Early-Bird ticket prices until August 2

Saturday, August 7

Internal Medicine

8:00 – 8:50 am

Diagnosis of Acute and Chronic Vomiting in Dogs and Cats

by Todd Tams, DVM, DACVIM

9:00 – 9:50 am

Management of Vomiting in Dogs and Cats

by Todd Tams, DVM, DACVIM

10:20 – 11:10 am

Gastric Hypomotility in Dogs – More Common Than You May Think

by Todd Tams, DVM, DACVIM

11:20 am – 12:10 pm

Those Troublesome Diarrhea Cases in Cats – Tips on Diagnosis and Management (Part 1)

by Todd Tams, DVM, DACVIM

1:30 – 2:20 pm

Those Troublesome Diarrhea Cases in Cats – Tips on Diagnosis and Management (Part 2)

by Todd Tams, DVM, DACVIM

2:35 – 3:25 pm

Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs – Update on Diagnosis and Therapy

by Todd Tams, DVM, DACVIM

3:40 – 4:30 pm

Large intestinal Disorders in Dogs and Cats

by Todd Tams, DVM, DACVIM

Dermatology / FL Law

8:00 – 8:50 am

Canine Recurrent Pyoderma: Why does the rash keep coming back and what can we do about it?

by Kimberly Coyner, DVM DACVD

9:00 – 9:50 am

Topical Therapies for Skin Infections and Other Ways to Reduce Antibiotic Use”

by Kimberly Coyner, DVM DACVD

10:20 – 11:10 am

Clinical Approach to the “Red Eye”

by Susan Nelms, DVM, DACVO

11:20 am – 12:10 pm

Feline Eye Diseases in general practice

by Susan Nelms, DVM, DACVO

1:30 – 2:20 pm

Veterinary Pharmacy Laws and Rules- Drug Dispensation

by Sue Duran, RPh, MS, PhD, DICVP

2:35 – 3:25 pm

Florida Law and Rules Governing the Practice of Veterinary Medicine (Part 1)

by Sue Duran, RPh, MS, PhD, DICVP

3:40 – 4:30 pm

Florida Law and Rules Governing the Practice of Veterinary Medicine (Part 2)

by Sue Duran, RPh, MS, PhD, DICVP

Neurology / Plin Path

8:00 – 8:50 am

Performing the neurological exam in cats (Part 1)

by Simon Platt, BVM&S MRCVS, ACVIM (Neurology), DECVN

9:00 – 9:50 am

Performing the neurological exam in cats (Part 2)

by Simon Platt, BVM&S MRCVS, ACVIM (Neurology), DECVN

10:20 – 11:10 am

Circling and confusion in the cat – Feline Brain Diseases

by Simon Platt, BVM&S MRCVS, ACVIM (Neurology), DECVN

11:20 am – 12:10 pm

Feline Spinal Diseases

by Simon Platt, BVM&S MRCVS, ACVIM (Neurology), DECVN

1:30 – 2:20 pm

Clinical pathology made simple – an introduction and overview with review of common topics

by Athema Etzioni, DVM, MS, DACVP

2:35 – 3:25 pm

How to correctly collect, prepare and submit cytology samples

by Athema Etzioni, DVM, MS, DACVP

3:40 – 4:30 pm

Clinical biochemistry – review of common metabolic cases

by Athema Etzioni, DVM, MS, DACVP

Technicians

8:00 – 8:50 am

Under Pressure: Veterinary Technician Utilization and Career Satisfaction

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

9:00 – 9:50 am

Me-OUCH! Feline Pain Assessment and Intervention

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

10:20 – 11:10 am

Only A Flesh Wound: Care For Complex Wounds

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

11:20 am – 12:10 pm

Even Fleas have Baggage: Vector-Borne Disease and Public Health Concerns

by Sheryl Gamble, DVM, MS

1:30 – 2:20 pm

Ticks, Know Your Enemy; New Trends Impacting Your Patients

by Sheryl Gamble, DVM, MS

2:35 – 3:25 pm

TBA

by Hayley Pritchard, LVT

3:40 – 4:30 pm

TBA

by Hayley Pritchard, LVT

Hospital Design

9:00 – 9:50 am

Understanding the Design and Construction Process: Roles and Responsibilities

by Sal Longo, Jr., Associate AIA, NCARB

10:20 – 11:10 am

Site Selection and Planning

by Peter Hill, AIA

11:20 am – 12:10 pm

Renovate or Build New: Deciding What’s Right for You

by Sal Longo, Jr., Associate AIA, NCARB

1:30 – 2:20 pm

Efficient Floor Plan Design: Adjacencies and Circulation

by Peter Hill, AIA

2:35 – 3:25 pm

Ways to Find Space and Stretch Your Budget

by Sal Longo, Jr., Associate AIA, NCARB

3:40 – 4:30 pm

Design Trends and New Services in Animal Care

by Peter Hill, AIA