The University of Missouri Veterinary Health Center will offer a Small Animal Internal Medicine Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Oct. 26. The event will be held in the Adams Conference Center. Participants will be eligible for eight hours of continuing education credit.
Topics covered will include nephrology, pulmonology, infectious diseases and endocrinology. There will be updates about the latest research pertaining to internal medicine.
- “Feline Leukemia Virus Testing: What’s it all Mean?”
- “Bet You Hadn’t Heard,” a review a number of recent papers related to veterinary internal medicine.
- “Stressed? Updates on Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis Disorders.”
- “The Ins and Outs of Protein Losing Nephropathies.”
- “Newly Characterized Respiratory Diseases in Dogs and Cats: What I Didn’t Learn in Vet School.”
For veterinary technicians and nurses, there will be special breakout sessions on transfusion medicine and glucose monitoring that will include discussions and hands-on laboratories.
Presenters will include Professors Leah Cohn, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-Small Animal Internal Medicine, and Carol Reinero, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-Small Animal Internal Medicine, Associate Professor Amy DeClue, DVM, MS, DACVIM-Small Animal Internal Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellow Aida Vientós-Plotts, DVM, and certified veterinary technicians Savannah Buckman, RVT, Internal Medicine and Matt Haight, CVT, Internal Medicine.
The cost to attend the conference is $265 for veterinarians and $65 for technicians. The registration fee includes breakfast, lunch and a copy of the proceedings notes.