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KVC 2017 Proceedings

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Bonnie Barr, VMD, DACVIM-LA

Common Neonatal Foal Problems

Managing the Compromised Neonatal Foal

Foal Pneumonia

Equine Emerging and Re-Emerging Diseases

Infection Control on the Farm

Diarrhea in the Foal

Mary Berg, LATG, RVT, VTS (Dentistry)

A Review of Dental Anatomy and Charting

OMG!! What is That? Oral Pathology

The Gold Standard for Veterinary Dental Care

Dental X-rays Made Easy – Tips and Tricks

Block That Pain! Pain Management for the Dental Patient

Gaining Home Care Compliance

Megan Brashear, CVT, VTS (ECC) CVT, VTS (ECC)

Acute Kidney Failure: Nursing Them Through

Canine Heatstroke: Keeping Your Cool

Emergency Anesthesia: Planning for the Unexpected

Emergency Care for the Seizure Patient

Don't Be Traumatized by Trauma Patients

Endocrine Nightmare: Addisons Crisis

Interactive Case Study Lab

Phil Bushby, DVM, MS, DACVS

Efficient Spay Neuter Surgery

Unusual Spay Neuter Surgery

Preventing and Managing Spay Neuter Complications

Review of Spay Neuter Research

Pediatric Spay Neuter

The Association of Shelter Veterinarians’ Medical Care Guidelines for Spay Neuter Programs

Deirdre Chiaramonte, DVM, DACVIM, CCRT, CVA

Introduction to Rehabilitation & Modalities

Managing Canine and Feline Arthritis

Rehabilitation of the Front Limb & Hind Limb

Rehabilitation of the Neurological Patient

Pain and Modulation


Craig Clifford, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)

Recent Advancements in Oncology

Controversies in Oncology Part 1: Lymphoma

Controversies in Oncology Part 2: Mast Cell Tumors

Controversies in Oncology Part 3: Metronomic Therapy

Tanovea: A New Drug in the Battle against Lymphoma

Treatment of Anorexia and Vomiting Through the Eyes of an Oncologist

Christopher Cripps, DVM

Honey Bees – Need for the Veterinarian

Honey Bees – Role of the Veterinarian

Honey Bees – Bacterial Diseases

Honey Bees – Varroa Mites

Honey Bees – Other Disease and Conditions

Honey Bees – Getting Started as a Bee Vet

Peter DiGeronimo, VMD, MSc

Analgesia in Exotic Pets

Avian Radiography

Introduction to Amphibian Medicine

Rabbit and Rodent Dentistry

Hedgehogs and Sugar Gliders

Updates on Ferret Medicine

Tom Garg, VMD

Practicing in Pennsylvania: Regulations and Recordkeeping

State Board: Question & Answer Session

Zachary Goodrich, VMD, DACVS-SA

Labradors, Bulldogs, and Yorkies, Oh No! Management of Laryngeal Paralysis, Brachycephalic Airway Disease, and Tracheal Collapse (Parts 1 & 2)

A Beginner's Guide to Laparoscopy

Fracture Decision Making for the General Practitioner

Wound Management (Parts 1 & 2)

Rebecka Hess, DVM, DACVIM

I131 for Treatment of Hyperthyroid Cats

An Update on Addison's Disease

Demystifying the Challenge of Diagnosing Cushing's Disease

Treatment of Cushing's Disease

How to Treat and Monitor Dogs and Cats with Diabetes

Diabetic Ketoacidosis: How to Treat it Best

Virginia Ishler, MS and Robert Goodling

The Effects of Forage Quality and Quantity on Cash Flow Plans

Forage, Feed and Nutrition Checklist – Big Picture

Herd Summary

Navigating DHI Reports for Monitoring Dairy Herd Performance

Dairy Benchmarks

SWOT Analysis

Case Farm Group Presentations

Robert James, PhD

Is the Calf Program Part of My Practice?

What’s New with Colostrum Management? Beyond IgG?

Feeding for Biologically Normal Growth

What have We Learned from Calf Autofeeders?

Carrie Jurney, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

Spinal Localization: Tips, Tricks and a Review (Parts 1 & 2)

Medical Marijuana in Veterinary Medicine

Shake, Rattle and Roll: Seizures and How to Treat Them

Portrait of a Vertebra: Spinal Radiology

James Noxon, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)

Update on Demodicosis in the Dog and Cat

Important Considerations for the Management of Atopic Dermatitis – Parts 1-2

Best Practices for Otitis Externa: Getting Started on the Right Foot

Best Practices for Otitis Externa: Maximize the Value of Your Treatment

Best Practices for Otitis Externa: Selecting and Using the Best Topical Products

Andrew Rosenfeld, DVM, DABVP

The Anatomy of the Patient

Steven Rosenthal, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

An Epic Change in the Management of Mitral Valve Disease

Updated Management of Feline Heart Disease: Pimobendan and Newer Antithrombotic Agents

Kacie Schmitt, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Case-based Approach to Evaluation and Management of Arrhythmias

Cardiologist’s Approach to Thoracic Radiography

Julia Shih, VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Syncope: Pathophysiology and Differential Diagnoses

Syncope: Clinical Approach Through Case Examples

Veterinary Forensics Track -
Speakers: Nathan Boob, Esq., Jason Brooks, VMD, PhD, DACVP, Colleen Shelly and Corporal Michael Spada

Animal Destruction Act

Blank Search Warrant

PA Crimes Code Title 18 Subchapter B - Cruelty To Animals

Who Enforces What and Who to Call: Challenges of the Multiagency Response

Robert Silver, MS, DVM, CVA

Nutraceuticals: What Every Veterinarian Needs to Know

Integrative Gastroenterology: Using Diet, Nutraceuticals and Digestive Aids to Address Acute and Chronic GI Problems

Integrative Oncology: Blending Conventional and Complementary Therapies to Benefit Cancer Patient Outcomes

An Integrative Approach to Chronic Kidney Disease

Vitamin D: The Preventative Solution

Medical Cannabis for Veterinarians

Carlo Siracusa, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVB, DECAWBM

Low-Stress Handling: The Behavior Body System and the Stress Response

Low-Stress Handling: Understanding Canine Communication and Responding Appropriately

Low-Stress Handling: Managing the Distressed Canine Patient During Veterinary Visits

Low-Stress Handling: Understanding Feline Communication and Responding Appropriately

Low-Stress Handling: Managing the Distressed Patient During Veterinary Visits

Low-Stress Handling: Understanding How Physical and Medical Conditions Influence the Behavior of Our Patients

Erin Spencer, MEd, CVT, VTS (ECC)

First Impressions are Lasting Impressions: Triage and Initial Interventions in an Emergency Setting ©

The Hypos: Common Pediatric Emergencies

Healthy Newborns: Considerations for Successful Neonatal Resuscitation after C-Section

Stayin’ Alive: Tips for Improved CPR Outcomes

The Song of My People: The Role of Monitoring Equipment in Critical Care

Vampires Have the Right Idea! Uses for Blood as a Treatment in ECC