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Business
  1. Business
    • Practice Management
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 8:45am-9:35am CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. If our eyes are open it is obvious that the veterinary profession is one of the least diverse of all ...
  2. Business
    • Leadership
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 10:00am-10:50am CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Outstanding leadership begins with you. Everyone on the veterinary healthcare team is a leader who ...
  3. Business
    • Communication
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 11:00am-11:50am CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Raise your hand if you believe communication is always part of any problem, and also always part of ...
  4. How Much Can A Dog Bite Off and Chew? - How Veterinary Clinics Can Assist In Evading Foreign Body Obstructions & Other Chew Hazards
    Business
    • Practice Management
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 1:00pm-1:50pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. This course reviews a recently completed, seminal dog chew safety/efficacy study conducted across thi ...
  5. How To Handle Online Haters, Bullies and More
    Business
    • Practice Management
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 2:10pm-3:00pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. From the beginning of sites like FourSquare (anyone remember this!?), Yelp, and Google Reviews there ...
  6. Business
    • Recruitment
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 3:30pm-4:20pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. The tectonic shift in veterinary recruiting that is overtaking the profession is unlike anything we'v ...
  7. Business
    • Recruitment
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 4:30pm-5:20pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. You are only as successful as your brand, your image and people’s perceptions of you. Identifying you ...
  8. Business
    • Practice Management
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 5:40pm-6:30pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. The 2019 Well-Managed Practice Benchmarks Study provides data around fees, revenue, and expenses, wit ...
Clinical 1 Theater
  1. Clinical 1 Theater
    • Behavior
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 9:00am-9:50am CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. In this talk, we will discuss how to teach our patients (and owners) to empower the animal to choose ...
  2. Clinical 1 Theater
    • Dermatology
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 10:00am-10:50am CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Immune-mediated skin diseases should not be forgotten about on your differential list! The clinical ...
  3. Clinical 1 Theater
    • Dentistry
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 11:00am-11:50am CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. It’s all too common that our veterinary patients present with chronic sources of oral pain, whether ...
  4. Clinical 1 Theater
    • Anesthesia
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 12:00pm-12:50pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. One hears so much about ‘breed sensitivities to anesthesia’. In this presentation known peri-anesth ...
  5. Clinical 1 Theater
    • Behavior
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 1:00pm-1:50pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. In this talk, clinicians will learn how to diagnose and treat ANY behavior concern they are presented ...
  6. Clinical 1 Theater
    • Oncology
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 2:00pm-2:50pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. At its most fundamental level, cancer is caused by abnormalities in DNA. Advances in genomic sequenci ...
  7. Clinical 1 Theater
    • Dentistry
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 3:00pm-3:50pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Juvenile veterinary patients present with a variety of acquired and congenital abnormalities affectin ...
  8. Clinical 1 Theater
    • Immune Diseases
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 4:00pm-4:50pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Otitis is a very common problem in veterinary medicine affecting our small animal patients. There are ...
  9. A Case Based Approach to Choosing Sedation( and Analgesia) Protocols for Dogs and Cats
    Clinical 1 Theater
    • Anesthesia
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 5:00pm-5:50pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Case examples will be used to review pros and cons of selected sedative and anesthetic medications fo ...
  10. A Case Based Approach to Choosing Anesthesia Induction Agents For Dogs and Cats
    Clinical 1 Theater
    • Anesthesia
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 6:00pm-6:50pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Case examples will be used to highlight key differences between anesthesia induction medications and ...
Clinical Theater 2
  1. Managing Senior Mobility – Osteoarthritis and More
    Clinical Theater 2
    • Osteoarthritis
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 2:15pm-3:05pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Mobility is a key factor in maintaining the quality of life of senior and geriatric pets. From frailt ...
  2. Clinical Theater 2
    • Controlled Substance
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 9:30am-10:20am CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. This presentation provides veterinary professionals and personnel with a comprehensive overview of D ...
  3. Clinical Theater 2
    • Dermatology
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 11:30am-12:20pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Although we commonly harp about taking cytology samples of all the dermatology cases, there are oth ...
  4. Supporting the Veterinary Cancer Patient: The Essentials of Compassionate Oncologic Care
    Clinical Theater 2
    • Oncology
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 1:30pm-2:20pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Holistic support of the veterinary cancer patient from diagnosis through treatment and end-of-life tr ...
  5. Clinical Theater 2
    • Controlled Substance
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 2:30pm-3:20pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. America’s opioid epidemic has been fueled by aggressive prescribing practices, highly prevalent opioi ...
  6. Clinical Theater 2
    • Controlled Substance
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 3:30pm-4:20pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. This presentation will give you an overview of steps to be taken to effectively safeguard your contro ...
  7. Clinical Theater 2
    • Dentistry
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 4:30pm-5:20pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Canine intraoral radiographs can sometimes be perplexing which is not what we need when planning trea ...
  8. Clinical Theater 2
    • Behavior
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 5:30pm-6:20pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. In this talk we will discuss how to diagnose separation related behaviors; how to distinguish the "su ...
Clinical Theater 3
  1. Elevating The Standard Of Care Through CELLFIE ™ Patient Side Clinical Pathology
    Clinical Theater 3
    • Clinical Pathology
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 9:00am-9:50am CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Advanced technology now enables general practitioners to include more diagnostic information such as ...
  2. Clinical Theater 3
    • Dentistry
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 10:00am-10:50am CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Extractions are commonplace in veterinary practice. Some extractions give us more grief than others ...
  3. “How Does Such A Small Organ Cause Such Big Problems.” Adrenal Function Testing In Your Practice. Yes You Can!
    Clinical Theater 3
    • Medical Care
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 11:00am-11:50am CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. In this 1 hour live CE presentation, Dr. Oswald will present a 50-60 minute lecture that allows for ...
  4. Clinical Theater 3
    • Mental Health
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 1:00pm-1:50pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. A brief overview of evidence-based practices to support mental and emotional well-being with a walk-t ...
  5. Clinical Theater 3
    • Mental Health
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 4:30pm-5:20pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. An introduction to the field of lifestyle medicine and clinical applications to promote well-being, e ...
  6. Clinical Theater 3
    • Oncology
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 5:30pm-6:20pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Several exciting advances have been made in recent years with regard to diagnostic testing for variou ...
Innovation Showcase
  1. Pathway to Practice Ownership & Expansion
    Innovation Showcase
    • Practice Management
    THIS SESSION IS NOT RACE APPROVED This program will provide an overview of current veterinary practice benchmarks and where the profession projects growth in the coming years. Attendees will learn val ...
  2. 10 Questions To Ask Before You Buy Your Next Practice Management Software
    Innovation Showcase
    • Practice Management
    THIS SESSION IS NOT RACE APPROVED Are you considering or exploring new options in practice management software? Would you like to get a better understanding of software options available to you on the ...
  3. The Roles of Communication In Veterinary Practices
    Innovation Showcase
    • Communication
    David Hall will take you on a journey through communications strategies that veterinary practices can use to improve workplace satisfaction, attract and retain doctors, and deliver outstanding custome ...
  4. Differentiating The Veterinary Store By Choosing Safe Chews
    Innovation Showcase
    • Practice Management
    THIS SESSION IS NOT RACE APPROVED This course provides an overview of a virtually untapped opportunity associated with educating consumers regarding dog chew safety and efficacy.We will outline critic ...
USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Theater
  1. Module 4-Preventing Disease Introduction and Spread
    USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Theater
    • Infectious Disease
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 9:00am-9:50am CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. The first part of this module reviews disease prevention practices that limit exposure in animals and ...
  2. Module 6-Exotic Avian Diseases
    USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Theater
    • Infectious Disease
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 10:30am-11:20am CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. The first part of this module addresses two very important diseases of birds – avian influenza and ...
  3. Module 7: Foreign Animal Disease Detection in Category I Animals
    USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Theater
    • Infectious Disease
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 2:30pm-3:20pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. This module addresses the important role companion animal practitioners play as it relates to detecti ...
  4. Module 8-International Movement of Horses
    USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Theater
    • Equine
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 3:30pm-4:20pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. This module illustrates the scope of international horse travel and the economic factors associated w ...
  5. Module 9-Interstate and International Health Certificates for Category I Animals
    USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Theater
    • Health Certificates
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 4:30pm-5:20pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. This module highlights the importance of health certificates for traveling pets and discusses the pot ...
Vet Tech and Nursing Theater
  1. Getting Cats to Eat: It is More Than Pouring Food In A Bowl
    Vet Tech and Nursing Theater
    • Nutrition
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 8:45am-9:35am CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Proper nutritional management is one of the most important factors in managing health and disease in ...
  2. Vet Tech and Nursing Theater
    • Rehab
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 10:00am-10:50am CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Physical Rehabilitation encompasses a multimodal approach towards the management of chronic and acu ...
  3. Vet Tech and Nursing Theater
    • Pain Management
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 11:20am-12:10pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Pain signals travel along a certain path on their way up to the brain. By understanding this pathwa ...
  4. Vet Tech and Nursing Theater
    • Behavior
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 1:00pm-1:50pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. From Sophia Yin's Low Stress Handling to the Fear Free Program launch in 2016, cooperative veterinary ...
  5. Vet Tech and Nursing Theater
    • Behavior
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 3:00pm-3:50pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. In our studies, we do not get much education on pet training. We learn the basics of reinforcement, p ...
  6. Vet Tech and Nursing Theater
    • Nutrition
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 4:00pm-4:50pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Pet owners and veterinary healthcare team members have access to a great deal of information regardin ...
  7. Vet Tech and Nursing Theater
    • Behavior
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 5:00pm-5:50pm CST on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Even though this is the most important part of the behavior treatment plan, it is the least glamorous ...
Business
  1. Selling Your Practice – What Are You Worth and How Deals Are Structured
    Business
    • Practice Management
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 9:45am-10:35am CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. There is both ‘art’ and ‘science’ to practice valuation and we will talk through the simple formula th ...
  2. Business
    • Practice Management
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 11:00am-11:50am CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. There is increasing understanding today about stress, stress fatigue, and the causes of mental fatigu ...
  3. Business
    • Social Media
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 1:00pm-1:50pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. A communication bootcamp, starting off with reaching millennial clients. Great grandpa veterinarian rel ...
  4. Practice Technology - What to Upgrade and When?
    Business
    • Practice Technology
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 2:15pm-3:05pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. This program provides an overview of what an ideal IT infrastructure should be for today’s veterinary c ...
  5. Business
    • Practice Management
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 3:15pm-4:05pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. There is undoubtedly a crisis in veterinary medicine regarding compassion fatigue, burnout, depression, ...
  6. Business
    • Practice Management
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 4:30pm-5:20pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. Mining Millennials: Millennials may be more bonded to their “fur babies” than any generation prior. Dat ...
  7. Business
    • Practice Management
      Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 5:30pm-6:20pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. What really is the human animal bond? And why it is sometimes so intense and has the bond truly inten ...
Clinical 1 Theater
  1. Did You Know? New Information For Treatment Of Canine Allergic Dermatitis
    Clinical 1 Theater
    • Dermatology
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 8:00am-8:50am CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. Allergy season is in full swing!  Come learn new dermatology pearls based on science! Dr. McKay will sh ...
  2. Clinical 1 Theater
    • Critical Care/Emergency
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 9:00am-9:50am CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. This session will go over the basics of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The techniques described i ...
  3. Clinical 1 Theater
    • Nutrition
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 10:15am-11:05am CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. Knowing the evidence-based benefits and risks of home-prepared diets can help families make the most ...
  4. Clinical 1 Theater
    • Clinical Pathology
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 11:15am-12:05am CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. In this session, we will delve into the world of hemotropic microorganisms. Organisms discussed will ...
  5. Mitigating the Challenges of Owner Economic Limitations on the Practice of High Quality Veterinary Medicine
    Clinical 1 Theater
    • Medical Care
      Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 12:15pm-1:05pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. The objective of this presentation is to review recent research and publications on the effects of r ...
  6. Clinical 1 Theater
    • Critical Care/Emergency
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 1:15pm-2:05pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. What are some important things to do within the first fiveminutes of a potentially life threatening eme ...
  7. Clinical 1 Theater
    • Nutrition
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 2:15pm-3:05pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. ‘What do I feed a kidney patient with pancreatitis?’ ‘What stone diet is safe for dogs with a heart mur ...
  8. A New Era In Feline Pain Management
    Clinical 1 Theater
    • Feline Pain Management
      Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 3:15pm-4:05pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. Cats are finally having their moment! This presentation will review the pathophysiology of osteoarthr ...
  9. Clinical 1 Theater
    • Critical Care/Emergency
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 4:15pm-5:05pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. This session will cover evaluation of the urinary obstructed cat, stabilization of the hyperkalemic cat ...
  10. Clinical 1 Theater
    • Nutrition
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 5:15pm-6:05pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. When a traditional weight loss plan still results in an overweight pet, engaging families with creative ...
Clinical Theater 2
  1. Clinical Theater 2
    • Clinical Pathology
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 9:30am-10:20am CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. In this session, we will explore 5 mystery cases encountered in practice where the answer lurked under ...
  2. Clinical Theater 2
    • Neurology
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 10:30am-11:20am CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. Interpretation of the neurologic examination is critical to successful lesion localization and lesion ...
  3. Clinical Theater 2
    • Neurology
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 11:30am-12:20pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. Transdermal products are becoming more popular among clients, especially for cat owners. We recently ...
  4. Clinical Theater 2
    • Clinical Pathology
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 1:15pm-2:05pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. The cytologic algorithm is the foundation to cytologic evaluation. In this session, we will cover this ...
  5. Clinical Theater 2
    • Clinical Pathology
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 2:15pm-3:05pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. Evaluation of the blood smear is a crucial part of the diagnostic workup in patients with anemia. As pa ...
  6. Laser Therapy Clinical Applications
    Clinical Theater 2
    • Laser Therapy
      Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 3:15pm-4:05pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. See how laser therapy is incorporated into protocols for the treatment of many routine and not-so rou ...
Clinical Theater 3
  1. Clinical Theater 3
    • Critical Care/Emergency
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 10:00am-10:50am CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. Dogs and cats often come in with thoracic effusion- pleural and pericardial. This session will go ove ...
  2. Laser Therapy’s Evolution to Use in Everyday Patient Care
    Clinical Theater 3
    • Laser Therapy
      Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 11:15am-12:05pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. The evolution of laser therapy to mainstream patient care in veterinary medicine is a fascinating j ...
USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Theater
  1. Module 14-Evaluation of Aquatic Animals for Detection of Reportable Diseases and Pathogens
    USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Theater
    • Infectious Disease
      Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 9:00am-9:50am CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. This module is a guide to the lists of aquatic animal diseases that are reportable to Federal, State ...
  2. Module 28-Significant and Emerging Viral Diseases of Carp, Koi, and Goldfish
    USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Theater
    • Infectious Disease
      Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 10:30am-11:20am CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. Cyprinids (e.g., carp, koi, goldfish) are an important aquaculture species within the United States ...
  3. Module 30-The Role of Veterinarians in Honey Bee Health
    USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Theater
    • Honey Bee Health
      Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 2:30pm-3:20pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. This module is intended to provide accredited veterinarians (AVs) with basic knowledge of honey bee b ...
  4. Module 31: High-Impact Equine Diseases in the U.S.
    USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Theater
    • Equine
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 3:30pm-4:20pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. The purpose of this module is to provide accredited veterinarians with information on high- impact equi ...
  5. Module 34: Veterinary Export Health Certificate System (VEHCS)
    USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Theater
    • Health Certificates
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 4:30pm-5:20pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. This module provides the accredited veterinarian with information about the functionality of the Veteri ...
Vet Tech and Nursing Theater
  1. Vet Tech and Nursing Theater
    • Anesthesia
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 8:30am-9:20am CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. This lecture will cover the important and often encountered complication of general anesthesia: hypoten ...
  2. Vet Tech and Nursing Theater
    • Parasites
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 9:30am-10:20am CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. Life-long preventable disease. that is how we need to start thinking about and discussing many parasit ...
  3. Vet Tech and Nursing Theater
    • Anesthesia
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 10:30am-11:20am CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. Urethral Obstruction patients often present in a wide variety of states from slightly sick to critica ...
  4. Vet Tech and Nursing Theater
    • Anesthesia
    Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 1:30pm-2:20pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. An exploration into the misinformation that survives in our profession.  This talk addresses the medica ...
  5. Vet Tech and Nursing Theater
    • Pain Management
      Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 2:50pm-3:40pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. Pain, dysphoria, and emergence delirium are individual phenomena but are treated similarly.  Why? Thi ...
  6. Vet Tech and Nursing Theater
    • Anesthesia
      Available for RACE Approved CE credit if watched from 5:10pm-6:00pm CST on Friday, May 13, 2022. We will spend this hour discussing and identifying the numerous types of emergencies and the steps yo ...

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