Premium CE in a Vacation Destination.

All continuing education sessions will be held in the Baytowne Conference Center adjacent the Grand Sandestin Hotel.

Schedule for Friday, August 21



Oral Tumors in the Dog and Cat…It’s Not Necessarily a Death Sentence

Flaps and Flops How to Perform the Right Surgical Flap for Your Oral Procedure

by Barden Greenfield, DVM, DAVDC

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Review and Discussion of Uncommon Radiographic Pathology

Crown Amputate or Extract That Tooth Resorption (TR)? … You Need to Know This!

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Choose Your Dental Weapons… A Review of the Variety of Dental Burs Needed in Practice

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)



Discussion of Diagnostic Approaches for Patients with Clinical Bleeding

Congenital Macrothrombocytopenia: A Condition That Needs to be Considered in Canine Patients with Asymptomatic Thrombocytopenias

by Pete W. Christopherson, DVM, PhD, DACVP

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Clinical Enzymology: Review of Major Markers with Spliced-in Case Examples

Liver Function Testing: What Tests Should You Use and When?

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Case-based Learning Session Focused on Liver Disease

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)

Practice Management


How to Safeguard Your Hospital Against Theft

Why Budgeting Can Prevent Problems and Relieve Stress

by Beth Scott, CPA

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

All About Fees: What to Charge and How to Keep It

Profit Enhancement Workshop: Finding the Root Cause

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Trends at the Most-Profitable Vet Hospital

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)

*This session will not be available in the virtual platform.

Professional Development/ Leadership


Emotional Intelligence: It’s Not What You Think, Part I

by Laura Smallwood, DVM, DACVIM-SAIM

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Emotional Intelligence: It’s Not What You Think, Part II

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Emotional Intelligence: It’s Not What You Think, Part III

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)



Localization of Respiratory Distress

Upper Airway Diseases in Dogs and Cats

by Elizabeth Rozanski, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC

7:00 am – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Lower Airway and Parenchymal Disease in Dogs and Cats

Pleural Space Disease

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Thoracic Trauma

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)



Kidney Disease Myths… Recognizing the Problems and Avoiding Common Mistakes

Beyond Azotemia… What You Need to Know about Proteinuria in Dogs and Cats

by Andrew Specht, DVM, DACVIM

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Snippets on Stones: What to Do with The Really Challenging Urolith Cases?

Bothersome Bugs… How to Deal with Persistent or Recurrent UTIs

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

What’s New in Nephrology: Quick Hits and Hot Takes on a Variety of Topics

12:10 – 1  pm (1 hr.)



Multiple Introductions of MG in Alabama Resulting in Vaccination On A 12 House Breeder Farm

with Steve McCarter, DVM, MAM, ACPV

8:00 – 8:30 am

Late Breaking Issues

8:30 – 9:00 am

Harnessing CRISPR-SeroSeq to Improve Salmonella Detection & Mitigation in Poultry

with Nikki Shariat, PhD

9:30 – 10:00 am

Comparison of DMV1639, Ma5, and GA08 for Protection Ability

with Chang Hee Lee, DVM, MAM Candidate

10:00 – 10:15 am

Spray Cabinet Presentations and Overview of Recent Research + Manufacturers Representatives

with Brian Jordan, BS, PhD

10:15 – 11:00 am

A New Differential for Neurologic Disease in Chickens?

with Natalie Armour, PhD, MAM, BVS

11:00 – 11:15 am

Georgia Laboratory Cases of Interest

with Doug Anderson, DVM

11:15 – 11:30 am

Georgia Prescription Regulations & Your Poultry Practice

with Heather Lindell Tally, PharmD, RPH

11:30 – 11:45 am

Regulatory Issues and AI Response Plan Discussion

with GA & AL State Veterinarians, AVICs

11:45 am – 12:00 pm