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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

7:00 am: Registration Opens and Continental Breakfast

8:00 am:  Session 1

9:10 am: Session 2

10:05 am: Break

10:20 am:  Session 3

11:15 am: Visit Exhibits

12:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm:  Session 4

2:00 pm: Session 5

2:55 am: Break

3:35 pm:  Session 6

4:30 pm: Exhibit Hall Happy Hour

6:00 pm: End of day 1

Thursday, May 23, 2019

7:00 am: Registration Opens and Continental Breakfast

8:00 am: Session 1

9:10 am: Session 2

10:05 am: Break

11:05 am: Session 3

12:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm: Session 4

2:00 pm: Session 5

3:05 pm: Session 6

4:00 pm: End of day 2


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Speaking on Wednesday, May 22

(Lectures in order of session)

Dr. Conan Crocker

Track: Small Animal Dentistry Techniques

  • Basic Periodontology/ periodontal Decision Making
  • Dentistry Techniques
  • Managing Pain for Optimal Patient Outcomes in Veterinary Dentistry 
  • Intraoral Radiographic Techniques
  • What Do I Do With This Tooth?- Part 1
  • What Do I Do With This Tooth?- Part 2

Dr. Sean Smarick

Track: Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care

  • Avoiding the Blues of Respiratory Distress
  • How to Use Your Monitors
  • Fluid Therapy- How Much and When!
  • Operational K9's: Prehospital Care
  • CPR for Your Practice, Yes Your Practice!
  • Successful CPR, Now What

Ms. Liza Rudolph

Track: Veterinary Technology

  • The Ins and Outs of Blood Measurement
  • Diabetes
  • Small Animal Immunology and Vaccination
  • IMHA for the Veterinary Technician 
  • Principles of Transfusion Medicine
  • CPR- The RECOVER Initiative

Dr. Peter Krawczel

Track: Production Animal

  • Key Concepts to Using Behavior to Improve Calf Housing
  • Dairy Cattle's Environmental Preferences for Their Calving Environment
  • Revisiting Cow-Calf Separation at Birth- Are Alternative Better?
  • The Importance of Lying Behavior to Dairy Cows

Dr. Linda Tikofsky

Track: Production Animal

  • Judicious Antibiotic Use for Mastitis in Lactating and Dry Cows (Part 1)
  • Judicious Antibiotic Use for Mastitis in Lactating and Dry Cows (Part 2)

Dr. Dan Johnson

Track: Exotics General Practice

  • Exotics for the Small Animal Practitioner
  • Pet Birds: What You Need to Know
  • How I Treat Reptile and Amphibian Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Stasis Syndrome in Small Herbivores
  • Acquired Dental Disease in Rabbits and Rodents
  • Tips for Treating Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents

 

Speaking on Thursday, May 23

Dr. Edward MacKillop

Track: Small Animal Neurology

  • What's New in The Management of Epilepsy
  • You're Making Me Dizzy: The Diagnosis and Management of Vestibular Disease
  • A Pain in the Neck: An Update on Wobbler Syndrome
  • Neuromuscular Disorders: Myasthenia Gravis, Myopathies, and more
  • My Brain is on Fire: Meningitis and Encephalitis in Dogs and Cats
  • All it Takes is a Blood Sample: the Genetic Diagnosis of Neurologic and Neuromuscular Disorders

Dr. Carol Ferguson

Track: Small Animal Parasitology 

  • Tick, Tock.... Time's Up
  • The Mosquito Among Us
  • The Host vs. Parasite: An Internal Saga
  • It's a Bug's Paradise
  • Something is Better than Nothing

Dr. Conan Crocker

Track: Small Animal General Practitioner

  • Treatment of Ear Diseases/ Surgical Decision Making
  • Surgical Extractions
  • Intraoral Radiographic Positioning and Interpretation

Dr. Diane Eigner

Track:Small Animal Hospice

  • Moving From Cure to Comfort
  • Broadening Your Euthanasia Techniques
  • Softening the Goodbye

Mr. Justin Chandler

Track: Veterinary Technology

  • It Takes a Strong Foundation
  • What are All Those Bouncing Lines?
  • Did Someone Say Math? Run!!
  • Someone Help Me! I Can't Breathe
  • Ouch! You Popped My Eye Out
  • Do You Want to Earn Your VTS?

Dr. Joe Lozier

Track: Production Animal

  • On The Farm Management of Orthopedic Injuries of Livestock
  • Teaser Bull Preparation
  • Blocked Goats
  • Surgery of the Foot and Distal Limb in Cattle
  • Pot Bellied Pig Health, Husbandry, and Procedures

Dr. Tom Garg

Track: Regulatory/APHIS

  • Practicing In Pennsylvania: Roles and Responsibilities, Who Can Do What?- Part 1
  • Practicing In Pennsylvania: Roles and Responsibilities, Who Can Do What?- Part 2
  • Q & A with the Pennsylvania State Board 

Dr. Michael Korneich

Track: Regulatory/APHIS

  • Module 12- Animal Disease Traceability
  • Module 18- Avian Influenza and New Castle Disease
  • Module 19- Animal Health Emergency Response