CE Seminars

One of Angell’s most important goals is to serve as a resource for the veterinary profession. Below is our current schedule of continuing education programs.

Registration is now open for Angell’s Spring CE Seminars:

3/22/17 – Skin Flap Solutions and New Options for Tricky Orthopedic Problems

Wednesday, March 22, 2017, from 6:00pm to 8:45pm
2 CE Credits (pending RACE approval)
Location: Boston Marriott Newton, 2345 Commonwealth Ave., Newton, MA
Speakers: Michael Pavletic, DVM, DACVS and Nick Trout, MA, VET MB, DACVS, ECVS
Agenda

6:00pm – 6:25pm Registration, Drinks and Buffet Dinner
6:25pm – 7:25am New Options for Tricky Orthopedic Problems

  • Cranial cruciate injury in juvenile dogs
  • Soft tissue shoulder injuries in dogs
  • Chronic canine elbow dysplasia refractory to medical management
  • Cranial cruciate injuries in:
    • Three-legged dogs
    • Acutely down large or giant breed dogs
    • Deranged stifles

Nick Trout, MA, VET MB, DACVS, ECVS

7:25pm – 7:35pm Break
7:35pm – 8:35pm Skin Flap Solutions
Current use of advancement flap and rotational skin flap techniques for small to moderate size skin defects secondary to trauma and tumor resection. Techniques include:

  • Single Pedicle Advancement Flaps
  • Bipedicle Advancement Flaps
  • Release Incisions.
  • Rotational Flaps
  • Transposition Flaps

Case studies will be reviewed.
Michael Pavletic, DVM, DACVS

8:35pm – 8:45pm Questions and Answers

Free lecture and buffet dinner for veterinarians and veterinary technicians

>>Register here

4/9/17 – Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Sunday, April 9, 2017, from 8:00am to 2:30pm
5 CE Credits (pending RACE approval)
Location: Burlington Marriott, 1 Burlington Mall Road, Burlington, MA
Speakers: Lisa Moses, VMD, DACVIM, CVMA; Stephanie Krein, DVM, DACVAA; Kate Cummings, DVM, DACVAA; and Jez Magarinos, RVN, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)
Free lecture, breakfast, and lunch for veterinarians and veterinary technicians

>Register here

Agenda:

8:00am – 8:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30am – 9:30am Pain Assessment in the Hospital Setting
Lisa Moses, VMD, DACVIM, CVMA
9:30am – 9:40am Break
9:40am – 10:40am Management of Hypotension During Anesthesia
Stephanie Krein, DVM, DACVAA
10:40am – 10:50am Break
10:50am – 11:50pm Local Anesthesia and Analgesia for Amputation – A Review of Old and New
Kate Cummings, DVM, DACVAA
11:50pm – 12:20pm Lunch
12:20pm – 1:20pm Clinical Pearls of Wisdom
15 minute presentations with 5 minutes for questions each

  • Use of end tidal CO2 monitoring
    Stephanie Krein, DVM, DACVAA
  • Use of Alfaxalone
    Kate Cummings, DVM, DACVAA
  • Safe use of NSAIDs
    Lisa Moses, VMD, DACVIM, CVMA
1:20pm – 1:30pm Break
1:30pm – 2:30pm Interactive, Case-Based Panel Discussion: From Veterinarian and Technician Perspectives
Case example:
15 year old DSH, FS, severe periodontal disease presenting for a dental procedure.

  • Review of important comorbidities and differences present in the geriatric population
  • Necessary pre-operative diagnostic workup/treatmentsDesigning an anesthetic protocol
  • Important Monitoring equipment to be used during this case
  • Treatment of hypotension in this patient

Case example: 5 year old Doberman, MN, 15% VWF, grade III/VI cardiac murmur presenting for neuter

  • Discussion of von willebrands disease, pre-emptive treatment, and treatment if intraoperative bleeding occurs
  • Discussion of workup of the heart murmur
  • Discussion of Dilated cardiomyopathy or valvular disease in dogs
  • Potential issues during anesthesia of this patient and treatment of these issues

Lisa Moses, VMD, DACVIM, CVMA

Stephanie Krein, DVM, DACVAA

Kate Cummings, DVM, DACVAA

Jez Magarinos, RVN, CVT, VTS (anesthesia/analgesia)


Angell Friday Morning Lecture Schedule

8am-9am Fridays. Free/no registration required. *NOTE – only select Friday lectures will receive CE credit as indicated on the schedule. Bagels & coffee provided. Thank you to our generous sponsor:

Zoetis


Lunch and Learns at Angell

RACE-approved, 1 CE (unless otherwise noted)
To RSVP, contact: Alex Lowery at 617-541-5032 or alowery@angell.org

Angell Veterinary Technician CE Lectures

Wednesdays or Thursdays, 6-8pm or 6-9pm
MVTA- approved 2 CE for CVTs; however non-CVT personnel are always welcome to attend.
Free lecture & pizza. No registration required.

Next session: TBD

 

In addition to our own Angell CE seminars:

Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA) 2017 Winter CE Conference

Sunday, 1/29/17
Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, Marlborough, MA

MVMA 2017 Spring CE Conference

Wednesday, 5/10/17
Doubletree Westborough Hotel, Westborough, MA

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