Saturday, November 18, 2017
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building
2001 S. Lincoln Ave.
Urbana, IL 61802
Registration fees: $95 on or before October 29, 2017
($115 after October 29, 2017)
Vet Med Room 2251
Vet Med Room 2258
|Using the Peripheral Blood Smear as a Diagnostic Tool|
|The Art of Triage: Sorting to Save|
|Components of the CBC|
|CPR: Getting Them Back|
|Blood Transfusion: What to Give, When, How, and to Whom|
|Fecal Cytology, It’s More Than Just Poop|
|Toxicosis Cases in the ER: Recognition and Treatment|
11:50 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
|Nursing Care of the Down Dog|
Denise Weber and Carrie Chandler
|Shake, Rattle, and Roll: A Review on Seizures|
|Staying Alive: The Importance of Monitoring Small Animal Patient Parameters During Anesthesia|
|Animal Cruelty Investigations for the Veterinary Technician|
|Drugs Not Hugs: Review of Pain Management Drugs and Protocols|
|Sample Submission and the Importance of Good Medical Records|
Dr. Barger is a clinical professor and has worked at the University of Illinois since 2002. Her research interests include cytology and immunocytochemistry.
Dr. Duffy is a clinical assistant professor of small animal surgery at the University of Illinois.
Justin is a veterinary technician at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital. He specializes in veterinary anesthesia.
Alysha McDaniel is a veterinary technician at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Alysha is an ER technician at the clinic.
Dr. McMichael received her BS from Columbia University in 1991 and DVM from Cornell in 1995. She had a residency at ECC Tufts and was Assistant Professor at Texas A & M from 2001-2007. She currently is Associate Professor at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Adam Stern is a clinical associate professor in the Veterinary Diagnostic Lab at the University of Illinois. His current research is looking at intraocular pressure of deceased dogs in order to determine postmortem intervals (amount of time that has elapsed since death). Dr. Stern is also looking at various test that can be used for detection of human biological material obtained from sexually abused animals.
Jessica Risley is a veterinary technician at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Jessica specializes in anesthesia and analgesia.
Denise Weber is a veterinary technician at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
The Technicians Short Course will be held at the Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences building, located at 2001 South Lincoln Avenue in Urbana, Illinois. Please enter through the main doors, located at the circle drive.
Parking is free and available in Lot F27, which is directly in front of the Basic Sciences Building.
Veterinary technicians can obtain 8.0 CEs for attendance. Participants will receive their continuing education verification via email after the session.
Questions? Please contact the Office of Public Engagement at 217-333-2907 or firstname.lastname@example.org.