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Conference Program 2020

Conference Program 2020

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Clinical Theater 1
    • Endocrinology
    Clinical Theater 1
    Monitoring a diabetic dog or cat is a crucial part of diabetes management. Unfortunately, expert recommendations for the optimal monitoring protocol vary to the point of frustration for many veterinar ...
    • Dermatology
    Clinical Theater 1
    Otitis is a very common problem in veterinary medicine affecting our small animal patients. There are many cases that are relatively straight forward, but some of these cases are very difficult to tre ...
    • Endocrinology
    Clinical Theater 1
    Administration of insulin has long been the standard of care for treatment of canine and feline diabetes mellitus. Although insulin is necessary for effective diabetes treatment, the process of choosi ...
    • Endocrinology
    Clinical Theater 1
    Definitive diagnosis of endocrine disorders usually requires special testing, including provocative testing and specific hormone assessments. However, many common endocrinopathies cause characteristic ...
    • Cardiology
    Clinical Theater 1
    This lecture will cover an approach to evaluation of heart murmurs in cats and dogs. We will discuss ways we can evaluate heart murmurs, how to differentiate physiologic from pathologic murmurs and wh ...
Clinical Theater 2
    • Feline
    Clinical Theater 2
    In the past decade, advances have been made in understanding the biology and behaviour of the feline enteric coronavirus and how it mutates in some cats to become a life-threatening virus. It is not a ...
  1. Clinical Theater 2
    By decreasing a pet’s fear, and pet owner’s anxiety, you dramatically increase pet owner visits to vets. Here's a step-by-step guide in how to remove or reduce anxiety triggers as the pet moves from t ...
    • Infectious Disease
    Clinical Theater 2
    • Feline
    Clinical Theater 2
    The older cat is predisposed to many medical problems and often presents with several concurrent disease conditions. We will look at managing two examples: chronic kidney disease, diabetes, hyperthyro ...
    • Infectious Disease
    Clinical Theater 2
Veterinary Nurse & Technician's Theater
  1. Veterinary Nurse & Technician's Theater
    While Fear Free started out just trying to help us match up with the professional oath we take to “prevent or relieve animal pain and suffering,” it quickly became apparent that by embracing this tran ...
Clinical Theater 1
    • Behavior
    Clinical Theater 1
    What a noble thing to rescue a pet. But, are your clients prepared for all that entails? Lack of socialization, potential abuse, and behavioral problems galore. Learn how to prepare them for what resc ...
    • Nutrition
    Clinical Theater 1
    A summary of AAFCO, pet food labels, and how to determine nutritional adequacy of a food will be discussed by a board-certified veterinary nutritionist. Strategies for determining what is a high quali ...
    • Infectious Disease
    Clinical Theater 1
    Antimicrobials are critically important drugs, but are prone to misuse, overuse (and sometimes underuse). Antimicrobial treatment guidelines can help optimize use of these drugs to maximize patient be ...
    • Orthopedics
    Clinical Theater 1
    Joint supplements are primarily used in dogs as part of a multimodal plan for the treatment of osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis not only leads to chronic pain and inflammation, but there is also degrada ...
    • Ophthalmology
    Clinical Theater 1
    • Dentistry
    Clinical Theater 1
    Juvenile canine and feline patients commonly present with various manifestations of congenital, developmental or acquired dental conditions. This session will describe the various classes of malocclus ...
    • Surgery
    Clinical Theater 1
Clinical Theater 2
    • Infectious Disease
    Clinical Theater 2
    Methicillin-resistant staphylococci are important causes of disease and pose some (albeit low) risk of zoonotic transmission, but ultimately they are still staphylococci. Management and risk reduction ...
    • Dermatology
    Clinical Theater 2
    Immune-mediated skin diseases should not be forgotten about on your differential list! The clinical appearance of many of these diseases can easily mimic many of the infectious or inflammatory skin di ...
    • Critical Care
    Clinical Theater 2
    This case based session will highlight clinical keys in stabilizing dogs and cats after a traumatic event 1. Recognize life threatening abnormalities 2. Review thoracocentesis 3. Review fluid therapy ...
    • Ophthalmology
    Clinical Theater 2
    • Critical Care
    Clinical Theater 2
    Pulmonary edema is a common finding in veterinary medicine. This session will highlight cardiogenic and non-cardiogenic causes of pulmonary edema 1. Review radiographic findings consistent with pulmon ...
    • Feline
    Clinical Theater 2
    Lower urinary tract disorders are common in cats. In previous decades, the focus of study has been on causes and management of crystalluria. More recently it has become clear that the majority of case ...
    • Dermatology
    Clinical Theater 2
    Although we commonly harp about taking cytology samples of all the dermatology cases, there are other uses for that glass microscope slide. Diascopy is one of those and it can be used to determine whe ...
Clinical Theater 3
    • Critical Care
    Clinical Theater 3
    Mathematical errors are a common cause of morbidity and mortality in medicine. This session will help the veterinary practitioner feel more confident in their math skills 1. Understand why "one size f ...
    • Surgery
    Clinical Theater 3
    • Nutrition
    Clinical Theater 3
    Selecting diets for pets with medical conditions impacting the gastrointestinal tract will be discussed by a board-certified veterinary nutritionist. An overview of nutrients of concern, pre- and pro- ...
    • Infectious Disease
    Clinical Theater 3
    Good sampling underpins treatment. Poor sampling can be non-diagnostic or even misleading. This presentation will provide an overview of optimal sampling and sample handling approaches. 1) To understa ...
    • Behavior
    Clinical Theater 3
    Research on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Military Working Dogs has led to key insights in treating Fluffy and Fido for their traumatic events during their lifetimes. -What is PTSD? -How do we ide ...
Innovation Showcase
    • Controlled Substances
    Innovation Showcase
    The purpose of this presentation is to increase the attendees controlled substance regulatory compliance awareness, meet continuing education requirements, reduce risk and discuss increased savings th ...
    • Practice Management
    Innovation Showcase
      GeniusVets works with many of the top performing practices in the country and will be sharing what these practices are doing to address these issues – and thrive. Practice owners and managers will g ...
  1. Innovation Showcase
Veterinary Business Theater
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    In this session we will define leadership and examine the evidence-based strategies for developing leadership skills, emotional intelligence competencies, and wellbeing.Outstanding leadership begins w ...
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    In this presentation, Dr Michael Powell will address the concerning global trend of veterinarians leaving their profession prematurely. In exploring the results of recent investigations into veterinar ...
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    Finding a candidate in today's extremely challenging recruiting environment is tough enough. Finding the right one, that perfect fit, the one who will stay for years, that unicorn is exponentially mor ...
Veterinary Nurse & Technician's Theater
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse & Technician's Theater
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse & Technician's Theater
    Physical Rehabilitaiton encompasses a multimodal approach towards management of chronic and acute conditions and can help improve surgical outcomes and the quality of animals’ lives. Through an unders ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse & Technician's Theater
    This lecture will review the pathophysiology of body fluid composition, venous access, and fluid needs of critically ill patients. Discuss the different fluid types (crystalloids vs. colloids), the co ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse & Technician's Theater
    Backyard chickens fit somewhere between pets and production animals. Many private practice veterinary professionals are unsure when and how to provide care to these creatures. This lecture will review ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse & Technician's Theater
    How can we best communicate the signs of pain with our clients? This lecture will go over some common post operative analgesic options and the ways owners and technicians responsible for aftercare can ...
Clinical Theater 1
  1. Clinical Theater 1
    • Ophthalmology
    Clinical Theater 1
    • Feline Behavior
    Clinical Theater 1
    Are you pulling your hair out more than the cat? Dont! In this lecture we will discuss the diagnostics, differential diagnoses, and treatments for psychogenic alopecia in cats. -Diagnostics for feline ...
    • Neurology
    Clinical Theater 1
    • Anesthesia
    Clinical Theater 1
    Following a brief review of the sites of drug action in the pain pathway, this session will review peri-anesthetic analgesia options for dogs and cats. Opportunities for drug administration using pare ...
    • Internal Medicine
    Clinical Theater 1
    • Cardiology
    Clinical Theater 1
    This lecture will cover a review on heartworm disease and current recommendations on diagnosis and treatment which will cover when to consider slow kill treatment. - Know the recommended treatment of ...
Clinical Theater 2
    • Behavior
    Clinical Theater 2
    Puppies and kittens sure are cute. When you see them as a patient, there is just so much we need to discuss... vaccinations, parasite prevention, diet and nutrition, etc. But what about behavior? Come ...
    • Dentistry
    Clinical Theater 2
    Regional anesthesia and pain management are fundamentally important skills to successfully leverage on behalf of our dentistry and oral surgery patients. Despite these patients being under general ane ...
    • Diagnostic Imaging
    Clinical Theater 2
    • Orthopedics
    Clinical Theater 2
    Bandages, splints, casts and slings are commonly used in small animal patients. They can be used for stabilization of fractures or luxations, to help manage postoperative swelling and for protection o ...
    • Surgery
    Clinical Theater 2
Clinical Theater 3
    • Neurology
    Clinical Theater 3
    • Clinical Path
    Clinical Theater 3
    • Cardiology
    Clinical Theater 3
    This lecture reviews ECG rhythms, their clinical significance, and necessary treatment. We will go over real life cases and discuss an approach to reading ECGs. - Know the common arrhythmias encounter ...
  1. Clinical Theater 3
    Selecting diets for healthy pets and pets with medical conditions will be discussed by a board-certified veterinary nutritionist. Hot topics that clients ask everyday (such as raw, home-cooking, grain ...
    • Anesthesia
    Clinical Theater 3
    In keeping with principles of balanced anesthesia and analgesia, this session will provide options for maintenance of anesthesia using injectable agents and combinations of injectable and inhaled agen ...
Veterinary Business Theater
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    There is increasing understanding today about stress, stress fatigue, and the causes of mental fatigue as well as the effects it has on the body. Decision fatigue is a form of stress and mental fatigu ...
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    Having a solid website, active social media presence and many-starred review ranking is great...but only if it is driving in business and creating a return on your investment. Make sure the content yo ...
Veterinary Nurse & Technician's Theater
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse & Technician's Theater
    We have all felt the joy of learning about a new skill or a new drug therapy only to be turned down by the "powers that be" when trying to implement new protocols in our practice. Here we will discuss ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse & Technician's Theater
    In this lecture you will learn the ins and outs of capnography. The veterinary team will learn how this monitoring device can save your patient's life to how to interpret different waveforms. -types o ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse & Technician's Theater
    Most veterinary practices are very fast paced with schedules booked tightly and team members running from room to room. Therefore, how do we give veterinary behavior recommendations in such a short am ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse & Technician's Theater
    This lecture will review the common patient dressings for tubes encountered in emergency and critical care. Review best practices for handling patient insertion sites.Discuss bandage care for IV cathe ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse & Technician's Theater

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