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Updates in Emergency & Critical Care – Gastrointestinal Emergencies (Virtual CE Meeting)

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:10 pm


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.

Time Event Speaker
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

The registration fee for this event is $75. This fee includes electronic proceedings and 4 hours of CVME credits as approved by the NCVMB.

Register here


July 18

1:00 pm - 5:10 pm
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Office of Continuing Education & Outreach