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Small Animal I

Friday, February 19

8:00 – 8:50 am

Cleaning Ears to Make a Difference!

by Jim Noxon, DVM

9:05 – 5:55 am

Topical Therapy for Otitis: Part I-Options/Choosing Wisely

by Jim Noxon, DVM

10:25 – 11:15 am

Topical Therapy for Otitis: Part II Maximizing the Benefits of Topical Therapy

by Jim Noxon, DVM

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Common Problems in Feline Otology

by Jim Noxon, DVM

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Keys to Managing Atopic Dermatitis in Dogs

by Jim Noxon, DVM

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Cytology as a Key Diagnostic Tool for Dermatology

by Jim Noxon, DVM

4:30 – 5:20 pm

How to Make the Most Out of Your Microscope

by Jim Noxon, DVM

Saturday, February 20

8:00 – 8:50 am

Cannabinology 101

by Joe Wakshlag, DVM

9:05 – 9:55 am

Veterinary Medicine: Cannabinoids and Clinical Utility

by Joe Wakshlag, DVM

10:15 – 11:15 am

Nutritional Hepatology

by Joe Wakshlag, DVM

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Musculoskeletal Support of the Aging Canine

by Joe Wakshlag, DVM

1:50 – 2:40 pm

More Than a Little Coughing: Protecting Dogs and Communities From Canine Respiratory Disease Complex

by Jason Stull, VMD

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Unraveling the Complexities of Canine Leptospirosis: From Diagnosis to Treatment and Prevention

by Jason Stull, VMD

4:30 – 4:55 pm

Veterinarians and One Health (25 Minutes)

by Marcy Souza, DVM

4:55 – 5:20 pm

COVID in Animals (25 Minutes)

by Elizabeth Molinet, DVM-MPH candidate

Sunday, February 21

8:00 – 8:50 am

Canine Tick-Borne Infections: What’s the Latest 

by Lindsay Starkey, DVM

9:05 – 9:55 am

Canine Heartworm Infections: What’s the Latest 

by Lindsay Starkey, DVM

10:10 – 11:00 am

The Risk is Real! Update on Heartworm and Tick-Borne Infections in Cats 

by Lindsay Starkey, DVM

11:15 am – 12:05 pm

Opioids as Analgesics: A Review of Therapeutic Use

by Dawn Boothe, DVM

1:35 – 2:25 pm

Mitochondria 101: An Emerging Therapeutic Challenge

by Dawn Boothe, DVM

2:40 – 3:30 pm

NSAIDs: It’s Not Just About the Pain

by Dawn Boothe, DVM

Small Animal II

Friday, February 19

8:00 – 8:50 am

Anaphylaxis: An Evidence-Based Approach

by Katie Nash, BVSc

9:05 – 5:55 am

Emergency Fundamentals for the General Practitioner

by Katie Nash, BVSc

10:25 – 11:15 am

Animal Hospice in Practice

by Kathy Cooney, DVM

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Euthanasia Reimagined

by Kathy Cooney, DVM

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Designing a Hospice Care Plan

by Kathy Cooney, DVM

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Eyelid Surgery-Some For You and Some For Me

by Elizabeth Giuliano, DVM

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Enucleation Surgery-Making it Better For You and Your Patients

by Elizabeth Giuliano, DVM

Saturday, February 20

8:00 – 8:50 am

Clandestine Hidden Common Dental and Oral Disease That May be Missed

by Kevin Stepaniuk, DVM

9:05 – 9:55 am

Step-by-Step Surgical Extractions in the Dog

by Kevin Stepaniuk, DVM

10:15 – 11:15 am

Surgical Extraction of the Maxillary 4th Premolar and Canine Tooth in the Dog

by Kevin Stepaniuk, DVM

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Recognition, Diagnosis and Treatment of Feline Tooth Resorption

by Kevin Stepaniuk, DVM

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Inflammation in the Feline Oral Cavity-They Are Not All the Same!

by Kevin Stepaniuk, DVM

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Pathophysiology, Recognition, Examination and Treatment of Periodontal Disease

by Kevin Stepaniuk, DVM

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Understanding Fractured Teeth and the Appropriate Treatment Recommendations

by Kevin Stepaniuk, DVM

Sunday, February 21

8:00 – 8:50 am

Easy as 1, 2, Pee: Updates on Feline House Soiling

by Julia Albright, DVM

9:05 – 9:55 am

Top 10 Tips and Myths Debunked

by Julia Albright, DVM

10:10 – 11:00 am

Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow: A Case-Based Approach to Separation Anxiety

by Julia Albright, DVM

11:15 am – 12:05 pm

SSRI? TCA? SNRI?: Making Sense of Psychoactive Medication Alphabet Soup

by Julia Albright, DVM

1:35 – 2:25 pm

Feline Gastroenterology: A Practical Pyramid of Poop

by Craig Webb, DVM

2:40 – 3:30 pm

Feline Gastroenterology: Liver Lessons

by Craig Webb, DVM

Small Animal III

Friday, February 19

8:00 – 8:50 am

Seizures: Advancement in Maintenance and Emergency Treatments

by Michaela Beasley, DVM

9:05 – 5:55 am

Down Dogs: Beyond IVDD, The Alphabet Soup of Neurologic Conditions

by Michaela Beasley, DVM

10:25 – 11:15 am

The Neurologic Feline: Cats Are Not Small Dogs?

by Michaela Beasley, DVM

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Urinary Retention and Relief in Neurologic Patients

by Michaela Beasley, DVM

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Diabetes Mellitus Part I

by Cynthia Ward, VMD

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Diabetes Mellitus Part II

by Cynthia Ward, VMD

4:30 – 5:20 pm

What’s Up With Feline Hyperthyroidism

by Cynthia Ward, VMD

Saturday, February 20

8:00 – 8:50 am

Introduction to Acupuncture

by Neal Sivula, DVM

9:05 – 9:55 am

Neurologic Effects of Acupuncture

by Neal Sivula, DVM

10:15 – 11:15 am

Managing Poisoning Emergencies

by Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, DVM

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

I Heard it on the Internet So it Must Be True

by Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, DVM

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Hot Topics

by Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, DVM

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Common Hazards in Cats

by Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, DVM

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Antidepressant Toxicosis

by Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, DVM

Sunday, February 21

8:00 – 8:50 am

Laryngeal Exams in Dogs With Laryngeal Collapse or Paralysis

by Karen Tobias, DVM

9:05 – 9:55 am

Timing of Gonadectomy: Controversies and Comments

by Karen Tobias, DVM

10:10 – 11:00 am

Urethral Surgery in Obstructed Dogs: Leave No Stone Unturned

by Karen Tobias, DVM

11:15 am – 12:05 pm

Introduction to Animal Chiropractic

by Neal Sivula, DVM

1:35 pm – 2:25 pm

Updates in Canine Mitral Valve Disease: Part I 

by Susanne Heartsill, DVM

2:40 pm – 3:30 pm

Updates in Canine Mitral Valve Disease: Part II 

by Susanne Heartsill, DVM

Large Animal

Friday, February 19

8:00 – 8:50 am

New Developments in Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis – Moraxella bovoculi; Epidemiology, Diagnostics and Pathogenicity 

by Bruce Addison

9:05 – 5:55 am

BVD in Cow Calf Operations

by Meredyth Jones, DVM

10:25 – 11:15 am

Field Survival Guide

by Meredyth Jones, DVM

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Approach to the Down Beef Cow

by Meredyth Jones, DVM

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Small Ruminant Respiratory Disease

by Meredyth Jones, DVM

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Neurologic Diseases in Sheep & Goats

by Meredyth Jones, DVM

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Top 10 Requests From Llama & Alpaca Owners

by Meredyth Jones, DVM

Saturday, February 20

8:00 – 8:50 am

Diagnostic Anesthesia in the Performance Horse: Making It All Make Sense

by Colton McInturff, DVM

9:05 – 9:55 am

Tools for the Sports Medicine Clinician: Diagnostic Imaging and Ultrasound Guided Techniques

by Colton McInturff, DVM

10:15 – 11:15 am

An Update on Joint Therapy and Rehabilitation in the Equine Athlete

by Colton McInturff, DVM

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Neonatal and Adult Equine Musculoskeletal Injuries: Management or Referral?

by Drew Koch, DVM

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Nuclear Scintigraphy: When to Refer & What You Can Learn 

by Liberty Getman, DVM

3:10 – 4:00 pm

A Practical Approach to Equine Asthma 

by Christine Cocquyt, DVM

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Update on Equine Neurology 

by Steve Reed, DVM

Sunday, February 21

8:00 – 8:50 am

Diagnostic Approach to Muscle Disorders in the Horse 

by Stephanie Valberg, DVM

9:05 – 9:55 am

Muscle Atrophy, Where Did It Go and Will It Come Back? 

by Stephanie Valberg, DVM

10:10 – 11:00 am

Acute Treatment and Causes of Nonexertional Rhabdomyolysis 

by Stephanie Valberg, DVM

11:15 am – 12:05 pm

Causes and Management of Exertional Rhabdomyolysis 

by Stephanie Valberg, DVM

1:35 – 2:25 pm

Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy and Myofibrillar Myopathy 

by Stephanie Valberg, DVM

2:40 – 3:30 pm

Genetic Testing in Horses-What Tests Are Available and How to Use Them 

by Stephanie Valberg, DVM

Practice Management

Friday, February 19

8:00 – 8:50 am

The 4 P’s of Positive Leadership: A Framework for Leading Thriving Veterinary Teams Part I 

by Josh Vaisman, CCFP

9:05 – 5:55 am

The 4 P’s of Positive Leadership: A Framework for Leading Thriving Veterinary Teams Part II 

by Josh Vaisman, CCFP

10:25 – 11:15 am

Rockstar Resilience Skills for the Veterinary Professional Part I 

by Josh Vaisman, CCFP

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Rockstar Resilience Skills for the Veterinary Professional Part II

by Josh Vaisman, CCFP

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Licensing in Tennessee: Hot Topics

by Kimberly Wallace

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Making Your Practice Contagious Part I

by Robbie van Mullem

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Making Your Practice Contagious Part II

by Robbie van Mullem

Saturday, February 20

8:00 – 8:50 am

50 Ways To Lose Your Practice! How To Reduce Risk, Prevent Loss, Retain Value & Make Money While Treating Your Patients Part I 

by Jan Woods

9:05 – 9:55 am

50 Ways To Lose Your Practice! How To Reduce Risk, Prevent Loss, Retain Value & Make Money While Treating Your Patients Part II 

by Jan Woods

10:15 – 11:15 am

Dealing With People You Can’t Stand: How To Bring Out The Best In People At Their Worst Part I 

by Jan Woods

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Dealing With People You Can’t Stand: How To Bring Out The Best In People At Their Worst Part II 

by Jan Woods

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Telemedicine-Your Professional Service Has Value

by Aaron Smiley, DVM

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Playing Nice In A Pretty Mean World:  Understanding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

by Jay Tischendorf, DVM

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Playing Nice In A Pretty Mean World:  Understanding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (Continued)

by Jay Tischendorf, DVM

Technician

Saturday, February 20

8:00 – 8:50 am

Top 5 Emergencies and What to Do Part I

by Megan Brashear, RVT

9:05 – 9:55 am

Top 5 Emergencies and What to Do Part II

by Megan Brashear, RVT

10:15 – 11:15 am

The Veterinary Anesthetist’s Guide to ECG Basics

by Alyssa Stair, LVMT

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

The Dentistry Technician: PreGame

by Stephen Galloway, DVM

1:50 – 2:40 pm

The Dentistry Technician: 1st Half

by Stephen Galloway, DVM

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Canine Heatstroke: Keeping Your Cool

by Megan Brashear, RVT

4:30 – 5:20 pm

The Art of Nursing

by Megan Brashear, RVT

Sunday, February 21

8:00 – 8:50 am

Cytology of Inflammation and Infectious Disease

by Kate Baker, DVM

9:05 – 9:55 am

Cytology of Neoplasia: When Cells Go Rogue

by Kate Baker, DVM

10:10 – 11:00 am

Technicians Role in the Colic Patient

by Erin Robbins, LVT

11:15 am – 12:05 pm

The Technicians Role in Lameness Evaluation of the Equine Athlete

by Jennifer Taintor, DVM

1:35 – 2:25 pm

The Dentistry Technician: 2nd Half

by Stephen Galloway, DVM

2:40 – 3:30 pm

The Dentistry Technician: PostGame

by Stephen Galloway, DVM

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