Sunday, December 3 Renton, WA 12-4pm 4 CE Credits Register Today

Speakers & Topics

Understanding Neurological Pain: A Literal Pain in the Neck

Jerry Demuth
DVM, DACVIM

In this lecture, we will explore pain and the neurological system. The plan is to briefly touch on the boring stuff (e.g., neuropathology) and then move on to the good stuff (the various presentations of neurological pain, and those diseases that mimic neurogenic pain). Videos and clinical cases will be provided as time allows.

Rehabilitation Therapy and Pain ‘Control in General Practice: Techniques for Improving Patient Comfort

Gregg Bennett
DVM

Physical Medicine (Rehabilitation Therapy) is the application of external forces, including heat, cold, pressure, light, sound, electrical current, and exercise, to effect change in tissue. Many techniques available to the general practitioner are effective tools for improving patient comfort. This talk will focus on things you can do to improve both short and long-term comfort in your patients.

My Approach to Chronic Arthritic Pain Management in the Dog and Cat

Kent Vince
DVM, MSpVM, DACVS-SA

A review of the current literature and treatment modalities for chronic arthritic pain management in the dog and cat.

Management of Pain and Quality of Life in Pets With Cancer

Luminita Sarbu
DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Oncology)

Cancer care in pets should not be only about survival; it should be about enjoying life while living with cancer. This presentation will discuss various treatments to control pain and improve quality of life of pets with cancer.

Event Schedule

[ Sunday, December 3, 2017 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

Understanding Neurological Pain: A Literal Pain in the Neck

by Jerry Demuth, DVM, DACVIM

Building C, Room 101
1:00 – 1:50pm

My Approach to Chronic Arthritic Pain Management in the Dog and Cat

by Kent Vince, DVM, MSpVM, DACVS-SA

Building C, Room 101
1:50 – 2:10pm

Break

Refreshments provided.

Building C, Foyer
2:10 – 3:00pm

Rehabilitation Therapy and Pain ‘Control in General Practice: Techniques for Improving Patient Comfort

by Gregg Bennett, DVM

Building C, Room 101
3:10 – 4:00pm

Management of Pain and Quality of Life in Pets with Cancer

by Luminita Sarbu, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Oncology)

Building C, Room 101
Location

Renton Technical College
3000 Northeast 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.)