Expired How I manage common ocular and cardiac problems- live from Savannah

Savannah live online

  |   November 12th - 14th, 2021

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Kathryn Good D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Clinical Ophthalmologist
U.C. Davis

Andrea Eriksson De Rezende D.V.M.

Diplomate, ACVIM (Cardiology)
Skyline Veterinary Specialists
Matthews, NC

Andrea & Kathy are going to discuss management of the most common problems that they encounter in their clinical practices. This course will present a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of these common problems using a combination of didactic and case-based teaching. This combination of a Cardiologist and an Ophthalmologist is sure to provide you with some very practical tips on a broad range of topics.

Seminar Schedule:

All times are Eastern time. 

Seminars start each day at 8.00am Eastern time

Friday Nov. 12 (5.5 CE hrs) 

  • 8:00am – 1:30pm Eastern Time

Saturday Nov. 13  (5.5 CE hrs)

  • 8:00am – 1:30pm Eastern Time

Sunday Nov. 14 (5CE hrs)

  • 8:00am – 1:00pm Eastern Time


Seminar Topics:

Practical cardiology topics

How should I manage:

  • Asymptomatic mitral valve regurgitation?

  • Atrial fibrillation in dogs?

  • Ventricular tachycardias?

  • Asymptomatic dilated cardiomyopathy?

  • Congestive heart failure in cats?

  • Congestive heart failure in dogs?

  • Coughing dog with cardiomegaly and no pulmonary edema?

  • Arrhythmias in cats?

  • Heartworm disease in dogs?

  • Heartworm disease in cats?

  • When should I use pimobendan?

  • How and when should I evaluate BNP?

  • When do I recommend a radiograph and/or an echocardiogram?

  • This dog has a murmur- can i still do anesthesia?

  • This cat has a murmur- can i still do anesthesia?

  • Any hope for cats with thromboembolism?  


Practical ophthalmology topics:

  • This superficial ulcer won’t heal! What do I do now?

  • How do I treat an infected ulcer?

  • What prognostic test must I do with a ruptured eye?

  • Feline conjunctivitis: can I treat it like canine conjunctivitis?

  • Feline herpesvirus: What anti-viral do I use?

  • KCS: What do I do when cyclosporine doesn’t work?

  • When do I refer a patient for cataract surgery and what do I do in the meantime?

  • How do I differentiate cataracts from nuclear sclerosis?

  • Golden retriever uveitis: What is it and why do I need to know about it?

  • Cherry eye surgery: Why won’t this gland stay in place?

  • Entropion: Any options other than the Hotz-Celsus?

  • How do I make any sense of my fundus examination findings?

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Seminar Speakers

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:

  • Because this seminar has sold out- we are also going to live stream the complete seminar for those who wanted to attend but were not able to secure a spot.  Individual daily topics will not be listed.

  • After registering: your SEMINAR REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION E-MAIL will contain a Zoom ink for you to pre-register for each daily webinar.  You need to do this prior to each webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar. You must do this for every individual day. 

  • 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

  • Cancellations:  You can elect either for a Future Transfer credit for the complete registration fee or refund minus 10% processing fee. You must email our office prior to the seminar to receive an email

Registration Includes:

  • 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 Registration and payment confirmation emails will contain a Zoom link for you to pre-register for each days webinar.  You need to do this prior to each days webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar.

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  • Savannah live online
     November 12, 2021 - November 14, 2021
     2:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Online registration is easy and fast.  

But please confirm your hotel reservations prior to completing your registration or booking flights. Many Hotels are selling out many months ahead of our seminars. If you need to book a hotel room, click the link to the online hotel registration page.  If none is available for your selected seminar, please fill out our hotel request form or contact our office at 800-487-5650.  Please note that hotel rooms are not confirmed until you receive confirmation from the hotel (if you booked online thru our group link) or from our office for hotels that do not offer the online link.

IVS is now required by AAVSB RACE to upload your completed attendance into their “RACEtrack” system. Your state of license and your license number are required for all seminars starting in January 2022. More information is available at https://www.aavsb.org/ce-services/racetrack


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