Virtual Conference

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Small Animal

Friday, October 1, 2021

8:00 – 8:50 am

Valvular Heart Disease: Little Dogs, Bigger and Bigger Hearts – Part 1

by Dr. Matt Miller

8:00 – 8:50 am

Shelter Medicine: The Veterinarians Evolving Role

by Dr. Brad Crauer

9:00 – 9:50 am

Valvular Heart Disease: Little Dogs, Bigger and Bigger Hearts – Part 2

by Dr. Matt Miller

9:00 – 9:50 am

Community Practice: Access to Care

by Dr. Brad Crauer

10:30 – 11:20 am

Canine Myocardial Disease: Now we are Talking Big Dogs

by Dr. Matt Miller

10:30 – 11:20 am

Alternative Surgical Techniques

by Dr. Brad Crauer

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Feline Myocardial Disease: Thick Hearts, Thin Hearts and Clots

by Dr. Matt Miller

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Spay/Neuter Research Review

by Dr. Brad Crauer

1:30 – 2:20 pm

Pericardial Disease: Diagnosis and Therapy

by Dr. Matt Miller

1:30 – 2:20 pm

The Veterinarians Role in Wildlife Rehabilitation

by Dr. Julia Ponder

3:00 – 3:50 pm

Tigilanol Tiglate: New Treatment and Practical Clinical Aspects

by Dr. Pamela Jones

3:00 – 3:50 pm

Stabilization and Initial Care of Wild Birds

by Dr. Rebecca Duerr

4:00 – 4:50 pm

An Update on Mast Cell Tumors

by Dr. Pamela Jones

4:00 – 4:50 pm

Helping Keep Wildlife Wild: Common Solutions to Common Wildlife Problems – How You as a Veterinarian Can Make a Difference!

by Dr. Robert Adamski

3:40 – 4:30 pm

Saturday, October 2, 2021

8:30 – 9:20 am

To Close or Not to Close: That is the Question

by Dr. Boel Fransson

8:30 – 9:20 am

Assessing Abnormal Adnexa

by Dr. David Williams

9:30 – 10:20 am

Special Dilemmas: Eschars, Drains and Bite Wounds

by Dr. Boel Fransson

9:30 – 10:20 am

Beating Baffling Blindness

by Dr. David Williams

11:00 – 11:50 am

Skin Reconstruction Techniques for General Practitioners

by Dr. Boel Fransson

11:00 – 11:50 am

Crisis in the Cornea

by Dr. David Williams

1:15 – 2:05 pm

Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

by Dr. Boel Fransson

1:15 – 2:05 pm

Dealing with Ocular Discomfort

by Dr. David Williams

2:15 – 3:05 pm

Embracing New Surgical Procedures

by Dr. Boel Fransson

2:15 – 3:05 pm

Clinical Husbandry of Reptiles: Relating Care to Unique Physiology

by Dr. Mike Corcoran

3:40 – 4:30 pm

Pathway to Success: Developing Effective Analgesic Protocols for Chronic Pain (Case-Based) – Part 1

by Dr. Tammy Grubb

3:40 – 4:30 pm

Reptile Physical Examination Tips and Techniques

by Dr. Mike Corcoran

4:40 – 5:30 pm

Pathway to Success: Developing Effective Analgesic Protocols for Chronic Pain (Case-Based) – Part 1

by Dr. Tammy Grubb

4:40 – 5:30 pm

Introductions to Reptile Clinical Techniques

by Dr. Mike Corcoran

Sunday, October 3, 2021

8:30 – 9:20 am

 The Fungus Among Us! Dermatophytosis Diagnosis and Treatment

by Dr. Kim Coyner

9:30 – 10:20 am

Canine Recurrent Pyoderma Diagnosis and Treatment

by Dr. Kim Coyner

10:30 – 11:20 am

Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Otitis

by Dr. Kim Coyner

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Diagnosis and Treatment of Immune Mediated Skin Diseases in Small Animals

by Dr. Kim Coyner

Large Animal

Friday, October 1, 2021

8:00 – 8:50 am

The Amazing Immune System: Review and Update

by Dr. Amelia Woolums

9:00 – 9:50 am

Immunity and Vaccination in the Calf: What’s the Latest?

by Dr. Amelia Woolums

10:30 – 11:20 am

Health and Immunity in Stocker Cattle

by Dr. Amelia Woolums

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Antimicrobial Resistance in Bovine Respiratory Disease

by Dr. Amelia Wollums

1:30 – 2:20 pm

Calf Health and Nutrition Management

by Dr. Scott Waltner

2:30 – 3:20 pm

Calf Health and Nutrition Management

by Dr. Scott Waltner

4:00 – 4:50 pm

The Art and Science of Hay

by Dr. Scott Waltner

Saturday, October 2, 2021

8:30 – 9:20 am

Infectious Disease Prevention in Beef Cattle Herds

by Dr. Frank Garry

10:00 – 10:50 am

What Beef Cattle Veterinarians Should Know About Johne’s Disease

by Dr. Frank Garry

11:00 – 11:50 am

Developing and Using Beef Herd Metrics

by Dr. Frank Garry

1:15 – 2:05 pm

Crafting Your Culture: The Key to Employee Retention

by Dr. Shannon Nielson

2:15 – 3:05 pm

So You Hired a New DVM…Now What?

by Dr. Shannon Nielson

3:40 – 4:30 pm

WA State Disease Trends, Case Studies and the Role of the Practitioner

by Dr. Amber Itle

4:40 – 5:30 pm

WSU VetMed Extention Research Update

by Dr. Craig McConnel

Sunday, October 3, 2021

8:30 – 9:20 am

Pasture and Grazing Management

by Dr. Glenn Shewmaker

9:30 – 10:20 am

Forage Induced Animal Disorders

by Dr. Glenn Shewmaker

10:30 – 11:20 am

Some Toxicology Topics to Ruminate On

by Dr. Patricia Talcott

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

What Potential Toxins Horses Should Avoid

by Dr. Patricia Talcott

Equine

Friday, October 1, 2021

9:00 – 9:50 am

Bacterial Infections: An Update for the Clinician – Part 1

by Drs. Debra Sellon and Macarena Sanz

9:00 – 9:50 am

Bacterial Infections: An Update for the Clinician – Part 2

by Drs. Debra Sellon and Macarena Sanz

10:30 – 11:20 pm

Anything New in the World of Equine Viral Diseases? – Part 1

by Drs. Debra Sellon and Macarena Sanz

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Anything New in the World of Equine Viral Diseases? – Part 2

by Drs. Debra Sellon and Macarena Sanz

1:30 – 2:20 pm

Vaccine Hesitancy in Horse Owners: How Should You Respond

by Drs. Debra Sellon and Macarena Sanz

2:30 – 3:20 pm

Equine Exotic Diseases You Should be Aware of

by Drs. Debra Sellon and Macarena Sanz

4:00 – 4:50 pm

Everything You Need to Know to Successfully Defeat Streptococcis equi

by Drs. Debra Sellon and Macarena Sanz

Saturday, October 2, 2021

8:30 – 9:20 am

Problems Requiring Further Investigation in Equine Dentistry

by Dr. Lynn Caldwell 

10:00 – 10:50 am

Diagnostics for General Practitioners

by Dr. Lynn Caldwell

11:00 – 11:50 am

Treatment of Dental Problems for General Practitioners

by Dr. Lynn Caldwell

1:15 – 2:05 pm

Nuances of the Equine Soundness Exam for the Sport Horse

by Dr. Rachel Gottleib

1:00 – 1:50 pm

Tips & Tricks to Optimize Diagnostic Ultrasonography in the Field, and Discussion of When to Choose Advanced Diagnostic Imaging

by Dr. Rachel Gottleib

3:40 – 4:30 pm

Current State of Orthobiologics and Rehabilitation in Equine Sports Medicine

by Dr. Rachel Gottleib

4:40 – 5:30 pm

Cases and Discussion of Equine Athletic Health

by Dr. Rachel Gottleib

Sunday, October 3, 2021

8:30 – 9:20 am

Every Cough Matters: Equine Asthma Disease and Diagnosis

by Dr. Sarah Ruess

9:30 – 10:20 pm

Breathe Easy: Treating Equine Asthma

by Dr. Sarah Ruess

10:30 – 11:20 am

How to Perform a Complete Equine Neurologic Exam

by Dr. Sarah Ruess

10:30 – 11:20 am

Some Toxicology Topics to Ruminate on

by Dr. Patricia Talcott

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Updates on Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy

by Dr. Sarah Ruess

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

What Potential Toxins Should Horses Avoid?

by Dr. Patricia Talcott

Practice Management

Friday, October 1, 2021

8:00 – 8:50 am

Showing Your Client How Much You Care – Part 1

by Drs. Carolyn Shadle and John Meyer

9:00 – 9:50 am

Showing Your Client How Much You Care – Part 2

by Drs. Carolyn Shadle and John Meyer

10:30 – 11:20 am

 There’s So much to Say: How to be Heard

by Drs. Carolyn Shadle and John Meyer

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Communicating with Difficult Clients

by Drs. Carolyn Shadle and John Meyer

1:30 – 2:20 pm

Getting to Win-Win: When There’s a Conflict Among Team Members

by Drs. Carolyn Shadle and John Meyer

2:30 – 3:20 pm

For a Positive Team Culture Know the Statements to Avoid – Part 1

by Drs. Carolyn Shadle and John Meyer

4:00 – 4:50 pm

For a Positive Team Culture Know the Statements to Avoid – Part 2

by Drs. Carolyn Shadle and John Meyer

Saturday, October 2, 2021

8:30 – 9:20 am

Inventory Best Practices

by Nicole Clausen

10:00 – 10:50 am

How Not to Run Out of Inventory

by Nicole Clausen

11:00 – 11:50 am

Foundations of a Digital Story

by Joey Viola

1:15 – 2:05 pm

The Medium is the Message

by Joey Viola

2:15 – 3:05 pm

Implementation, Execution and Tools for Impact

by Joey Viola

3:40 – 4:30 pm

Disability Accommodation in the Workplace: Avoiding Traps and Protecting Your Practice

by Amy M. Mensik, JD

4:40 – 5:30 pm

What Should (and Should Not) be in Your Employee Handbook

by Amy M. Mensik, JD

Sunday, October 3, 2021

8:30 – 9:20 am

Veterinary Employee Wellness: The What, Why and How – Part 1

by Brandon Hess

9:30 – 10:20 am

Veterinary Employee Wellness: The What, Why and How – Part 2

by Brandon Hess

10:30 – 11:20 am

Yes! OSHA Can be Fun (and Not Scary)! – Part 1

by Brandon Hess

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Yes! OSHA Can be Fun (and Not Scary)! – Part 2

by Brandon Hess

Hot Topics & Spotlight

Friday, October 1, 2021

8:00 – 8:50 am

Zoonotic and Vector-borne Disease Updates

by Dr. Beth Lipton

9:00 – 9:50 am

The Board’s Role, the Disciplinary Process, and Hot Topics – How They Affect You

by Dr. Sue Moriyasu, Sara Kirschenman, Loralei Walker

10:30 – 11:20 am

Alternative Careers in Veterinary Medicine

by Dr. Brian Joseph

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Buying and Selling: The Process and Current Market Trends

by Nikki Nitz, BA, CPA

1:30 – 2:20 pm

How To Cultivate Resiliency in an Ever-Changing World

by Julie Squires

3:00 – 3:50 pm

How To Feel Better: The Power of Mindset

by Julie Squires

4:00 – 4:50 pm

Radical Self-Care

by Julie Squires

Saturday, October 2, 2021

8:30 – 9:20 am

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine: The Business Case

by Dr. Christine Jenkins

9:30 – 10:20 am

The Complexity of Identity: Intersectionality in Veterinary Medicine

by Lisa Greenhill

11:00 – 11:50 am

LGBTQI+ 101

by Dr. Matthew Jeffries

1:15 – 2:05 pm

Active Allyship

by Dr. Mia Cary

2:15 – 3:05 pm

Did She Really Just Say That? The Impact of Unconscious Communication Patterns on Wellbeing in the Veterinary Profession

by Garnetta Santiago, LVT

3:40 – 4:30 pm

Say “Yes, And” to Thrive in Challenging Times – Part 1

by Dr. Jeff Thoren

4:40 – 5:30 pm

Say “Yes, And” to Thrive in Challenging Times – Part 2

by Dr. Jeff Thoren

Technicians

Friday, October 1, 2021

8:00 – 8:50 am

The Technician’s Role in Managing the Derm Patient – Part 1

by Kim Horne, AAS, CVT, VTS (Dermatology)

9:00 – 9:50 am

The Technician’s Role in Managing the Derm Patient – Part 2

by Kim Horne, AAS, CVT, VTS (Dermatology)

10:00 – 10:50 am

The “Other” Canine Allergies

by Kim Horne, AAS, CVT, VTS (Dermatology)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Understanding the Atopic Dog

by Kim Horne, AAS, CVT, VTS (Dermatology)

1:30 – 2:20 pm

Cardiac Emergencies: Arrhythmias

by Justin Chandlr, AAS, CVT, LVT, VTS (ECC)

2:30 – 3:20 pm

Cardiac Emergencies: CHF, Pericardial Effusion, and More

by Justin Chandlr, AAS, CVT, LVT, VTS (ECC)

4:00 – 4:50 pm

Congestive Heart Failure

by Justin Chandlr, AAS, CVT, LVT, VTS (ECC)

Saturday, October 2, 2021

7:30 – 8:20 am

Decision Fatigue: It’s a Thing and it’s Likely Affecting You

by Beckie Mosser, RVT

8:30 – 9:20 am

Special Considerations for Servicing Service Dogs

by Beckie Mosser, RVT

10:00 – 10:50 am

Rabbits 101

by Sarah Kolab, BAS, RVT, LAT, VTS (Exotic Companion Animal)

11:00 – 11:50 am

Exotic Animal Triage and Common Appointment Presentations

by Sarah Kolab, BAS, RVT, LAT, VTS (Exotic Companion Animal)

1:15 – 2:05 pm

Reptile Anesthesia and Analgesia

by Sarah Kolab, BAS, RVT, LAT, VTS (Exotic Companion Animal)

2:15 – 3:05 pm

Backyard Poultry

by Sarah Kolab, BAS, RVT, LAT, VTS (Exotic Companion Animal)

3:40 – 4:30 pm

Livestock Toxicology

by Jennifer Serling, CVT, VTES, BVSc

4:40 – 5:30 pm

Field Anesthesia in Large Animals

by Jennifer Serling, CVT, VTES, BVSc

Sunday, October 3, 2021

8:30 – 9:20 am

The Endocannabinoid System: Ancient History in Modern Times

by Stephen Cital RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCC, CVPP, VTS- LAM (Res. Anesthesia)

9:30 – 10:20 am

Cannabinoids in the Clinic

by Stephen Cital RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCC, CVPP, VTS- LAM (Res. Anesthesia)

10:30 – 11:20 am

Saturated CBD Markets

by Stephen Cital RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCC, CVPP, VTS- LAM (Res. Anesthesia)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

CBD: Keep Calm and Monitor On!

by Stephen Cital RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCC, CVPP, VTS- LAM (Res. Anesthesia)

12:30 – 1:20 pm

Getting over CBD: A Look into the Other Useful Molecules of the Hemp Plant

by Stephen Cital RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCC, CVPP, VTS- LAM (Res. Anesthesia)

Labs

Friday, October 1, 2021

8:00 – 12:20 pm

Canine and Feline Nutrition Hands-On Virtual Lab

by Craig Datz, DVM, MS, DABVP, DACVN

*Veterinarians only

Sunday, October 3, 2021

8:30 am – 12:20 pm

Oh Snap! A Team Approach to Navigating Intra-Operative Urgencies

by Dr. Justin Ganjei and Kristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia)

*Limited enrollment for Veterinarians and Technicians.