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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Breakfast
 7:30 am

 Continental Breakfast
 Coffee sponsored by Midwest Cremation Service of Wisconsin 

Small Animal Tracks
8-9 am
 

Debra Canapp, DVM, CCRT, CVA, DACVSMR (1.2 CE)

This lecture covers the components of a complete and thorough exam prior to initiating a comprehensive veterinary rehabilitation program. It will cover data gathering, including goniometric, limb, circumference, gait analysis, etc. and how to use/apply it when creating an appropriate patient, injury specific rehabilitation program. This lecture will then move into an in-depth discussion on the most popular and used modalities in veterinary medicine, in addition to the most recent and classic/historic literature related to its use.

 

OR

 

Elizabeth Rozanski, DVM (1.2 CE)

This session will address identification and treatment of cats with lower airway disease, including common conditions that masquerade as lower airway disease. The approach to airway sampling and radiographic interpretation, including cytological interpretation will be covered. Finally, the use of oral and inhaled glucocorticoid therapy for maintenance will be covered.

 
9:10-10:10am
 

Debra Canapp, DVM, CCRT, CVA, DACVSMR (1.2 CE)

This lecture covers common causes of forelimb lameness in dogs (performance and companion) including tendinopathies (supraspinatus), rotator cuff injuries (MSI), traumatic FCPs, etc., presenting clinical signs, lameness assessment, physical examination, diagnosistics (ultra sound, MRI, arthroscopy), treatment options (surgical and rehabilitation therapy), are described.

 

OR

 

Elizabeth Rozanski, DVM (1.2 CE)

This session will focus on causes and treatment of common and not so common sources of respiratory distress in cats, including heart failure, neoplasia and pleural space diseases.

 
10:10-10:30am Break
Coffee sponsored by Midwest Cremation Service of Wisconsin
10:30-11:30am
 

Debra Canapp, DVM, CCRT, CVA, DACVSMR (1.2 CE)

This lecture covers common causes of hind limb lameness in dogs (performance and companion) including sprains and strains (ilopsoas strains, CCL injury, gracilis myopathy, LS etc.) Presentation, physical examination techniques, lameness assessment, diagnosis (ultrasound, MRI, arthroscopy), treatment options (surgical and rehabilitation therapy) will be discussed.

 

OR

 

Elizabeth Rozanski, DVM (1.2 CE)

This session will focus on the initial stabilization and management of a patient with a chest injury, including methods to prevent worsening disease and methods to improve outcome. Steps for placement of chest tubes and nasal oxygen will be reviewed.

 
11:30-1pm

Lunch
Ticket required

OR

Small Animal CE Lunch (1.2 CE)
Ticket required

 

Cindy Bell, DVM, MS and Jason Soukup, DVM, DAVDC 


In this case based presentation Dr. Cindy Bell, DACVP, and Dr. Jason Soukup, DAVDC, will discuss the five more common gingival mass lesions encountered in general practice. This lecture will cover the clinical presentation, the appropriate diagnostic steps including biopsy tips, practical histopathology and the treatment of these lesions. The atendee will have a stronger appreciation for the clinical and histologic similarities and subtle differences of these lesions and will feel more comfortable with the diagnostic steps and treatment of common lesions. 

 

1-2pm
 

Debra Canapp, DVM, CCRT, CVA, DACVSMR (1.2 CE)

This lecture covers the current treatment options for osteoarthritis, which are extensive. A multimodal management plan is more progressive approach to the treatment of osteoarthritis and includes a combination of medical and potentially surgical options. It covers the current oral and injectable joint modifying agents and intra-articular injections including hyuralonic acid, cortisone, platelet rich plasma and stem cell therapy and rehabilitation therapy as treatment options for osteoarthritis.

Sponsored by Merial

 

OR

 

Elizabeth Rozanski, DVM (1.2 CE)

This case-based session will review interpretation of thoracic radiographs, and additionally discuss using ultrasound or CT scanning to better determine the underlying disease. Identification of the disease helps with patient management and improves outcome.

 

 

OR

 

Cindy Bell, DVM, MS (1.2 CE)

This session will focus closely on diagnosis and management of infectious diseases that are likely to be encountered in backyard and small flock poultry. Diagnostic techniques such as fecal exam, feather inspection, cytology and necropsy will be emphasized. The clinical presentation and lesions of diseases most commonly seen will be discussed in detail. The session will cover the fundamentals of treatment and prevention including appropriate vaccines, products for parasite control, and appropriate antibiotic therapy. Non-infectious diseases (nutritional, traumatic, neoplastic, etc.), housing and husbandry will be covered since these are often important predisposing factors for infectious disease.

 
2-2:45pm Break – Exhibit Hall
2:45-3:45pm
 

Debra Canapp, DVM, CCRT, CVA, DACVSMR (1.2 CE)

This lecture covers current available orthopedic devices as a substitute for surgical management or as an aid during the post-orthopedic period as the patient progresses through rehabilitation therapy. Devices include stifle braces, prosthesis, carpal and tarsal orthosis, shoulder and hip support systems, slings, support wraps and more. Case-based presentation, device selection, ordering and fitting information discussed.

 

OR

 

Elizabeth Rozanski, DVM (1.2 CE)

The upper respiratory tract is occasionally overlooked as a source of dysfunction. This talk will focus on etiology of nasal and laryngeal diseases, as well as surgical, medical and diagnostic options.

 

OR

 

Cindy Bell, DVM, MS (1.2 CE)

This session will focus closely on diagnosis and management of infectious diseases that are likely to be encountered in backyard and small flock poultry. Diagnostic techniques such as fecal exam, feather inspection, cytology and necropsy will be emphasized. The clinical presentation and lesions of diseases most commonly seen will be discussed in detail. The session will cover the fundamentals of treatment and prevention including appropriate vaccines, products for parasite control, and appropriate antibiotic therapy. Non-infectious diseases (nutritional, traumatic, neoplastic, etc.), housing and husbandry will be covered since these are often important predisposing factors for infectious disease.

 
3:55-4:55pm
 

Debra Canapp, DVM, CCRT, CVA, DACVSMR (1.2 CE)

This lecture covers basic information regarding the benefits of using water in canine rehabilitation. Hydrotherapy incorporates several variable parameters that can be customized to give the patient the best personalized treatment, specific for the condition being rehabilitated. It covers specific “pearls” of information to aid the practitioners in completing a successful hydrotherapy session. If time allows, specific case based presentation is also available.

 

OR

 

Elizabeth Rozanski, DVM (1.2 CE)

The focus of this session is the identification of the cause of cough, as well as management approaches to improve outcome. Methods for airway sampling as well as novel therapies will be discussed.

 

OR

 

Cindy Bell, DVM, MS (1.2 CE)

This session will focus closely on diagnosis and management of infectious diseases that are likely to be encountered in backyard and small flock poultry. Diagnostic techniques such as fecal exam, feather inspection, cytology and necropsy will be emphasized. The clinical presentation and lesions of diseases most commonly seen will be discussed in detail. The session will cover the fundamentals of treatment and prevention including appropriate vaccines, products for parasite control, and appropriate antibiotic therapy. Non-infectious diseases (nutritional, traumatic, neoplastic, etc.), housing and husbandry will be covered since these are often important predisposing factors for infectious disease.

 

 

Large Animal Tracks
 8-9am
 

Hubert Karreman, VMD (1.2 CE)

The session will present information describing the development of the organic industry in the U.S. Comparisons to the Canadian and EU systems will be made, specific to animal care issues. Regulatory oversight will also be discussed along with trends in organic livestock.

 

 

OR

 

Michael Sampson, B.J., MEx (1.2 CE)

Disasters occur frequently and can affect dairy operations as well as other aspects of our economy. Many agricultural producers are not prepared for a disaster to maintain continuity of operations and stay in business. In addition to providing veterinary advice, veterinarians serving dairy operations can supply producers with knowledge and tools to help producers develop plans to use before, during and after disasters. The session focus on how emergency management works and how veterinarians can work with local emergency managers.

 
 9:10-10:10am
 

Hubert Karreman, VMD (1.2 CE)

This session will focus on the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances, as well as alternative treatments with scientific plausibility. Practitioners will learn which medications they currently carry are allowed to treat certified organic livestock. This talk will also cover alternative/natural therapies for commonly encountered diseases of farm animals. Published clinical studies (in vitro and in vivo) will be presented for the alternative treatments. Federal Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine perspectives on all medicines (conventional and alternative) will be discussed as well.

 

OR

 

Michael Sampson, BJ, MEx (1.2 CE)

Disasters occur frequently and can affect dairy operations as well as other aspects of our economy. Many agricultural producers are not prepared for a disaster to maintain continuity of operations and stay in business. In addition to providing veterinary advice, veterinarians serving dairy operations can supply producers with knowledge and tools to help producers develop plans to use before, during and after disasters. The session will focus on why and how veterinarians can help their clients prepare for and respond to disasters involving livestock.

 
10:10-10:30am Break
Coffee sponsored by Midwest Cremation of Wisconsin
 10:30-11:30am
 

Hubert Karreman, VMD (1.2 CE)

This session will incorporate the materials and concepts described in the preceding lectures into practical treatments for cases. For the cases encountered daily, practitioners use whatever is available that has a scientific basis, is not illegal in the U.S. and within the context of a valid veterinary-client-patient relationship. Incorporating all methods of approach will likely yield the best response from the patients that practitioners like to see. Conventional and alternative treatment methods will be discussed in protocol format. Cases will be drawn from the speaker’s experience as a practitioner focused on organic dairy cattle: treating calf scours, treating parasites, uterine infections, pneumonia, clinical mastitis, salmonellosis, lumpy jaw, pink eye and more.

 

OR

 

Michael Sampson, BJ, MEx (1.2 CE)

Disasters occur frequently and can affect dairy operations as well as other aspects of our economy. Many agricultural producers are not prepared for a disaster to maintain continuity of operations and stay in business. In addition to providing veterinary advice, veterinarians serving dairy operations can supply producers with knowledge and tools to help producers develop plans to use before, during and after disasters. The session will discuss the tools that veterinarians can use to help their clients prepare for and respond to disasters, all at a minimum cost.

 
 11:30-1pm

Lunch
Ticket Required

OR

Large Animal CE Lunch (1.2 CE) 
Ticket required

 

Sheryl Shaw, DVM, MPH and Paul McGraw, DVM

Meet the new state veterinarian and APHIS veterinarian! Get state and national updates including current and new diseases, new and upcoming law modifications, and how to lessen chances for common erros/mistakes in paperwork!

 

 

 1-2pm
 

Donald Sockett, DVM, MS, Ph.D., Diplomate of American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (1.2 CE)

The importance of salmonellosis as a zoonotic disease will be discussed with particular emphasis being placed on Salmonella Dublin. Recent information on the pathogenesis and survival of salmonella both within and outside the host will be presented. Water quality, particularly the iron content of the potable water will be mentioned using current EPA guidelines as benchmarks. The importance of proper cleaning and disinfection in reducing the risk of salmonellosis on modern dairies will be discussed. Veterinarians will be shown how to validate and verify proper cleaning has been done prior to disinfection with an effective biocide. Finally, the benefits of chlorine-dioxide based chemistries on controlling salmonellosis and other livestock pathogens will be presented.

OR

 

 

Cynthia Bell, DVM, MS (1.2 CE)

This session will focus on diagnosis and management of infectious diseases that are likely to be encountered in backyard and small flock poultry. Diagnostic techniques such as fecal exam, feather inspection, cytology and necropsy will be emphasized. The clinical presentation and lesions of diseases most commonly seen will be discussed in detail. The session will cover the fundamentals of treatment and prevention including appropriate vaccines, products for parasite control, and appropriate antibiotic therapy. Non-infectious diseases (nutritional, traumatic, neoplastic, etc.), housing and husbandry will be covered since these are often important predisposing factors for infectious disease.

 
 2-2:45pm  Break
 2:45-3:45pm
 

Doug Lyman, DVM (1.2 CE)

This session with discuss the results of surveys of liver copper levels in Wisconsin cattle along with look at history of damaged livers. In addition, pathogenesis, diagnostics and copper toxicity in the United Kingdom will be discussed.  

 

OR

 

Cindy Bell, DVM, MS (1.2 CE)

This session will focus closely on diagnosis and management of infectious diseases that are likely to be encountered in backyard and small flock poultry. Diagnostic techniques such as fecal exam, feather inspection, cytology and necropsy will be emphasized. The clinical presentation and lesions of diseases most commonly seen will be discussed in detail. The session will cover the fundamentals of treatment and prevention including appropriate vaccines, products for parasite control, and appropriate antibiotic therapy. Non-infectious diseases (nutritional, traumatic, neoplastic, etc.), housing and husbandry will be covered since these are often important predisposing factors for infectious disease.

 
 3:55-4:55
 

Doug Lyman, DVM; Don Sockett, DVM, MS, Ph.D., DACVIM and Kathy Toohey-Kurth, Ph.D. (1.2 CE)

Half of this session will discuss the affects of sodium toxicity in dairy herds and the impact is has on unborn calves. The second part of the session with Dr. Kathy Toohey-Kurth will discuss detecting Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) with testing.

 

OR

 

Cindy Bell, DVM, MS (1.2 CE)

This session will focus closely on diagnosis and management of infectious diseases that are likely to be encountered in backyard and small flock poultry. Diagnostic techniques such as fecal exam, feather inspection, cytology and necropsy will be emphasized. The clinical presentation and lesions of diseases most commonly seen will be discussed in detail. The session will cover the fundamentals of treatment and prevention including appropriate vaccines, products for parasite control, and appropriate antibiotic therapy. Non-infectious diseases (nutritional, traumatic, neoplastic, etc.), housing and husbandry will be covered since these are often important predisposing factors for infectious disease.

 
Evening Events
5-6pm

Pit Party – Exhibit Hall

Join your colleagues and exhibitors for a fun and relaxing reception to conclude the day!

APHIS Accreditation Tracks

(Indivuals must be registered for convention)

8-9 am 
 

Upon completion of this module, you should be able to:

  • Explain why animal welfare is an important part of an accredited veterinarian's regulatory activities
  • Define animal welfare in a comprehensive way
  • Explain how to assess and evaluate an animal's welfare
  • Identify the opportunities and challenges that exist in protecting an animal's welfare
 
9:10-10:10 am  
 

This module consists of two sections that will prepare you to properly recognize a vesicular disease case. First, you will learn some general information that pertains to vesicular diseases. Then you will apply the introductory information to a fictional but plausible scenario.

Upon completion of this module, you should be able to

  • Understand the economic impact of an outbreak;
  • Name the four vesicular diseases of importance in the United States;
  • Apply biosecurity measures specific for vesicular diseases;
  • Recognize the clinical signs associated with each vesicular disease; and
  • Know how to report a possible vesicular disease case.
 
10:30-11:30 am
 

Upon completion of this module, veterinarians should be able to:

  • List the state, federal, and international agencies that an accredited veterinarian may interact with
  • Communicate with the appropriate agency and/or personnel to obtain assistance with accreditation duties
  • Explain the role of an accredited veterinarian involved with animal movement, both interstate and internationally
  • Describe how to locate and properly complete federal origin health certificates and supporting documents for animals traveling internationally
 
1-2 pm
 

Upon completion of this module, you should be able to:

  • List the various agencies and steps involved in the certification process for Category I animals
  • Find current import/export information for Category I animals traveling interstate or internationally
  • Apply proper completion principles when completing health certificates for Category I animals and avoid making common errors
  • Explain your roles and responsibilities as an accredited veterinarian as they relate to Category I animal health certificates
 

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