Equine Ophthalmology

Equine Ophthalmology

This program will explore the basics of equine ophthalmology. Steps of ophthalmic examination and normal variances will be reviewed. Diagnosis and treatment of corneal ulcerations, neoplasia, and equine recurrent uveitis will be discussed. Course Handout Course Details

AFAST© and Its Abdominal Fluid Scoring System for the Bleeding Patient

AFAST© and Its Abdominal Fluid Scoring System for the Bleeding Patient

The clinical utility of AFAST®, its target-organ approach, and its applied fluid scoring system may be applied to virtually all subsets of patients. The previously published T3 designation encompassed the traditional 3 subsets of Trauma, Triage (non-trauma), and Tracking (monitoring). The “T3” designation was created for veterinarians to avoid the onslaught of confusing acronyms for…

Hose Beast: Enteric Feeding Tubes

Hose Beast: Enteric Feeding Tubes

A growing body of evidence supports the value of early enteric nutrition in the management of a variety of diseases. In response, veterinary technicians must become more comfortable with enteric feeding methods. This lecture reviews the indications for supplemental enteric nutrition, the commonly used feeding tubes, their placement, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Course Handout Course Details

Bovine Dystocia Management

Bovine Dystocia Management

This session reviews normal labor and how to identify when a dystocia is occurring in a ruminant, as well as when it is necessary to intervene to aid delivery of the calf. Proper handling and restraint, common malpositions, cesarean section, and fetotomy will be discussed. Course Handout Course Details

Crazy Cation Lady

Crazy Cation Lady

Cations may be the cutest of the ions, but they are only part of the equation. This lecture will cover all things homeostasis, electrolyte balance, fluid shifts, ions, buffers, and more. The many systems involved, as well as their derangements in our patients will be the focus of this presentation for veterinary technicians and assistants.…