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Program Track

03/01
Thursday – Salon 1-3
12:30-5:30PM

Dr. Robert Washabau
Small Animal GI

Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine University of Minnesota

Learning Objectives:  Understand and apply principles of evidence-based medicine to the treatment of liver and GI disease.

03/01
Thursday – Salon 4
12:30-5:30pm

Dr. Randall Thomas
Small Animal Dermatology

Mount Pleasant, SC

Learning Objectives:  Learn practical tips of management of chronic diseases seen in dermatology, such as atopy and recurrent otitis.

03/02
Friday – Salon 1-3
8 am – 4:20 pm

Dr. Matt Lemmons
Small Animal Dentistry

Med Vet
Indianapolis, IN

Learning Objectives: Attendees will become more comfortable with diagnosis of common oral pathology and know the treatment options available as well as gaining a better understanding of tooth extractions.

03/02
Friday – Salon 4
8:00am-5:20pm

Dr. Kathleen Ham
Small Animal Surgery

Small Animal Surgery/ Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
The Ohio State University

Learning Objectives:  Learn the latest on wound management.

03/03
Saturday -Salon 1-3

Dr. Cynthia Ward
Small Animal Endocrinology

Internal Medicine University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine Chief Medical Officer, Small Animal

Learning Objectives: Learn which test to pick to diagnose adrenal disease.  Optimal management of the diabetic patient.

03/03
Saturday – Salon 4

Dr. Rebecca Stepien
Small Animal Cardiology

Department of Medical Sciences – University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine

Learning Objectives:  Gain information that you can immediately use in your practice to diagnose and treat heart disease, pulmonary hypertension and atrial fibrillation, as well as pointing out some common pitfalls and misconceptions that may be keeping you from achieving the best results possible.

03/03
Saturday – Salon 5
9:00am-5:20pm

Dr.  Martha Smith-Blackmore

Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine-Dr. Smith-Blackmore

Learning Objectives:  Learn to recognize and differentiate accidental forms of injury to criminal forms of neglect and animal sex abuse.  Learn about the criminal justice pathway for cases of animal cruelty and the role the veterinarian plays.

03/03
Saturday – Salon 5
9:00am-5:20pm

Dr. Lynetta  Freeman

Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine – Dr. Freeman

Learning Objectives:  Learn to recognize and differentiate accidental forms of injury to criminal forms of neglect and animal sex abuse.  Learn about the criminal justice pathway for cases of animal cruelty and the role the veterinarian plays.

03/04
Sunday – Salon 1-3
8:00am-12:50pm

Dr. Sue Ettinger
Oncology

Oncology Department at the Animal Specialty & Emergency Center/Hudson Valley, NY

Learning Objectives: Whether it’s skin masses and cytology, common tumors you deal with every day in your practice, or your FAQ about chemotherapy, the oncology track will cover it.

03/04
Sunday – Salon 4
8:00am-12:50pm

Dr. Rachel Allbaugh
Ophthalmology

Veterinary Clinical Sciences Iowa State University/Boone, IA

Learning Objectives: Attendees will learn practical information for managing common ocular and extra ocular conditions in dogs and cats. They will also benefit from various surgical and treatments.

03/04
Sunday – Salon 5
9:00am-12:50pm

Dr. Steve Thompson
Pediatrics and Gerontology for the Vet Team

Clinical Associate Professor, Small Animal Community Practice Director, Pet Wellness Clinic.  Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine

Learning Objectives: Learn the latest on pediatric and geriatric care.