Gary Oswald D.V.M.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Dr. Gary Oswald is an ACVIM Diplomate (Internal Medicine) that has been involved in private specialty internal medicine practice since 1987. He established Tampa Bay Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Care Center and served as a practicing internist and medical director. Dr. Oswald is the author of numerous published case reports and medicine articles and is a frequent continuing education presenter in the US and abroad.
In this 5 hour CE course, Dr. Oswald will present lectures via Zoom format.
Dr. Oswald will use didactic lectures and case examples to emphasize important issues concerning the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of kidney and lower urinary tract in dogs and cats. Emphasis will be placed on answering frequently asked questions encountered by the presenter based on referral consultations. Journal style notes will be used to support the lectures.
To review the differences and possible causes and ramifications of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in cats vs dogs.
To discuss the use of established and newer tests to detect early CKD.
To review diet and drug management in patients with early IRIS 1-2 CKD.
To review and learn how to manage the common clinical issues associated with advancing (IRIS 3-4) chronic kidney disease.
To understand which drug, supplements and diet choices are most likely to improve life quality in CKD patients.
To discuss current diagnostic recommendations for examination of urine.
To review and distinguish the differences between bacterial urinary tract infection and subclinical bacteriuria.
To update current recommendations on the treatment of subclinical bacteriuria, sporadic and chronic recurrent urinary tract infections.
To review specific antibiotics used in the treatment of bacterial urinary tract infections. To discuss strategies to prevent reoccurrence of bacterial urinary tract infections.
To review accepted treatment options and introduce newer treatments for involuntary urinary incontinence in dogs.
To update current recommendations regarding diet, drug and environmental modification for cats with feline lower urinary tract disease.
To update diet, drug and additional treatment considerations for the specific management of calcium oxalate uroliths in dogs and cats.
Lower Urinary Tract Disorders
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