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Clinical Theater One - Room 568
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater One - Room 568
    Corneal ulcers are a common ophthalmic condition presenting to the small animal practitioner. This author likes to classify corneal ulcers as "simple and uncomplicated" or "complicated/emergent". If e ...
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater One - Room 568
    Ophthalmic emergencies are commonly seen by the small animal practitioner and include any ophthalmic condition that has rapidly developed or is the result of trauma to the eye and/or periocular struct ...
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater One - Room 568
    Ocular examinations can be intimidating or overwhelming when the practitioner is unsure of the diagnosis. The goal of this lecture will be to help review techniques useful in the localization of an oc ...
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater One - Room 568
    Glaucoma is a multifactorial disease characterized by an elevation of intraocular pressure beyond that which is compatible with ocular health. Glaucoma may be secondary to uveitis (inflammation within ...
Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068
    Speaker - Mark Acierno Diagnostic work up and management strategies of CKD are discussed. Managing the side effects of chronic kidney disease including hydration, hypertension, hypokalemia, hyperphosp ...
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068
    What's your Diagnosis: This session will utilize a "what's your diagnosis?" format for some less common causes of lameness in dogs and cats. An initial clinical presentation will key attendees to diag ...
    Veterinary Orthopedic Implants
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068
    Hybrid circular-linear external skeletal fixators are a useful and economical option for fracture management in dogs and cats. This lecture will review hybrid components and their application for the ...
    Veterinary Orthopedic Implants
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068
    Medial patella luxation is a common developmental orthopedic abnormality which often causes of lameness in dogs. While the diagnosis of medial patella luxation is simple, implementing appropriate trea ...
    Veterinary Orthopedic Implants
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068
    Cranial cruciate ligament insufficiency is the most common cause of lameness necessitating surgery in dogs. The resultant instability produces degenerative joint disease and can result in meniscal tra ...
    Veterinary Orthopedic Implants
Clinical Theater Three - Room 1033
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Three - Room 1033
    The euthanasia appointment is the most difficult appointment for the family and can be a struggle for the whole team. By going through all the client touch points for this appointment, we can find way ...
    CareCredit
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Three - Room 1033
    The euthanasia appointment is the most difficult appointment for the family and can be a struggle for the whole team. By going through all the client touch points for this appointment, we can find way ...
    CareCredit
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Three - Room 1033
    The euthanasia appointment is the most difficult appointment for the family and can be a struggle for the whole team. By going through all the client touch points for this appointment, we can find way ...
    CareCredit
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Three - Room 1033
    Assessing the quality of life of a family pet is a delicate balance between managing client emotions, the progression of the disease, and the happiness of the pet. These key issues are not always in h ...
    CareCredit
    • Practice Management
    Clinical Theater Three - Room 1033
    Partner more effectively with clients on the latest in preventive care.
    IDEXX
Clinical Theater Four - Room 539
    • Exotics
    Clinical Theater Four - Room 539
    Where to start and where to finish in trying to best assess the avian patient. From the basic wellness evaluation to the more complicated nonspecific disease cases, this presentation will provide a st ...
    • Exotics
    Clinical Theater Four - Room 539
    From birds that "just are not acting normally" to feather picking behavior cases, every veterinarian has their list of difficult avian cases. Specific cases will be discussed from infectious, behavior ...
    • Exotics
    Clinical Theater Four - Room 539
    Ferrets are the veterinarians best friend in that there are many reasons these animals are presented for hospital visits. Ferret treatment options continue to evolve based on the advancement of veteri ...
    • Exotics
    Clinical Theater Four - Room 539
    With the number of backyard poultry and waterfowl being presented to veterinary clinics there are common disease presentations and vexing treatment regulations. This presentation will overview treatme ...
Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    • Laser Therapy
    Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    Learn the ways laser therapy can be used to treat multiple conditions that you see in every day practice. Also discover how laser therapy can benefit your patients and your practice.
    Companion Animal Health
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    Learn why rehabilitation is important to patients you see every day and how doing rehabilitation will benefit your general practice.
    Companion Animal Health
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    Dr. Denny will discuss the indications for intra-articular injections, stem cell therapy, and platelet-rich plasma and how they may be useful for treating patients in a general practice.
    Companion Animal Health
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    Learn how regenerative medicine can be used in cases seen every day at a general practice to treat osteoarthritis and tendon and ligament injuries. The mechanisms of action of Platelet-Rich Plasma wil ...
    Companion Animal Health
    • Practice Management
    Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    Troy Leonard,from Doctor Multimedia, discusses 7 amazing online marketing techniques that veterinary practices should implement to improve and grow their business.
    Doctor Multimedia
Room 323
    • Limited Enrollment Sessions
    Room 323
    Cranial cruciate ligament failure is one of the most common orthopedic conditions causing lameness in dogs and most veterinarians advocate surgery to improve limb function. The tibial plateau leveling ...
    Veterinary Orthopedic Implants
Room 325
    • Limited Enrollment Sessions
    Room 325
    This lab will begin with a lecture to introduce the RECOVER initiative in the areas of Basic and Advanced Life Support (BLS and ALS). The hands-on portion will begin with closed-loop communication, th ...
  1. Room 325
    Universal Imaging
  2. Room 325
    Universal Imaging
Veterinary Nursing Theater One - Room 1050
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater One - Room 1050
    Intraoral radiograph equipment is being introduced to veterinary practices every day. We will look at equipment, bisecting angle technique, and some cases. Objectives: To look at the financial benefit ...
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater One - Room 1050
    This session discusses the role of the bio-film, plaque and tartar as it relates to periodontal disease.Treatment options will be discussed as well as case management. The question begs to be asked; a ...
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater One - Room 1050
    This lecture is designed to provide the technician to take their charting skills to the next level. We will discuss anatomy as it relates to dentistry. This will explore the need and technique for cha ...
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater One - Room 1050
    This lecture is designed to take a serious look at communication styles, wording, estimates and recommendations for dentistry in the small animal practice. We will explore different marketing methods ...
Veterinary Nursing Theater Two - Room 324
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater Two - Room 324
    This lecture focuses on the importance of animal health technicians in the research field. We will discuss proper patient care and animal welfare. We will also discuss laws pertaining to appropriate u ...
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater Two - Room 324
    We are indebted to research animals for their sacrifice. Keeping an animal fully enriched is the least we can do for the animals in the research setting. This lecture will focus on various methods and ...
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater Two - Room 324
    Non-human primates are used extensively in biomedical research and also kept as pets. Their anesthesia is a balance of small animal and human techniques and require special safety considerations for a ...
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater Two - Room 324
    Technicians are allowed to perform some pretty advanced procedures in the research setting. This lecture will cover proper technique for tracheotomies, epidurals, various nerve blocks, cut-down cathet ...
Breakout Theater 4 - Room 327
    • Practice Management
    Breakout Theater 4 - Room 327
    In this lecture we will focus on the role of poor boundaries in the level of compassion fatigue and burnout. We often focus on the negative aspects of the field, like euthanasia and moral stress, but ...
    Hinsdale Pet Memorial
    • APHIS
    Breakout Theater 4 - Room 327
    Module 11 will cover the sheep and goat industries and a review of diseases that impact the industry. Veterinarians should be aware of these important conditions, especially when inspecting animals pr ...
    APHIS
    • APHIS
    Breakout Theater 4 - Room 327
    This module reviews the aspects of the Animal Disease Traceability (ADT) regulation including official identification devices and methods, required documentation for interstate movement of livestock, ...
    APHIS
    • APHIS
    Breakout Theater 4 - Room 327
    This module reviews the terms and concepts necessary to make informed decisions for the proper selection and judicious use of antibiotics in animals. The various benefits and limitations of antibiotic ...
    APHIS
    • APHIS
    Breakout Theater 4 - Room 327
    This module is intended to provide accredited veterinarians (AVs) with basic knowledge of honey bee biology and beekeeping, as well as information about relevant honey bee diseases and conditions, to ...
    APHIS
    • APHIS
    Breakout Theater 4 - Room 327
    Module 5 addresses the importance of foot-and-mouth disease, vesicular stomatitis, swine vesicular disease, vesicular exanthema of swine, and Seneca virus A in the United States. Clinical signs associ ...
    APHIS
    • APHIS
    Breakout Theater 4 - Room 327
    This module addresses two important diseases of birds Ð avian influenza and Newcastle disease Ð their potential economic impact on the U.S. economy. Clinical signs and specific biosecurity measures to ...
    APHIS
    • APHIS
    Breakout Theater 4 - Room 327
    Module 3 introduces readers to a variety of foreign animal, USDA Program, and reportable diseases and contains a list of which diseases are applicable to Category I and Category II accredited veterina ...
    APHIS
    • APHIS
    Breakout Theater 4 - Room 327
    This module illustrates the scope of international horse travel and the economic factors associated with its growth, including examples of disease outbreaks that have occurred throughout the world. Pr ...
    APHIS
Business Theater - Room 550
    • Practice Management
    Business Theater - Room 550
    Through this course attendees will truly understand exactly how, why and where legal entities should be used for both lawsuit prevention and income tax reduction. Our course is both engaging and easy ...
    Legally Mine
Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    • Practice Management
    Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    Despite working in the same building, sometimes It can seem like your front desk team and treatment room teams are working on different planets. Communication and lack of respect between the groups ca ...
    • Practice Management
    Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    • Practice Management
    Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    Veterinary hospital and team management require a different perspective of the hospital. Learn how to shift your thinking to improve communication, help you communicate with your needs to the practice ...
    • Practice Management
    Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    Hospital protocols are important to a well-run veterinary hospital, but where do you start? This lecture covers the difference between policies and protocols, how to determine which protocols your tea ...
    • Pain Management
    Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    Are we waiting too long to provide rehabilitation and pain management to our hospitalized patients?During this 1-hour discussion, we will look at the research supporting multi-modal pain management an ...
    Assisi
Equine and Farm Animal Theater - Room 323
    • Equine
    Equine and Farm Animal Theater - Room 323
    Equine herpesvirus-1 myeloencephalopathy is one of several infectious causes of neurologic disease in horses which can cause fever along with ataxia and other neurologic signs. Over the past ten years ...
    • Equine
    Equine and Farm Animal Theater - Room 323
    This session will be devoted to a review of selected neurological problems in horses. Some will be diseases discussed earlier in the day while others will include examples of brain, peripheral nerve o ...
    • Equine
    Equine and Farm Animal Theater - Room 323
    EPM is a common infectious cause of ataxia in horses. This disease has two recognized causes in horses. The most common cause is by the protozoan parasite Sarcocystis neurona, while less frequent but ...
    • Equine
    Equine and Farm Animal Theater - Room 323
    Diagnosis of cervical vertebral stenotic myelopathy (CVSM) in horses begins with localization to the cervical spinal cord. Neurologic examination reveals upper motor neuron signs and general proprioce ...
Clinical Theater One - Room 568
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater One - Room 568
    In this session, Dr. Lappin will update the attendees on optimal diagnostic, treatment, and prevention plans for feline vector borne diseases.
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater One - Room 568
    In this session, Dr. Lappin will update the attendees on the optimal diagnostic and therapeutic plans for cats with upper respiratory infections.
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater One - Room 568
    Overview of pathophysiology of some common causes (and a few unusual) causes of kidney injury as well as the, diagnostic work-up. Emphasis is on treatment strategies as well as the importance of prope ...
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater One - Room 568
    Current recommendations of the International Committee on Allergic Diseases of Animals for the treatment of atopic dermatitis in dogs will be presented.
Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068
    Several cutaneous disorders which cause pruritus, and mimic allergic disorders will be presented. Multiple images will be shown to improve the clinicians ability to recognize these mimickers.
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068
    In this session, Dr. Lappin with update the attendees on optimal diagnostic and therapeutic choices for cats with infectious diarrhea.
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068
    Discussion of commonly performed dermatology tests, with tips/techniques from a dermatologist with many years of practical experience.
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068
    Talk touches on the pathophysiology and importance of identifying hypertensive patients. Groups at risk for elevated blood pressure are defined. Emphasis is placed on proper measurement and treatment ...
Clinical Theater Three - Room 1033
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Three - Room 1033
    We will cover how to work with this frustrating condition. Diagnostic strategies for patients are provided. We will also discuss which diagnostics the clinicians should perform. Latest recommendations ...
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Three - Room 1033
    In this session we cover common canine urologic issues focusing primarily on incontinence and uroliths.Pathophysiology of canine incontinence is explored. Diagnostic algorithms are explored. Tests fro ...
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Three - Room 1033
    In this session, Dr. Lappin will discuss optimal preventative measures for infectious diseases in cats. Vaccine associated side-effects will also be discussed.
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Three - Room 1033
    Differential diagnosis to consider when evaluating a patient with alopecia, and a diagnostic plan to obtain an accurate diagnosis.
Clinical Theater Four - Room 539
    • Practice Management
    Clinical Theater Four - Room 539
    Learn the strategy and science of lab pricing for practice health.
    IDEXX
    • Laser Therapy
    Clinical Theater Four - Room 539
    This session will discuss proper treatment techniques for a wide variety of clinical conditions and how to optimize results. Case Studies will be presented to illustrate the pertinent points. Implemen ...
    K Laser
    • Laser Therapy
    Clinical Theater Four - Room 539
    This session will present Medical Thermography and discuss its indications and limitations. Equipment selection based on relevant features will be presented. Proper techniques and interpretation will ...
    K Laser
    • Laser Therapy
    Clinical Theater Four - Room 539
    This session will thoroughly explain photobiomodulation in simple terms along with the physiology behind Laser therapy. All powers, wavelengths, and delivery modes will be presented. Safety, contraind ...
    K Laser
    • Laser Therapy
    Clinical Theater Four - Room 539
    Hands-on techniques with both therapeutic laser and thermography camera based on today's lectures and presentations. Will demonstrate how to select protocols, make adjustment to protocols, and adminis ...
    K Laser
Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    • Integrative Medicine
    Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    Come and learn how this new category of veterinary therapeutics can rejuvenate your hum-drum practice with exciting products and therapeutic options. In an era where we are humanizing our pets, the us ...
    RX Vitamins
    • Integrative Medicine
    Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    Kidney disease no longer needs to be a terminal disease. Through the use of herbal, nutraceutical, dietary and Traditional Chinese veterinary medical approaches to the patient with kidney disease blen ...
    RX Vitamins
    • Integrative Medicine
    Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    Cancer rates and cancer costs are up but are conventional approaches to prevention and intervention helping? Learn about the integrative approach to the cancer patient, and how that can help not just ...
    RX Vitamins
    • Practice Management
    Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    Victimization is an epidemic in the US today, and through lawsuits, playing the victim can be very rewarding. The problem is that you are more than likely the target of these lawsuits. This lecture wi ...
    Legally Mine
    • Integrative Medicine
    Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    The use of cannabis for veterinary medical applications is an exciting new emerging therapy. Several university studies have been completed which will be reviewed in this comprehensive 90 minute cours ...
    RX Vitamins
Clinical Theater Six - Room 327
    • Exotics
    Clinical Theater Six - Room 327
    A significant part of treating reptile patients, especially larger tortoises, is the knowledge of sedating and anesthetizing these animals. Specific guidelines and dosage recommendations will be provi ...
    • Exotics
    Clinical Theater Six - Room 327
    Confused about your avian radiography? This session will review radiographic anatomy, and will discuss interpretation of images. A series of cases will be used to demonstrate different techniques and ...
    • Practice Management
    Clinical Theater Six - Room 327
    This interactive session guides you through the 10 most important questions you need to ask when purchasing or switching your PMS. You will leave the session armed with the tools needed to efficiently ...
    Dragon Veterinary
    • Exotics
    Clinical Theater Six - Room 327
    Reptile case presentations can be challenging and difficult. However, there are protocols one can follow to help diagnose and treat common presentations that involve snakes, tortoises, turtles, and li ...
    • Exotics
    Clinical Theater Six - Room 327
    This session will help you optimize your imaging of exotic small mammals. We will discuss interpretation and anatomic variations. A series of cases will be used to demonstrate abnormalities and clinic ...
Room 325
    • Limited Enrollment Sessions
    Room 325
    A dynamic workshop presentation utilizing intraoral clinical radiographs will be presented in order for the veterinarian to understand, learn, and enhance interpretation of intraoral radiographs in th ...
    • Limited Enrollment Sessions
    Room 325
    A variety of ophthalmic eyelid abnormalities affect our veterinary patients. As veterinary ophthalmologists, we are often asked what eyelid surgeries can you and should you be doing in your practice? ...
Veterinary Nursing Theater One - Room 1050
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater One - Room 1050
    Treating toxicities is part of the bread-and-butter of emergency medicine. This lecture will cover the basics of decontamination Ð both external and internal Ð and tips of how to avoid common mistakes ...
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater One - Room 1050
    When your patient's emesis is green, the ECC tech's brain immediately jumps to the possibility of a rodenticide ingestion. But which one? And how to treat it? This lecture will cover the different typ ...
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater One - Room 1050
    With the advent of decriminalization of recreational use of cannabis in several states, and the increasing use of medical cannabis in human medicine, interest is growing in how medical cannabis might ...
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater One - Room 1050
    Dopram for CPA! Heparin flush for IVCs! Steroids for everyone! This lecture will dive into the things "we've always done" with drugs in the emergency department and bust those myths and more.
Veterinary Nursing Theater Two - Room 324
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater Two - Room 324
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater Two - Room 324
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater Two - Room 324
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater Two - Room 324
Business Theater - Room 550
    • Practice Management
    Business Theater - Room 550
    Geriatric pet care management can go a long way to making caregiving an easier and more stress-free process. Caring for a geriatric pet is very different than a senior pet. Unfortunately, many owners ...
    CareCredit
    • Practice Management
    Business Theater - Room 550
    CareCredit
    • Practice Management
    Business Theater - Room 550
    CareCredit
    • Practice Management
    Business Theater - Room 550
    Until one has managed a terminally ill or geriatric pet, you cannot fully appreciate the toll it has on caregivers. The burden caregiver's have can lead to more depression and anxiety than the passing ...
    CareCredit
Chicago Animal Care and Control
    • Limited Enrollment Sessions
    Chicago Animal Care and Control
    This laboratory is geared towards finding the "Big 5". Hands-on training with experienced sonographers will rapidly give you the confidence to not only find the organs but also see each organ complete ...
    Universal Imaging
    • Limited Enrollment Sessions
    Chicago Animal Care and Control
    This laboratory is geared towards finding the smaller structures within the abdomen. Adding to the basic acquisition of the "Big 5" the smaller organs will be found. Normal anatomical structures will ...
    Universal Imaging
Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    • Practice Management
    Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    Terravet
    • The Veterinary Cooperative (TVC)
    Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    The Veterinary Cooperative (TVC)
    • The Veterinary Cooperative (TVC)
    Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    The Veterinary Cooperative (TVC)
    • The Veterinary Cooperative (TVC)
    Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    The Veterinary Cooperative (TVC)
    • The Veterinary Cooperative (TVC)
    Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    The Veterinary Cooperative (TVC)
Equine and Farm Animal Theater - Room 323
    • Equine
    Equine and Farm Animal Theater - Room 323
    Equine sedative/analgesic combinations and the use of Constant Rate Infusion (CRI) enable performance of standing surgical procedures in horses. Lectures will discuss standing surgeries of the head, s ...
    • Equine
    Equine and Farm Animal Theater - Room 323
    These lectures represent a continuation of lectures from Session I. Additionally, we will discuss a simplified method of skin grafting which can be safely performed on the limbs of standing patients.
    • Equine
    Equine and Farm Animal Theater - Room 323
    We will review practical, standing surgical procedures applicable to management of problems involving the vulva, vaginal vault and uterus. Topics will include episioplasty, and management of urine poo ...
    • Equine
    Equine and Farm Animal Theater - Room 323
    These lectures represent a continuation of lectures from Session I. Male urogenital pathology often involves trauma or tumors, and some conditions are managed with standing surgical procedures. Our di ...
Clinical Theater One - Room 568
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater One - Room 568
    An intraoral photographic and radiographic presentation of feline tooth resorption, feline "stomatitis", and other common, but unrecognized, feline oral pathologies will be presented. Discussion of st ...
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater One - Room 568
    The pathophysiology of periodontal disease will be presented with high quality photograph, schematics, and intraoral radiographs. A discussion of periodontal treatment BEYOND the dental prophylaxis wi ...
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater One - Room 568
    We will review the pathogenesis, diagnostic approach and treatment of canine hypothyroidism.
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater One - Room 568
    We will review the pathogenesis, diagnostic approach and treatment of diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats.
Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068
    We will review the pathogenesis, diagnostic approach and treatment of diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats.
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068
    You have just made the diagnosis for cancer in your patient. Now what do you tell the client? This lecture will cover 10 common cancers in dogs and cats and the information you need to tell owners inc ...
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068
    An intraoral photographic and radiographic presentation of subtle clinical signs of hidden dental disease that may be easily missed in practice will be presented.Identification of these subtle signs a ...
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068
    A step-by-step presentation of surgical extraction of dog and cat teeth, with clinical photographs and video, will be presented. Basic steps in extraction, mucoperiosteal flaps, and surgical extractio ...
Clinical Theater Three - Room 1033
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Three - Room 1033
    This lecture will cover both low grade and high-grade gastrointestinal lymphoma, and the challenges of distinguishing low-grade lymphoma and IBD. This lecture will give apractical overview of diagnost ...
    • Integrative Medicine
    Clinical Theater Three - Room 1033
    This talk will review some of the most commonly encountered pain disorders in small animals, their effective holistic treatment and some sample cases. The mechanisms of action of these treatments will ...
    • Exotics
    Clinical Theater Three - Room 1033
    Respiratory diseases in rabbits and rodents can be extremely difficult to diagnose and treat. A thorough understanding of etiologies and contributing factors can make the difference between successful ...
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Three - Room 1033
    We will review the pathogenesis, diagnostic approach and treatment of feline hyperthyroidism.
Clinical Theater Four - Room 539
    • Exotics
    Clinical Theater Four - Room 539
    This presentation will discuss the common causes of head tilts in rabbits. It will enable the practitioner to differentiate between etiologies and choose appropriate diagnostic testing. A series of ca ...
    • Integrative Medicine
    Clinical Theater Four - Room 539
    A measure of the frustration veterinarians have with liver disease is their readiness to adopt herbal supplements to treat it, even when they otherwise eschew natural medicine. Unfortunately, many of ...
    • Exotics
    Clinical Theater Four - Room 539
    This lecture will cover tips and tricks for multiple clinical techniques for exotic pet practice. We will discuss intubation of rabbits, placing catheters, urinary catheterization in multiple species, ...
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Four - Room 539
    This lecture will focus the latest diagnostics and treatments in oncology including vaccine immunotherapy for osteosarcoma and lymphoma, the newly approved chemotherapeutic Tanovea, CADET BRAF testing ...
Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    • Small Animal
    Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    Once you've confirmed the diagnosis of lymphoma, the diagnostic and chemotherapy options can be confusing and overwhelming for both the veterinarian and the owner. And expensive.Which tests and protoc ...
    • Integrative Medicine
    Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    Renal disease is a common disorder in small animal practice, and is assumed to carry a negative prognosis. With herbal management, however, it is typical for many of these patients to remain stable fo ...
    • Exotics
    Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    One of the most common clinical presentations in rabbits. GI stasis can be challenging to manage. We will discuss clinical signs, diagnostics, and treatment options. We will use a series of radiograph ...
    • Integrative Medicine
    Clinical Theater Five - Room 526
    Urinary incontinence poses a major threat to pet longevity, but once you've ruled out endocrine disease, cystitis, and hormone responsive urinary incontinence, there aren't a lot of options to treat i ...
Veterinary Nursing Theater One - Room 1050
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater One - Room 1050
    Anesthesia in patients requiring abdominal surgery is commonly oversimplified and poorly prepared for. These patients may appear stable but can quickly decompensate secondary to anesthesia or surgical ...
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater One - Room 1050
    As medical advances increase patient life expectancy, we see more and more patients with chronic disease. General anesthesia is commonly needed to perform wellness procedures (dental), advanced imagin ...
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater One - Room 1050
    Hypoxia, hypoventilation, hypothermia, and hypotension are all complications associated with general anesthesia. Our discussion will cover the causes, complications, current solutions and treatment gu ...
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater One - Room 1050
    Monitoring of anesthesia patients typically includes pulse rate, respiratory rate, end-tidal carbon dioxide, SpO2, blood pressure, temperature and ECG. However, ECGs can, at times be the most challeng ...
Veterinary Nursing Theater Two - Room 324
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater Two - Room 324
    This lecture will provide participants with a strong foundation in the principles of small animal transfusion medicine including: blood type systems, donor selection, pre-transfusion diagnostics, tran ...
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater Two - Room 324
    The presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia will be discussed. Special focus will be on the role of the veterinary technician in these cases and the impor ...
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater Two - Room 324
    The presentation, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and prevention of leptospirosis will be discussed. Management of these patients by knowledgeable technical staff is imperative for positive patient ou ...
    • Veterinary Technician
    Veterinary Nursing Theater Two - Room 324
    Triaditis (triad syndrome) is the concurrent state of pancreatitis, cholangiohepatitis/cholangitis, and inflammatory bowel disease. patients who are hospitalized for triaditis have a myriad of issues ...
Business Theater - Room 550
    • Practice Management
    Business Theater - Room 550
    Knowing the true cost of a product or service helps veterinary practices with pricing decisions. Published resources like the Well-Managed Practice Benchmarks Study and the AAHA Fee Reference provide ...
    • Practice Management
    Business Theater - Room 550
    In today's competitive job market, practices that want to attract and retain first-rate team members need to rethink their compensation and benefits packages. Pay scales must reflect the level of educ ...
    • Practice Management
    Business Theater - Room 550
    Control costs, avoid missed charges, leverage technology, and make your team more efficient. Denise Tumblin will highlight these and other strategies that Well-Managed Practices© use to enhance patien ...
    • Practice Management
    Business Theater - Room 550
    Veterinary practices often find it challenging to provide competitive wages and benefits to team members and still nurture revenue growth. Many practice owners want to offer higher wages to team membe ...
Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    • Practice Management
    Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    Most veterinary staff become nervous when a child is present during a loss of a pet. It is not uncommon for parents to ask their veterinarian or veterinary staff about how to help children through a l ...
    Hinsdale Pet Memorial
    • Limited Enrollment Sessions
    • Practice Management
    Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    Time spent talking to clients in the exam room is getting more difficult. Between the interruptions, the focus to document on the computer, and the usual communication barriers, is it any wonder conve ...
    • Limited Enrollment Sessions
    • Practice Management
    Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    Along the lines of those popular docu-reality series featuring businesses in need of intervention to rescue it from a few poorly orchestrated operations and misdirected strategic plans, this rescue se ...
    • Limited Enrollment Sessions
    • Practice Management
    Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    Along the lines of those popular docu-reality series featuring businesses in need of intervention to rescue it from a few poorly orchestrated operations and misdirected strategic plans, this rescue se ...
    • Limited Enrollment Sessions
    • Practice Management
    Chicago Vet Theater - Room 1021
    Time spent talking to clients in the exam room is getting more difficult. Between the interruptions,the focus to document on the computer, and the usual communication barriers, is it any wonder conver ...
Equine and Farm Animal Theater - Room 323
    • Production Animal
    Equine and Farm Animal Theater - Room 323
    Drug use and selection in sheep and goats can be a confusing issue, highlighted by limited availability of labelled drugs, little pharmacokinetic data, complicated regulations, and a wide range of int ...
    • Production Animal
    Equine and Farm Animal Theater - Room 323
    A low packed cell volume is a low packed cell volume whether you're a dog or a goat. But, ruminants do have some bloodwork quirks that can lead to misinterpretation and missed opportunities in therapy ...
    • Production Animal
    Equine and Farm Animal Theater - Room 323
    Nutrition, vaccination, parasite control measures, and environmental management all play critical roles in the health of sheep and goat herds. This session will review basic husbandry principles relat ...
    • Production Animal
    Equine and Farm Animal Theater - Room 323
    The value of a good physical examination cannot be overstated in the diagnosis of disease. Ancillary diagnostics like bloodwork, ultrasound, and radiography may only be correctly interpreted in light ...
Thursday Clinical Theater One - Room 568 - Rooms 325-326
  1. Thursday Clinical Theater One - Room 568 - Rooms 325-326
    A photographic and radiographic presentation of fractured teeth and various treatment recommendations will be presented.Endodontic, restorative, and extraction recommendations for the different classi ...
  2. Thursday Clinical Theater One - Room 568 - Rooms 325-326
    Oral tumors are common in the dog and cat. Early recognition is a key for a good clinical outcome. A photographic tour of common oral tumors and oral masses masquerading as oral tumors will be photogr ...
Thursday Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068 - Rooms 313-315
  1. Thursday Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068 - Rooms 313-315
    We will review the pathogenesis, diagnostic approach and treatment of feline acromegaly and primary hyperaldosteronism.
  2. Thursday Clinical Theater Two - Room 1068 - Rooms 313-315
    We will review the pathogenesis, diagnostic approach and treatment of hyperadrenocorticism in dogs.
Thursday Business Theater - Room 550 - Room 327
  1. Thursday Business Theater - Room 550 - Room 327
    When you think about it, your daily contact with your team can be rote with legal minefields Ð from illegal interview questions, missed training opportunities, poor performance review procedures, to n ...
  2. Thursday Business Theater - Room 550 - Room 327
    It is getting increasingly harder to find "good" employees in today's economy. Instead of trying to attract new talent, take steps to keep the good talent you have, develop the talent you have, and st ...
Thursday Veterinary Nursing - Room 318-320
  1. Thursday Veterinary Nursing - Room 318-320
    This interactive workshop will take the participant from the basics of "What is paper speed and amplitude?" to identification of basic arrhythmias. We will work through dozens of ECG tracings, with a ...
  2. Thursday Veterinary Nursing - Room 318-320
    This interactive workshop will take the participant from the basics of "What is paper speed and amplitude?" to identification of basic arrhythmias. We will work through dozens of ECG tracings, with a ...

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