Runs 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sunday & Monday, and 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday|
Location: Theatre, Main Floor Conference Centre. Track 2 (Sunday only): Alhambra Room, Mezzanine 2, Hotel.
SUNDAY, October 20, 2013
Two learning tracks - Sunday only!
Session Name: Update on Canine and Feline Endocrinology
Description: This lecture will provide an update on current thinking on canine hyperadrenocorticism, feline hyperthyroidism, and canine and feline diabetes mellitus. Subtitles: Canine Hyopadrenocorticism: Diagnosing and Treating the Difficult Cases; Diagnosis of Canine Hyperadrenocoriticism, What is the Role of Sex Hormone Profiles?; Treatment of Canine Hyperadrenocorticism: Mitotane or Trilostane?; What’s New in Feline Hyperthyroidism?; Insulin Therapy in Canine and Feline Diabetes Mellitus: An Update; Management of Difficult Cases: A Case Based Approach.
Speaker: Dr. Catharine Scott-Moncrieff
Purdue University, School of Veterinary Medicine
Session Name: Small Animal Ophthalmology
Description: Topics covered will include: Didactic and clinical aspects of corneal ulcer management; Orbital disease in dogs; Clinical management of canine glaucoma; Differential diagnosis of blindness in dogs.
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Ward
University of Tennessee
MONDAY, October 21, 2013
Session Name: Canine Atopy- A Therapeutic Update
Description: This session will cover “skin barrier enhancement” therapies, secondary infections, glucocorticoids, antihistamines, various other anti pruritic drugs, immunotherapy (SubQ, SLIT), cyclosporine
+ /- ketoconzaole or fluconazole and will finish with canine food sensitivity - what diets are we using now?
Speaker: Dr. Rodney Rosychuk
Colorado State University
TUESDAY, October 22, 2013
Session Name: Respiratory Disease in Dogs and Cats
Description: These lectures will review state of the art Dx + Tx approaches to commonly seen diseases of the respiratory tract. Subtitles: Diagnostic techniques in general practice. Upper airway disease - pharynx, carynx, trachea. Lower Airway disease - bronchitis, asthma. Pneumonia, pleural disease. Chronic nasal disease.
Speaker: Dr. Phil Padrid
Albuquerque, New Mexico