Early-Bird ticket prices until June 2nd

Schedule for Friday, June 30

Alternative Medicine 

When You Run Out of Options (try alternative medicine)

Acupuncture/Acupressure and Trigger Point Therapy

by Nancy Scanlan, DVM, CVA, MS

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Using Chinese Herbs (when you don’t know Chinese medicine)

Using Other Herbs (when the owners know more than you do)

by Nancy Scanlan, DVM, CVA, MS

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Nutraceuticals – not just a fancy name for nutrition

by Nancy Scanlan, DVM, CVA, MS

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)

Critical Care Medicine

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

by Greg Lisciandro, DVM, DAVBP, DACVECC

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Vet BLUE in Cats: The Tale of 4 Cats

Global FAST for Patient Monitoring, CPR, and Advanced Life Support

by Greg Lisciandro, DVM, DAVBP, DACVECC

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Setting Up a Successful Global FAST Ultrasound Program

by Greg Lisciandro, DVM, DAVBP, DACVECC and Chris Johnson,  DVM

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)

Endocrine/
Renal

Canine Hypothyroidism, Hypoadrenocorticism and Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome

by Deborah Greco, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Canine Diabetes Mellitus Approach to Proteinuria

by Deborah Greco, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Canine Hyperadrenocorticism: It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Cushing’s

by Deborah Greco, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

12:10 – 1 pm (2 hrs.)

Infectious Disease

Pearls of Wisdom for Managing Urinary Tract Infection

How to Approach the Dreaded Resistant Urinary Tract Infection

by Katherine Stenske KuKanich, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

What’s New with Blastomycosis?

Could It Be Histoplasmosis? How to Figure Out and Fix These

Frustrating Fungal Cases!

by Katherine Stenske KuKanich, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Aaaaaaachoooooo! The Nuts, Bolts, and Zebras for Sneezing Cats

by Katherine Stenske KuKanich, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)

Orthopedics

Current Strategies for Managing Osteoarthritis and Orthopedic Pain in Dogs and Cats

by Caleb Hudson, DVM, DACVS

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Simple, Successful and Affordable Fracture Repair

by Caleb Hudson, DVM, DACVS

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Patellar Luxation—The Tricks You Want to Know!

by Caleb Hudson, DVM, DACVS

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)

One Health

Sponsored by:

Managing Fleas, Ticks, and Vector-Borne Diseases

by Byron L. Blagburn, MS, PhD

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Heartworm Potpourri 2016— What’s Changed and What Hasn’t in the Fight Against This Disease

by Chris Rehm, DVM

10:10 – 11 am (1 hr.)

How to Create a New Attitude About Heartworm Prevention

by Nora Grant, DVM

11 – 11:50 am (1 hr.)

Poultry
Moderator – Karen Burns Grogan, DVM, MAM, PhD

The John A. Smith Clinical Poultry Medicine Lecture

by Cal Anthony, DVM

8 – 8:45 am

Biosecurity – Beyond the Obvious

by Manon Racicot, DVM, PhD

8:45 – 9:15 am

Biosecurity Breaches – quantify your risks

by Manon Racicot, DVM, PhD

9:45 – 10:15 am

Comparison of the Costs of Biosecurity Measures to Disease Outbreaks

by Meagan Slater, DVM

10:15 – 10:30 am

Next Generation Diagnostics Using Nanopore Sequencing – taking the lab to the farm

by Scott Callison, MS, PhD

10:30 – 11 am

Evaluation of Chick Quality

by Callie Pierce, DVM

11 – 11:15 am

Reduction of microbial loads on hatching eggs in storage

by Eric Shepherd, DVM

11:15 – 11:30 am

Development of Immunity to Coccidia Vaccines

by John McCarty, DVM, MAM, DACPV

11:30 am – noon