2019 Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference program

Oct. 14-17, 2019

Everyone from veterinarians to veterinary technicians to practice managers have the unparalleled opportunity to connect and engage with the leading minds in veterinary healthcare at the Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference.

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DateStart timeEnd timeTrackSpeakerSession title
10/14/20196:00 PM7:00 PMCrossfire Opening Session Dr. Charlotte Lacroix, Dr. Robert Silver and Stephen Cital, RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCCS, VTS-LAM (Research Anes.)Medical Cannabis and CBD for pets
10/14/20197:00 PM8:00 PMWelcome Reception
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMFOSKaren Purves, MACommunicate with strength: Key words that undermine your effectiveness (Part 1)
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixHR hot topics (Part 1)
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMPM 2 MGMT - CommunicationBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPMaking "cents" of inventory management (Part 1)
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMPM/ExoticsStephen Cital, RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCCS, VTS-LAM (Research Anes.)An appropriate approach to medical cannabis for pain
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 1 AnesHeather Carter, BS, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Anesthesia basics
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Trouble in the urethra: Feline lower urinary tract disease
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 3 BehaviorGinny Price, MS, CVT, VTS (Behavior)The veterinary behavior team and how it works
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 1 AAFPDr. Kelly St. DenisFeline check-ups: Tips for a less stressful and more complete exam
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 2 IVAPMDr. Heather TroyerAcupuncture for pain and case studies
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 3 VECCSDr. Armi PigottPearls and pitfalls in severe DKA management
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 4 SXDr. Jude BordelonSkin reconstruction basics and beyond: Grafts, flaps and more!
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 5 DentistryDr. Mark SmithDental emergencies: No need to call - You know what to do!
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 6 LivestockDr. Matt EdsonIntroduction to backyard livestock
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 7 Radiography/USDr. Clifford BerryDevelopmental orthopedic disease
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 8 Integrated MedicineDr. Robert SilverIntroduction to veterinary nutraceuticals
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMFOSKaren Purves, MACommunicate with strength: Key words that undermine your effectiveness (Part 2)
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixHR hot topics (Part 2)
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMPM 2 MGMT - CommunicationBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPMaking "cents" of inventory management (Part 2)
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMPM/ExoticsStephen Cital, RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCCS, VTS-LAM (Research Anes.)Medical cannabis: A review
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 1 AnesHeather Carter, BS, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Answers to frequently asked anesthesia questions
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)No yellow cats: Hepatic lipidosis
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 3 BehaviorGinny Price, MS, CVT, VTS (Behavior)Leaning and behavior modification
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 1 AAFPDr. Kelly St. DenisUnderstanding and treating feline idiopathic cystitis
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 2 IVAPMDr. Heather TroyerOpioid sparing techniques for in-hospital patients
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 3 VECCSDr. Armi PigottSevere hepatic encephalopathy
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 4 SXDr. Jude BordelonHead and neck wounds: Should cosmesis be a goal?
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 5 DentistryDr. Mark SmithTooth resorption in cats: Don't think you know? Know you know!
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 6 LivestockDr. Matt EdsonManagement of common conditions of small ruminants
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 7 Radiography/USDr. Clifford BerryRadiographs of the vomiting dog: Differential diagnosis
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 8 Integrated MedicineDr. Robert SilverIntegrative gastroenterology
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMFOSBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPCycle of service (Part 1)
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixEthical decision making
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMPM 2 MGMT - CommunicationKaren Purves, MACommunicate with strength: Key words that undermine your effectiveness (Part 1)
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMPM/ExoticsStephen Cital, RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCCS, VTS-LAM (Research Anes.)Devil's lettuce farmers market
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 1 AnesHeather Carter, BS, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Advanced methods to manage hypotension
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Feline toxicities for technicians
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 3 BehaviorGinny Price, MS, CVT, VTS (Behavior)Cooperative care in veterinary medicine
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 1 AAFPDr. Kelly St. DenisFeline onychectomy: What we know and what we don't know
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 2 IVAPMDr. Heather TroyerOpioid sparing outpatient oral therapy
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 3 VECCSDr. Armi PigottTough conversations: CPR code status and end-of-life discussions
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 4 SXDr. Jude BordelonChallenging paw and digital wounds
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 5 DentistryDr. Mark SmithSurgical tooth extractions in dogs: How to avoid mistakes
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 6 LivestockDr. Matt EdsonAnesthesia and surgery of small ruminants
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 7 Radiography/USDr. Clifford BerryPutting the abdomen together: A tour of the abdomen using an interpretation paradigm for abdominal radiographs
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 8 Integrated MedicineDr. Robert SilverAn overview of integrated approaches to healthy diets for dogs and cats
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMFOSBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPCycle of service (Part 2)
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixTelemedicine
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMPM 2Karen Purves, MACommunicate with strength: Key words that undermine your effectiveness (Part 2)
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMPM/ExoticsStephen Cital, RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCCS, VTS-LAM (Research Anes.)Exotic animal pain management
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 1 AnesHeather Carter, BS, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Anesthetic pharmacology: What to do in the face of an opioid crisis
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Feline emergency care
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 3 BehaviorGinny Price, MS, CVT, VTS (Behavior)How your patients perceive their world
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 1 AAFPDr. Kelly St. DenisClaw counseling: Living in harmony with clawed cats
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 2 IVAPMDr. Heather TroyerGeriatric care (pain, cognition, nutrition)
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 3 VECCSDr. Armi PigottA practical guide to ECG interpretation and arrhythmia treatment
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 4 SXDr. Jude BordelonTips to manage open fractures
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 5 DentistryDr. Mark SmithTooth extraction complications: Avoid and conquer!
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 6 LivestockDr. Matt EdsonManagement of common conditions of miniature pigs
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 7 Radiography/USDr. Clifford BerryAbdominal US: Thinking 3D and a tour of the abdomen (Part 1)
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 8 Integrated MedicineDr. Robert SilverIntegrative oncology
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMFOSDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeOh those phones!
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixCommon contracts in veterinary practices (Part 1)
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMPM 2 MGMT - CommunicationKaren Purves, MAWag more, bark less: Reducing negativity in your hospital (Part 1)
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMPM/ExoticsStephen Cital, RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCCS, VTS-LAM (Research Anes.)Exotic animal anesthesia (Part 1)
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 1 AnesHeather Carter, BS, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Managing anesthetic emergencies
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Toxicities for technicians
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 3 BehaviorGinny Price, MS, CVT, VTS (Behavior)Genetic effect on behavior
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 1 AAFPDr. Kelly St. DenisPreventive care programs for the aging feline: Let's go to the doctor!
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 2 IVAPMDr. Heather TroyerFeline idiopathic cystitis and pelvic pain syndrome
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 3 VECCSDr. Armi PigottAirway emergencies: Tips, tricks, and pitfalls
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 4 SXDr. Jude BordelonShoulder vs. elbow: Which is the guilty party?
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 5 DentistryDr. Mark SmithOronasal fistula: Holes that must be fixed!
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 6 LivestockDr. Matt EdsonAnesthesia and surgery of miniature pigs
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 7 Radiography/USDr. Clifford BerryAbdominal US: Thinking 3D and a tour of the abdomen (Part 2)
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 8 Integrated MedicineDr. Robert SilverMedical cannabis for veterinarians
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMFOSDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeWaiting room or war zone
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixCommon contracts in veterinary practices (Part 2)
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMPM 2 MGMT - CommunicationKaren Purves, MAWag more, bark less: Reducing negativity in your hospital (Part 2)
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMPM/ExoticsStephen Cital, RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCCS, CTS-LAM (Research Anes.)Exotic animal anesthesia (Part 2)
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 1 AnesHeather Carter, BS, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)The ABCs of the PQRST: Understanding and identifying arrhythmias
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox , CVT, VTS (ECC)Little red blood cells and IMHA
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 3 BehaviorGinny Price, MS, CVT, VTS (Behavior)How language effects your behavior and responses from others
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 1 AAFPDr. Kelly St. DenisFeline blood pressure monitoring: Who, what, where, when and why
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 2 IVAPMDr. Heather TroyerHospice and palliative care
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 3 VECCSDr. Armi PigottUltrasound: Tips, tricks and skills for everyday use
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 4 SXDr. Jude BordelonPatella luxation: A winning recipe
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 5 DentistryDr. Mark SmithOral neoplasia: Operating tumors you can handle!
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 6 LivestockDr. Matt Edsoncommon medical and surgical conditions of backyard poultry
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 7 Radiography/USDr. Clifford BerryA comparison of abdominal radiographs and abdominal ultrasound: pitfalls in interpretation
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 8 Integrated MedicineDr. Robert SilverCannabis and cancer
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixCorporate consolidation frenzy
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMPM 2 MarketingRobin Brogdon, MAThe internet vs. you: What are your clients turning to Dr. Google for and how can you help them see you as a more valuable resource?
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 1 OncoJenny Fischer, RVT, VTS (SAIM-Onc))Going needle-free: What's the point?
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Why techs hate parvovirus
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 3 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Pancreatitis
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 4 CPR/BusinessKenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)Evidence-based CPR: The RECOVER guideline
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 1 AAFPDr. Kelly St. DenisOptimal nutrition: The cornerstone of healthy feline aging
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 2 AnesthesiaDr. Ralph HarveyReducing fear and stress in anesthesia benefits everyone
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 3 VECCS/IMDr. Armi PigottTop 5 reproductive emergencies
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 4 SXDr. Jude BordelonPutting the orthopedic and neurological exam together for good use
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 5 RadiologyDr. Clifford BerryThoracic radiographs overview (Part 1): Extra thoracic structures, the pleural space, and the pulmonary parenchyma
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 6 Infect dx/Public healthDr. Meghan DavisMRSA in the household: The role of companion animals
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 7 OncoDr. Erika KrickHemangiosarcoma updates
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 8 Integrated MedicineDr. Robert SilverVitamin D: The preventive solution
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixTransitioning staff after a practice sale
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMPM 2 MarketingRobin Brogdon, MADigital marketing: Where, why, when and how content really is king
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 1 OncoJenny Fischer, RVT, VTS (SAIM-Onc.)Education over fear: Oncology overview (Part 1)
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Anatomy and physiology of the cardiopulmonary system
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 3 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Teaching diabetic management to the pet owner
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 4 CPR/BusinessKenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)The open hospital: Why you should take owners to "the back" with their pets
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 1 AAFPDr. Kelly St. DenisFeline CKD: A practical approach to the IRIS staging
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 2 AnesthesiaDr. Ralph HarveyNew drugs and favorite techniques in anesthesia and pain management
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 3 VECCS/IMDr. Armi PigottPain management in severely sick and injured patients
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 4 SXDr. Jude BordelonWobblers and bobble head: Diagnosing and managing instabilities of the spine
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 5 RadiologyDr. Clifford BerryThoracic radiographs overview (Part 2): Mediastinum and cardiac silhouette
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 6 Infect dx/Public healthDr. Meghan DavisRisk factors for skin conditions in dogs
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 7 OncoDr. Erika KrickWeight loss and cancer cachexia in feline oncology patients
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 8 Integrated MedicineDr. Robert SilverEnvironmental toxins and genetically modified foods and animal health
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixCannabis in your practice from people to pets
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMPM 2 MarketingRobin Brogdon, MAThrough the eyes of a client—what happened and what should have happened: Maddie's tale
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 1 OncoJenny Fischer, RVT, VTS (SAIM-Onc)Education over fear: Oncology overview (Part 2)
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Monitoring the pulmonary system
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 3 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Diabetic cats—not small diabetic dogs
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 4 CPR/BusinessKenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)Veterinary technician utilization report card: How does your practice measure up?
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 1 AAFPDr. Kelly St. DenisFeline CKD: Sound therapeutic goals
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 2 AnesthesiaDr. Ralph HarveyImplementation of AAHA anesthesia guidelines for dogs and cats
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 3 VECCS/IMDr. Armi PigottTop 10 neurologic emergency pearls and pitfalls
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 4 SXDr. Jude BordelonIntervertebral disc disease vs. the others: Identifying and diagnosing the cause of myelopathies
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 5 RadiologyDr. Clifford BerryThoracic radiographs and anatomic variants
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 6 Infect dx/Public healthDr. Meghan DavisTacking MRSA in a hospital-based animal-assisted program
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 7 OncoDr. Erika KrickMast cell tumors in cats
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 8 Integrated MedicineDr. Robert SilverAddressing obesity in pets through lifestyle, portion control, nutrient profiles and nutraceuticals
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMPM 1 HRDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeBut I don't have time for…medical records
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMPM 2 MarketingRobin Brogdon, MAHow extraordinary service strategies build distinct advantages
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 1 OncoJenny Fischer, RVT, VTS (SAIM-Onc)Tumor two-fur: Common tumor review
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Anatomy and physiology of the renal system
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 3 IMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)The ins and outs of the anesthesia machine
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 4 CPR/BusinessKenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)The Veterinary Nurse Initiative: Is it just a title?
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 1 AAFPDr. Laura GarrettCytology for the feline practitioner (Part 1)
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 2 AnesthesiaDr. Ralph HarveySenior pet anesthesia and perioperative management
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 3 VECCS/IMDr. Jonathan LidburyFeline triaditis syndrome
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 4 SXDr. Justin GanjeiGastrointestinal surgery
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 5 RadiologyDr. Clifford BerryThe pulmonary parenchyma: To infinity and beyond!
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 6 Infect dx/Public healthDr. Meghan DavisA field guide to occupational risks for infectious diseases in veterinary practice
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 7 OncoDr. Erika KrickMast cell tumors in dogs
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 8 DermDr. Douglas DeBoerAdverse cutaneous drug reactions: Will you recognize them?
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMPM 1 HRDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeConnecting with your cat clients
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMPM 2 MarketingRobin Brogdon, MAInternal marketing: Low risk, high return
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 1 OncoJenny Fisher, RVT, VTS (SAIM-Onc)Oncologic emergencies and paraneoplastic syndromes
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal system
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 3 IMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)The cool observer: Monitoring anesthesia with confidence
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 4 CPR/BusinessKenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)We need blood STAT!! Emergency transfusions
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 1 AAFPDr. Laura GarrettCytology for the feline practitioner (Part 2)
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 2 AnesthesiaDr. Ralph HarveyCrisis management in anesthetic emergencies and complications
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 3 VECCS/IMDr. Jonathan LidburyApproach to gastrointestinal bleeding
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 4 SXDr. Justin GanjeiUrinary surgery
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 5 RadiologyDr. Clifford BerryThe cardiac silhouette: Revisiting an old friend
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 6 Infect dx/Public healthDr. Meghan DavisOne health and infectious diseases
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 7 OncoDr. Erika KrickImmunotherapy review
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 8 DermDr. Douglas DeBoerBacterial skin infections: Get ready for resistance
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMPM 1 HRDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeWinning ways to talk about money
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMPM 2 MarketingRobin Brogdon, MAOnboarding—the key to retention
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 1 OncoJenny Fisher, RVT, VTS (SAIM-Onc)Can't touch this: Hazardous drug handling updates
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Tubing for technicians: Catheters, lines and tubes
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 3 IMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Winning ways to talk about money
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 4 CPR/BusinessKenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)The bloody truths: Myths and facts of transfusion medicine
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 1 AAFPDr. Laura GarrettFeline oral squamous cell carcinoma
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 2 AnesthesiaDr. Ralph HarveyAnesthesia for patients too sick for anesthesia
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 3 VECCS/IMDr. Jonathan LidburyGastrointestinal motility disorders
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 4 SXDr. Justin GanjeiSurgical oncology
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 5 RadiologyDr. Clifford BerryDegenerative changes vs. aggressive osseous abnormalities
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 6 Infect dx/Public healthDr. Meghan DavisPet keeping and child health: From the hygiene hypothesis to allergic asthma
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 7 OncoDr. Erika KrickWhat's new about lymphoma in cats and dogs and ferrets
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 8 DermDr. Douglas DeBoerPododermatitis and claw disease
10/16/20196:00 PM7:00 PMPanel DiscussionHeather Carter, BS, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia);
Kristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia);
Wendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Rehab.);
Jenny Fisher, RVT, VTS (SAIM-Onc);
Erika Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC);
Rachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM);
Ginny Price, MS, CVT, VTS (Behavior);
Denise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry);
Kenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)
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10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMPM 1 CommunicationsDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeCreating the team "WOW" with why
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMPM 2 HRBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPYes! OSHA and safety can be fun (Part 1)
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 1 Anes/PMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)On PAR: Perils of postanesthetic recovery
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 2 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Diabetes mellitus: Let's not sugar coat it!
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 3 DentistryDenise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)Dental and Oral abnormalities
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 4 RehabWendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Rehab.)The ataxic dog? Common neurologic diseases and ideas for rehabilitation
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 1 AAFPDr. Laura GarrettTop ten cat chemotherapy tips
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 2 NeuroDr. Simon PlattA video tour through the neurological examination
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 3 SXDr. Justin GanjeiMinimally invasive surgery
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 4 IM/GIDr. Jonathan LidburyApproach to a dog with increased liver enzymes
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 5 BehaviorDr. Shana Gilbert-GregoryCanine behavioral development
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 6 DermDr. Douglas DeBoerFood and the skin: What do we really know?
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 7 ExoticsDr. Jörg MayerInterpreting the chem profile in ferrets
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMVET 8 OphthoDr. Erin ScottKey to performing successful ophthalmic examinations in practice
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMPM 1 CommunicationsDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeBuilding trust through values and behaviors
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMPM 2 HRBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPYes! OSHA and safety can be fun (Part 2)
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 1 Anes/PMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Behind the eight ball: Playing catch-up with a painful patient
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 2 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Diabetic ketoacidosis: DKA in the ICU!
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 3 DentistryDenise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)Feline dentistry
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 4 RehabWendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Rehab.)"My dog doesn’t like water"
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 1 AAFPDr. Laura GarrettCommon cutaneous cat tumors
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 2 NeuroDr. Simon PlattA step-by-step approach to assessing and treating head trauma
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 3 SXDr. Justin GanjeiUpper airway emergencies/surgery
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 4 IM/GIDr. Jonathan LidburyCanine idiopathic chronic hepatitis
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 5 BehaviorDr. Shana Gilbert-GregoryCanine body language
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 6 DermDr. Douglas DeBoerCytopoint, Apoquel, Atopica: How do I choose?
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 7 ExoticsDr. Jörg MayerAntimicrobial use in exotics (including birds and reptiles)
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMVET 8 OphthoDr. Erin ScottCorneal emergencies
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMPM 1 CommunicationsDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeInteroffice communication to grow teamwork: Verbals, nonverbals and the tools to grow teamwork
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMPM 2 HRBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPBecoming positively unbalanced: Compassion fatigue and burnout (Part 1)
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 1 Anes/PMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Feline anesthesia
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 2 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Back to basics: Keeping your cool while it's hitting the fan!
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 3 DentistryDenise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)Root canal therapy instruments
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 4 RehabWendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Rehab.)The lame dog: Common orthopedic conditions that may walk through your door
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 1 AAFPDr. Laura GarrettCommunicating with cat owners: Key concepts for client and clinic collaboration
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 2 NeuroDr. Simon PlattDisc disease: What's the latest with steroid and rest
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 3 SXDr. Justin GanjeiLocalizing that lameness
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 4 IM/GIDr. Jonathan LidburyCanine copper-associated hepatitis
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 5 BehaviorDr. Shana Gilbert-GregoryFeline body language
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 6 DermDr. Douglas DeBoerSublingual immunotherapy: Why your practice should offer it
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 7 ExoticsDr. Jörg MayerSpaying rabbits and rats
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMVET 8 OphthoDr. Erin ScottUveitis
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMPM 1 CommunicationsDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeQuestions, active listening and empathy: Is motivational interviewing growing your teamwork and client engagement?
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMPM 2 HRBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPBecoming positively unbalanced: Compassion fatigue and burnout (Part 2)
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 1 Anes/PMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Mechanical ventilation: To breathe or not to breathe
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 2 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Topic 1: Diagnosing IBD
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 3 DentistryDenise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)Recognizing canine and feline malocclusions
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 4 RehabWendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Rehab.)All the bells and whistles: Modalities used in physical rehabilitation
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 1 AAFPDr. Laura GarrettFeline oncology: Cats are not small dogs
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 2 NeuroDr. Simon PlattCookbook status: A practical guide to managing emergency seizures
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 3 SXDr. Justin GanjeiSurgical approach to common skin cancers
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 4 IM/GIDr. Jonathan LidburyCanine chronic enteropathies
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 5 BehaviorDr. Shana Gilbert-GregoryFeline behavioral development
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 6 DermDr. Douglas DeBoerTop tips in managing otitis externa
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 7 ExoticsDr. Jörg MayerRabbit emergency medical approach
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMVET 8 OphthoDr. Erin ScottGlaucoma
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMPM 1 CommunicationsDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeCreating the team message: How to get your team on the same page
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMPM 2 HRBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPCommon HR pitfalls and how to avoid them (Part 1)
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 1 Anes/PMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Capnography: Riding the wave
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 2 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Topic 2: Treatment and prognosis
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 3 DentistryDenise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)Urgent dental cases
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 4 RehabWendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Rehab.)How to educate your client
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 1 AAFPDr. Laura GarrettA review and update on feline lymphoma
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 2 NeuroDr. Simon PlattThe seizures won't stop! How to approach refractory epilepsy
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 3 SXDr. Justin GanjeiSurgical management of the acute abdomen
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 4 IM/GIDr. Jonathan LidburyProtein losing enteropathies
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 5 BehaviorDr. Shana Gilbert-GregoryCognitive dysfunction
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 6 DermDr. Douglas DeBoerFeline otitis: Not just a small dog
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 7 ExoticsDr. Jörg MayerAvian radiology
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMVET 8 OphthoDr. Erin ScottBlindness
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMPM 1 CommunicationsDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeCase studies to grow teamwork through challenging cases
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMPM 2 HRBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPCommon HR pitfalls and how to avoid them (Part 2)
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 1 Anes/PMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Lights out! The amazing anesthetic induction period
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 2 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Leptospirosis
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 3 DentistryDenise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)Making of a metal crown: Understanding prosthodontics
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 4 RehabWendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Rehab.)Pain management and supplements
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 1 AAFPDr. Laura GarrettFeline mediastinal masses: Diagnosis and treatment options
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 2 NeuroDr. Simon PlattFive seizure imposters: Events that mimic seizure events
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 3 SXDr. Justin GanjeiGastric dilation and volvulus
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 4 IM/GIDr. Jonathan LidburyApproach to feline chronic diarrhea
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 5 BehaviorDr. Shana Gilbert-GregoryBehavior modifying medications
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 6 DermDr. Douglas DeBoerTips and traps in diagnosing and managing dermatophytosis
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 7 ExoticsDr. Jörg MayerHeat and light for the reptile: Putting it all together
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMVET 8 OphthoDr. Erin ScottTreatment of eyelid diseases