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Live from Amelia Island online

  |   July 17th - 19th, 2020

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David Twedt D.V.M.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Colorado State University

Gary Oswald D.V.M.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Tampa Bay Veterinary Specialists

This course will present a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of the most common abdominal problems using a combination of didactic and case-based teaching. Dr. Twedt is one of the worlds leading authorities on gastrointestinal diseases. Dr. Twedt expertise also involves both endoscopic and laparoscopic diagnostic techniques. Dr. Oswald’s expertise includes urinary and intestinal disease and disorders.

Seminar Schedule:

 

All times are Eastern time. 

Seminars start each day at 5.00am Pacific, 6.00am Mtn, 7.00am Central & 8.00am Eastern

Friday (5.5 CE hrs)

8:00-10:45 am    Dr. Oswald: 

  • Testing for chronic kidney disease
  • Treatment for chronic kidney disease

 

11:00am-1:30pm   Dr. Twedt:

  • Clinical Approach to Abnormal Liver Enzymes
  • Latest update on Chronic hepatitis and therapy
  • The normal dog with only a high alkaline phosphatase

 

Saturday  (5.5 CE hrs)

8:00am-10:45 am   Dr. Oswald:

  • Urinary Tract Infection – testing and treating uncomplicated cases.
  • Urinary Tract Infection – treating complicated cases and pyelonephritis.
  • Feline LUTD update

 

11:00am-1:30 pm  Dr. Twedt:

  • Four liver conditions you likely did not learn about in vet school
  • Update on acute pancreatitis; testing and treatment
  • Lets us talk antiemetics.

 

Sunday (5CE hrs)

8:00am -10:15 am   Dr. Oswald: 

  • Urinary Incontinence update
  • Urolith update

 

10:30 am – 1:00 pm   Dr. Twedt

  • Those annoying chronic diarrhea cases, a plan for success.
  • Those annoying chronic diarrhea cases, getting down to therapy.

Seminar Topics:

Dr. Twedt

  • When should I be concerned about elevated liver enzymes?

  • What are the new medical treatments for chronic-active hepatitis?

  • Are all yellow (icteric) cats dead cats?

  • What the heck is microvascular dysplasia?

  • Those troublesome chronic diarrhea cases – are there any good tips?

  • Why run more GI panels ? What does serum cobalamin & folate really tell me?

  • What are the best treatments for IBD in dogs?

  • What are the best treatments for PLE/lymphangectasia?

  • Feline IBD or could it be lymphoma; how do you tell the difference?

  • Is probiotic therapy really useful in managing GI patients?

  • How do I quickly and accurately diagnose pancreatitis?

  • How important is the PLI test?

  • When should I use Cerenia?

  • How do I diagnose reflux esophagitis?

Dr. Oswald:

  • What is the best way to diagnosis and monitor chronic kidney disease ? Creatinine?  Urine protein? SDMA? RenalTech?

  • When is a kidney biopsy indicated?

  • Is blood pressure determination really that important in renal patients?

  • When should CKD patients be started on a renal prescription diet?  Is fluid therapy given to all CKD patients?

  • Which drugs and when for treatment of proteinuria and renal hypertension?  Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors?  Angiotensin Receptor antagonists?  Calcium Channel blockers?

  • How do Vitamin D, calcium and phosphorus effect CKD progression?

  • How to safely and effectively improve hematocrit value in anemic CKD patients. 

  • I found a stone – should it be removed?  Medical vs surgical decisions in urolith management.

  • Why does dissolution diet therapy not always work for me?

  • Should I perform voiding urohydropropulsion in my practice?

  • Which diet or what treatment is best to prevent recurrent uroliths?

  • Struvite or stress – which causes / manages feline cystitis/LUTD?

  • What role do urethral relaxants and urinary antispasmodics play in FLUTD?

  • Are glycosaminoglycans helpful in FLUTD management ?

  • Estrogen or Phenylpropanolamine for managing urinary incontinence?

  • New thoughts in diagnosing urinary tract infection vs asymptomatic bacteruria.

  • Rational selection of antibiotics in simple and complicated UTI patients.

  • Can recurrent bacterial UTI be prevented?

     

     

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Seminar Speakers

  • David Twedt D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Professor of Medicine Colorado State University
  • Gary Oswald D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Largo, FL

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for up to 16 CE hrs. 

This program has been approved for a maximum of 16 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions, which recognize AAVSB’s RACE approval; however, participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and /or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call IVS at 800-487-5650 for further information.

 

IVS complies with the following guidelines:

  • Speakers are recognized specialists
  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program

Registration Fees:

After registering: your PAYMENT NOTIFICATION E-MAIL will contain a Zoom ink for you to pre-register for each webinar.  You need to do this prior to each webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar.

Veterinarians: IVS attendees who currently have an FTC (Future transfer Credit) from a previously cancelled seminar:  

  • Please do not use the online registration as you will be charged again. You cannot use the credit thru this online registration. 
  • Please e-mail with your request (include name of registrant and which seminar you were originally scheduled to attend) for registration –  We will register you and deduct this amount from your credit.

 

E-mail your request to:     ivsceonline@gmail.com

Already registered for 3 previous live IVS online courses: 30% per day- please enter this discount coupon code during check out:  after3discount

Registration Includes:

  • up to 16 CE hours.  Friday and Saturday are 5.5 hCE hours each day. Sunday is 5 CE hours.
  • access to online course notes
  • certificate of attendance available online

 

After registering: your PAYMENT NOTIFICATION E-MAIL will contain a Zoom link for you to pre-register for each webinar.  You need to do this prior to each webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar.

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Friday only - 5.5 CE hours $225.00 (USD)  
Saturday only - 5.5 CE hours $225.00 (USD)  
Sunday only - 5 CE hours $195.00 (USD)  

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  • Amelia Island online course
    July 17, 2020 - July 19, 2020
    8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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