This virtual half-day course will provide updated information on emergency & critical care, with a focus on gastrointestinal emergencies.
Dogs and cats with acute GI disease are commonly seen in small animal practice. This half-day course will provide practical updates on GI issues frequently encountered in small animal practice. This course will review interpretation of abdominal radiographs, refresh you on essential emergency skills (gastropexy, trocar, feeding tubes), as well as provide updates on the medical management of common GI problems. Please use the tabs below to view more information.
|1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.||Introduction and Welcome||Dr. Alex Lynch|
|1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.||Diagnostic Imaging for Acute GI Disease: Surgical or Non-Surgical?||Dr. Nate Nelson|
|2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.||GI Procedures You Should Know (Trocar, NG Tube, Fecal Exam)||Dr. Brittany Enders|
|3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.||Break|
|3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.||Approach to GI Bleeding||Dr. Katie Tolbert|
|4:10 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.||How to Perform a Gastropexy||Dr. Sarah Townsend|
|4:40 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.||Acute Hemorrhagic Diarrhea Syndrome In Dogs||Dr. Alex Lynch|
Alex Lynch, BVSc (Hons), DACVECC, MRCVS – Assistant Professor, Emergency & Critical Care
Nathan Nelson, DVM, MS, DACVR – Clinical Associate Professor, Radiology
Brittany Enders, DVM – Clinical Veterinarian, Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care
Katie Tolbert, DVM, PhD, DACVIM – Clinical Veterinarian, Small Animal Internal Medicine
Sarah Townsend, BVSc (Hons), MRCVS – Assistant Professor, Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery