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Friday, August 6

Internal Medicine

8:00 – 8:50 am

What is new in hematology? Dot plots and the hemogram (Part 1)

by Rick Alleman, DVM, PhD, DABVP, DACVP

9:00 – 9:50 am

What is new in hematology? Dot plots and the hemogram (Part 2)

by Rick Alleman, DVM, PhD, DABVP, DACVP

10:20 – 11:10 am

Urinalysis with images from your analyzer

by Rick Alleman, DVM, PhD, DABVP, DACVP

11:20 am – 12:10 pm

What is new in the diagnosis and management of tick-borne infections?

by Rick Alleman, DVM, PhD, DABVP, DACVP

1:30 – 2:20 pm

Vaccing Preventable Feline Infectious Diseases

by Melissa Bourgeois, DVM, PhD, DACVM

2:35 – 3:25 pm

Practical Approach to the Management of Diabetes Mellitus in the Dogs and Cats

by Melissa Bourgeois, DVM, PhD, DACVM

4:00 – 4:50 pm

The Big 5 Canine Vector-Borne Diseases

by Melissa Bourgeois, DVM, PhD, DACVM

Anesthesiology / Internal Medicine

8:00 – 8:50 am

Local anesthetic drugs: How they work and why we should use them

by Mike Barletta, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVAA

9:00 – 9:50 am

Local anesthetic blocks for dental procedures

by Mike Barletta, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVAA

10:20 – 11:10 am

Anesthesia for the patient with endocrine disease

by Mike Barletta, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVAA

11:20 am – 12:10 pm

Anesthesia for patients with respiratory disease

by Mike Barletta, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVAA

1:30 – 2:20 pm

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Dogs

by Megan Grobman, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM), PhD

2:35 – 3:25 pm

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Dogs

by Megan Grobman, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM), PhD

4:00 – 4:50 pm

Aerodigestive Disease in Small Animal Practice

by Megan Grobman, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM), PhD

Surgery

8:00 – 8:50 am

Managing canine linear foreign bodies

by Howard B. Seim III, DVM, DACVS

9:00 – 9:50 am

Intestinal anastomosis-tips to make it easier

by Howard B. Seim III, DVM, DACVS

10:20 – 11:10 am

Splenic hemangiosarcoma-rapid splenectomy/Surgical management of feline calculi

by Howard B. Seim III, DVM, DACVS

11:20 am – 12:10 pm

Surgical management of canine calculi

by Howard B. Seim III, DVM, DACVS

1:30 – 2:20 pm

Surgical management of uroabdomen

by Howard B. Seim III, DVM, DACVS

2:35 – 3:25 pm

Surgical management of abdominal trauma

by Howard B. Seim III, DVM, DACVS

4:00 – 4:50 pm

Colopexy for the treatment of rectal prolapse / Anal Sacculectomy

by Howard B. Seim III, DVM, DACVS

Small Animal

8:00 – 8:50 am

Fever of Unknown Origin

by Andrew Mackin, BSc, BVMS, MVS, DVSc, FANZCVSc, DACVIM

9:00 – 9:50 am

Management of Canine Osteoarthritis (Part 1)

by Michael H. Jaffe, DVM, MS, DACVS, CCRP

10:20 – 11:10 am

Management of Canine Osteoarthritis (Part 2)

by Michael H. Jaffe, DVM, MS, DACVS, CCRP

11:20 am – 12:10 pm

Regenerative Therapy

by Michael H. Jaffe, DVM, MS, DACVS, CCRP

1:30 – 2:20 pm

“5 Minute, 5 Dollar Tests: “Specialist” Diagnostic Techniques that are Actually Easy and Inexpensive (Part 1)

by Andrew Mackin, BSc, BVMS, MVS, DVSc, FANZCVSc, DACVIM

2:35 – 3:25 pm

“5 Minute, 5 Dollar Tests: “Specialist” Diagnostic Techniques that are Actually Easy and Inexpensive (Part 2)

by Andrew Mackin, BSc, BVMS, MVS, DVSc, FANZCVSc, DACVIM

4:00 – 4:50 pm

Open

Technicians

8:00 – 8:50 am

Clinical Approach to the “Red Eye”

by Susan Nelms, DVM, DACVO

9:00 – 9:50 am

Feline Eye Disease in General Practice

by Susan Nelms, DVM, DACVO

10:20 – 11:10 am

Dopp It Like It’s Hot: Blood Pressure Review

by Kelly Foltz, BA, AAT, LVT, VTS (ECC)

11:20 am – 12:10 pm

To the Maxx: Practical Bargain Buys For the Clinic That Make Working Fun

by Kelly Foltz, BA, AAT, LVT, VTS (ECC)

1:30 – 2:20 pm

Hose Beast: Enteric Feeding Tubes

by Kelly Foltz, BA, AAT, LVT, VTS (ECC)

2:35 – 3:25 pm

Local anesthetic drugs: How they work and why we should use them

by Mike Barletta, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVAA

4:00 – 4:50 pm

Local anesthetic blocks for dental procedures

by Mike Barletta, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVAA

Imaging

8:00 – 8:50 am

Laser Therapy – Lighting the Way to Improved Patient Care

by John Godbold, Jr., DVM

9:00 – 9:50 am

Laser Therapy – Techniques for Success

by John Godbold, Jr., DVM

10:20 – 11:10 am

Laser Therapy Clinical Applications

by John Godbold, Jr., DVM

11:20 am – 12:10 pm

Laser Therapy’s Role in Pain Management and Regenerative Medicine

by John Godbold, Jr., DVM

1:30 – 2:20 pm

See the Unseen with Thermal Imaging

by John Godbold, Jr., DVM

2:35 – 3:25 pm

Case Clues from Thermal Images

by John Godbold, Jr., DVM

4:00 – 4:50 pm

Thermal Imaging Hands-On

by John Godbold, Jr., DVM

Practice Management

8:00 – 8:50 am

Cut Curbside Care Time in Half

by Wendy Myers, CVJ

9:00 – 9:50 am

Deliver 5-Star Curb-Side Care Experiences

by Wendy Myers, CVJ

10:20 – 11:10 am

When You Can’t Handle the Tsunami of New Clients

by Wendy Myers, CVJ

11:20 am – 12:10 pm

Overcoming The “I Can’t Afford It: Objection

by Wendy Myers, CVJ

1:30 – 2:20 pm

End the Phone Frenzy

by Wendy Myers, CVJ

2:35 – 3:25 pm

20 Perfect Phone Scripts

by Wendy Myers, CVJ

4:00 – 4:50 pm

When Clients Behave Badly Do This!

by Wendy Myers, CVJ