2016 AAHA Conference Proceedings

This list consists of all the sessions that WERE NOT turned into CE courses with the exception of some overlap that may contain only the PDF for the respective CE session.


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Don’t Be a Dipstick: Plasma Proteins and the Kidneys

Plasma Proteins and the kidneys: The function of albumin and globulin and their imbalance effects on mainly the kidneys, but also the effects in the liver, immune system, and GI system. The following laboratory testing and how to interpret results will be covered: Chemistry, Urinalysis, Urine Protein Sulfosalicylic Acid Precipitation Test (SSA), urine protein:creatinine ratio, ALB:Glob ratio and microalbuminuria. We will also discuss protein losing nephropathy: signs, diagnosis and treatment....

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Small Animal Abdominal Interactive Radiology & Ultrasonography Interpretation Part 3

Two important aspects of small animal radiology and ultrasonography are the detection of description of the abnormal findings(s) and also the interpretation of these finding. In this session, cases of small animals with abdominal abnormalities (radiology and ultrasonography) will be used to illustration the important of correct description of abnormalities for formulation of a meaningful differential diagnosis. Access the CE Course for this session here. Download the PDF of...

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Small Animal Abdominal Interactive Radiology & Ultrasonography Interpretation Part 2

Two important aspects of small animal radiology and ultrasonography are the detection of description of the abnormal findings(s) and also the interpretation of these finding. In this session, cases of small animals with abdominal abnormalities (radiology and ultrasonography) will be used to illustration the important of correct description of abnormalities for formulation of a meaningful differential diagnosis. Access the CE Course for this session here. Download the PDF of...

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Endocrine Challenges: Hypercalcemia

This will be part 3 of a series of lectures on challenging endocrine disorders. In this lecture, the initial management of the hypercalcemic patient will be discussed, along with how to generate an appropriate diagnostic plan. Case examples will be used to highlight key points. If possible, text-based polling will be used to encourage audience participation in the decision-making process. Access the CE Course for this session here.  Download the PDF of Endocrine Challenges:...

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Preparing Your Practice for a Disaster: Having a Plan is Key

Practice preparedness will be the focus of this lecture. The discussion which will range from how to develop a continuity of operations plan for disasters to some basic steps for building a plan in your own practice. Download the PDF of Preparing Your Practice for a Disaster: Having a Plan is Key Speaker Bio: Dr. Deb Zoran is a Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine at Texas A&M University. She is a 1984 graduate of Kansas State University, has...

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Mast Cell Tumors: The Latest & Greatest

Mast cell tumors are extremely common tumors in the dog and are now beginning to be understood as a disease entity in the cat. The diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic approach to mast cell tumors in dogs and cats will be presented. In addition, the latest in therapeutic and prognostic alternatives will be presented. Download the PDF of Mast Cell Tumors: The Latest & Greatest Speaker Bio: Dr. Bergman is the Director of Clinical Studies for VCA. He is the principal...

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Intervertebral Disk Disease in Private Practice

From the painful back/neck to the down dog, in this session we will review how to manage suspected intervertebral disk disease cases in private practice. We will not only cover the “gold standard” approach, but a realistic, practical approach recognizing immediate referral is not feasible for every client. Access the CE Course for this session here.  Download the PDF of Intervertebral Disk Disease in Private Practice Speaker Bio: A native of the Eastern Shore of Maryland...

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Practical Transfusion Medicine: You Can Do This!

Transfusion medicine is an important part of managing the critical patient. It is very impactful to the clinical picture and is often lifesaving. This discussion will focus on the common indications, pitfalls and barriers for transfusion medicine in small animal practice. Indications and collection and administration techniques will be covered, with emphasis on applicability for those in general practice. The special considerations for the administration of red blood cell products and plasma...

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Small Animal Abdominal Interactive Radiology & Ultrasonography Interpretation Part 1

Two important aspects of small animal radiology and ultrasonography are the detection of description of the abnormal findings(s) and also the interpretation of these finding. In this session, cases of small animals with abdominal abnormalities (radiology and ultrasonography) will be used to illustration the important of correct description of abnormalities for formulation of a meaningful differential diagnosis. Access the CE Course for this session here. Download the PDF of...

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The Cycle of Practice Ownership Part 1– The Ownership Proposition

Is practice ownership right for you? Practice ownership can impact your career, from both the financial and personal perspective. We will present the pros and cons of buying an existing practice compared to starting a new practice. Barriers to ownership, particularly student debt, will be addressed. The price you pay for a practice has a profound impact on your success as an owner. Therefore, it is critical not to overpay for a practice. This session will point out real valuation errors that...

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