North CarolinaAcademy of Small Animal Medicine

N.C.'s First Online Academy of Small Animal Medicine

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Our Next Event: April 5, 2017

Orthopedics- Surgery and Pain Management- Dr. David Dycus

Our speaker this month is David Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS who will be presenting, "Orthopedics- Surgery and Pain Management>. This meeting is sponsored by NUTRAMAX Check out the Educator page for the article of the month and the speaker's biography. Topics include: Fracture Management:Diagnosis and Choice of Fixation Technique, Hip dysplasia: Pathophysioloy, Diagnosis and Treatment, A Surgeon's Perspective on the Current Trends for the Management of Osteoarthritis, Regenerative Medicine in Orthopedics:A New Approach to an Old Problem, Common Orthopedics Soft Tissue Injuries of the Forelimb, It’s a Cruciate Rupture and Surgery Isn’t an Option: Now What?

Welcome to the NCASAM website! This association of veterinarians, formed in 1970, is a non-profit organization whose purpose and objectives includes the advancement of the individual's skills and knowledge of small animal medicine and surgery through post-graduate study; the promotion of the highest standards of veterinary medicine and services; and the promotion of fellowship opportunities for veterinarians with similar interests.

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Upcoming Events

April 6, 2017

Orthopedics:It’s a Cruciate Rupture and Surgery Isn’t an Option:

It’s a Cruciate Rupture and Surgery Isn’t an Option: Now What? David Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVSLecture notes part 6 of 6

May 3, 2017


This one day meeting entitled CARDIOLOGY is presented by Teresa DeFrancesco, DVM, DACVIM(C), DAACVECC is from 8:30am to 4:30 pm. Topics include: "Can We Delay Progression of Heart Disease?", "Mitral Valve Disease - How to Manage after EPIC Study", "Old Cat - New Murmur - What to DO?","Cough and Dyspnea _ Is it Cardiac or Respiratory?", and "Update on Management of Hear Failure" This meeting carries 7 hours of approved CE, free lunch, notes and CE certificate. This event is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim/Merial.

September 6, 2017

Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine Patty Lathan, VMD, MS, DACVIM – Assistant Professor, Small Animal Internal Medicine – Mississippi State, College of Veterinary Medicine Management of Feline Diabetes Updates on Diabetic Ketoacidosis The Other Feline Endocrinopathies Diagnosis and Treatment of Canine Cushings Management of Addisons Disease Getting to the Bottom of PU/PD. This event is sponsored by Dechra.

October 4, 2017


The speaker for this one day meeting on "Toxicology" is Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, DVM, PhD, Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology, and Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology.

November 1, 2017


The speaker for this one day meeting on "Gastroenterology" is Mike Willard, DVM, MS, DACVIM and is sponsored by Royal Canin.

Please be advised that, despite the fact that the Academy has already posted notes for the speakers for this upcoming meeting, speakers are infrequently subject to change due to emergencies or other circumstances beyond the Academy's control. While last-minute speaker changes are rare, the Academy does not guarantee in any way that any particular speaker will actually speak at the upcoming meeting.