KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

Our Search for Significance
Lawrence D. Firkins
DVM, MBA, MS

Thursday, October 28
12:50 p.m.

From Saving Red Pandas to Surviving Red Tape: How to Use Your DVM for Good
Beth Bicknese
DVM

Friday, October 29
11:10 a.m.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28

Thursday: 9:00 A.M.

Cannabinoids for Pain Management
Stephanie Keating
DVM, DVSc, DACVAA

Veterinary Telemedicine: Discovering What you Already Know
Aaron Smiley
DVM

Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing: Interpretation, Extrapolation, and Applications
Chien-Che Hung
DVM, MS, PhD, DACVM (Bacteriology & Mycology), DACVM (Virology)

Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease: An Overview of Common Diagnostic Tests
Saki Kadotani
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Journeys with Jaundice: Feline Cholangitis Complex
Marcella Ridgway
VMD, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

Thursday: 10:00 A.M.

Nontraditional Analgesics
Danielle Strahl-Heldreth
DVM, MS, MSEd, DACVAA

Telemedicine Success and Failure: Tips to Increase the Positive Outcome of a Remote Case
Aaron Smiley
DVM

Molecular Diagnostics and Automation in our Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Leyi Wang
DVM, MS, PhD, DACVM (Virology)

SDMA in Dogs and Cats: A Review of the Published Literature
Amy Schnelle
DVM, MS, DACVP

Congenital Heart Disease
Saki Kadotani
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Health Hunt: Veterinary Care for Hunting Dogs (2 hours)
Marcella Ridgway
VMD, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

Thursday: 11:00 A.M.

Peri-Operative Pain Management and CRIs
Danielle Strahl-Heldreth
DVM, MS, MSEd, DACVAA

Telemedicine Referral – Increasing Access to Care
Aaron Smiley
DVM
Ben Bergstrom
DVM, MS, DACVO

CSLC: A Conversation Around What We’re Doing and What You Need
Matt Stewart
BVSc, MVet, PhD, FACVS (Equine Surgery), DACVSMR (Equine)

The Changing Face of Rodenticides
Tina Wismer
DVM, MS, DABT, DABVT

Feline Cardiomyopathies
Ryan Fries
DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Health Hunt: Veterinary Care for Hunting Dogs (2 hours)
Marcella Ridgway
VMD, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

Thursday: 2:30 P.M.

Chronic Pain Management
Graeme Doodnaught
BVM&S, BSc (Hons), MSc, DES (Anesthesia), DACVAA, MRCVS

Telemed Data – The Numbers of Remote Care
Aaron Smiley
DVM

Acupuncture: Helping Animals from Dogs to Elephants
Beth Bicknese
DVM

Comprehensive Update on Heart Failure Management
Ryan Fries
DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Back Atcha: The Insidious Syndrome of Lumbosacral Stenosis
Marcella Ridgway
VMD, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

Thursday: 3:30 P.M.

Chronic Pain Management
Graeme Doodnaught
BVM&S, BSc (Hons), MSc, DES (Anesthesia), DACVAA, MRCVS

Telemed Policy – The Arguments For and Against the Remote Establishment of the VCPR
Aaron Smiley
DVM

Anesthesia Across Taxa-
Beth Bicknese
DVM

Arrhythmias
Lindsey Humphries
DVM, MS

Reconsidering the Role of Antibiotics in the Treatment of Diarrhea in Companion Animals: Why NOT?!
Patrick Barko
DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

Thursday: 4:30 P.M.

General Session

Momma Told Me There’d Be Days Like This (Stress Management)
Mark Mayfield
MS

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29

Friday: 8:00 A.M.

Respiratory Distress in the ER
Caroline Tonozzi
DVM, DACVECC

Hopping and Skipping: Canine Lameness Examination
Tisha Harper
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA, DACVSMR, CCRP

Neurologic Examination
Lindsey Graham
DVM

They Don’t Deserve to Hurt: Building an Effective Pain Plan
Robin Downing
DVM, MS, DBe, DAAPM, DACVSMR

Friday: 9:00 A.M.

You’re Not Alone – Nationwide Perspective on Zoonotic Disease Risk
William Sander
DVM, MPH, DACVPM

A Review of Feline Ophthalmology
Ben Bergstrom
DVM, MS, DACVO

Triage Stat! How to Effectively Triage your Small Animal Patients
Caroline Tonozzi
DVM, DACVECC

Dealing with an Outbreak
Scott Austin
DVM, MS, DACVIM (LAIM)

Stifle Instability: The Cruciate Conundrum
Tisha Harper
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA, DACVSMR, CCRP

Neurolocalization
Caroline Fallon
DVM, MS

Cats Gotta Scratch: The Case Against Feline Toe Amputation
Robin Downing
DVM, MS, DBe, DAAPM, DACVSMR

Friday: 10:10 A.M.

Expanding your Impact – They Whys and Hows of Organized Veterinary Medicine
William Sander
DVM, MPH, DACVPM

Canine Uveitis: How to Determine Your Work-up and Treatment
Ben Bergstrom
DVM, MS, DACVO

Bedside Diagnostics & Procedures for the Respiratory Patient
Amanda Spillane
DVM

Field Evaluation and Stabilization of Severe Equine Lameness
Annette McCoy
DVM, PhD, MS, DACVS-LA

Rational Use of GI Protectants in Small Animals
Jennifer Reinhart
DVM, MS, PhD, DACVCP, DACVIM (SAIM)

Encephalopathy Cases
Caroline Fallon
DVM, MS

Get ‘Er Done: Executing Your Pain Management Plan
Robin Downing
DVM, MS, DBe, DAAPM, DACVSMR

Friday: 1:30 P.M.

Work On Not Just In Your Practice
Peter Weinstein
DVM, MBA

Blood Transfusions
Meghan Fick
DVM, MS, DACVECC

Case-Based Diseases of Food Animals
Dennis French
DVM, DABVP (Equine)

Patellar Luxation in Dogs: The Quadriceps Mechanism Quandary
Hadley Gleason
VMD, MS, DACVS (Small Animal)

Myelopathy Cases
Kari Foss
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology)

Update on Nannizziopsis in Companion Lizards (formerly Yellow Fungus Disease)
Krista Keller
DVM, DACZM

Friday: 2:30 P.M.

Creating Your Recipe for Practice Success
Peter Weinstein
DVM, MBA

Acute Kidney Injury
Meghan Fick
DVM, MS, DACVECC

Case-Based Diseases of Food Animals
Dennis French
DVM, DABVP (Equine)

Teaching Clients – Providing Appropriate Drug Information
Lauren Forsythe
PharmD, DICVP, FSVHP

Neuromuscular Cases
Devon Hague
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

Radiation Therapy in Avian and Exotic Species
Krista Keller
DVM, DACZM
Kimberly Selting
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology), DACVR (Radiation Oncology)

VIRTUAL SESSIONS

Small Animal Dentistry Instruments, Techniques, & Details They Glossed Over in Vet School
Amy Somrak
DVM, DAVDC

When and How to Refer a Newborn or Neonatal Foal
Pamela Wilkins
DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM (Large Animal), DACVECC

Abdominal Radiographs of the Ferret – To Cut, or Not To Cut!
Spencer Kehoe
DVM

Thoracic Radiographs of the Ferret The Heart is Way Back There
Spencer Kehoe
DVM

Ferret Wellness
Krista Keller
DVM, DACZM

Update on Ferret Adrenal Disease
Krista Keller
DVM, DACZM

Update on Ferret Adrenal Insulinoma
Krista Keller
DVM, DACZM

Ferret PE
Krista Keller
DVM, DACZM

Ferret Emergency Presentations
Krista Keller
DVM, DACZM

Ferret Zoonoses
William Sander
DVM,MPH, DACZM