NAVC Institute; Orlando, FL: May 20-25, 2018

 

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Want to brush up your feline medicine skills? Join us for a 4-day, intensive Feline Medicine course to learn from expert instructors:

  • Terry Curtis, DVM, MS, DACVB: feline behavior
  • Margie Scherk, DVM, DABVP (Feline): feline-friendly handling, feline communication, feline medicine updates, diabetes mellitus
  • Kris Bannon, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC: gingivostomatitis, extractions, dental radiographs, swellings and tumors
  • Mike Lappin, DVM, PhD, DACVIM: infectious respiratory and gastrointestinal diseases, tick-borne diseases
  • Sheilah Robertson, BVMS (Hons), PhD, DACVA, DECVA, CVA, MRCVS: updates in anesthesia and analgesia, acute and chronic pain, difficult anesthesia cases
  • Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology): early cancer detection, cancer tools, chemotherapy
  • Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline): feline-friendly hospitals, feline retrovirus update, acute respiratory distress, urethral obstruction, not so uncommon endocrine diseases, fatty liver disease

We will also have a two-hour dry lab where you can handle equipment and learn about key diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with step-by-step instructions:

  • Esophagostomy and nasogastric feeding tubes
  • Blind transoral bronchoalveolar lavage
  • Bone marrow aspirates
  • Urethral catheterization

This intensive course in a small group format will give you lots of contact time with the speakers and with your colleagues. You’ll leave with new ideas and practical tools!

Course Description & Schedule

Learn more in this video: https://youtu.be/7tZBFl-rLo4

Register at: http://navc.com/institute/feline/

AAFP Symposium; Denver, CO: Oct 21, 2017

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The 2017 American Association of Feline Practitioners Conference at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel (Oct. 19-22) features Feline Infectious Diseases and Pediatrics. Join us for a full educational program featuring a Feline-Friendly Handling Lab (Dr. Ilona Rodan), world-class speakers such as Dr. Niels Pedersen, Dr. Justine Lee (@VetGirlOnTheRun), Dr. Jessica Quimby, Dr. Michael Lappin, Dr. Karen Moriello, and many more!

My lectures are on Oct. 21:

> Starting on the Right Paw: Preventive Healthcare for Kittens
> What’s New with Old Viruses? Feline Retrovirus Update
> How to Treat the Small and the Sick (parts 1 and 2)

Register here: https://www.catvets.com/education/conference/

ABVP Atlanta, GA: Oct 6-7, 2017

 

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Join me for two days of feline medicine lectures at the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners 2017 Symposium (@abvpvets) at the InterContinental Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta, GA. This multi-track conference features great small animal medicine speakers such as Dr. Margie Scherk (@margiecats1), Dr. Joe Bartges, Dr. Gary Norsworthy, and Dr. Chris Byers (@CriticalCareDVM).

Register here: http://abvp.com/abvp-symposium/

New York Vet: Nov 9, 2017

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The inaugural New York Vet will be held at the Javits Center on Nov 9-10, 2017. I’m proud to be part of this exciting event with a lecture on Successful Management of Osteoarthritis in Cats (Nov. 9). This learning experience features top speakers such as Dr. Sarah Boston (@DrSarahBoston), Dr. Ben Brainard, Dr. Tony Johnson (@DrTonyJohnson), Dr. Heidi Lobprise, Dr. Andy Roark (@DrAndyRoark), and so many more!

Register here: www.newyorkvet.com

VetCo, Warsaw, Poland: Sept. 23-24, 2017

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I’m excited to team up with Dr. Margie Scherk again for two days of feline medicine in Warsaw, Poland. Our topics include:

> Upper Respiratory Tract Disease
> Feeding in Multicat Homes
> Pancreatitis
> Diseases of Geriatric Cats
> Not So Uncommon Endocrine Diseases
> Improving the Safety of Anesthesia
> Update on Pain Recognition & Scoring
> Elevated Liver Enzymes
> Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
> Hypertension

Register here:
International attendees: http://www.vetco.org/en
Polish attendees: http://www.vetco.org/

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Thanks to Hill’s Pet Nutrition for sponsorship

 

AMMVEPE Mexico City: Apr. 27-28, 2017

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Hola! Two days of feline medicine CE in Mexico City with Asociacion Mexicana de Medicos Veterinarios Especialistas en Pequenas Especies (AMMVEPE):

April 27:

  • Update on pain in cats: recognition and scoring
  • How to improve the safety of anesthesia for cats
  • Elevated liver enzymes in cats: a practical approach
  • How to make your practice feline friendly

April 28:

  • Update on diagnosis and management of FeLV and FIV
  • Successful management of feline diabetes mellitus
  • Update on feline hyperthyroidism
  • Chronic pancreatitis in cats
  • Treatment of anorexia in cats
  • Successful management of obesity in cats