Emerald Coast Veterinary Conference

June 28  -  July 2, 2017

 
 

As Veterinary Conferences go, we're pretty unique.

 
 

ECVC 2017 Continuing Education


Friday, June 30 
5 CE hours per track

Alternative Medicine Nancy Scanlan, DVM, CVA, MS
7:00 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)
When you run out of options (try alternative medicine)
Acupuncture/acupressure and trigger point therapy

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)
Using Chinese herbs (when you don’t know Chinese medicine)
Using other herbs (when the owners know more than you do)

12:10 – 1:00pm (1 hr.)
Nutraceuticals - not just a fancy name for nutrition

 

Critical Care Medicine Greg Lisciandro, DVM, DAVBP, DACVECC 
7:00 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)
Case-based Thoracic FAST (TFAST) for Trauma, Non-Trauma and Tracking Applications: Part II
Vet BLUE Lung Ultrasound: The New way to Evaluate Respiratory Distress in Small Animals

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)
Vet BLUE in Cats: The Tale of 4 Cats
Global FAST for Patient Monitoring, CPR, and Advanced Life Support

12:10 – 1:00pm (1 hr.)
Setting Up a Successful Global FAST Ultrasound Program

 

Endocrine/Renal — Deborah Greco, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
7:00 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)
Canine Hypothyroidism, Hypoadrenocorticism and Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)
Canine Diabetes Mellitus Approach to Proteinuria

12:10 – 1:00pm (1 hr.)
Canine hyperadrenocorticism: It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Cushing’s

 

Infectious Disease Katherine Stenske-KuKanich, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM) 
7:00 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)
Pearls of Wisdom for Managing Urinary Tract Infection
How to Approach the Dreaded Resistant Urinary Tract Infection

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)
What’s New with Blastomycosis?
Could It Be Histoplasmosis? How to Figure Out and Fix These Frustrating Fungal Cases!

12:10 – 1:00pm (1 hr.)
Aaaaaaachoooooo! The Nuts, Bolts, and Zebras for Sneezing Cats

 

Orthopedics — Caleb Hudson, DVM, DACVS
7:00 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)
Current Strategies for Managing Osteoarthritis and Orthopedic Pain in Dogs and Cats

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)
Simple, Successful and Affordable Fracture Repair

12:10 – 1:00 pm (1 hr.)
Patellar Luxation—The Tricks You Want to Know!

 

One Health

7:00 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)
Managing Fleas, Ticks, and Vector-Borne Diseases - Byron L. Blagburn, MS, PhD

10:10 – 11:00 am (1 hr.)
Heartworm Potpourri 2016— What’s Changed and What Hasn’t in the Fight Against This Disease - Chris Rehm, DVM

11:00 am – 11:50 am (1 hr.)
How to Create a New Attitude About Heartworm Prevention - Nora Grant, DVM

 

Poultry - Moderator: Dr. Karen Burns Grogan

8:00 – 8:45 am
The John A. Smith Clinical Poultry Medicine Lecture - Cal Anthony, DVM

8:45 – 9:15 am
Biosecurity – Beyond the Obvious - Manon Racicot, DVM, PhD

9:45 – 10:15 am
Biosecurity breaches - quantify your risks - Manon Racicot, DVM, PhD

10:15 – 10:30 am
Comparison of the costs of biosecurity measures to disease outbreaks - Meagan Slater

10:30 – 11:00 am
Next generation diagnostics using nanopore sequencing – taking the lab to the farm - Scott Callison, MS, PhD

11:00 – 11:15 am
Evaluation of chick quality - Callie Pierce

11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Development of immunity to coccidia vaccines - John McCarty, DVM, MAM, DACPV