Fall Conference

Agenda

Saturday, October 30, 2021

 Small Animal Track (Bustad 145)

9:00am

Interactive Clinical Problem-Solving Cases 
Dr. Sarah Guess
Participants will have the opportunity to be in the driver’s seat for a “choose your own adventure”-style presentation of several challenging cases. Topics such as medical interpretation of diagnostics, treatment plans, prognoses, and metacognition and bias will be explored during this session. 

10:00am

Neurological Gait Analysis for the Small Animal Practitioner
Dr. Vishal Murthy
This course examines common neurological gait abnormalities seen in dogs, seen through the lens of multiple case examples. We will review what contributes to a patient’s gait, and algorithms where gait can aid in neurolocalization. Additionally, we will discuss aspects of gait recording that can aid in referral consultations. 

11:00am

Exotic Animal Case Potpourri 
Dr. Marci Logsdon
This presentation will go over three exotic animal cases as examples of common conditions that may be encountered in general practice or in a referral center.  Learning objectives: 1) Identify and recognize facial/tooth abscess as a cause of ocular disease in macropods, 2) Become familiar with radiographic identification of pyometra in a rabbit and treatment options, and 3) Become familiar with treatment options and prognosis for shell injuries in tortoises.

Large Animal Track

9:00am

Potbelly Pigs, Small Ruminant Urolithiasis and Crias in Private Practice  
Dr. Jennifer Sexton
This course aims to discuss basic potbelly pig medicine, diagnosing and treating small ruminant urolithiasis cases prior to referral, and handling neonate crias. 

10:00am

Diagnosis of Ataxia in Horses and Antibiotic Selection in Equine Practice
Dr. Ana Berreta
This course will go through the most common causes of ataxia in horses, how to diagnose them and what are the treatment options. We will also discuss what are the appropriate antibiotic therapies for the most commonly encountered cases in equine practice.

11:00am

Case-based Ag Animal Diagnostic Potpourri 
Dr. Laura White
This course covers several common conditions, resulting in submissions to a diagnostic laboratory. We will use a case-based approach to cover appropriate collection, submission and interpretation of diagnostic samples. Specific cases will include copper toxicosis, acute death in multiple animals, and abortion diagnosis.