Registration Opens Soon

Small Animal I

Friday, February 10

8:00 – 8:50 am

Trauma Without the Drama: Case Based, Practical Approach to Trauma Part I

by Garret Pachtinger, VMD, DACVECC

9:05 – 5:55 am

Trauma Without the Drama: Case Based, Practical Approach to Trauma Part II

by Garret Pachtinger, VMD, DACVECC

10:25 – 11:15 am

Cardiac Emergencies in the ER (CHF, Pericardial Effusion, Arrhythmias and MORE!)

by Garret Pachtinger, VMD, DACVECC

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Emergency Room Approach to Anemia Part I

by Garret Pachtinger, VMD, DACVECC

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Emergency Room Approach to Anemia Part II

by Garret Pachtinger, VMD, DACVECC

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Feline Inappropriate Elimination-Forget the Litter Box and Focus on the Felines

by Amy Pike, DVM, DACVB

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Canine Rehabilitation for the Small Animal Practitioner

by Michael Jaffe, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS

Saturday, February 11

8:00 – 8:50 am

Help! Help! I Can’t Pee!

by Mark Acierno, MBA, DVM, DACVIM

9:05 – 9:55 am

Improving the Life of Feline Patients With CKD

by Mark Acierno, MBA, DVM, DACVIM

10:25 – 11:15 am

Making Sense of the New UTI Antimicrobial Recommendations

by Mark Acierno, MBA, DVM, DACVIM

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

That Darn Cat-It its Vomiting, That’s Not Normal (IBD, Lymphoma, Etc.)

by Mark Acierno, MBA, DVM, DACVIM

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Treating Challenging Perianal and Perineal Diseases in Dogs

by Michael Jaffe, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Tips to Improve the Success of Gastrointestinal Surgery

by Michael Jaffe, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Perioperative Patient Vigilance

by Michael Jaffe, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS

Sunday, February 12

8:00 – 8:50 am

Small Animal Dentistry

by Stephen Galloway, DVM, DAVDC, FAVD

9:05 – 9:55 am

Small Animal Dentistry

by Stephen Galloway, DVM, DAVDC, FAVD

10:10 – 11:00 am

Small Animal Dentistry

by Stephen Galloway, DVM, DAVDC, FAVD

11:15 am – 12:05 pm

Small Animal Dentistry

by Stephen Galloway, DVM, DAVDC, FAVD

1:35 – 2:25 pm

Behavior Wellness, Anxiety, Nutrition and Your Safety

by Shane Gentry

2:40 – 3:30 pm

What Training Methods Are You Using?

by Shane Gentry

Small Animal II

Friday, February 11

8:00 – 9:25 am

Pain Management 

by Ralph Harvey, DVM, MS, DACVAA

9:25 – 9:55 am

Pain Management 

by Jerrod Johnson, DVM

10:25 – 11:15 am

The Squinting Cat: Herpes Until Proven Otherwise Part I

by Shelby Reinstein, DVM, MS, DACVO

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

The Squinting Cat: Herpes Until Proven Otherwise Part II

by Shelby Reinstein, DVM, MS, DACVO

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Scratching the Surface: Diagnosis and Management of Corneal Ulcers Part I

by Shelby Reinstein, DVM, MS, DACVO

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Scratching the Surface: Diagnosis and Management of Corneal Ulcers Part II

by Shelby Reinstein, DVM, MS, DACVO

4:30 – 5:20 pm

The Clear View-An Update on Cataracts

by Shelby Reinstein, DVM, MS, DACVO

Saturday, February 11

8:00 – 8:50 am

Osteoarthritis Updates Part I: The COAST Approach to Diagnosis 

by David Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS-SA

9:05 – 9:55 am

Osteoarthritis Updates Part II: Thinking Outside the Box for Management 

by David Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS-SA

10:25 – 11:15 am

The Orthopedic Examination and How to Get a Diagnosis 

by David Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS-SA

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Tips and Tricks to a Cruciate Tear Diagnosis and a Surgeons Thoughts on Stifle Braces 

by David Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS-SA

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Effective Alternatives to Antibiotics for Canine Pyoderma

by Amelia White, DVM, MS, DACVD

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Diagnosis Canine Allergic Dermatitis – Which Allergy is it?

by Amelia White, DVM, MS, DACVD

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Treating Canine Allergic Dermatitis -What Works?

by Amelia White, DVM, MS, DACVD

Sunday, February 12

8:00 – 8:50 am

Tips for Managing Canine Otitis Externa

by Amelia White, DVM, MS, DACVD

9:05 – 9:55 am

Simplifying the Dermatological Approach to the Itchy Cat

by Amelia White, DVM, MS, DACVD

10:10 – 11:00 am

Tips and Tricks for Working With Backyard Poultry

by Cheryl Greenacre, DVM, DABVP (Avian), DABVP (Exotic Companion Mammal)

11:15 am – 12:05 pm

Medication Use in Backyard Poultry

by Cheryl Greenacre, DVM, DABVP (Avian), DABVP (Exotic Companion Mammal)

1:35 – 2:25 pm

TBD

by TBD

2:40 – 3:30 pm

TBD

by TBD

Small Animal III

Friday, February 10

8:00 – 8:50 am

The 6 M’s of Treating ANY Behavior Problem

by Amy Pike, DVM, DACVB

9:05 – 5:55 am

Update on Behavioral Medications and Products Available

by Amy Pike, DVM, DACVB

10:25 – 11:15 am

Medical vs Behavioral Diagnoses

by Amy Pike, DVM, DACVB

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Feline Hypertension

by Rebecca Stepien, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Feline Heart Disease

by Rebecca Stepien, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Canine Valvular Heart Disease

by Rebecca Stepien, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Canine Heart Failure

by Rebecca Stepien, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Saturday, February 11

8:00 – 8:50 am

Internal Medicine   

by Patty Lathan, VMD, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

9:05 – 9:55 am

Internal Medicine 

by Patty Lathan, VMD, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

10:25 – 11:15 am

Internal Medicine 

by Patty Lathan, VMD, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Internal Medicine 

by Patty Lathan, VMD, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Cancer Screening

by Ashley Phelps-Dunn, DVM

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Common Infectious Diseases of Backyard Poultry

by Cheryl Greenacre, DVM, DABVP (Avain), DABVP (Exotic Companion Mammal)

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Common Non-Infectious Diseases of Backyard Poultry

by Cheryl Greenacre, DVM, DABVP (Avain), DABVP (Exotic Companion Mammal)

Sunday, February 12

8:00 – 8:50 am

Mud Fever! The Dangerous Reemergence of Leptospirosis Part I

by Jay Tischendorf, DVM

9:05 – 9:55 am

Mud Fever! The Dangerous Reemergence of Leptospirosis Part II

by Jay Tischendorf, DVM

10:10 – 11:00 am

Microbial Mayhem! Get SMART About Disinfection Part I

by Jay Tischendorf, DVM

11:15 am – 12:05 pm

Microbial Mayhem! Get SMART About Disinfection Part II

by Jay Tischendorf, DVM

1:35 pm – 2:25 pm

Generic Medications: What You Don’t Know May Surprise You and Benefit Your Clinic

by Jay Tischendorf, DVM

Large Animal

Friday, February 10

8:00 – 8:50 am

Treatment of Calf Diarrhea: Oral Electrolytes

by Goef Smith, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

9:05 – 5:55 am

Treatment of Calf Diarrhea: IV Fluids

by Geof Smith, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

10:25 – 11:15 am

Treatment of Calf Diarrhea: Ancillary Therapy

by Geof Smith, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Prevention of Calf Diarrhea

by Geof Smith, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Small Ruminant Dermatology

by Jennifer Halleran, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-LAIM

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Small Ruminant Parasites

by Jennifer Halleran, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-LAIM

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Small Ruminant Antimicrobial Use

by Jennifer Halleran, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-LAIM

Saturday, February 11

8:00 – 8:50 am

Shoeing the Sport Horse

by Scott Morrison, DVM

9:05 – 9:55 am

Shoeing for Chronic Laminitis

by Scott Morrison, DVM

10:25 – 11:15 am

Foal Foot Care and Management

by Scott Morrison, DVM

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Infections and Injuries to the Foot

by Scott Morrison, DVM

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Back Pathology and Treatment

by Russell Freeland, DVM, DACVS-LA

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Septic Arthritis and Osteomyelitis

by Russell Freeland, DVM, DACVS-LA

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Joint Therapies

by Russell Freeland, DVM, DACVS-LA

Sunday, February 12

8:00 – 8:50 am

TBD

by TBD

9:05 – 9:55 am

TBD

by TBD

10:10 – 11:00 am

TBD

by TBD

11:15 am – 12:05 pm

TBD

by TBD

1:35 – 2:25 pm

Internal Medicine

by Kathy MacGillivray, VMD, DACVIM

2:40 – 3:30 pm

Internal Medicine

by Kathy MacGillivray, VMD, DACVIM

Practice Management

Friday, February 10

8:00 – 8:50 am

Communication and Workflow in the Age of Stress Part I: The Great Balancing Act: The Difference Between Pushing a Team and Breaking it

by Bash Halow, CVPM, LVT

9:05 – 5:55 am

Communication and Workflow in the Age of Stress Part II: Communication Practice and Changes to Workflow

by Bash Halow, CVPM, LVT

10:25 – 11:15 am

Communication and Workflow in the Age of Stress Part III: Difficult Valuable Conversations

by Bash Halow, CVPM, LVT

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Train of Thought: Lighting a Fire Under Employees and Other Motivation Myths

by Bash Halow, CVPM, LVT

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Wellness, Compassion Fatigue and Burnout

by Ginger Templeton, DVM, MS

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Wellness, Compassion Fatigue and Burnout

by Ginger Templeton, DVM, MS

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Regulatory Issues

by Stephen Galloway, DVM, DAVDC, FAVD

Saturday, February 11

8:00 – 8:50 am

Introduction to Tennessee Controlled Substance and DEA Regulations  

by Jan Woods

9:05 – 9:55 am

What Does the DEA Really Want When Documenting and Destroying Controlled Substances in my Tennessee Practice? 

by Jan Woods

10:25 – 11:15 am

Knock, Kock it’s the DEA  

by Jan Woods

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Changing Trends and Demographics  

by Fritz Wood

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Changing Trends and Demographics  

by Fritz Wood

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Website Management

by Robbie van Mullem

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Website Management

by Robbie van Mullem

Technician

Saturday, February 11

8:00 – 8:50 am

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Veterinary Technicians

by Danny Walker, DVM

9:05 – 9:55 am

Happy Hardworking Humans: How to Improve Your Employee Experience

by Austin Huff

10:25 – 11:15 am

Veterinary Technician Careers & Utilization: Let’s Max Out Your Potential

by Meg Harrington, BS, CVT

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Large Animal Necropsies: Techniques & Sample Collection for Veterinary Technicians

by Meg Harrington, BS, CVT

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Bovine Respiratory Disease & Diagnostic Procedures for Veterinary Technicians

by Meg Harrington, BS, CVT

3:10 – 4:00 pm

“Normal” Cat Vomiting: There’s No Such Thing

by Yvonne Brandenburg, RVT, VTS (SAIM)

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Evans Syndrome: A Technician’s Role

by Yvonne Brandenburg, RVT, VTS (SAIM)

Sunday, February 12

8:00 – 8:50 am

Hematology?! Using the Stuff You Forgot (Blocked) From School

by Yvonne Brandenburg, RVT, VTS (SAIM)

9:05 – 9:55 am

TBD

by TBD

10:10 – 11:00 am

TBD

by TBD

11:15 am – 12:05 pm

TBD

by TBD

X