ExpiredCardiac disease: interpreting the radiographs & medical management

Online course #18

  |   June 30th, 2020

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Gary Oswald D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Largo, FL

Rachel Pollard D.V.M., Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
Professor and Associate Researcher
Surgical & Radiological Sciences U.C. Davis

For this  seminar, I have asked Dr Oswald to present the most current information on the diagnosis and treatment of select cardiac diseases and disorders that you are commonly asked to manage in your patients. Dr. Pollard’s discussion of the radiographic evaluation of the thorax has been designed to compliment Dr. Oswald’s lectures.  

Seminar Schedule:

 

Lecture 1: 

10:00am  Pacific
1:00pm  Eastern

Lecture 2:

11:00am  Pacific
2:00pm  Eastern

Lecture 3:

noon  Pacific
3:00pm  Eastern

Lecture 4:

1:00pm  Pacific
4:00pm  Eastern

Lecture 5:

2:00pm  Pacific
5:00pm  Eastern

There will be short breaks at the end of each lecture.

Seminar Topics:

Lecture 1:   Canine Mitral Valve Disease

  • Staging MMVD to determine appropriate treatment interventions.
  • How to determine when to start treatment.  Which drugs make an early difference.
  • How effect are angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors?  What else can be done?
  • What role does spironolactone play in MMVD?
  • When to initiate and how to dose pimobendan in MMVD.
  • Loop diuretic therapy in CHF – use of furosemide and torsemide? 
  • Is surgery a realistic treatment for MMVD?
  • Use of Viagra and Cialis in MMVD.

 

 

Lecture 2:   Canine thoracic  radiography – is it heart failure or something else?

This lecture will compliment Dr. Oswald’s first lecture.  Learn how Dr. Pollard interprets thoracic radiographs with a specific focus on the heart.  Rachel will use clinical cases to demonstrate key concepts providing a very practical discussion.

 

Lecture 3:   Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy

 
  • Treatment differences in mitral valve disease vs dilated cardiomyopathy. 
  • How do cardiac biomarkers influence DCM treatment?
  • How and when to start treatment in DCM patients.
  • Treatment of congestive heart failure in DCM patients.
  • Update on diet-related DCM.
 

Lecture 4:   Feline thoracic radiographs –is it heart failure or something else?

This lecture will compliment Dr. Oswald’s feline lecture.  Learn how Dr. Pollard interprets feline thoracic radiographs with a special focus on the heart.  Rachel will use clinical cases to demonstrate key concepts providing a very practical discussion.

 

Lecture 5:   Feline Cardiomyopathy

 
  • How to determine which cat has heart disease.  Murmurs, gallops, BNP & screening ECHO exams.
  • Is Atenolol or Diltiazem an effective preclinical treatment?  Are there other effective early treatments for feline cardiomyopathy?
  • What are the best treatment strategies for treating congestive heart failure in cats?  Feline response to diuretics, ACE-inhibitors and pimobendan.
  • Update on thromboprophylaxis treatment in feline cardiomyopathy patients? 
 
 

 

 
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Seminar Speakers

  • Gary Oswald D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Largo, FL
  • Rachel Pollard D.V.M., Ph.D. Professor of Diagnostic Imaging President, American College of Veterinary Radiology Vice-Chair, Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences University of California, Davis

CE Hours

This program has been submitted for 5 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.

Registration Fees:

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

IVS attendees who currently have an FTC (Future transfer Credit) from a previously cancelled seminar:  $225.00

  • 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

 

Any previous IVS attendee: $245.00- please use the online registration 

Regular registration: $275.00- please use the online registration

Already registered for 3 previous live IVS online courses: $145.00 – please use online registration

Special Pricing:

  • Veterinary nurse/technician-  $125.00

Registration Includes:

  • 5 CE hours
  • access to online course notes
  • certificate of attendance available online

 

Your SEMINAR REGISTRATION NOTIFICATION E-MAIL will contain a link for you to pre-register for the webinar.  You need to do this prior to the webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar.

You will also receive an e-mail with instructions on how to download the course notes and the certificate of attendance.

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  • Online course #18
    June 30, 2020
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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