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Small Animal I

Friday, February 18

8:00 – 8:50 am

Unconventional Diets…For Cats!

by Martha Cline, DVM, DACVIM (Nutrition)

9:05 – 5:55 am

Obesity Management in Small Animal Practice

by Martha Cline, DVM, DACVIM (Nutrition)

10:25 – 11:15 am

Chronic Diarrhea in Dogs-Nutrition Tips & Pearls

by Martha Cline, DVM, DACVIM (Nutrition)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Nutrition for Senior Pets

by Martha Cline, DVM, DACVIM (Nutrition)

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Practical Immunology and Vaccinology for the Busy Professional

by Jay Tischendorf, DVM

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Something Wicked This Way Comes-If You Haven’t Heard of Chaga’s Disease, You Soon Will

by Jay Tischendorf, DVM

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Zoonotic Disease Awareness-What You Wish You Didn’t Have to Know But Absolutely Must!

by Jay Tischendorf, DVM

Saturday, February 19

8:00 – 8:50 am

The Keys to a Correct Diagnosis in GI Disease

by Craig Webb, PhD, DVM DACVIM

9:05 – 9:55 am

Getting Nutrition in to a Cat

by Craig Webb, PhD, DVM, DACVIM

10:25 – 11:15 am

Getting Crap Out of a Cat

by Craig Webb, PhD, DVM, DACVIM

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

FMT: What’s Coming Down the Pipeline

by Craig Webb, PhD, DVM, DACVIM

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Lessons Learned From the Canine Liver

by Craig Webb, PhD, DVM, DACVIM

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Sedation for Dogs and Cats

by Khursheed Mama, DVM, DACVAA

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Which Anesthesia Induction Agent Should I Use

by Khursheed Mama, DVM, DACVAA

Sunday, February 20

8:00 – 8:50 am

General Intro to Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS)

by Aimee Brooks, DVM, MS, DACVECC

9:05 – 9:55 am

Thoracic POCUS-Respiratory Distress

by Aimee Brooks, DVM, MS, DACVECC

10:10 – 11:00 am

Approach to Respiratory Distress

by Aimee Brooks, DVM, MS, DACVECC

11:15 am – 12:05 pm

Tubes and Taps

by Aimee Brooks, DVM, MS, DACVECC

1:35 – 2:25 pm

Updates on the Staging & Management of Mitral Valve Disease in Dogs 

by Brian Scansen, DVM, DACVIM

2:40 – 3:30 pm

Updates on the Staging & Management of Mitral Valve Disease in Dogs (Continued) 

by Brian Scansen, DVM, DACVIM

Small Animal II

Friday, February 18

8:00 – 8:50 am

HQHVSN, Access to Care, and the Challenge to the Veterinary Profession

by Phil Bushby, DVM, MS, DACVS

9:05 – 9:55 am

Efficient Spay Neuter Techniques

by Phil Bushby, DVM, MS, DACVS

10:25 – 11:15 am

Efficient Spay Neuter Surgeries

by Phil Bushby, DVM, MS, DACVS

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Unusual Spay Neuter Surgeries

by Phil Bushby, DVM, MS, DACVS

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Medicine and Management for Feline Upper Respiratory Disease

by Uri Donnett, DVM, MS, DABVP (Shelter Medicine)

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Treatment and management for Canine Heartworm Disease in the Shelter Setting

by Uri Donnett, DVM, MS, DABVP (Shelter Medicine)

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Best Practices for Canine Transport

by Uri Donnett, DVM, MS, DABVP (Shelter Medicine)

Saturday, February 19

8:00 – 8:50 am

Update on GDV

by John Berg, DVM, DACVS

9:05 – 9:55 am

Intestinal Resection and Anastomosis

by John Berg, DVM, DACVS

10:15 – 11:15 am

Splenectomy Made Easy

by John Berg, DVM, DACVS

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Gall Bladder Mucoceles and Salivary Mucoceles

by John Berg, DVM, DACVS

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Small Animal Thoracic Radiography

by Sophie Dennison-Gibby, BMV&S, MRCVS, DACVR, RCVS

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Small Animal Abdominal Radiography

by Sophie Dennison-Gibby, BMV&S, MRCVS, DACVR, RCVS

4:30 – 5:20 pm

When to Utilize Cross-Sectional Imaging in Small Animal Cases

by Sophie Dennison-Gibby, BMV&S, MRCVS, DACVR, RCVS

Sunday, February 20

8:00 – 8:50 am

Breed Specific Considerations for Anesthesia

by Khursheed Mama, DVM, DACVAA

9:05 – 9:55 am

Anesthesia Complications and Their Management

by Khursheed Mama, DVM, DACVAA

10:10 – 11:00 am

What’s New in MCT Treatments 2022 

by Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

11:15 am – 12:05 pm

Hemangiosarcoma Cliff Notes 2022: What You Need to Know 

by Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

1:35 – 2:25 pm

Canine Lymphoma 2022 for the Busy Practitioner 

by Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

2:40 – 3:30 pm

Feline Lymphoma 2022 for the Busy Practitioner 

by Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

Small Animal III

Friday, February 18

8:00 – 8:50 am

What Am I Looking At? Simplify Your Life by Using the Cytologic Algorithm

by Kate Baker, DVM, MS, DACVP

9:05 – 5:55 am

Cytology Charcuterie: Amazing Cases From the Trenches

by Kate Baker, DVM, MS, DACVP

10:25 – 11:15 am

Hematology Case Discussions

by Kate Baker, DVM, MS, DACVP

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

When Words Break Bones: Psychological Safety and Medical Error

by Cynthia Courtney, DVM

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Hands Off Neurology: Gait and Posture Hold the Keys

by Sarah Moore, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Neurologic Episodes: When It’s Not a Seizure

by Sarah Moore, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Once Seen, Never Forgotten: Interesting Cases in Medical Neurology

by Sarah Moore, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

Saturday, February 19

8:00 – 8:50 am

Tracking Down the Source of Pruritus in Your Canine Patients 

by Karin Beale, DVM, DACVD

9:05 – 9:55 am

Tracking Down the Source of Pruritus in Your Canine Patients (Continued) 

by Karin Beale, DVM, DACVD

10:25 – 11:15 am

Early Diagnosis, Staging, and Management of CKD 

by Gregory Grauer, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Early Diagnosis, Staging, and Management of CKD (Continued) 

by Gregory Grauer, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Skin Masses: What Margins and When to Stage?

by Laura Selmic, BVetMed, MPH, DACVS-SA, DECVS

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Pain in the Butt: Approach to Perianal and Anal Sac Masses

by Laura Selmic, BVetMed, MPH, DACVS-SA, DECVS

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Creative Options For a Big Tumor on a Little Limb

by Laura Selmic, BVetMed, MPH, DACVS-SA, DECVS

Sunday, February 20

8:00 – 8:50 am

Resection of External Masses

by John Berg, DVM, DACVS

9:05 – 9:55 am

Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome

by John Berg, DVM, DACVS

10:10 – 11:00 am

The Spay/Neuter Controversy

by John Berg, DVM, DACVS

11:15 am – 12:05 pm

Perineal Urethrostomy and Episioplasty

by John Berg, DVM, DACVS

Large Animal

Friday, February 19

8:00 – 8:50 am

Proven Profit Tips for Beef Cow-Calf Veterinarians

by Mark Hilton, DVM, DABVP

9:05 – 5:55 am

 Moving Your Veterinary Business to the Asset Side of the Ledger for Your Clients

by Mark Hilton, DVM, DABVP

10:25 – 11:15 am

Lifestock Welfare: Current Trends, Tools and on-Farm Support

by Michelle Calvo-Lorenzo, PhD

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Understanding the Relationship Between MPC and MIC

by Ron Tessman, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVPM

1:50 – 2:40 pm

TBD

by Wayne Ayers, DVM

3:10 – 4:00 pm

TBD

by Robin Falkner, DVM

4:30 – 5:20 pm

TBD

by Robin Falkner, DVM

Saturday, February 20

8:00 – 8:50 am

Equine Hepatic Disease

by Bill Gilsenan, VMD, DACVIM (LAIM)

9:05 – 9:55 am

Management of Pneumonia in Foals

by Bill Gilsenan, VMD, DACVIM (LAIM)

10:25 – 11:15 am

Management of Pneumonia in Foals (Continued)

by Bill Gilsenan, VMD, DACVIM (LAIM)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Evaluation of the Cardiovascular System in the Field

by Bill Gilsenan, VMD, DACVIM (LAIM)

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Management of Equine Wounds

by Allison Stewart, DVM, MS, DACVS

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Management of Equine Wounds (Continued)

by Allison Stewart, DVM, MS, DACVS

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Use of Nutraceuticals in the Horse

by Allison Stewart, DVM, MS, DACVS

Sunday, February 21

8:00 – 8:50 am

Equine Endocrine Disease and Laminitis

by Teresa Burns, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-LAIM

9:05 – 9:55 am

Equine Endocrine Disease and Laminitis (Continued)

by Teresa Burns, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-LAIM

10:10 – 11:00 am

Updates on Infectious Disease

by Teresa Burns, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-LAIM

11:15 am – 12:05 pm

Kidney Disease and Lower Urinary Tract Disorders

by Teresa Burns, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-LAIM

1:35 – 2:25 pm

Use of MRI in Practice-With Case Discussions

by Brett Berthold, DVM

2:40 – 3:30 pm

Use of MRI in Practice-With Case Discussions (Continued)

by Brett Berthold, DVM

Practice Management

Friday, February 18

8:00 – 8:50 am

It Takes a Village: A Team Approach to Supporting Early Career Veterinarians

by Kate Boatright, VMD

9:05 – 5:55 am

There’s More Than One Way to Treat a Cat: A Practical Approach to Working Within the Spectrum of Care

by Kate Boatright, VMD

10:25 – 11:15 am

Wellness Toolbox: Essential Skills for Success-Part I

by Kate Boatright, VMD

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Wellness Toolbox: Essential Skills for Success-Part II

by Kate Boatright, VMD

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Improvement Plans for Toxic Team Members

by Cynthia Courtney, DVM

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Writing Guidelines for Practice Civility

by Cynthia Courtney, DVM

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Creating a Client Codes of Conduct

by Cynthia Courtney, DVM

Saturday, February 19

8:00 – 8:50 am

Corporate Aggregation-The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 

by Lance Roasa, DVM, MS, JD

9:05 – 9:55 am

Is Your Veterinary Practice Ready for Anything? 

by Lance Roasa, DVM, MS, JD

10:15 – 11:15 am

Idea Sessions-Pro Tips for Practice Efficiency 

by Lance Roasa, DVM, MS, JD

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Veterinary Medicine and the Law 

by Lance Roasa, DVM, MS, JD

1:50 – 2:40 pm

The Art and Science of Negotiation 

by Lance Roasa, DVM, MS, JD

3:10 – 4:00 pm

The Art and Science of Negotiation (Continued) 

by Lance Roasa, DVM, MS, JD

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Clinical Trials 

by Melvin de Boer, DVM, PhD

Technician

Saturday, February 20

8:00 – 8:50 am

Running on Empty

by Danny Walker, DVM

9:05 – 9:55 am

Clinical Approach to Standing Ophthalmic Surgeries

by Stephanie Mitchell, LVT

10:15 – 11:15 am

Get Your Blood Pumping About Blood Pressure

by Megan Brashear, BS, RVT, VTS (ECC)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Blast Off! Blastomycosis Case Studies

by Megan Brashear, BS, RVT, VTS (ECC)

1:50 – 2:40 pm

Management of Canine Fears and Phobias

by Valarie Tynes, DVM, DACVB, DACAW

3:10 – 4:00 pm

Providing the Optimum Environment for Cats

by Valarie Tynes, DVM, DACVB, DACAW

4:30 – 5:20 pm

Over the Counter, Under the Weather (OTC Toxins)

by Megan Brashear, BS, RVT, VTS (ECC)

Sunday, February 21

8:00 – 8:50 am

Photodynamic Therapy Case Reviews

by Stephanie Mitchell, LVT

9:05 – 9:55 am

Basic Skills to Know for the Exotic Pet

by Stephanie Fowler, MLAS, LVMT, RLATg

10:10 – 11:00 am

Monitoring for the Sedated/Anesthetized Patient

by Erin Tibert, LVMT

11:15 am – 12:05 pm

Toxicology for the Veterinary Technician

by Carrie Thistle, CVT

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