Interactive Medical Mystery Virtual Tour: On-Demand 8 CPD Points


Live sessions with Jill Maddison, Cathy Beck and David Church took place each Thursday night during the month of November. A wide range of diagnostic and/or therapeutic dilemmas were explored in the context of case-based interactive talks. Case discussions covered problem-based clinical reasoning approaches to a range of clinical signs, the interpretation of clinical pathology tests, diagnostic imaging options relevant to the cases, and for some cases therapeutic issues. All sessions are now available for the next 3 months on demand, until midnight on Friday 26 February 2021.

Price levels

2 Oct 2020 to 26 Feb 2021
Associate $ 195.00
Full Member $ 195.00
New Graduate $ 99.00
Non-Member $ 390.00
Student $ 99.00

Who should attend

Practice Managers / Veterinarians / Students

Further details

Once you have registered through the AVA Website you will receive a welcome email within 48hrs from the virtual conferencing platform called Sched with instructions and your login details; If you see any emails from Sched, it is because you have registered for the Interactive Medical Mystery Virtual Tour.

All sessions are now available for the next 3 months on demand, until midnight on Friday 26 February 2021. Registration for this event will close on Tuesday 26 Janaury. 

Any questions please email the AVA Events Team;


Dr Jill Maddison
Jill is a graduate of the University of Sydney. She completed an internship at the University of Sydney, spent 18 months in full time private practice in Sydney then completed a residency in small animal medicine at the University of Guelph, Canada. She returned to Australia and completed a PhD entitled Neurochemistry of Hepatic Encephalopathy at The University of Sydney. She was a senior tutor and clinician in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at the Univerity of Sydney from 1987 and from 1990-2000 was a senior lecturer in the Department of Pharmacology. During this time she also worked in general and specialist veterinary practice and was a consultant for a veterinary clinical pathology lab. In 2000 she became the Director of the Veterinary Science Foundation at the University of Sydney. Jill moved to the UK with her family in April 2001. From 2002 she was a veterinary clinician and lecturer at the Royal Veterinary College, London based at the college’s first opinion practice and was appointed a Fellow at Girton College, Cambridge where she tutored in pharmacology. She is currently Professor of General Practice, Director of Professional Development and Director of the BVetMed course at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC). She is actively involved in undergraduate teaching and CPD at the RVC in the areas of small animal medicine, clinical problem solving and clinical pharmacology. Jill has published over 60 refereed papers in veterinary and medical journals and is the senior editor of Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology, the 2nd edition of which was published by Elsevier in 2008. She is also senior editor of Clinical Reasoning in Small Animal Practice published by Wiley-Blackwell in March 2015. She has lectured extensively around the world on clinical problem solving, small animal internal medicine and clinical pharmacology. Jill was co-chair of the Scientific Program Committee for the World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress held in Sydney.
Dr David Church
David obtained his veterinary degree from The University of Sydney and after graduation and a short spell in practice he was appointed as a small animal clinical instructor at The University of Sydney and then enrolled in a PhD programme in the Faculty of Medicine looking at various aspects of the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus. After completing his PhD, David was appointed as a member of faculty in small animal medicine at The University of Sydney rising to become Hospital Director of The University Veterinary Centre. In 2001 David was appointed Chair of Small Animal Studies at the Royal Veterinary College and head of the newly formed Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. Over the next 8 years the department grew to be one of the largest and most successful clinical departments in the world with substantial research grant funding and an outstanding reputation for clinical excellence. David is currently Deputy Principal and Acting Vice Principal Clinical Affairs. Despite his heavy administrative load, David maintains a keen interest in small animal medicine generally and endocrinology in particular. His current research interests include insulin resistance states in diabetes mellitus and the use of ‘big data’ from general practice for managing animal health and welfare. David is the author of over 150 scientific articles, numerous book chapters, is joint editor of the highly successful textbook “Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology” now in its second edition and the soon to be released textbook entitled “Logical Approach to Clinical Problem Solving.” He has had an ongoing interest in relevant continuing education for practitioners and in particular the value of the problem-oriented approach to small animal medicine.
Dr Catherine Beck
Cathy graduated from the University of Sydney in 1992 and then spent 2 years working in mixed animal practice in Australia and the UK. Cathy returned to the University of Sydney in 1995 and completed a Mixed Animal Internship, gaining a Diploma of Veterinary Clinical Studies. It was during this time that Cathy discovered diagnostic imaging. This led to a Residency at the University of Melbourne where Cathy obtained a Masters in Veterinary Clinical Studies and Membership and Fellowship of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in Radiology. In 1998-1999 Cathy was Clinical Instructor at Ohio State University. Cathy is a registered specialist in Radiology and is currently Associate Professor in Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Melbourne.


Interactive Medical Mystery Virtual Tour: On-Demand

Start: 5 November 2020, 7:30PM
End: 26 January 2021, 11:30PM
$ 390.00
Registration closes on 26 January 2021
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