2017 AAHA Conference CE Courses

2017 AAHA Conference CE Courses

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Facilitate Learning & Positive Change: 3 Essential Skills

The concept of leadership as we know it is dramatically changing. To be an effective leader means that you need to focus on the world as it is today and will be in the future, not on how it was in the past. Your success will depend on your ability to re-define leadership itself, as well as the role of the designated leader, in today’s rapidly changing workplace with its emerging post-baby boomer workforce. Coaching skills are increasingly recognized as an essential competency to facilitate...

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Tricks of the Trade: The Latest, Greatest Tools and Techniques for Behavior Practice

Looking for more ways to help your patients with emotional disorders? What about new tools to help you to safely manage your patients in the hospital? In this lecture, participants will learn about the newest products, medications, tools, and procedures used in veterinary behavior, which techniques and products have evidence behind them, the most tried and true techniques, and the products which are not worth trying.This course was originally presented as a session at AAHA Nashville 2017.

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Axial Skeletal Radiology for the General Practitioner

Imaging investigation of the axial skeleton in small animals is not an easy task. Some of the most commonly seen disease conditions in dogs and cats are discospondylitis, IVDD, primary and metastatic neoplasia, and traumatic fractures. In this session, cases will be used to illustrate the importance of proper positioning, and the systematic way of detecting and describing the abnormalities. Finally, a list of differential diagnoses or diagnosis will be made according to the radiographic...

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Uveitis: What Tests Do I Need To Run and Why?

Uveitis may be your first opportunity to diagnose a systemic disease, or may only represent disease confined to the eye. How do you tell the difference? This lecture reviews the common causes of uveitis, appropriate diagnostic testing and how best to select therapeutic options. We will also spend time working together to examine, diagnose, and treat some clinical cases.This course was originally presented as a session at AAHA Nashville 2017.

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The Cornea: Looking Through the Window Pane, or Can I Even See Through It?

Review the normal anatomy and physiology of the cornea and then apply that knowledge to treating the most commonly affected ocular structure seen by primary care practitioners. We will divide corneal disease into simple color categories. We will also spend time working together to examine, diagnose, and treat some clinical cases.This course was originally presented as a session at AAHA Nashville 2017.

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Oral Oncology for the Dog and Cat: It's Not Always a Death Sentence

What to do with what you see? All of the common and many of not so common oral neoplasias in the dog and cat will be covered introducing evidence based guides on how to give your patients the best outcomes.This course was originally presented as a session at AAHA Nashville 2017.

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Trauma Triage: The First Ten Minutes Count

Emergent situations involve any condition (injury or illness) posing an immediate threat to health or life. Identifying and providing immediate care within the first couple of hours following an emergent incident can greatly enhance the patient’s survivability, while delaying treatment can significantly jeopardize the patient’s health. Triage provides a method to systematically examine patients, quickly identify catastrophic injuries and effectively prioritize treatment based on medical...

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Imaging Approaches for Vomiting Dogs and Cats

Causes of vomiting in dogs and cats can be classified as gastrointestinal tract origin or due to other causes such as kidney disease, parasitic infection, pancreatitis, liver disease, etc... In this session we will focus on the gastrointestinal tract causes such as foreign body obstruction and GI neoplasia. The advantages and limitations of radiography and ultrasonography will be discussed with case illustration.This course was originally presented as a session at AAHA Nashville 2017.

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Interactive Small Animal Musculoskeletal Radiographic Film Reading

Reading small animal musculoskeletal radiographs is a big challenge for most private practitioners. In this session, cases of commonly and some uncommonly seen disease conditions will be presented and discussed. The interactive nature of the session will help the participants to engage in the process. By the end of the session, the participants will learn to use the basic principles to interpret musculoskeletal radiographs of small animal.This course was originally presented as a session at...

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To Die Now or Not to Die Now: That is the Question

Animal hospice and palliative care is a fast-growing field in veterinary medicine and with good reason. Clients and practitioners alike are seeing the benefit of advanced end-of-life care. This session will highlight concepts in animal hospice and demonstrate ways to integrate it you’re your practice now.This course was originally presented as a session at AAHA Nashville 2017.

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