Sunday, January 20, 2019  Renton, WA  12-4pm  4 CE Credits Register Today

Speakers & Topics

I Hate Dentistry -Veterinary Dentistry Headaches and Tips and Tricks to Fix Them

Diane Carle
DVM, DAVDC

Dr. Carle will discuss some of the most frustrating aspects of veterinary dentistry and offer tips and tricks to deal with them.  Topics will include broken roots, resorbing roots, the mandibular canine tooth, bleeding, deciduous teeth, and taking dental radiographs of the back teeth in small dogs.  We will leave 10 minutes at the end of the lecture for you to ask questions about your dental frustrations, so come prepared with your favorite dental headaches.

 Brain and Spine Emergencies: Tips for the Busy Practitioner

Daniel G. Hicks
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology/Neurosurgery)

Case based discussion regarding urgent and emergent veterinary neurologic disorders.  Exam features and findings, postural recognition, initial treatment goals.  Q and A regarding this and other neurologic headaches to follow.

‘My Head Hurts’ – Making Sense of the Ophthalmic Examination

Nathan Kice
DVM, DACVO

The lecture will focus on approaching the ophthalmic examination in the face of difficult cases. It is often overwhelming to know where to start the workup when a patient has a painful or non-straightforward eye problem. The goals of the lecture are to strengthen the practitioner’s approach to eye disease and to use helpful tools to speed diagnosis.

Head and Neck (and Some Other Pains in the Tush)

Alexander Z. Aguila
DVM, DACVS

Head and neck cases with surgical implications might include topics such as sialocele, mandibular or maxillary fractures, upper respiratory surgeries (brachycephalic airway syndrome and laryngeal paralysis, for example), and any number of neoplastic diseases, involving the structures in the area (MLTOB, lymphoma, osteosarcoma, fibrosarcoma, ceruminous gland carcinoma, melanoma, lipoma, mast cell tumor, etc, ALL of which can be pains in the tush, given circumstances.  We will try to cover as many of these topics as time will allow.  Issues related to the eyes and the teeth will gladly be left for their respective specialists speaking to discuss.

Event Schedule

[ Sunday, January 20, 2019 12-4pm ]

11:15am – 12:00pm

On-Site Registration

Get into the event early and beat the rush.

Building C, Foyer
12:00 – 12:50pm

I Hate Dentistry – Veterinary Dentistry Headaches and Tips and Tricks to Fix Them

by Diane Carle, DVM, DAVDC

Building C, Room 101
1:00 – 1:50pm

 Brain and Spine Emergencies: Tips for the Busy Practitioner

by Daniel G. Hicks, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology/Neurosurgery)

Building C, Room 101
1:50 – 2:10pm

Break

Refreshments provided.

Building C, Foyer
2:10 – 3:00pm

‘My Head Hurts’ – Making Sense of the Ophthalmic Examination

by Nathan Kice, DVM, DACVO

Building C, Room 101
3:10 – 4:00pm

Head and Neck (and Some Other Pains in the Tush)

by Alexander Z. Aguila, DVM, DACVS

Building C, Room 101
Location

Renton Technical College
3000 NE 4th ST
Renton, WA 98056
Building C
(Technology Resources Center)
Room 101, Blenco Auditorium

Parking is free on campus

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Pricing & Discounts

Limited Space for Technicians:
(Please contact the WSVMA to inquire on availability.)