Program for the 18th  Veterinary Internal Medicine, Endocrinology & Infectious Disease Seminar

Wednesday, November 1

A Short Course on Emerging Dx and Tx:  Must Have Diagnostics and Therapies for 2018

Exhibit Hall OPEN

7:55-8:20    Food Trial Strategies – Schissler

8:20-8:45    Tips for Bacterial Cultures done Right – Coyner

8:45-9:00    Exhibit Hall – Refreshment – Email – Phone Break

9:00-9:25    New Treatment Options for Canine Otitis – Noxon

9:25-9:50    New Treatment Options for Demodicosis and Scabies – Noxon

9:50-10:20    Exhibit Hall – Refreshment – Email – Phone Break

10:20-10:45    Update: Systemic Antibiotics for Canine and Feline Pyoderma: What, When, How, How Much – Messinger    

10:45-11:10    Quick and Easy Tips to Maximize Therapeutic Success – Messinger

11:10-11:25    Exhibit Hall – Refreshment – Email – Phone Break

11:25-11:50    Recent Improvements in Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases and How They Change Practice -- Sykes

11:50-12:15    Which Test When?  Guiding Principles of Infectious Disease Diagnosis -- Sykes

12:15-12:30    Q & A Discussion

12:30-12:45    Practitioner-focused Moderated Panel Discussion on Selected Topics

12:45-1:00    Industry Forum:  Up to Three Mini-presentations by our Sponsoring Industry Partners

2:30 - 4:30  The Business Program 

(An Optional program for DVMs and others who work in/manage a veterinary practice-- $50 fee paid during online registration)

5:30 - 7:30   The Aloha Gala Reception -- appetizers and light snacks for you and one guest 

(extra Aloha Gala Reception tickets available for purchase with registration.)

 

Thursday, November 2

8:00-8:50    Update on Diagnosis of Retrovirus Infections in Cats -- Sykes

8:50-9:00    Refreshment – Email – Phone Break

9:00-9:50    Monitoring Insulin Therapy -- Chen

9:50-10:10    Refreshment – Email – Phone Break

10:10-11:00    Revolutionizing Feline Diabetes Treatment with GLP-1-Based Drugs -- Chen

11:00-11:10    Refreshment – Email – Phone Break

11:10-12:00    Using the CBC Differential to Improve Patients Outcomes -- Archer

12:00-12:30    Q & A Discussion

 

Friday, November 3

8:00-8:50    Diagnosis of Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia & Immune Mediated Thrombocytopenia -- Archer

8:50-9:00    Refreshment – Email – Phone Break

9:00-9:50    Emergency & Maintenance Treatment of Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia & Immune Mediated Thrombocytopenia -- Archer

9:50-10:10    Refreshment – Email – Phone Break

10:10-11:00    Hypercortisolism (Cushing’s Disease) Update -- Chen

11:00-11:10    Refreshment – Email – Phone Break

11:10-12:00    Hypocortisolism (Addison’s Disease) Update -- Chen

12:00-12:30    Q & A Discussion

12:30    Seminar Adjourns, Enjoy Your Afternoon and Safe Travels