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Conference Program

Conference Program

Washington DC Vet 2020

Take a look at the incredible program we've prepared for you at Washington DC Vet!

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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 ...
    • Orthopedics/Pain Management
    Clinical Theater 1
    • Dermatology
    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
    • 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
    • Diagnostic Imaging
    Clinical Theater 2
    • Neurology
    Clinical Theater 2
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 ...
    • 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
    • Orthopedics
    Clinical Theater 2
    • Dermatology
    Clinical Theater 2
    • 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
    • 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
  2. Innovation Showcase
    • Pharmacology
    Innovation Showcase