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Conference Program 2019

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Clinical Theater 1
    • Ophthalmology
    Clinical Theater 1
    Corneal pathology is a major cause of complaints in feline ophthalmology. This talk goes over the un ...
    • Anesthesia
    Clinical Theater 1
    This session will review opioid and non-opioid options for management of perioperative pain. To faci ...
    • Dentistry
    Clinical Theater 1
    Maxillofacial trauma is common in dogs and cats. Mandibular fractures are more common in cats. Howev ...
    • Orthopedics
    Clinical Theater 1
    Tibial and radial fracture in dogs are common and can be repaired with bone plates or with external ...
  1. Clinical Theater 1
    • Internal Medicine
    Clinical Theater 1
    Thrombocytopenia is a common hematologic abnormality in dogs. Knowledge of which organisms are assoc ...
    • Feline Medicine
    Clinical Theater 1
    This two part series will introduce the scientific concepts that underlie the medical effectiveness ...
    • Cardiology
    Clinical Theater 1
    This presentation will cover an overview and updates on diet-associated dilated cardiomyopathy. This ...
    • Neurology
    Clinical Theater 1
    Cats can be such challenging neurological patients to diagnose and treat! This lecture will focus on ...
Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    This session will discuss the zoonotic potential for diseases that we see on a day to day in practic ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    Review pathophysiology, clinical signs, diagnostics, treatment, and nursing care for gastric dilatat ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    Learn what roles technicians can fill and what the designated scope of practice is for veterinary te ...
  1. Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    Review the pathophysiology of the thermoregulatory system, including mechanisms of heat dissipation. ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    Handling animals in a compassionate way makes care safer and more enjoyable for pets and for veterin ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    This session will introduce serum proteins. We will discuss the most common proteins, how they are p ...
Clinical Theater 2
    • Behavior
    Clinical Theater 2
    Yes, it is o.k. for YOU to be nice to your patients. Being heavy handed when restraining our canine ...
    • Ophthalmology
    Clinical Theater 2
    Veterinary ophthalmology is replete with diseases or conditions that require routine monitoring and ...
    • Dentistry
    Clinical Theater 2
    General veterinary practice provides the opportunity to perform a multitude of dental extractions in ...
  1. Clinical Theater 2
    • Anesthesia
    Clinical Theater 2
    Using case examples this session will focus on anesthesia management of common acquired cardiac dise ...
  2. Clinical Theater 2
    Ever wondered why people are so polarized about use of atropine? Have you had an animal exhibiting v ...
    • Orthopedics
    Clinical Theater 2
    Rehabilitation and physical therapy (R/PT) became a key component of the treatment of injuries and c ...
Clinical Theater 3
    • Cardiology
    Clinical Theater 3
    This presentation will cover the essential components of a complete cardiovascular workup. A proper ...
    • Exotics
    Clinical Theater 3
    A wide array of internal and external parasites can affect exotic companion mammals (ECM), and these ...
    • Exotics
    Clinical Theater 3
    Exotic companion mammals (ECM) are susceptible to a huge variety of bacterial, viral and fungal dise ...
  1. Clinical Theater 3
    • Behavior
    Clinical Theater 3
    Cats can experience high levels of fear, anxiety and stress when brought into the veterinary clinic. ...
    • Ophthalmology
    Clinical Theater 3
    Adnexal procedures including anything to do with the eyelids, conjunctiva, and third eyelid. Learn h ...
    • Exotics
    Clinical Theater 3
    There is a dizzying variety of birds that may be encountered in clinical practice. These include par ...
    • Diagnostic Imaging
    Clinical Theater 3
Business Theater
    • Business
    Business Theater
    You need to hire, you write an ad and wait for the flood of resumes. You review, jot down notes, and ...
  1. Business Theater
    An in-depth presentation on the reasons for expanding your offering during routine “healthy” pet vis ...
    • Business
    Business Theater
    It is getting increasingly harder to find “good” employees in today’s economy. Instead of trying to ...
  2. Business Theater
  3. Business Theater
    In this session, the attendee will gain an understanding of the various valuation methodologies appl ...
    • Business
    Business Theater
    When you think about it, your daily contact with your team can be rote with legal minefields – from ...
APHIS, Equine & Farm
    • APHIS
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    This module addresses the importance of foot-and-mouth disease, vesicular stomatitis, swine vesicula ...
    • APHIS
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    This module provides basic knowledge to allow you to better communicate with beekeepers and serve th ...
    • APHIS
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    This module is designed to help you understand the FDA's regulatory oversight of animal drugs. Descr ...
  1. APHIS, Equine & Farm
    • APHIS
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    Terms and concepts for veterinarians to make decisions for the selection and judicious use of antibi ...
    • APHIS
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    Highlights the importance of health certificates for traveling pets, discusses the potential for dis ...
    • APHIS
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    Overview of sheep and goat industries and a review of eight diseases that impact the industry. Veter ...
Innovation Theater
  1. Innovation Theater
  2. Innovation Theater
    Many practices are busy and short-staffed and when it comes to hiring another DVM to help with the w ...
  3. Innovation Theater
    Heavy fee increases can act to increase one’s profit on a short-term basis but will end up losing mo ...
  4. Innovation Theater
  5. Innovation Theater
    This is a must-attend session for veterinarian practice owners who are 0-8 years away from a transit ...
  6. Innovation Theater
    Discussion will cover the changes in the market place and valuation methods that for some practices ...
Labs/Limited Enrollment Sessions - Nevada 9
    • Limited Enrollment Session
    • Equine
    Labs/Limited Enrollment Sessions - Nevada 9
    We will practice routine eyelid surgeries including entropion repair, eyelid laceration repair, and ...
Clinical Theater 1
    • Neurology
    Clinical Theater 1
    Young and old animals are predisposed to diseases that we don't see commonly in the middle aged grou ...
    • Cardiology
    Clinical Theater 1
    This presentation will cover the diagnostic approach of common cardiac arrhythmias in dogs and cats ...
    • Dentistry
    Clinical Theater 1
    Dental radiography is one of the most important diagnostic tools available to the veterinarian. Know ...
    • Orthopedics
    Clinical Theater 1
    Limb deformities are common in dogs. Deformities have several components. A thorough, prompt, and pr ...
    • Behavior
    Clinical Theater 1
    Psychoactive medications or supplements are critical components in treating many patients with fear ...
  1. Clinical Theater 1
    • Pharmacology
    Clinical Theater 1
    Collaborative relationships between veterinarians and pharmacists can improve veterinary health care ...
    • Internal Medicine
    Clinical Theater 1
    Vector-borne infections are commonly associated with immune-mediated disease in dogs. Anti-RBC and a ...
    • Internal Medicine
    Clinical Theater 1
    An introduction to dosages and product selection and the mechanisms of action involved with the use ...
    • Geriatrics
    Clinical Theater 1
    There are a number of approved routes for administering euthanasia solution and it is best to be pre ...
    • Business
    Clinical Theater 1
Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    Discuss the approach to the head trauma patient. Discuss evaluating and prioritizing extracranial in ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    You don’t have to offer behavior services to be behavior-centric. Learn how to incorporate these sim ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    Client communication is essential to compliance; we think we are having common parasite protection c ...
  1. Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    Patients may not be able to use words, but they speak volumes to us every second while we're togethe ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    Review the demographics of rattlesnake envenomation.Review specifically pit viper rattlensakes. Disc ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    Service Dogs and the laws associated with them are a confusing space that many veterinary profession ...
Clinical Theater 2
    • Anesthesia
    Clinical Theater 2
    Following a review of drugs available for sedation, case based material will be used to apply this i ...
    • Personal Wellness
    • Business
    Clinical Theater 2
    Not until I dealt with the struggles of caring for my own geriatric pet, did I fully appreciate what ...
  1. Clinical Theater 2
    The focus on One Medicine is to facilitate the creation of beneficial relationships between human me ...
  2. Clinical Theater 2
  3. Clinical Theater 2
    Medical massage incorporates several methods of hands-on, low-force techniques that target restricti ...
    • Diagnostic Imaging
    Clinical Theater 2
    • Surgery
    Clinical Theater 2
    Surgical or non-surgical? Enterotomy or resection and anastomosis? In this session, we will discuss ...
Clinical Theater 3
  1. Clinical Theater 3
    Discussion will cover minimum size and data baselines required to attract a buyer. Even large practi ...
    • Integrative
    Clinical Theater 3
    The medical credo, primum non nocere, compels us to consider nonsurgical, science-based, integrative ...
    • Internal Medicine
    Clinical Theater 3
    This lecture will discuss the basics of CBD and the endocannabinoid system. It will also cover the r ...
    • Internal Medicine
    Clinical Theater 3
    “Tick panels” and “vector borne disease panels” offered by diagnostic laboratories or in house test ...
  2. Clinical Theater 3
    • Neurology
    Clinical Theater 3
    Neuropathic pain is one of the most common reasons for presentation to a neurologist and given the d ...
    • Integrative
    Clinical Theater 3
    This talk outlines the basics of herbal products used for pain in animals. The pharmacology of botan ...
    • Diagnostic Imaging
    Clinical Theater 3
    • Diagnostic Imaging
    Clinical Theater 3
Business Theater
  1. Business Theater
    Legally Mine is an asset protection and tax strategy group. The mission of Legally Mine is to empowe ...
    • Business
    Business Theater
    There are six primary systems that affect the engineering of the building environment: mechanical, p ...
    • Business
    Business Theater
    The primary definition of financial success in a veterinary practice is profitability. Understanding ...
  2. Business Theater
    • Personal Wellness
    • Business
    Business Theater
    All too often we see stories, articles and social media posts about how miserable veterinary medicin ...
    • Business
    Business Theater
    A pricing strategy is more than just deciding how much to raise fees by; yet many hospitals don’t re ...
    • Personal Wellness
    • Business
    Business Theater
    If you have felt like your in a slump in veterinary medicine - this session will look into ways to g ...
APHIS, Equine & Farm
    • Equine
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    Describes how veterinarians can play a role in an animal health emergency response. The various “tea ...
    • Equine
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    Designed to help accredited veterinarians understand and be able to explain the need for ADT to clie ...
    • Equine
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    This session should guide you through the equine ophthalmology examination, giving tips and tricks a ...
  1. APHIS, Equine & Farm
    • Farm
    • Equine
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    This session will be a sign-based review of the ruminant physical examination. Given a specific find ...
    • Equine
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    How to treat and diagnose ulcerative and nonulcerative keratitis. Using ocular pain and other charac ...
    • Farm
    • Equine
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    Never fear, no life cycles here. This session is all about how to go into a herd, evaluate managemen ...
    • Equine
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    During this lecture, we will review the indications for field anesthesia, safety strategies, common ...
Clinical Theater 1
    • Surgery
    Clinical Theater 1
    The course begins with a brief review of the misconceptions of radiosurgery, followed by a discussio ...
    • Surgery
    Clinical Theater 1
    Impediments to wound healing include necrosis, infection, poor vascularity, and tension. Aggressive ...
    • Oncology
    Clinical Theater 1
    A common misconception surrounds palliative or supportive care for cancer, which is that these are s ...
    • Emergency/Critical Care
    Clinical Theater 1
    We will discuss key exam findings for the TBI patient and practical, cost effective interventions. U ...
    • Pharmacology
    Clinical Theater 1
    Compounded medications are often necessary for providing medications in a dosage form and strength a ...
  1. Clinical Theater 1
    • Geriatrics
    Clinical Theater 1
    Some used to think that veterinary hospice was prolonging suffering but when in fact it is quite the ...
    • Pharmacology
    Clinical Theater 1
    • Dermatology
    Clinical Theater 1
    Drugs or surgery? Ophthalmoscope or hand lens? Diseases of the eyelid are often thought to be an ext ...
    • Personal Wellness
    Clinical Theater 1
    This class begins with a combination of restorative Qi Gong movements and gentle yoga poses to calm ...
    • Internal Medicine
    Clinical Theater 1
    The number of CBD products on the market is astounding. What's actually in these products can be sho ...
Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    More than a song, more than 100 (or 103 in this case) beats per minute, the RECOVER guidelines descr ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    The use of local and regional blocks in animals has been documented since the late 1900s. Despite th ...
    • Nursing
    • Personal Wellness
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    In this discussion we will discuss the tendency of veterinary professionals to put themselves on the ...
  1. Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    The recovery period has been identified as the most probable time for an anesthetic related death to ...
    • Nursing
    • Personal Wellness
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    In this discussion we will go over compassion fatigue and burnout as pertaining to the veterinary fi ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    The use of blood products for treatment and support of critically ill and surgical veterinary patien ...
Clinical Theater 2
    • Personal Wellness
    • Business
    Clinical Theater 2
    Life in vet med can make you guess your sanity at times - learn ways to Stay Sane! 1) Learn about pe ...
    • Internal Medicine
    Clinical Theater 2
    A discussion of some common and some challenging causes of poor diabetic control featuring real life ...
    • Geriatrics
    Clinical Theater 2
    This may be the most common question you will be asked from pet owners - 'When will I know it is tim ...
  1. Clinical Theater 2
    • Emergency/Critical Care
    Clinical Theater 2
    We will walk through 5 of the most rewarding and impactful procedures done in the ER that can also b ...
  2. Clinical Theater 2
    This session will review treatment strategies for dogs and cats with chronic enteropathy with refere ...
    • Feline Medicine
    Clinical Theater 2
    Over the recent decade, there has been increased awareness of pain and attention to the alleviation ...
Clinical Theater 3
    • Pharmacology
    Clinical Theater 3
    Veterinarians in private practice face many challenges when it comes to pet medications as the marke ...
  1. Clinical Theater 3
    This discussion will assume a general knowledge of rattlesnake bite symptoms in dogs and cats. We wi ...
  2. Clinical Theater 3
    • Oncology
    Clinical Theater 3
    Cutaneous tumors are incredibly common in veterinary patients- where to start?! Management of can be ...
    • Pharmacology
    Clinical Theater 3
    This presentation will give veterinary industry employees an idea of crime trends related to the opi ...
    • Internal Medicine
    Clinical Theater 3
    This lecture will review of the most important causes of chronic vomiting in dogs. The primary focus ...
Business Theater
    • Business
    Business Theater
    Drugs, medical supplies and food costs are some of the biggest expenses a practice incurs and these ...
    • Business
    Business Theater
    Why Are Performance Reviews So Overwhelming?Annual performance reviews are an excellent opportunity ...
  1. Business Theater
  2. Business Theater
    If you are 1-9 years from making a Transition then now is the time to make a plan. Whether you are i ...
    • Business
    Business Theater
    Practices need data to make decisions about revenue growth, expense management, profitability, marke ...
    • Business
    Business Theater
    These two demographics can differ greatly with the way that they operate on a daily basis and what t ...
APHIS, Equine & Farm
    • Equine
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    This lecture will discuss various surgical procedures that can be performed "out of the hospital" fr ...
    • Farm
    • Equine
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    This session will review interpretation of the CBC and chemistry, specifically the portions for whic ...
    • Equine
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    During this lecture, we will discuss major differences between donkeys and mules as compared to hors ...
  1. APHIS, Equine & Farm
    • APHIS
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    This lecture will focus on specific causes of lameness and early intervention procedure that can be ...
    • Farm
    • Equine
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    This session will focus on understanding the rules regarding drug use in food producing animals and ...
    • Equine
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    During this lecture, we will review the considerations for and components of a complete and systemat ...
    • Equine
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    • Equine
    APHIS, Equine & Farm
    With various regenerative medicine options available to treat both soft tissue and orthopedic injuri ...
Innovation Theater
  1. Innovation Theater
    Taught by a former practice owner and hospital administrator, this webinar is designed to help both ...
  2. Innovation Theater
    Probiotics are live bacterial supplements that beneficially affect the host animal by modifying the ...
    • Business
    Innovation Theater
    Social media and digital marketing make up some of today's most exciting business opportunities. How ...
    • Business
    Innovation Theater
    Not all offers are alike. The calculation of EBITDA can vary from firm to firm. The workback require ...
  3. Innovation Theater
    In this presentation, we will discuss the role of nutritional support in the management of hospitali ...
  4. Innovation Theater
    A review of the general causes of osteoarthritis (OA), the functional consequences of OA, and the ma ...
Nevada Humane Society
A shuttle will be provided
    • Limited Enrollment Session
    • Equine
    Nevada Humane Society
    There's a mandatory pre-lab lecture on October 23, 6.00 PM - 8.00 PM, in Clinical Theater 3 (Grand S ...
    • Limited Enrollment Session
    • Equine
    Nevada Humane Society
    There's a mandatory pre-lab lecture on October 24, 5:20 PM - 7:20 PM, in Clinical Theater 3 (Grand S ...
Clinical Theater 1
    • Emergency/Critical Care
    Clinical Theater 1
    Review of the common small animal toxin ingestions and treatment options Understand the process of d ...
    • Dermatology
    Clinical Theater 1
    An owner walks into a pet store and says, "My dog has....." The response is always "It must be the f ...
    • Feline Medicine
    Clinical Theater 1
    While diabetes and hyperthyroidism are the most common feline endocrine disorders, with the recent r ...
Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    An anesthetic drug protocol should be formulated to meet the individual needs of the patient based o ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    Dyspnea is a common presenting complaint to veterinary emergency clinics. Immediate supportive measu ...
    • Nursing
    Veterinary Nurse and Technician's Theater
    Cesarean sections (C-section) are a common procedure that may be performed at any veterinary hospita ...
Clinical Theater 2
    • Feline Medicine
    Clinical Theater 2
    Ensuring that a patient receives adequate nutrition may require intervention. This session will help ...
    • Internal Medicine
    Clinical Theater 2
    This lecture will review diagnosis and treatment of hyperadrenocorticism in dogs with a focus on pra ...
    • Dermatology
    Clinical Theater 2
    Doctor, your patient is getting worse! Adverse drug reactions are reported to occur in up to 7% of t ...
Business Theater
    • Business
    Business Theater
    Hospital protocols are important to a well-run veterinary hospital, but where do you start? This lec ...
    • Business
    Business Theater
    You’ve downloaded a ton of resources, written quite a bit of notes, went to a few conferences, and s ...
    • Business
    Business Theater
    Communication errors can be costly for your team and for your practice. Learn the most common commun ...

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