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Conference Program

Conference Program

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Clinical Theater 1
  1. Clinical Theater 1
    • Critical Care/Emergency
    Clinical Theater 1
    This session will review the different causes of shock (poor perfusion) in dogs and cats and provide tips for recognizing various presentations of shock Review the consequences of shock in dogs and ca ...
    • Soft Tissue Surgery
    Clinical Theater 1
    Surgery of the urinary tract is frequently performed in small animal practice. Cystotomy for retrieval of cystic calculi is one of the most common surgical procedures of the urinary tract. This lectur ...
    • Behavior
    Clinical Theater 1
    Feline aggressive behavior can have several underlying motivations that may also be influenced by the environment and social circumstances. This lecture will enable you to clarify and identify types o ...
    • Endocrinology
    Clinical Theater 1
    Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a common problem in companion animal practice, and it is estimated that >10% of cats over 10 years of age are affected. In recent years, new guidelines have been develo ...
    • Ophthalmology
    Clinical Theater 1
    Ophthalmology is a medical discipline that rewards those who have a strong foundation in pattern-based disease recognition. This skill is reinforced quickly when the examiner is able to consistently v ...
    • Cardiology
    Clinical Theater 1
    Canine valvular disease (CVD) is the most common cause of heart disease and heart failure in the dog. Older small breed dogs are predisposed, but older large breeds are also at risk. Progression of th ...
    • Endocrinology
    Clinical Theater 1
    2. Hypothyroidism is one of the most common endocrinopathies in dogs with a prevalence rate of approximately 2 out of every 1000 dogs being diagnosed with the disorder. However, systemic illness, medi ...
    • Ophthalmology
    Clinical Theater 1
    In this lecture we will discuss all causes of ‘bulging eyes’, including various types of glaucoma as well as orbital diseases that cause exophthalmos. This lecture will focus on pattern recognition te ...
Clinical Theater 2
    • Internal Medicine
    Clinical Theater 2
    Hyporexia or dysrexia is a common problem in companion animal practice. In recent years, our understanding of what drives or inhibits food intake has improved substantially, and the FDA has recently a ...
    • ECC/Toxicology
    Clinical Theater 2
    This session will cover envenomation focusing on snakes, spiders and scorpions Understand general overview of envenomation in small animal patients Review clinical signs associated with envenomation R ...
    • Soft Tissue Surgery
    Clinical Theater 2
    Because of the morbidity and mortality associated with gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV), prophylactic gastropexy has been recommended for prevention of at risk breeds. Gastropexy can be performed at ...
    • Internal Medicine
    Clinical Theater 2
    With the advent of new therapies on the veterinary market for “dysbiosis” and the increasing discovery of the role of the microbiome as both the cause and target for disease, probiotics are commonly u ...
    • Ophthalmology
    Clinical Theater 2
    There a several simple ways that a cataracts and nuclear sclerosis can be differentiated from one another. This lecture will emphasis examination strategies that will help you guide clients toward top ...
  1. Clinical Theater 2
    • Dermatology
    Clinical Theater 2
    Appropriate techniques for performing minimum (and advanced) dermatology diagnostics will be discussed. Focus will applied to when to perform which tests and why. Appropriate locations to take biopsy ...
Innovation Showcase
    • Practice Management
    Innovation Showcase
    Modern customers are more demanding than ever. Generations raised on digital and mobile technologies expect speed, choice and customization in nearly everything – including their interactions with car ...
    • Pharmaceutical
    Innovation Showcase
    Collaborative relationships between veterinarians and pharmacists can improve veterinary health care outcomes. This session will provide insight into developing positive relationships with pharmacists ...
    • Practice Management
    Innovation Showcase
    This program will provide an overview of current veterinary practice benchmarks and where the profession projects growth in the coming years. Attendees will learn valuable keys to ownership from indus ...
    • Practice Management
    Innovation Showcase
      GeniusVets works with many of the top performing practices in the country and will be sharing what these practices are doing to address these issues – and thrive. Practice owners and managers will g ...
    • Orthopedics
    Innovation Showcase
    The management of the chronic pain and inflammation of canine osteoarthritis is a common and significant challenge for practitioners.  Come learn about an exciting new transformational treatment that ...
Veterinary Business Theater
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    Building healthy client relationships is critical in order to realize healthy practice outcomes. Connecting with the diversity of clients and their different perspectives may lead to various emotional ...
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    Veterinary practices often find it challenging to provide competitive wages and benefits to team members and still nurture revenue growth. Many practice owners want to offer higher wages to team membe ...
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    The tectonic shift in veterinary recruiting that is overtaking the profession is unlike anything we've seen before. The causes are multifactorial and sadly there is no panacea in the foreseeable futur ...
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    In this session veterinary professionals will explore personal and professional strengths and challenges and begin to identify issues impacting their health and well being. We will look at ways to set ...
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
Clinical Theater 1
    • Orthopedics
    Clinical Theater 1
    This talk will summarize and describe the basic orthopedic examination using pictures and videos as well as detailed descriptions. The goal of the talk is to teach the participants how to perform a th ...
  1. Clinical Theater 1
    The complete urinalysis is a fundamental part of any good work-up, and is an essential component of the minimum data base and of any full medical work-up  • Understand the 3 parts of the complete urin ...
    • Dermatology
    Clinical Theater 1
    A variety of dermatology emergencies will be discussed. Emphasis will be applied on how to quickly diagnose and appropriately treat. A variety of pictures will be used to help one easily recognize the ...
    • Behavior
    Clinical Theater 1
    Senior dogs can present with multiple signs and the first is often a behavioral change. The challenge is to determine what category of disease you must treat and realize that in fact in many cases agi ...
    • Internal Medicine
    Clinical Theater 1
    Acid suppressant drugs are commonly prescribed for the treatment of gastrointestinal ulceration and erosion (GUE).However, there a variety of old and new acid suppressant drugs available and the advan ...
    • Anesthesia
    Clinical Theater 1
    This session is intended to provide fact based information when available on appropriate use of anesthesia and related medications in different breeds of dogs (and to lesser degree cats). Consideratio ...
    • Neurology
    Clinical Theater 1
    A 6 year old dog with acute onset back pain may not have a disc herniation! Fibrocartilagenous emboli, discospondylitis, and meningomyelitis can present with identical history and examination findings ...
Clinical Theater 2
    • Orthopedics
    Clinical Theater 2
    This talk will summarize 5 of the major tendon and ligament injuries that occur in dogs and cats, including carpal hyperextension, calcanean tendon injury, tarsal hyperextension, tarsal collateral lig ...
    • Anesthesia
    Clinical Theater 2
    This session will review considerations and options when sedating or anesthetize a dog or cat using injectable drugs. Notes will compliment a largely case based presentation Understand opportunities a ...
    • Orthopedics
    Clinical Theater 2
    Synovitis is commonly present in canine patients with OA, and many studies have implicated synovial inflammation in the pathogenesis of degenerative joint disease.  It is established that synovitis in ...
  1. Clinical Theater 2
    • Neurology
    Clinical Theater 2
    Diseases that cause neuromuscular weakness are uncommon and often result in multifocal neurologic abnormalities. Although this makes them daunting, many of these diseases can have a good prognosis if ...
    • Orthopedics
    Clinical Theater 2
    This talk will briefly summarize current knowledge regarding etiology of osteoarthritis and synovitis in dogs and cats and will then cover current medical management options for arthritis as well as p ...
    • Dermatology
    Clinical Theater 2
    Methicillin resistance has become widespread and is making skin infections more and more difficult to treat and manage. Appropriate management of multi-drug resistant bacteria will be discussed with a ...
    • Behavior
    Clinical Theater 2
    Learn the basics about the medications used in behavioral medicine and how to make decisions on when to use them and which medication to choose. -Understand how to choose an appropriate medication -Be ...
Innovation Showcase
    • Practice Management
    Innovation Showcase
    Professional Practice Owners take enormous risks and work hard to attain success. As the practice starts to become profitable and expansion becomes imminent, the owner spends more time and money to he ...
  1. Innovation Showcase
Veterinary Business Theater
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    Making social media a priority, or even a thought, can be tough in between appointments, surgeries, owner call backs, and the litany of other tasks on every veterinarian’s daily to-do list. Reaching c ...
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    Learn to love conflict as much as lancing abscesses. See how small everyday conflicts compound to cost teams not only their peace of mind, but the team’s physical health, financial health, and patient ...
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    Practice leadership is a team sport in which every team member has a responsibility, regardless of the role. Lateral leadership is a concept that develops trust, respect and rapport for all members of ...
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    You do not need an MBA to manage a healthy and prosperous veterinary hospital. The landscape of the veterinary profession is changing with increasing costs, regulations, and corporate influence. The p ...
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater
    • Business
    Veterinary Business Theater

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