Physiology of the cardiovascular system – what a veterinary nurse needs to know
During this webinar Dr. Niek Beijerink will discuss the application of normal cardiac anatomy and physiology. First, an overview of the circulatory system will be provided, information will be provided on normal heart sounds, as well as information on the normal electrocardiogram. Second, a few case examples will be discussed, applying the normal physiological principles.
Recording from 24.01.2018
Niek Beijerink, DVM, PhD DECVIM
Niek Beijerink graduated with a veterinary degree from Utrecht University in The Netherlands. He completed a PhD (canine endocrinology and reproduction) in 2007 and then a residency in Small Animal Cardiology in 2010. He is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology). In 2011 Niek commenced working as a Specialist in Small Animal Cardiology at Sydney University and is responsible for the clinical service and teaching in this area. Some of his active research interests are heart failure therapy, cardiac CT imaging, and genetics of mitral valve disease. In 2018 Niek moved back to The Netherlands, while he continues to hold a part-time position at Sydney University.