|Early-Bird Registration Extended Oct. 1, 2019|
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Fulfill the new mandatory Illinois Opioid Educational Requirements.
Earn the Companion Animal Euthanasia Training Academy 10-hour Certification Program (CAETA) by completing sessions on Saturday and Sunday.
Megan Brashear, BS, CVT, VTS (ECC) – will be leading a wet lab for certified veterinary technicians— “The Important Tubes! Central Lines and Feeding Tubes”
Practice Management track led by Ellen Lowery, DVM, PhD, MBA will focus on personal and team wellness and development.
Food Production and Large Animals tracks on cattle, equine and swine can be found throughout the convention.
Events - Non-SLVMA
Date: Thurs. Sept. 26, 2019
Presentation: “Incorporating Nutraceuticals into Daily Practice”, sponsored by Nutramax Laboratories
Presenter: Scott Huggins, DVM MBA
Location: the Boundary restaurant at the Cheshire, 7036 Clayton Ave. St. Louis, MO
Time: 6:30 PM for registration, 7 PM for dinner and presentation
RSVP: by Sept. 18 to Katie email@example.com with the meeting date, names of attendees, practice name and phone number
Contact: Ashley at 314-779-9233 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
PLATELET RICH PLASMA – PLATELET RICH FIBRIN – STEM CELL THERAPY
Intro to Regenerative Medicine: What is it? What is the Science? Corey Orava, DVM, Chief Scientific Officer, Enso Discoveries
On-going Research in Regenerative Medicine: Successful Treatments and New Hope Charan Ghanta, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Clinical Assistant Professor, Anatomic Pathology, Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Application of Regenerative Therapies: Private Practice/How to Implement. Who Can You Help Tomorrow?
Tom Schwartz, DVM, Former Director of the Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center
2 hours of approved CE credits in Missouri
Registration: 6:30 PM
Dinner: 7:00 PM
Presentation Concludes: 9:00 PM
June 19, 2019, Wednesday
Bristol Seafood Grill
11801 Olive Blvd
Creve Coeur, MO
Click here for more information (PDF).
Hill’s Pet Nutrition is launching it’s very first Recent Grad Retreat
Hills is committed to being a partner in engaging in a dialogue about mental health, financial hardships, and the changing demographics and structure of the veterinary profession.
veterinarians who have graduated in the last 3 years (2015-2018)
It is located at the Guest House at Graceland in Memphis
June 7-9, 2019
Hill’s will cover travel, lodging, and meals.
$149 registration fee. Hills is looking to offer CE credit where applicable.
Personal brandingUsing your unique personality to make the profession work for youFighting the stigma of mental health and imposter syndrome Financial wellness for veterinarians with student loansNegotiation skillsDiversity and inclusivity panel for fostering and welcoming workplaceChef lead meal planning preparation for integrating into a veterinarian’s lifestyleBreaking the mold and being an industry rebelHill’s news and updates
In this 2 hour lecture series, Dr. Lappin’s case examples will be used to demonstrate how the use of diets, with or without probiotic supplementation, can be used to improve clinical outcomes in a variety of internal medicine problems. Specific syndromes discussed will include non-specific diarrhea, antibiotic associated diarrhea, parasitic diarrhea, use of a probiotic to enhance puppy responses to vaccines, use of a probiotic to enhance feline immunity to FHV-1, importance of quality control in selection of probiotics for clinical use, and more!
Dr. Lappin graduated from Oklahoma State University and then completed an internship, internal medicine residency, and PhD program in Parasitology at the University of Georgia. His principal areas of interest are prevention of infectious diseases, the upper respiratory disease complex, infectious causes of fever, infectious causes of diarrhea, and zoonoses of cats.
Monday, May 20
Registration at 2:30
CE Lecture 3 – 5 pm
Purina Institure, Purina HQ
801 Chouteau Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63105