North CarolinaAcademy of Small Animal Medicine

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

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Our Next Event: February 1, 2017

Anesthesia, Emergency and Critical Care-Dr. William W. Muir, III

Our first featured speaker for 2017 is William W. Muir, III DVM, MS, PhD, DACVA, DACVECC who will be speaking on "Anesthesia, Emergency and Critical Care." to include Drug Combinations for a Variety of Clinical Situations, Injectable Anesthetics- What's New?, Inhalant Anesthesia- How to make it more efficacious and safer, Fluid therapy and the Use of Colloids, Patient Monitoring, Pain Management Protocols and Case Discussions and Opioids and NSAIDS. This meeting carries 7 hours of N.C. Veterinary Medical Board approved CE for veterinarians and support staff. We meet at the Dennis Wicker Civic Center in Sanford, NC from 8:30am to 4:30 pm. This meeting includes notes, free lunch and CE certificate. The one day meeting cost is $175 for veterinarians and $80 for support staff. A total of 56 hours of CE credits is available for a yearly membership in NCASAM. Our dues are $325 for Veterinarians and $150 for support staff. Join us in 2017 for our 47th year of CE in North Carolina

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.
Click here for directions to the Dennis Wicker Civic Center in Sanford, NC

Upcoming Events

March 1, 2017

One Health Approach

Our March One Day meeting is entitled: ONE HEALTH APPROACH: Vector Control in the Veterinary Practice – 8:30 am – 12 pm “Preventing Mosquito-borne Diseases: A Multi-Modal Approach” ROBERT WIRTS, PHD, Retired Chief of the Entomology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; “Managing Fleas, Ticks and Vector-borne Diseases” BRYON BLAGBURN, MS, PhD, Professor- Auburn University CVM; “Heartworm: Prevention and the Life Cycle – How the two fit together” ANDREW MOREHEAD, DVM, MS, PhD, Associate Research Scientist at University of Georgia CVM and Director of the Filariasis Research Reagent Resource Center. BEHAVIOR –1 pm – 4:30 pm “Save Time, Save Lives, Save Money; How adding behavior to your practice can add to your bottom line” VALARIE V. TYNES, DVM, DACVB, Speaker, Author, Consultant and Veterinary Service Specialist for Ceva. Sponsored by CEVA ANIMAL HEALTH VETERINARY TECHNICIAN APPRECIATION DAY AND JOB FAIR

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

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.