Covetrus/ Portland, ME
This 2-hour training will provide the veterinary healthcare professional with the working knowledge of regulations and best practices governing the ordering, storage and record keeping of controlled substances to prevent drug diversion and theft as well as an overview of common errors to avoid when completing DEA 222 forms. Practitioners will receive an overview on how to obtain a DEA registration number and CSOS certificate.
CVCA/ Towson, MD
This lecture will cover the basics of acute and chronic heart failure management in small animal patients. We will discuss diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring in the primary care setting.
This lecture will cover the basics of ECG interpretation. This will include some of the most common arrhythmias and treatment in dogs and cats.
Virginia Tech/ Blacksburg, VA
This session will provide an update on the changing patterns of tickborne disease in companion animals in the Mid-Atlantic region and what this means to your practice.
This session will examine decision-making and client communication for post-tick exposure.
Rowan College/ Sewell, NJ
Participants will walk away with concepts and techniques in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) that is reinforced through scenario-based simulations that cover the official veterinary CPR certification process approved by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
The certification process consists of an online course provided by the RECOVER website that is completed before the conference and followed by onsite training at the conference.
Successful completion of this course grants certification as a RECOVER BLS and ALS Rescuer. Human medical professionals are certified in human CPR. Veterinary medical professionals should certify themselves in veterinary CPR!
This workshop is open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and veterinary assistants. The pre-event online training portion must be completed online prior to October 31, 2022. Registrants will receive additional instructions regarding the online training.
University of Pennsylvania/ Kennett Square, PA
Radiographic evaluation remains common despite the numerous assessable advanced imaging modalities available in the horse. This lecture will discuss the limitations of radiography and highlight tips to maximize the current utility of radiographic assessment in the sport horse.
Back pain is a common problem in performance horses. Physical examination and diagnostics used to identify horses with back pain will be discussed. Treatment options will be presented.
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center/ Leesburg, VA
Banfield Pet Hospital/ Ellicott City, MD
This session will address why it is necessary to complete dental radiography, identifying common abnormalities which may or may not be cause for dental extraction.
This session will address the necessity for dental blocks, agents used for dental blocks, and which nerve locations are best used for extraction locations.
This session will reinforce the necessity for multimodal pain control for acute illness/injury, and for chronic pain secondary to injury, trauma, or chronic conditions.
This session will address the necessity of all practices to utilize CVTs at the highest level allowed by their license. We will also address the types of procedures and treatments CVTs can accomplish, and what kind of supervision is necessary. We will discuss ways of working to ensure DVMs maintain good working relationships with their CVTs.