ExpiredUpdate on Select GI, Pancreatic and Hepatic Diseases in Dogs and Cats- Prerecorded

Online course #2- Prerecorded

  |   April 9th, 2020

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Gary Oswald D.V.M.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Largo, FL

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 gastrointestinal, pancreatic and hepatic diseases 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 and the slides will be made available. 

Seminar Schedule:

 

Lecture 1.  Update on indications and use of various gastrointestinal drugs.

 

Lecture 2.  Practical symptomatic management of acute and chronic gastrointestinal disorders.

 

Lecture 3.  Update on the management of steroid-responsive inflammatory bowel disorders.

 

Lecture 4.  Acute Pancreatitis : establishing the diagnosis and treatment strategies in dogs and cats.

 

Lecture 5.  Update on canine chronic-active hepatitis and gall bladder mucoceles.

 

 

Seminar Topics:

Lecture 1.  Update on indications and use of various gastrointestinal drugs.

 Objectives. 

To review the most commonly used gastrointestinal drug therapies. 

To review drug management strategies in patients with acute and chronic gastrointestinal disorders.

To learn how best to use antiemetic, prokinetic, antacid, gastroprotectant and appetite stimulant drugs.

 

Lecture 2.  Practical symptomatic management of acute and chronic gastrointestinal disorders.

Objectives.

To review the common causes  of acute and chronic GI disorders.

To learn how and when to complete a diagnostic workup in private practice.

To review strategies for the management of chronic enteropathies.

To understand which drug, supplements and diet choices are most likely to work.

To understand when symptomatic antibiotic and probiotic treatment are indicated, which are most judicious and likely to work.

 

Lecture 3.  Update on the management of steroid-responsive inflammatory bowel disorders.

Objectives.

To review the causes of canine and feline inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

To learn how best to establish a diagnosis of IBD.

To understand which anti-inflammatory drugs and diets are most judicious in management of IBD and protein-losing enteropathy (PLE). 

 

Lecture 4.  Acute Pancreatitis : establishing the diagnosis and treatment strategies in dogs and cats.

Objectives.

To discuss the best diagnostic testing strategy for establishing a diagnosis of acute pancreatitis (AP), including blood (pancreatic-specific lipase) and imaging testing.

To learn which treatments and indicated and are most effective in AP patients.

To understand how to prevent pancreatitis reoccurrences.

 

Lecture 5.  Update on canine chronic-active hepatitis and gall bladder mucoceles.

Objectives.

To review the common causes of canine hepatitis.

To review the common causes of gall bladder mucocele formation.

To update drug and diet strategies for the management of chronic-active hepatitis in dogs.

To discuss medical versus surgical management of gall bladder mucocele.

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Seminar Speakers

  • Gary Oswald D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Tampa Bay Veterinary Consultants Oldsmar, FL

Registration Fees:

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. 

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  • Online course #2
    April 29, 2020 - June 30, 2021
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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