr Asher

Anaesthesia considerations & troubleshooting: Heart disease & seizures

Dr Asher Allison, Specialist in Anaesthesia & Analgesia will cover case based scenarios considering the approach to anesthetising seizure patients and patients that have heart disease.

During this talk, he will cover the following points:

  • Summary of relevant pathophysiology
  • Anticipated problems/risks
  • Formulating an anaesthetic plan
  • Mitigating and managing the risks