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Updates in Emergency & Critical Care – Gastrointestinal Emergencies

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


This half-day course will provide updated information on emergency & critical care, with a focus on gastrointestinal emergencies. Please use the tabs below to view more information.

Time Event Speaker
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Check-In and Lunch (provided)
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. An Update on GI Drugs 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, a catered lunch and 4.5 hours of CVME credits as approved by the NCVMB.

Register here


March 21

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

1060 William Moore Dr.




United States


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