The Initial Approach to the Allergic Patient

The Initial Approach to the Allergic Patient

Dr. Jennifer Bentley describes her step-by-step approach to allergic patients, focusing on tools relevant to general practice. She addresses setting owner expectations, getting the patient comfortable, and important rule-outs. Common therapeutics are discussed in detail, including Apoquel, Cytopoint, and glucocorticoids. Course Handout Course Details

Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome in Cats

Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome in Cats

Dr. Kerry Rolph reviews feline aging and steps for assessing geriatric patients suspected of having cognitive dysfunction. She discusses the pathophysiology behind cognitive decline and provides information on managing these patients to slow that rate of decline. Course Handout Course Details

Managing Anxiety and Fear in the Veterinary Practice

Managing Anxiety and Fear in the Veterinary Practice

Dr. Sagi Denenberg discusses recognizing and managing anxiety and fear in dogs and cats in a clinic setting to benefit the veterinary team, patients, and clients. He discusses the emotional and neurochemical basis for fear and anxiety and provides tips for recognizing these behaviors. He also provides instruction on short and long-term best management practices…

Going Beyond Compassion Fatigue

Going Beyond Compassion Fatigue

Certified Compassion Fatigue Specialist and Life Coach Julie Squires provides a foundational look at compassion fatigue. She explores its impact on individuals and practices, and she discusses how to build resilience in veterinary medicine. She also provides information on self-care and adopting a positive mindset. Course Handout Course Details

Neuro for Newbies

Neuro for Newbies

Dr. Jill Narak reviews diagnostic steps for neuroanatomic localization in the neurologic patient. She then reviews diagnostic steps for neuroanatomic localization in the neurologic patient. She then covers diagnosis and management of commons diseases and injuries, including seizures, brain and spinal trauma, and paralysis. Course Handout Course Details

Triage STAT: Emergency Approach to the Small Animal Trauma Patient (On Demand)

Triage STAT: Emergency Approach to the Small Animal Trauma Patient

Dr. Elisa Mazzaferro describes her diagnostic and therapeutic approach to the small animal trauma patient. She discusses maximizing oxygen delivery with stabilization of respiratory injuries, fluid/blood component therapy, and specific diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for a variety of conditions associated with trauma, including rib fractures, pneumothorax, sucking chest wounds, uroabdomen and spinal trauma. Course Handout…