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Summer 2010 CE Meeting - Sunday August 15th

Veterinary Medical Association of Bexar County

Sunday, August 15, 2010 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

Summer 2010 CE Meeting - Sunday August 15th

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Tech/Office Staff - Early Bird Ended $79.00 $2.96
Member - Early Bird Ended $79.00 $2.96
Non-Member - Early Bird Ended $99.00 $3.46
Tech/Office Staff Ended $99.00 $3.46
Member Ended $99.00 $3.46
Non-Member Ended $119.00 $3.96
Late Registration/Walk-In Ended $129.00 $4.21

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VMABC SUMMER CE – Sunday, August 15th, 2010

Featuring Dr. Deb Zoran and Dr. Jonathan Levine Introducing the NEW Texas A&M Imaging and Cancer Treatment Center

9:00 to 9:30 am – Registration & Refreshments

9:30 to 10: 30 am - Internal Medicine Topics:  Feline Obesity, Feline Diabetes, Chronic Diarrhea in Cats and Kittens

1:30 to 11:30 am - More Internal Medicine Topics:  Feline Pancreatitis, Vomiting n Cats and Colon Diseases, Nutritional Management of Cancer Patients

11:30 to 12:45 pm - Lunch Buffet sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition

12:45 to 1:15 pm - Texas A&M Imaging and Cancer treatment Center:  Advancing Clinical Care

Information for general practitioners concerning exciting new facilities and equipment that are part of the Texas A&M University Imaging and Cancer Treatment Center (ICTC).  The distinguishing features of the center will be reviewed and how these features will positively impact care delivery in domestic species.  In addition, information concerning novel radiation therapy and radiosurgery capabilities (CT TOMO radiotherapy) will be discussed. (25 minutes)

1:15 to 1:45 pm -  Image Guided Neurosurgery

Currently, the diagnosis of brain diseases in veterinary species largely relies on advanced imaging.  However, even MRI is imperfect at achieving an accurate diagnosis in some cases, which can greatly impact clinical care.  This presentation introduces general practitioners to image guided neurosurgery, a new technique available at Texas A&M University that allows for accurate and safe central nervous system biopsy. (25 minutes)

1:45 to 2:45 pm - The Neurological Examination

Review of the basic elements of the neurological examination including assessments of mental status, gait, cranial nerves, postural reactions, spinal reflexes, and paraspinal palpation.  Video clips, photographs, and diagnostic images will be used to illustrate concepts. (50 minutes)

2:45 to 3:00 pm – Break & Refreshments

3:00 to 4:00 pm – Canine Intervertebral Disk Herniation: Diagnosis and Treatment

Summary of the normal function of the intervertebral disk, proposed means of disk degeneration, clinical consequences of disk herniation, methods of diagnosing disk herniation, and current treatment protocols. The reported success of medical and surgical therapies will be reviewed.  (50 minutes)

4:00 to 5:00 pm -  Maintenance Anticonvulsive Drugs

Brief review of seizure classification and associated etiologies, followed by use and pharmacology of traditional and newer anticonvulsive medications in small animals.  Appropriate monitoring, dose adjustment, and adverse events resulting from medications will be reviewed. (50 minutes)

 

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The payment address is
VMABC, P O Box 12353,
San Antonio, TX 78212   =========================================================================

The rates above for VMABC members reflect a $20 discount compared to the non-member rates. If you would like to join VMABC and receive discounted registration rates to our meetings, please contact Sharon Gregory at the VMABC office.
210-832-8235
210-333-5544 fax

 

Have questions about Summer 2010 CE Meeting - Sunday August 15th? Contact Veterinary Medical Association of Bexar County

When & Where


Doubletree Hotel San Antonio Airport
37 NE Loop 410 (at McCullough)
210-366-2424
San Antonio, TX 78216

Sunday, August 15, 2010 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)


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Veterinary Medical Association of Bexar County

Executive Director: Sharon Gregory 

VMABC  
Post Office Box 12353
San Antonio, TX 78212

210-832-8235 
210-333-5544 fax

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