UpcomingIs it cardiac or respiratory? – live online

Maui live online course

  |   March 22nd - 24th, 2021

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Lynelle Johnson D.V.M, Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine
U.C. Davis

Gary Oswald D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Tampa Bay, FL

This seminar has been designed to present the most current information on the diagnosis and treatment of many cardiovascular and respiratory diseases that you are commonly asked to manage in your patients. The main emphasis of the seminars will be to give you practical information that you can readily utilize in your practice- along with providing information on the current treatments being offered at the referral centers. Drs. Johnson & Oswald  are known to be very personable speakers who approach clinical problems very practically.

Seminar Schedule:

Single day registration available: Limited to 80 registrants each day to enhance the webinar question and answer experience

All times are Eastern time. 

Seminars start each day at 8.00am Pacific, 9.00am Mtn, 10.00am Central & 11.00am Eastern

Monday March 22 (5.5 CE Hours)

8:00am – 1:30pm Pacific

11:00am – 4:30pm  Eastern

Dr. Johnson:

11:00am – 12:30pm:  Respiratory exam and diagnostic testing

12:45pm – 1:45pm:  Does this cat have asthma or bronchitis?

Dr. Oswald:

2:00pm – 3:15pm: What’s important after 25 years in the clinic : cardiac examination, murmurs, gallops, arrhythmias, blood pressure, ECG & BNP. and Therapeutic approach to common arrhythmias

3:30pm – 4:30pm: How to manage the asymptomatic patient with a murmur. Can congestive heart failure be prevented?

 

Tuesday March 23 (5.5 CE hrs) 

8:00am – 1:30pm Pacific

11:00am – 4:30pm  Eastern

Dr. Johnson:

11:00am – 12:30pm: Pneumonia in dogs and cats

12:45pm – 1:45pm: Why can’t I get this dog to stop coughing?

Dr. Oswald:

2:00pm – 3:15pm:

  • Furosemide versus Torsemide.
  • ACE-inhibitors versus Pimobendan.
  • ACE-inbitors versus Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs).
 

3:30pm – 4:30pm: Management of Congestive Heart Failure.

 

Wednesday March 24 (5.0CE hrs)

8:00am – 1:00pm Pacific

11:00am – 4:00pm  Eastern

Drs. Johnson:

11:00am – noon:  Pulmonary hypertension

12:15pm – 1:45pm  Is it heart or lung disease?

Dr. Oswald:

2:00pm – 2:50pm:
 
  • Feline cardiac disease
  • Update on feline thromboembolism

 

3:00pm – 4:00pm:    Managing CardioRenal Syndrome

 

Seminar Topics:

Cardiovascular topics:

  • Cardiac Physical Exam / Recognizing and characterizing murmurs and arrhythmias
  • When should I do and how should I interpret blood pressure?
  • When to request cardiac biomarkers (BNP)
  • Identifying common arrhythmias
  • When is an echocardiogram needed?
  • How to manage the asymptomatic animal with a murmur
  • Can congestive heart failure be prevented?
  • ACE-inhibitors versus Pimobendan
  • ACE-inbitors versus Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs)
  • Stabilization of the patient with acute congestive heart failure
  • Furosemide versus Torsemide
  • Chronic management of MVD congestive heart failure
  • Chronic management of DCM congestive heart failure
  • Feline cardiac disease
  • Update on feline thromboembolism
  • Managing CardioRenal Syndrome

 

Respiratory topics:

  • Patient examination and diagnosis
  • Localizing abnormal breathing sounds
  • Improve your skills in auscultation and percussion
  • Localizing the lesion
  • Abnormal breathing patterns
  • Radiological clues to the diagnosis of pulmonary disease
  • What diagnostic test is next?
  • When is bronchoscopy necessary?
  • What to expect in a tracheal wash or bronchoalveolar lavage samples: basic respiratory cytology
  • Coughing dogs and cats
  • Managing tracheal and airway collapse
  • Control of chronic bronchitis and bronchiectasis
  • What’s new in feline bronchial disease?
  • Rational antibiotic use
  • Optimal management of bacterial pneumonia
  • Choosing respiratory drugs
  • Management and prevention of aspiration pneumonia
  • Adjunct respiratory therapy
  • Proper use of inhaled medications
  • Acute respiratory distress: differential diagnosis and stabilization

 

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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.

Registration Fees:

  • Pick your days and topics. Limited to 80 registrants each day to enhance the webinar question and answer experience.

  • After registering: your SEMINAR REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION 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. 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 confirmation or you will forfeit your webinar registration fee.

Registration Includes:

  • up to 16 CE hours.  Monday and Tuesday are 5.5 CE hours each day and Wednesday is 5.0 CE hours
  • access to online course notes
  • certificate of attendance available online

 

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

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Monday only: 5.5 CE hours $305.00 (USD)  
Tuesday only: 5.5 CE hours $305.00 (USD)  
Wednesday only: 5.0 CE hours $275.00 (USD)  

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  • Maui online
    March 22, 2021 - March 24, 2021
    12:00 am

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For our online courses: After registering: your SEMINAR REGISTRATION or PAYMENT 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.  

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Questions?  For online courses:  ivsceonline@gmail.com

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