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Conference Program

Conference Program

Please note, this is the Washington DC Vet 2020 program. Next year's program will be subject to change.

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Business Theater
  1. Business Theater
    Whether a single toxic employee, or an all-out toxic team, toxicity in the workplace leads to everything from inefficiency and errors to low morale and poor team member retention. We will cover what d ...
  2. Business Theater
    Many of our clients and co-workers are challenged with physical, mental, or emotional disabilities. We may often recognize these struggles but not know how to accommodate these individuals better. Und ...
  3. Business Theater
    You've built a great practice and a great team and now it's time to begin your transition away from the practice. How do you protect and reward your team during this time of change? How do you preserv ...
  4. Business Theater
    The modern veterinary practice is advancing technologically at a rapid pace. But is it safer for patients? But with technology often comes unintended consequences. In this lecture we'll discuss your p ...
Clinical Theater 1
  1. Clinical Theater 1
    • Ophthalmology
    Clinical Theater 1
    The bulging eye patient can be one of the most intimidating presentations with the most difficult diagnostic challenges. This lecture will provide a practical approach to differentiating between the v ...
    • Diagnostic Imaging
    Clinical Theater 1
    Is that a mass or just the stomach? Is the liver too small? Could that be a ureterolith? Abdomen radiographs are sometimes frustrating to interpret. In this session we will break things down to a syst ...
  2. Clinical Theater 1
    • Neurology
    Clinical Theater 1
    • Soft-Tissue Surgery
    Clinical Theater 1
    This two-part presentation will focus on management strategies for a variety of challenging wounds. We will discuss wound assessment, methods of open wound management, and methods of wound closure. Nu ...
    • Soft-Tissue Surgery
    Clinical Theater 1
    This two-part presentation will focus on management strategies for a variety of challenging wounds. We will discuss wound assessment, methods of open wound management, methods of wound closure, and su ...
    • Dentistry
    Clinical Theater 1
    This session will cover dental emergencies and complications associated with dental procedures. Emergency management of jaw fractures, tooth fractures, and oral bleeding will be discussed. Additionall ...
    • Behavior
    Clinical Theater 1
    This talk addresses the complicated topic of feline aggression both inter-cat as well as human directed. Common causes of aggression will be identified and multiple treatment options discussed. -be ab ...
Clinical Theater 2
    • Clinical Pathology
    Clinical Theater 2
    Does cytology make your head spin? It doesn’t have to! In this session, we will cover the essentials of cytology for the general practitioner, which will help you approach this valuable diagnostic mod ...
    • Neurology
    Clinical Theater 2
    • Ophthalmology
    Clinical Theater 2
    This lecture will provide you with the tools that you need to diagnose and treat the most frequently encountered lesions in the cornea. Through severe clouding, vessel ingrowth or pending perforation, ...
    • Shelter Medicine/Dermatology
    Clinical Theater 2
    In this lecture we will discuss dermatological manifestations of infectious diseases including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus, dermatophytosis, and cutaneous parasites. The aim of this presentat ...
    • Dermatology
    Clinical Theater 2
    This lecture will discuss multiple aspects of dermatophytosis including clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatments. We will focus on current findings from the veterinary dermatology literature as well ...
    • Orthopedics/Pain Management
    Clinical Theater 2
    Pain management is a critically important part of performing surgery. Proper pain management allows for improved healing and outcomes in patients as well as reduces suffering. Treating pain in animals ...
  1. Clinical Theater 2
    The clinical data for companion animals with the use of CBD/CBDA has thus far been lacking. ElleVet was proud to bring you the first clinical safety and efficacy study and we've done it again! Join us ...
Innovation Showcase
  1. Innovation Showcase
    There is often a disconnect between what the veterinary clinic sees and what the owner sees. Cats rarely limp, and owners see this as a sign of being pain free. This lecture looks at ways to overcome ...
  2. Innovation Showcase
  3. Innovation Showcase
      GeniusVets works with many of the top performing practices in the country and will be sharing what these practices are doing to address these issues – and thrive. Practice owners and managers will g ...
  4. Innovation Showcase
    Describe when using a compounded medication is a legal option List concerns with using a compounded medication Compare and contrast when medications should come from a 503b pharmacy versus a 503a phar ...
  5. Innovation Showcase
    There is often a disconnect between what the veterinary clinic sees and what the owner sees. Dogs rarely cry out in pain with chronic issues like OA, and owners see this as a sign of being pain free. ...
Business Theater
  1. Business Theater
    The modern day client is looking for a personalized, efficient and convenient experience. The typical veterinarian is falling short of client demands and the old systems just aren’t cutting it anymore ...
  2. Business Theater
  3. Business Theater
    Issues of compassion fatigue, burnout, mental distress, and suicide in the veterinary profession have received much attention over the last several years. A recent study, found that only a small perce ...
  4. Business Theater
    Keeping employees in todays highly competitive employment market can be a challenge. The secret sauce is a mixture of ingredients that must simmer together - creating a phenomenal employee brand. This ...
  5. Business Theater
    Should you start or buy a practice? Both provide an entrance into practice ownership – however, but just because you have an opportunity does not mean it is the right opportunity. There are many detai ...
Clinical Theater 1
    • Endocrinology
    Clinical Theater 1
    What is a well-controlled diabetic? This session will address that question and how to manage this patients that do not meet the criteria. Different monitoring strategies to assess and improve control ...
    • Behavior
    Clinical Theater 1
    This talk addresses the often heart wrenching disease that is canine cognitive dysfunction. A constellation of symptoms and signs will be discussed that will allow for effective early identification o ...
    • Internal Medicine
    Clinical Theater 1
    Famotidine is a commonly prescribed acid suppressant for the treatment of gastrointestinal ulceration and erosion (GUE) and non-ulcerative conditions such as poor appetite and vomiting. However, there ...
    • Anesthesiology
    Clinical Theater 1
    A discussion of common anesthetic complications and emergencies and how to respond to them to provide safe and effective anesthetic care. Common respiratory complications, such as hypoxemia, airway ob ...
  1. Clinical Theater 1
    The CBD craze is exhausting and confusing...and misguided. In this lecture we will talk about all thing’s hemp, but not CBD! That’s right, CBD is only one of many useful molecules in the hemp plant. W ...
    • Dentistry
    Clinical Theater 1
    This lecture will focus solely on tooth resorption in dogs and cats. This very common dental disease is seen in both species (although more common in cats) and requires knowledge about the pathology o ...
    • Endocrinology
    Clinical Theater 1
    2. Hypothyroidism is one of the most common endocrinopathies in dogs with a prevalence rate of approximately 2 out of every 1000 dogs being diagnosed with the disorder. However, systemic illness, medi ...
Clinical Theater 2
    • Clinical Pathology
    Clinical Theater 2
    Understanding how different breeds vary both in health and in their unique predispositions to certain diseases is critical in veterinary medicine. In this session, we will cover how different breeds c ...
    • Orthopedics
    Clinical Theater 2
    The absolute most important part of the diagnostic process is the physical exam. Veterinary medicine is at a cross roads of high clinical expectations by the client while trying to minimize the cost t ...
    • Dermatology
    Clinical Theater 2
    This lecture will discuss various dermatologic procedures including skin biopsies, deep ear flushing, allergy testing, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Review of these topics should enable the general p ...
    • Behavior
    Clinical Theater 2
    There are numerous medication options for behavioral issues. This talk discusses behavioral triage in general practice including establishing a working diagnosis and how to go about selecting the medi ...
    • Cardiology
    Clinical Theater 2
    The lecture will focus on essential findings of the focused cardiac physical examination along with signalment and history taking in the cardiac patient. Emphasis will also be placed on radiographic f ...
    • Diagnostic Imaging
    Clinical Theater 2
    Advanced imaging of the spine has become more commonplace, but there is still some utility in acquiring spinal radiographs. In this session we will review proper patient positioning and divulge helpfu ...
    • Internal Medicine
    Clinical Theater 2
    This session will review the most common causes of pharyngeal and esophageal disease. Common differential diagnoses including megaesophagus, esophageal strictures, esophageal foreign bodies, gastroeso ...
    • Anesthesiology
    Clinical Theater 2
    Discussion of breed variation in response to anesthesia and how to modify your anesthetic protocols accordingly. Know which breed 'sensitivities' are true Know what to expect when anesthetizing certai ...
Innovation Showcase
  1. Innovation Showcase
    Most veterinary clinics realize that sending home an NSAID is not adequate for the treatment of most chronic pain conditions. This lecture explores many of the options of chronic pain therapies includ ...
  2. Innovation Showcase
  3. Innovation Showcase
    An exploration of the consumer driven evolution of “pet food” to food for pets.  An overview of why pet parents believe what they do about the pet food industry. A review of some truths and myths and ...
    • Pharmacology
    Innovation Showcase