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Continuing Education Seminar with RVRC


April 18, 2012
8:30 am-3:45 pm

Continuing Education Seminar with RVRC

Approved for 5 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB's RACE approval

The Regional Veterinary Referral Center presents a continuing education seminar at The Waterford Center in Springfield (6715 Commerce Street, Springfield, VA 22150).  All veterinarians are invited to attend and up to two technicians from each practice.  We hope that you will join us for 5 hours of continuing education credit.  Please RSVP to Karen at 703-451-8900 by April 11, 2012.  Please see the agenda below:

 

8:30-9:00am

Welcome, Coffee and Registration.

 

9:00-9:20am

Fluid Therapy for the Cardiac Patient.

Jennifer Sidley, DVM, DACVIM(Cardiology)

 

9:25-9:45am

Iliopsoas Muscle Strain: Clinical Signs, Diagnosis and Overview of Therapy.

Rochelle B. Anderson, DVM, DACVS

 

9:50-10:10am

Physical Therapy for Iliopsoas Strain:  Goals, Treatment Techniques and Challenges.

Morgan Francis, PT, DPT,CCRP

 

10:15-10:35am 

The Use of Coccygeal Epidurals in Feline Urethral Obstruction.

Melanie Galanis, DVM

 

Break

 

10:45-11:05am

Working with Methicillin and Multi-Drug Resistant Bacterial Skin Infections.

Rebekah Westermeyer, DVM, DACVD

 

11:10-11:45am

Canine Soft Tissue Sarcomas: a Review of Surgery, Radiation Therapy, Chemotherapy and New Options.

Nancy R. Gustafson, DVM, MS, DACVR (Radiation Oncology)

 

11:50-12:10pm

Canine Mandibulectomy and Maxillectomy. 

Miriam B.Talaat, DVM, DACVS

 

12:15-12:35pm 

When We say Treat, We Mean CURE!  Treatment of Feline Hyperthyroidism with I-131.

David S. Herring, DVM, DACVR

 

Lunch

 

1:30-2:30pm

Neurology Hour. 

Steroids Aren't For Everyone- Alternative Therapy for GME.

Deena Tiches, DVM, DACVIM(Neurology)

 

MRI vs. Myelogram for Spinal Cord Imaging - Case Presentation of a 3 ½ year-old Cocker Spaniel with Paraparesis and Back Pain.

William Bush, VMD, DACVIM (Neurology)

 

Case Presentation Demonstrating Useful Advancements in Brain Tumor Therapy.

Deena M. Tiches, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology), William Bush, VMD, DACVIM (Neurology)

 

The Virtual Abdominal Exploratory.

Matt Uzzle, DVM

 

2:35-2:55pm

Enteral Feeding: Nasoesophageal, Nasogastric and Esophagostomy Tubes and Enteral Feeding.

Colleen Mullally, DVM

 

3:00-3:20pm

Update on Feline Cardiomyopathy.   

Bonnie K. Lefbom, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

 

3:25-3:45pm

Case Report:  Removal of a Tumor from a Footpad and Pad Reconstruction.

Greg M. Griffin, MVB, MRCVS, DACVS, DECVS

 

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