ActiveUpdate on Select Infectious Causes of Fever in Dogs and Cats- prerecorded

Online course #4- prerecorded

  |   April 25th, 2020

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

Dr. Michael Lappin is an ACVIM diplomate (Internal Medicine) that has studied infectious diseases of dogs and cats his entire career.  Dr. Lappin recently authored 2 review papers on infectious causes of fever in cats and he looks forward to updating the attendees on management of many vector-borne disease agents in this 5 lecture series.   Dr. Lappin has also served on the Bartonella, Ehrlichia, and Lyme Consensus Statements for AAFP or ACVIM and has many updates for you!   Dr. Lappin is the Chair of the WSAVA One Health Committee and he promises to kick off the course with an update on SARS-CoV-2 infections in dogs and cats.

In this 5 hour, live CE course, Dr. Lappin will use a system for the lectures (Zoom).

Dr. Lappin will use many case examples to emphasize important issues concerning the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infectious causes of fever in dogs and cats.   The following are the lectures and objectives.  Journal style notes will be used to support the lectures and the lecture recordings will be available for a time period after the lectures if there are parts you would like to view again or if you get pulled away from the course during the lectures.

 

 

Seminar Topics:

 

Lecture 1.        Is SARS-CoV-19 infection as cause of fever or other clinical signs in dogs and cats?

 

Objectives.                To review the data known about pets and this virus to date

                                    To understand the role pets play in COVID-19 of people

                                    To understand the differences between this virus and FIP virus

                                    To review strategies for the management fever due to FIP.

 

Lecture 2.        Management of dogs and cats will illness causes from the flea borne agents              Bartonella and hemoplasmas

 

Objectives.                To review the common manifestations

                                    To learn how to complete the diagnostic workup in private practice

                                    To understand which antibiotic choices are most likely to be effective

                                    To review strategies for the prevention of these infections

 

Lecture 3.        Update on the management of the dogs and cats with ehrlichiosis or Rocky Mountain spotted fever

 

Objectives.               To review clinical syndromes associated with Ehrlichia canis, E. ewingii, E.

                                    chaffeensis, Rickettsia rickettsii, and R. felis

                                    To learn how best to use diagnostic tests including PCR assays

                                    To understand which antibiotic choices are most effective

                                    To review which acaracides should be used.

 

Lecture 4.        Update on the management of the dogs and cats with anaplasmosis or Lyme borreliosis.

 

Objectives.                To review clinical syndromes associated with Anaplasma phagocytophilum or Borrelia              burgdorferi infections.  

                                    To learn how best to use diagnostic tests including quantitative serological assays

                                    To understand which treatments are most effective

                                    To review optimal tick control and whether vaccines are indicated

 

Lecture 5.        Case based approach to dogs and cats with infectious causes of fever

 

Objectives.                To review how to use the history to help rank infectious causes of fever

                                    To discuss how to logically perform a diagnostic workup for fever                                                                                           
                                    To review empirical antibiotic choices for cases with fever

                                    To review strategies for the prevention of select causes of fever

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Please note that this course is not live.  There are no CE credits  currently available.

Your SEMINAR REGISTRATION NOTIFICATION e-mail will contain links to the  Presentation Videos and the online notes.

IVS attendees who currently have an FTC (Future transfer Credit) from a previously cancelled seminar:  $175.00

  • 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: $175.00- please use the online registration 

Regular registration: $195.00- please use the online registration

Registration Includes:

  • access to online course notes
  • access to the prerecorded course online
  • no CE credits available currently

 

Your SEMINAR REGISTRATION NOTIFICATION e-mail will contain links to the Presentation Videos and the online notes. 

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Previous IVS attendee $175.00 (USD)  
Regular $195.00 (USD)  
FTC transfer- do not use- e-mail only $175.00 (USD)  

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  • Online course #4
    April 29, 2020 - July 28, 2020
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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