Early-Bird ticket prices until May 31

Schedule for Friday, June 28

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

Feline Medicine

Magnolia C

Pandora Syndrome:  the Frustrations of FIC Explained

Concord With Cats:  Avoiding the Rodeo (Interacting With Cats in the Practice)

by Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, MS, DABVP (Feline)

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Enriching Cat Lives:  Environment as Part of Therapy

Chronic Kidney Disease:  Preserving Lives and Nephrons

by Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, MS, DABVP (Feline)

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Feline Lower Airway Disease:  Challenging Cases and HWD

by Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, MS, DABVP (Feline)

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)

Nutrition

Camellia I

Pet Food Labels-Demystifying the Package

FLUTD:  What is All the Stress?

by Kara Burns, MS, Med, LVT, VTS (Nutrition), VTS-H (IM,D)

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Plush Pets:  New Approaches to Getting the Weight Off

Bring Back the Bounce:  Managing Osteoarthritis in Pets

by Kara Burns, MS, Med, LVT, VTS (Nutrition), VTS-H (IM,D)

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Calm the Angry GI Tract-Nutrition in Vomiting and Diarrhea

by Kara Burns, MS, Med, LVT, VTS (Nutrition), VTS-H (IM, D)

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)

Oncology

Azalea II

Key Features of Common Solid Tumors That Drive Therapy

Paraneoplastic Syndromes in Companion Animals

by Esther Chon, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Diagnostic Challenges of Lymphoproliferative Malignancies

Chemotherapy Safety for the Veterinary Patient and Personnel

by Esther Chon, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Case Studies and Q&A

by Esther Chon, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)

Ophthal-
mology

Magnolia D

Corneal Ulcers-Why Won’t They Heal?

by Caroline Betbeze, DVM, MS, DACVO

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Fundic Examinations-A Whole New World

by Caroline Betbeze, DVM, MS, DACVO

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Enucleation-It’s Not as Simple as it Seems

by Caroline Betbeze, DVM, MS, DACVO

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)

Rehab/
Pain
Management 

Azalea I

An Integrative Approach to the Osteoarthritic Dog

by Erin Miscioscia, BS, DVM, CVA

7:00 am – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

An Integrative Approach to Common Canine Soft Tissue Injuries

by Erin Miscioscia, BS, DVM, CVA

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

An Integrative Approach to Common Canine Myelopathies

by Erin Miscioscia, BS, DVM, CVA

12:10 – 1 pm (1 hr.)

CANCELLED – Professional Development/ Leadership

Camellia II

Cultivating Presence: Working with Distraction Part 1

by Laura Smallwood, DVM, DACVIM-SAIM

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Cultivating Presence: Working with Distraction Part 2

by Laura Smallwood, DVM, DACVIM-SAIM

10:10 – 11:50 am (2 hrs.)

Cultivating Presence: Working with Distraction Part 3

by Laura Smallwood, DVM, DACVIM-SAIM

12:10 – 1  pm (1 hr.)

Pharmacy/ LEAP CE

Jasmine

7 – 8:40 am (2 hrs.)

Poultry

Azalea III

Current Histomoniasis Research

by Robert Beckstead, BS, PhD

8:00 – 8:45 am

Lincoln Premium Poultry: A New Chicken Company in the Heartland

by Luke Baldwin, DVM, MAM

8:45– 9:00 am

Managing Difficult Conversations

by Denise Breaux Soignet, PhD

9:30 – 10:00 am

Investigating Litter Beetles as a Vector for Histomoniasis on Broiler Breeder Pullet Farms

by Randi Clark, DVM

10:00 – 10:15 am

An Investigation of Variables Associated with Mortality in a Broiler Complex in Mississippi

by Leslie Johnson, DVM

10:15 – 10:30 am

Drug Resistance in Parasitic Nematodes of Poultry: How Large a Problem?

by Ray Kaplan, DVM, PhD, DEVPC, DACVM (Parasitology)

10:30 – 10:45 am

Zoamix – A Blast from the Past

by Tak Niino, DVM

10:45 – 11:00 am

NPIP Update

by Elena Behnke, DVM

11:00 – 11:15 am

Georgia Laboratory Cases of Interest

by Jim Davis, DVM

11:15 – 11:30 am

Regulatory Issues and AI Response Plan Discussion

by GA and AL State Veterinarians, AVIC’s

11:45 am – noon